Profiling by police is becoming a focus for Maryland lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They’re pushing legislation to end the practice.
Officials have released the name of the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who gunned down an unarmed teenager. The shooting death of Michael Brown lead to nights of unrest in the St. Louis suburb, and protests across the nation, including here in Baltimore.
Stamping out racial profiling. The Baltimore Police Department has a new program, pairing officers with residents. The goal is to reduce the city’s crime rate.
The father of Trayvon Martin has joined an effort by members of Congress to focus more attention on issues disproportionately affecting black men and boys.
Searching for justice. The parents of Trayvon Martin take their fight to Capitol Hill as protesters head to the nation’s capital to make their voices heard.
Maryland lawmakers are calling for cultural sensitivity and an end to racial profiling following the shooting death of an unarmed teenager in Florida.
Alleged racial profiling in Baltimore. An immigrant advocacy group claims Baltimore police are singling out people they believe to be in the U.S. illegally.