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Over the weekend, a pair of graffiti artists from New York City went to Baltimore to create a tribute for police brutality victim Freddie Gray. Writers 2ESAE and VEW painted the memorial piece at the Gilmor Homes housing project where Gray was arrested and last seen alive. Already, it has spread throughout social media and […]

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Mayor de Blasio, working to keep the NYPD from turning their backs on him again, snapped at reporters during a Thursday press conference who questioned the NYPD’s aggressive crackdown on demonstrators during Wednesday’s Freddie Gray protests. “When the police give you instruction, you follow the instruction. It’s not debatable,” the New York Times quotes de […]

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Over 100 people were arrested during protests for Freddie Gray in Manhattan on Wednesday evening. Demonstrators assembled in Union Square and held signs that read “Blue Lies Matter” and “Broken Windows Severs Spines,” among other placards showing solidarity with Baltimore and Gray, an unarmed black man who died after being injured while in police custody. […]

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Hours before violence broke out on the streets of Baltimore, friends, family, community leaders, and elected officials held a memorial service for Freddie Gray, an unarmed black man who died from a spinal injury while in police custody. ANIMAL was there to ask the people one question: Why did you attend the funeral? Raspy Rawls […]

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