By Herman FogusBALTIMORE—On Thursday, the crowd swelled to its largest number yet as the fourth day of energetic and vocal protests over the death of Freddie Gray spread throughout Downtown and West Baltimore. A large group of protestors braved cold temperatures and gusty winds to gather in front of City Hall at around 3:30 p.m. Led by Bishop Jamal Bryant and Pastor Wesley West, they rallied and chanted “No Justice, No Peace,” as they continued to express their strong discontent with the police investigation. As police officers blockaded the streets and the immediate grounds in front of City Hall – […]
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Here are the remaining photos from the Western District Police Station rally that happened on April 22. Photo Credit: Herman Fogus To read our full coverage of this rally, click here.
Protesters gathered outside of the Western District Police Station on North Mount Street to demand answers for Freddie Gray’s death on Monday night. Gray, a 25-year-old African American man, died on April 19, from a severe injury to his spinal cord. The six Baltimore City police officers who were involved have all been suspended with pay, but city officials are unsure as to how or why Gray was arrested and injured. An investigation is still underway, according to police officials. These are the pictures that were taken at the protest. Photo Credit: Herman Fogus To read our full coverage […]
Washington D.C’s public school system and Howard University are teaming up to give high school students college experience. The city’s schools chancellor Kaya Henderson and Howard president Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick recently met with Mayor Muriel Bower to map out the details. Studies have shown that students with college level experience are more prone to having a successful college experience. Mayor Bowser says that the program will “accelerate their path to the college and career of their dreams.” This fall, 12th grade students from Banneker and McKinley Technology High Schools will be able to enroll in up to two college courses per semester […]
Take Cookie Lyons out of the music business on television’s hit series “Empire”, throw her into the mundane industry of taxes and you have Baltimore’s own, Sharonda Ellerby. Friends of Ellerby have dubbed her “Little Cookie” for her entrepreneurial spirit. “Anytime they see a woman in power, they always reflect me,” Ellerby acknowledged. “First, I was Baby Oprah when I got my first office.” Long-time friend Patrina Dorsey, who also calls her “Oprah,” said, “She knows her stuff.” “And, I guess when you look at ‘Cookie,’ you see that she’s strong-headed and can be ghetto. But she comes in and […]
Interviews with President David Wilson about the upcoming dormitory conversations start on Monday, April 6. Wilson announced in an email that he would be holding community conversations in every residential hall starting in Blount Towers from 5 to 6 p.m. These conversations are meant to create a better family dynamic on the campus. “I want to make sure that Morgan is a family and as a family we embrace a set of values,” said Wilson. According to the email, the theme of all the conversations will be living our Morgan values. Wilson said the most critical values that Morgan students […]