Daily Archives: May 16, 2016

Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Edward Nero |Day 3

Prosecutors will continue to argue their case against Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, as Nero’s trial resumes in a downtown courtroom about 9:30 a.m. Monday. Prosecutors have called 11 … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Native American Week

The Student Government Association of Florida State University, one of only a few NCAA schools allowed to use Native American mascots, voted in April to discourage headdresses at all athletic games on campus. According to the FSView, one of the … Continue reading

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