Swarthmore College has dealt a blow to the climate-change movement by rejecting calls to divest from fossil fuels, an unexpected move given the college’s status as a birthplace of the college divestment drive.
GoFundMe removed a crowdfunding campaign on behalf of jailed Baltimore rioters Sunday, a day after conservatives began complaining about the effort.
Let’s face it. Baltimore has been a riot for decades and was looted long before its citizens finally rose up in glaring, sad and pathetic anger, long before the global media last week turned attention to the still-unexplained death of Freddie Gray in police custody. While the cops try to get their story straight, the citizens have taken to the street in a largely symbolic display of outrage, burning a few cars and torching a few businesses in a city that for all intents and purposes is already too burnt-out to really destroy.
Chants of “no justice, no peace, no racist police” echoed through the streets of Baltimore Saturday during a march that organizers billed as a “victory rally” a day after a prosecutor charged six officers involved in the arrest of a man who died in police custody.
A GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign set up on behalf of Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray was quickly removed Friday by the company.
A Baltimore police sergeant said Friday that suspects are now trying to lure officers into physical altercations. He added that things are “about to get ugly.”
A massive march planned for Saturday to protest the death of a man in police custody is now being billed as a “victory rally” after Baltimore’s top prosecutor filed criminal charges against the six officers involved in the man’s arrest.
Skiers and snowboarders at Vermont’s Sugarbush resort right now can spend the morning on the slopes and play golf in the afternoon - testament to the abundance of snow that extended the season at many northern New England ski areas.
Officer Caesar Goodson Jr., 45, was the driver of a van that carried Gray through Baltimore and has been a member of the Baltimore Police Department since 1999.
Pope Francis has praised the “holiness” and “zeal” of an 18th-century Franciscan missionary he’ll make a saint when he visits the United States this fall but whom Native Americans in California contend brutally converted indigenous people to Christianity.
Marilyn Mosby, 35, is the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City who took over in January and is the youngest chief prosecutor of any major city in America, according to the State’s Attorney’s office website.
Baltimore’s chief prosecutor, just 35 years old and on the job for less than four months, is facing the biggest challenge of her career: deciding whether evidence supports criminal charges against police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.