Baltimore County Council Passes Police Reform Bill Banning ChokeholdsIn the wake of nationwide calls for police reform following the deaths of George Floyd and others, the Baltimore County Council passed a bill Monday night banning the use of chokeholds and making other changes to policing.
Lamar Jackson Says He's Happy Ravens Coaches, Owner 'On Our Side' On Issues Of Racial InjusticeBaltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson Thursday shared his thoughts on the team's statement in the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, by a police officer in Wisconsin last month.
Ravens Call On Majority Leader Mitch McConnell To Bring George Floyd Justice In Policing Act Of 2020 Up For VotePlayers and staff members from the Baltimore Ravens have sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, urging him to bring police reform legislation up for a vote.
‘Change is Coming’ | Maryland Lawmakers Debate Police Reforms, Push for Transparency As Officers Express Concern Over Labor ProtectionsMaryland lawmakers tackled issues surrounding police reform in the state with a virtual meeting of the Workgroup to Address Police Reform and Accountability in Maryland.
11-Year-Old Maryland Boy Uses Poetry To Process Racism, Police Brutality, George Floyd's DeathAn 11-year-old boy from Columbia turned to writing after watching video of the death of George Floyd.
Vince's Crabhouse Owners Accuse County Leaders Of Telling Officers To 'Stand Down' As They Face ProtestsA lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a local crabhouse that's been at the center of a racial controversy.
Lawsuit Filed Against Baltimore County Executive Over Protests At Vince's CrabhouseA lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Baltimore County restaurant that saw several days of protests following a racist comment the owner made on social media.
Baltimore Native Brittney Spencer Shatters Country Music Mold With New EP Highlighting EqualityA Black woman born and raised in Baltimore is using her voice to make a name for herself and people of color within a predominantly white industry.
Protests Against Racism, Police Injustice Continue In Baltimore Despite RainThe People's Power Assembly held a rally Saturday afternoon, during which participants spoke out on cases of police killings and abuse.
DC Protesters Pull Down, Burn Statue Of Confederate GeneralProtesters toppled the only statue of a Confederate general in the nation's capital and set it on fire on Juneteenth, the day marking the end of slavery in the United States.
Baltimore County Councilman Plans To Introduce Legislation Banning Police From Using ChokeholdsMany states have banned the use of chokeholds by police in the wake of George Floyd's death. Now, a Baltimore County councilman also wants the change made locally.
Johns Hopkins University Faculty, Students Speak Out Against Racism; Call For Change During ProtestStanding in solidarity and calling for action; a group of Johns Hopkins University staff is the latest group to organize a protest in the Baltimore-area following the death of George Floyd.
Justice For George Floyd Event Held In Patterson ParkA Justice for George Floyd event is being held in Patterson Park in downtown Baltimore Wednesday afternoon.
Baltimore AP Photographer Julio Cortez Captures Powerful Image From George Floyd Protest In MinneapolisFollowing the death of George Floyd, protests have been held across the country. Powerful images have been printed and shared online, one of the most powerful was captured by a Baltimore resident.
Catholic Bishops, Including Baltimore Archbishop William Lori, Say Church Needs To Play Role In Ending Racial DiscriminationMaryland's Catholic bishops say they hope and look forward to playing an active part in bringing about racial justice and ending unequal treatment.