Baltimore Riots Shed Light on City’s Troubled Past

VOA Chris Simkins National Guard troops took up positions Tuesday in Baltimore, Maryland, as authorities tried to restore order after rioting and looting broke out a day earlier. Violence swept across parts of the U.S. eastern city following Monday’s funeral for Freddie Gray,
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Failure Of Justice

Race Forward's Official Statement on the Grand Jury Decision On August 9, 2014, a town in Missouri reminded the country and the world of the perils of being young and black. While tweeting and chanting “Black Lives Matter,” we waited and hoped that, this time, justice (more...)

Obama on Ferguson: “We’re Going to Move Forward Together”

The ongoing conflict between civilians and law enforcement personnel in Ferguson, Missouri, following the August 9 killing of 19-year-old unarmed African-American Michael Brown by a white police officer has continued to dominate the collective conscience of many Americans, including President Obama. In too many American communities, men (more...)


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