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(CNN)Six Baltimore police officers were indicted Thursday on charges connected to the death of Freddie Gray. The indictments came after prosecutors presented evidence to a grand jury for two weeks, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said. Gray’s death last month after allegedly suffering a devastating spinal injury while in police custody sparked protests and…

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New York (AFP) – Rap mogul Jay Z has quietly used his wealth to post bail for people arrested in protests across the United States against police, an author close to him said Sunday. Dream Hampton, a writer and activist who worked with Jay Z on his 2010 memoir “Decoded,” made the revelations in a…

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The song “Baltimore” was written by Randy Newman, but given its full potential through Nina Simone, a singer, who — despite disavowing the record of the same name her cover appeared on — avoided Newman’s tendency towards Dr. Seussian coloration, bringing his song into real, sad life. The city of Baltimore is, as described in…

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Prince has released a protest song in response to the recent unrest in Baltimore, ahead of his Rally 4 Peace concert in the city. The iconic singer, who is notoriously private and rarely performs, had the rock-funk song, “Baltimore,” posted on his SoundCloud page on Saturday. It contains lyrics such as “Are we gonna see…