BREAKING: Freddie Gray’s Family is About to Get PAID

As six officers, three black and three white, await trial for the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a critical spine injury in April while in police custody and subsequently died, the city of Baltimore has announced Tuesday morning that they have reached a wrongful death settlement with the family of Freddie Gray.

Gray’s family will receive $6.4 million from the city for Gray’s death. Since all city spending must be approved by a board, the finalization of this settlement must be approved on Wednesday.

Following the death of Gray, chaos, anarchy and mayhem ensued as rioters and anarchists tore apart the city burning buildings, attacking and burning police vehicles and attacking police. The mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, came under fire for her statement that she gave those who wished to destroy the space to do so. As a result of that order, police officers were ordered to stand down, despite attacks even on them.

The damage to the businesses in Baltimore by the anarchists is estimated to be $9 million.

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Jennifer Burke
Jennifer Burke
Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.

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