Category: Baltimore

NEWS ROUNDUP: Poll Reveals Trump Supporters View Blacks As ‘Lazy, Violent’…AND MORE

A new poll revealed more than half of Donald Trump’s supporters have a negative view of African-Americans. The poll showed that his supporters associate the words “violent,” “criminal,” “unintelligent,” and “lazy” with Blacks. The nearly 16,000 people who were polled were asked questions surrounding sentiments about race. Although Republicans expressed their discontent with African-Americans more blatantly, the poll showed that individuals in both the Republican and Democratic parties have negative opinions of Blacks compared to Whites. It also showed they are fearful of living in diverse communities and believe that affirmative action policies are discriminatory against Whites. Despite the poll data, Trump’s team claims he is all for equality. “Mr. Trump is an egalitarian who believes in supporting and protecting all people equally,” said Trump’s senior policy adviser, Stephen Miller. “This is a stark contrast to Hillary Clinton, whose policies have been a disaster for African-American and Hispanic citizens.” Clinton’s camp has not responded to the poll. Read more.

DeRay McKesson Will Temporarily Lead Human Capital at Baltimore City Public Schools

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DeRay McKesson doesn’t seem to be leaving Baltimore anytime soon, even though he lost his mayoral race. The activist will now be leading Baltimore’s Office of Human Capital on a temporary basis.

McKesson was named to the position by incoming schools CEO Sonja Santelises and the position is the second and most high-profile cabinet appointment made by Santelises.

Baltimore Wants To Reduce School Suspensions For Black Males

With a focus on keeping schools safe, middle and high school principals and counselors in Baltimore met to discuss ways to reduce student suspensions and expulsions, WBAL-TV reports.

About 800 educators participated in workshops at the two-day safety conference. WBAL-TV said there was a consensus among them that communication is the key to reversing the high number of disciplinary problems.

Baltimore wants to reduce school suspensions for Black males

With a focus on keeping schools safe, middle and high school principals and counselors in Baltimore met to discuss ways to reduce student suspensions and expulsions, WBAL-TV reports.

About 800 educators participated in workshops at the two-day safety conference. WBAL-TV said there was a consensus among them that communication is the key to reversing the high number of disciplinary problems.

Baltimore Wants To Reduce School Suspensions For Black Males

With a focus on keeping schools safe, middle and high school principals and counselors in Baltimore met to discuss ways to reduce student suspensions and expulsions, WBAL-TV reports.

About 800 educators participated in workshops at the two-day safety conference. WBAL-TV said there was a consensus among them that communication is the key to reversing the high number of disciplinary problems.

5 Things To Know About Judge In The Baltimore Cop Trials

Baltimore City Circuit Court judge Barry G. Williams, who on Thursday acquitted the police van driver accused of giving a “rough ride” to Freddie Gray, sparked a lively Twitter debate with the reasons for his decision.

5 Things To Know About Judge In The Baltimore Cop Trials

Baltimore City Circuit Court judge Barry G. Williams, who on Thursday acquitted the police van driver accused of giving a “rough ride” to Freddie Gray, sparked a lively Twitter debate with the reasons for his decision.

5 Things To Know About Judge In The Baltimore Cop Trials

Baltimore City Circuit Court judge Barry G. Williams, who on Thursday acquitted the police van driver accused of giving a “rough ride” to Freddie Gray, sparked a lively Twitter debate with the reasons for his decision.

Freddie Gray Joins The List Of Murdered Black People Who No One Actually Murdered, Apparently

Officer Caesar Goodson, the driver of the police van where Freddie Gray was intentionally given a “rough ride” — an act that severed his spinal cord, placed him in a coma, and killed him — was found not guilty on each of the charges (second degree “depraved heart” murder, three different counts of manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment, and misconduct in office) stemming from Gray’s death. He is the third officer charged in Gray’s death to escape conviction. Three more still await trial, but convictions for any of them seem extremely unlikely now.

Freddie Gray: Baltimore Officer Caesar Goodson Found Not Guilty On All Charges

Judge Barry Williams handed down a not guilty verdict in the bench trial for Officer Caesar Goodson, the third officer charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Thursday’s decision means Goodson avoided a conviction on the most serious charge handed down in the Gray case; second-degree depraved murder.

Freddie Gray: Baltimore Officer Caesar Goodson Found Not Guilty On All Charges

Judge Barry Williams handed down a not guilty verdict in the bench trial for Officer Caesar Goodson, the third officer charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Thursday’s decision means Goodson avoided a conviction on the most serious charge handed down in the Gray case; second-degree depraved murder.

Freddie Gray: Baltimore Officer Caesar Goodson Found Not Guilty On All Charges

Judge Barry Williams handed down a not guilty verdict in the bench trial for Officer Caesar Goodson, the third officer charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Thursday’s decision means Goodson avoided a conviction on the most serious charge handed down in the Gray case; second-degree depraved murder.