People all over the country are confused and frustrated over Freddie Gray’s death, and we have a few lingering questions about the situation.
At this point, we’re hearing about another unarmed Black man dying at the hands of police for seemingly nothing every few weeks.
1. Why did police pursue him?
It’s not clear why police went after Freddie that night. We don’t know why Freddie ran, but we can all guess he was probably trying to avoid exactly what happened to him. All we know is that cops gave chase as soon as he ran away from them. Still, he had no weapon and really posed no threat to the officers, so they had no reason to pursue him.
2. Why were six cops required to arrest one man?
Six cops against one man seems like overkill.
MUST READ: #BlackLivesMatter: Protestors In Baltimore Demand Justice For Freddie Gray
3. Was there any other way to resolve this incident?
Video of Freddie’s incident was brutal and cops seemed to be using excessive force. Surely there had to be another way to apprehend an unarmed man and get him under control.
4. What training did the officers receive that led to this outcome?
We’ve seen in Eric Garner’s case that officers used an illegal method to restrain him, leading to his death. We have to wonder what the training the cops involved had and whether they were following procedure.
5. How was Freddie’s spine injured?
Baltimore police still won’t say how Freddie’s back got hurt. However, one witness told The Baltimore Sun that it looked like he was folded up like Origami.
The Lies They Tell: Baltimore Police Claim Freddie Gray Was Arrested ‘Without Force Or Incident’
#BlackLivesMatter: Did Baltimore Police Break Freddie Gray’s Spine While He Was In Custody? [VIDEO]
Baltimore Asks Department Of Justice To Probe City’s Police Department
5 Questions We Want Baltimore PD To Answer About Freddie Gray was originally published on hellobeautiful.com
Biggie Small's Killer Revealed, 26 Years Later
Nicki Minaj ft. Chris Brown - Right By My Side [New Music]
Kevin Hart Is Speechless After Sending His Daughter Off To Prom: ‘I Have No Words’
DA Larry Krasner Says Indictments are Coming for Philly Gangs 0-4, YBC, Zoo Gang, PNB + More
Bobby V Caught Running Out Of Hotel After Not Paying Transgender Prostitute For Sex? [Video]
Yung Miami's Twin Look-Alike Mom is a Baddie! Meet Keenya Young!
Keyshia Cole Tears the RNB Fest Stage DOWN!
Take Our Music Survey for a Chance to Win A Pair of Tix to Roots Picnic + $250!