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Happy May Day folks!

Rest in peace Ben E. King.

Baltimore Coverage, Day 4

– The state prosecutor in Baltimore announced the six officers involved with the murder of Freddie Gray will be charged

– Sure wasn’t a good idea for President Barack Obama to blame protesters in Baltimore first; If only he was in charge of something, may then he could help those protesters

– Baltimore residents are cautious of the medical examiner who looked into the killing of Gray as they do not trust the examiner’s intentions

– Michelle Chen: “Baltimore’s Inescapable Inequality

– Investigative journalist Stephen Janis speaks with The Real News over the death of Gray in light of the conflicting reports on his death

– President Barack Obama: It is vital the truth comes out over what happened in Baltimore

– Dave Zirin: “Makayla Gilliam-Price and Baltimore’s Debt to a Remarkable Family

International Politics


– The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting over Yemen, which some U.N. folks warn may experience fuel shortages

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.