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This chart shows why the prosecution over Freddie Gray's death is so remarkable




http://www.vox.com/2015/5/2/8532525/freddie-gray-police-charges

Why don't you trust the police?

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smartphones: mind vs. reality

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Hillary Clinton WELCOMES Bernie To The Race

I agree with Bernie. Focus must be on helping America's middle class. GOP would hold them back. I welcome him to the race. –H


https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/593838843889065984

ACCOUNTABILITY

Former Marine to CNN: When I Fought for USA-I Was ‘Patriot’-When I Fight for My People I’m a ‘Thug'




When the man began walking away, a CNN reporter caught up with him and asked him to explain where his anger comes from. “They tell me we are apart of this country, man. How can we be?” he explained, asking her to look around at the police lined up.

As for the charges against the officers, the man was not satisfied: “We got to stop being pacified every time they throw us a bone where they want us to calm down, man. We need to wait for the end result to come in,” he said.

“I was willing to give my life for this country,” he continued. “When I was in the Marine Corps, they called me a ‘patriot.’ A marine. But now that I’m fighting for my people they call me a fucking ‘thug.’ They called me a ‘thug’ when I fight for my people,” he said. When the reporter recoiled at his cursing, he said he would not “sweeten up” anything.

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/former-marine-to-cnn-when-i-fought-for-u-s-i-was-patriot-but-when-i-fight-for-my-people-im-thug/

MOSBY: "The People Voted For Me To Do My Job & Carry Out Justice & That's What I'm Going to Do"

the people of Baltimore voted for me to do my job and to carry out justice – and that’s what I’m going to do.”



After announcing charges for the six officers involved in the arrest and ultimate death of Freddie Gray, Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby sat down for an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon that will air in full tonight during the 10 p.m. ET hour.

When Lemon told Mosby that it’s been a “tough time” for her, “in the spotlight” and “under the microscope,” she responded calmly, “I don’t think it’s tough.The people of Baltimore voted for me to do my job and to carry out justice and that’s what I’m going to do as the state’s attorney for Baltimore city.”

“As a prosecutor, you should not bring charges if you don’t that you have probable cause, that these individuals are responsible for the charges,” Mosby added. She stressed that she comes from five generations of law enforcement and understands “the time, the commitment, the sacrifice that these police officers make, time away from their families on a day-to-day basis, risking their lives for the benefit of our communities.”

But at the same time she said, “Those officers that usurped their authority, you have to be able to hold them accountable because it does a disservice to the really hardworking police officers, so for me it’s about applying justice fairly and accurately to those with or without a badge.”




more:
http://www.mediaite.com/tv/marilyn-mosby-to-don-lemon-not-a-tough-decision-to-bring-charges/



What does looting & destruction have to do with social justice?

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Dear @CNN

Dear @CNN

Please start referring to the 6 MURDEROUS police officers as"THUGS"
and delve deeply into their pasts. Thanks.


#BaltimoreUprising

https://twitter.com/ChocnessMonsta/status/594173685252128769

"shoot em"


Teana Walsh is an attorney in the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. Her personal Facebook page had this post.


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http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/28949016/some-attorneys-appalled-at-assistant-prosecutors-facebook-comments-on-baltimore-riot
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