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As Trial Approaches, What Has Changed Since Freddie Gray's Killing?
TRNN visits Penn & North, a short distance from where Freddie Gray lived and died and this is what we witnessed

  August 28, 2015

Bullock Trial Begins Friday
18-year-old Allen Bullock broke a police car window during the Baltimore uprisings. Having turned himself in, he faces life in prison and a bail that is higher than those set for the six police officers charged in the killing of Freddie Gray

  August 27, 2015

Baltimore Mothers Accused of Lead Poisoning Their Own Children
Author and economist Bill Black discusses claims of a Maryland official that Baltimore mothers might poison their own children for free housing and money

  August 20, 2015

Baltimore's Mass Transit Suffers as Leaders Bicker
A contentious meeting between city leaders and governor's staff reveal lack of vision for Baltimore's problem plagued mass transit

  August 13, 2015

Baltimore Street Artists on Creative Civil Disobedience
TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway interviews Black muralist Ernest Shaw Jr. and street artist Justin Nethercut on their work in Baltimore

  August 12, 2015

A Year of Uprisings, Then Murders?
Officials say homicides across the country are up because of guns, drugs and gangs, but the Real News spoke to people in Baltimore who say that the causes for violence run much deeper

  August 10, 2015

Youth Activists Consider the Role of Voting in Freedom Struggles
Student activist Makayla Gilliam-Price, Dayvon Love, Director of Public Policy for the Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, and community activist DeJuan Patterson discuss 50 years of voting rights

  August 6, 2015

Passions Erupt as Officials Stonewall on Black Chief's Firing
A Pocomoke city council meeting turns tumultuous as residents demand answers about the firing of the city's first black police

  August 6, 2015

An Insider's View of Baltimore's Murder Spike
Real News staffer and Baltimore resident Devon Stevenson discusses the recent increase in violent crime

  August 5, 2015

Governor Hogan Orders Closing of Notorious Baltimore Detention Center
Power Inside's Jacqueline Robarge says Gov. Larry Hogan's move to close the Baltimore Detention Center raises questions of what happens to the prisoners who will be moved, and as well questions about the women's jail open

  July 31, 2015

Confusion, Leadership Vacuum Fueled Freddie Gray Unrest
Investigative journalists Luke Broadwater and Jayne Miller say documents reveal conflict among city officials in the aftermath of the killing of Freddie Gray

  July 31, 2015

Gay Pride Celebrated Amid Concerns Over Trans Rights
Advocates say focus needs to shift to the struggle for recognition of trans community.

  July 29, 2015

Justice Department Details Investigation of Black Police Chief's Firing as Community Calls for Mayor's Resignation
Probe will include election irregularities and possible misuse of federal grants by Pocomoke city officials

  July 24, 2015

Council Seeks to Change Park Named After Confederate General
Residents, council say mayor needs to move faster to take down symbols of the confederacy in a majority black city

  July 21, 2015

Black Police Chief Makes Community Policing Work...Then Gets Fired
Despite record low crime, Lawyers for Kelvin Sewell says top cop was fired for refusing to terminate officers who filed discrimination complaints against Pocomoke City.

  July 18, 2015

School That Served Low-Income Residents of Baltimore Sees Its Final Graduation
TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway reports on the closing of Sojourner-Douglass College amid allegations of financial mismanagement

  July 15, 2015

Freddie Gray's Community Restores Its Basketball Courts
Eddie Conway talks to Baltimore residents in Gilmor Homes about their collective efforts to restore a neglected part of their community.

  July 14, 2015

Why Was Baltimore's Police Chief Fired?
Paul Jay asks veteran cops Neill Franklin and Kenneth Butler if Batts was thrown under the bus to appease the police union

  July 13, 2015

Baltimore Police Chief Allowed Looting to Discredit Protestors, Says Union
Veteran police officers Kenneth Butler and Neill Franklin discuss a report issued by the Fraternal Order of Police that accuses recently fired Chief Batts of ordering police to stand down during looting so protestors would be blamed as the aggressors

  July 10, 2015

Baltimore Police Commissioner Fired Amid Surge in Violence, Mistrust
Mayor calls Anthony Batts a distraction from crime fighting efforts

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