Judge says Baltimore cop is “not guilty” for the murder of Freddie Gray

Baltimore pig Edward Nero was found not guilty by the colonial judicial system on all charges in the murder of 25-year-old Freddie Gray on May 23, 2016. Nero was charged with second degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment for arresting Freddie Gray without cause and putting him in a police van without buckling Freddie into a seat belt in April of 2015.

These charges carried a possible sentencing of ten years at the most and five years at the very least.

Freddie Gray suffered severe trauma to his spinal chord that led to his death as a result of being tossed around the back of the van while handcuffed behind his back and with no seat belt. 

The African people of Baltimore erupted in rebellion after Freddie Gray’s funeral which ultimately led to the city being forced to charge the six officers responsible for Gray’s death.

Nero opted for a bench trial to have his case adjudicated by a judge rather than a jury. Judge Barry Williams was the petty bourgeois African who presided over the case and was responsible for delivering the not guilty verdict stating that Nero “did not act corruptly with an intent to commit a crime.”

There were demonstrations held outside of the courthouse during the verdict’s announcement as a response to this injustice. Nero is the second pig to stand trial in the murder of Freddie Gray.

The trial of William Porter, one of the cops responsible for Freddie’s murder, ended in a hung jury in December 2015. 

 Uhuru!

For more articles, subscribe to The Burning Spear newspaper! 

 

  

Author

spot_img
- Advertisement -spot_img

Support African Working Class Media!

More articles from this author

Chairman Omali on Glenn Greenwald’s show: “I’m not surprised that the U.S. government attacked me.”

The following is a transcription from Glenn Greenwald’s interview with Chairman Omali Yeshitela broadcasted live on Jan. 31. Questions from Greenwald are paraphrased for...

Dr. Jill Stein arrested in St. Louis for expressing unity with struggle against colonialism 

Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein was arrested earlier tonight, April 27, in St. Louis, Missouri for expressing her unity with the struggle against colonialism by...

The Party’s Cadre Intensive School kicks off the new year, uniting our theory with practice

On January 7, 2024, the African People’s Socialist Party (APSP) initiated a virtual Cadre Intensive school for its membership, conducted by the Department of...

Similar articles

Our true interests are one with the rest of humanity: unity through reparations!

The African People's Solidarity Committee (APSC) is the organization of white people under the leadership of and formed by the African People's Socialist Party...

Colonialism is the greatest threat to African women

The following is an excerpt from the 2024 Political Report to the ANWO Convention written by Yejide Orunmila. Using African Internationalism, we can provide a...

America in the age of crisis

This article is published in two parts. Below is the second, final installation. Makandal is a member of the Uhuru Movement organizing inside colonial...
spot_img