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Malcolm X

Baltimore will unite post Freddie Gray

Baltimore will unite post Freddie Gray

Baltimore, a city that prides itself on charm and grace, is now in the national spotlight because of its prolonged failure to live up to those aspirations in the treatment of its citizens. Unfortunately, what we are witnessing in Baltimore is the direct result of decades of mistrust between law enforcement and the communities they patrol. It is evidence of what occurs when some of those who swore to protect and serve instead choose to abuse and neglect. This mistrust is not an epidemic limited to Baltimore. It is a pandemic that infects every major city and too many rural communities in America. The killings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Freddie...