And from our parent, Capital Research Center: This article is part of the Organization Trends series.
At the time of this writing, prosecutors had just dropped charges against the last three of six police officers accused in the death of Baltimore drug dealer Freddie Gray. The decision closes an ugly chapter in that sad story, in which the highly politicized Baltimore City state’s attorney, Marilyn Mosby, accused them of murder. The city descended into days of violence and destruction after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake infamously gave space to rioters “who wished to destroy. But that riot was only one chapter in a still-evolving story of death and destruction provoked by a false narrative of oppression and police brutality.