police brutality

‘I will not be silent’: Marchers rally for racial justice

October 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Amy Phillips and Elaina Moradi Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers WASHINGTON – An estimated 10,000 people gathered on Capitol Hill this Saturday to fight for their rights in what organizers billed as the March for Racial Justice. “I’m marching for America in general, for my race, and other [...]

Panel debates the meaning of Black in America

March 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By J.K. Schmid Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer As 400 years of black repression and black resistance were recounted during a recent panel discussion at Towson University, Akosua Bamfo had to leave the room as she wiped away tears. “It’s so hurtful, I don’t know where to go” the 24-year-old [...]

Maryland citizens now armed with the Mobile Justice phone app

December 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Allison Bazzle Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Mobile Justice App released by the ACLU. A new cell phone application is putting police accountability directly into the hands of Maryland citizens. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland (ACLU), a non-profit civil rights organization, [...]

Fighting racial injustice — one hashtag at a time

May 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Michael Bell Jordan Johnson, middle, addresses a crowd at a protest in Baltimore.The photo was taken by Goucher College student Ester Grossman Sean Bell. Rekia Boyd. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. Mike Brown. Ezeli Ford. Oscar Grant. John Crawford III. Freddie Gray. These are all names that once [...]