Baltimore Uprising

Grand Jury Indicts Six Baltimore Officers Involved in Freddie Gray's Death

Grand Jury Indicts Six Baltimore Officers Involved in Freddie Gray's Death

A grand jury has decided to indict the six Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a severed spine while in police custody in April.

5 Tools the Police Are Using in Their War Against Activists

5 Tools the Police Are Using in Their War Against Activists

The point of all of this: to keep an eye on our posts and tweets, intimidate protesters before they hit the streets, pen them in on those streets, and ensure that they pay a heavy price for exercising their right to assemble and speak. The message is loud and clear in twenty-first-century America: protest at your peril.

Baltimore and the Human Right to Resistance: Rejecting the framework of the Oppressor

Baltimore and the Human Right to Resistance: Rejecting the framework of the Oppressor

To hear President Obama and Baltimore mayor Rawlings tell it, politeness, nonviolence and respect for law and property are the fundamental obligations of those confronting the brazen and lawless violence of police in Baltimore and beyond. This is a truly upside-down reality.