Freddie Gray

The language that has been used to shape the story of passionate Baltimore protestors has proved to be an offensive display of what the world thinks of them and honestly all Black people. During a press conference, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said these damning words:  “I’m a lifelong resident of Baltimore and too many people […]

It’s no secret. The word “thug” in the media has long been a euphemism for Black people, often used by those who fail to consider the marginalization and disenfranchisement of Black communities in the face of unrest, as seen in Baltimore as of late. So when CNN host Erin Burnett tried to justify the use […]

Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams proved why he deserves all of the accolades. He’s always a voice for our people, constantly challenging authority, the media’s portrayal of truth eloquently. If you’re not sure what’s happening in Baltimore or you want to read the raw reactions of a Black man who’s had enough, please check out Jesse’s tweets.   […]

President Barack Obama has shared his thoughts on the riots that have erupted in Baltimore following the tragic death of Freddie Gray. During a press…

  Rev. Al Sharpton talks to the TJMS about his meeting with Baltimore Mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake yesterday and the fight to continue fighting for justice…

  Rev. Jesse Jackson talk to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the unrest in Baltimore, the curfew in the city and what happens next.…

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan activated the National Guard late Monday in an effort to quell surging violence that erupted earlier in the day and rippled across the city after the funeral of Freddie Gray, the latest national symbol of police violence in Black communities. The New York Times reports that violence broke out in the […]

  Roland Martin talks to Maryland state Delegate Jay Walker on if bringing the National Guard in to the city of Baltimore was necessary. “I…

  Roland Martin talks to Pastor Jamal Bryant of Empowerment Temple in Baltimore about the unrest in the city and why the Mayor shouldn’t have closed…

  Did Baltimore’s mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake call for a State of Emergency in the city of Baltimore early enough? As the world now knows, riots…

  Rev. Al Sharpton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the unrest in Baltimore in light of the death of Freddie Gray. “It’s…

    Roland Martin talks to Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings about the decision to close schools in light of the Baltimore riots due to the death of…