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Sherrilyn Ifill Voices Concern on Lack of Information in Freddie Gray's Death during Police Custody

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Baltimore Officials on Post-Ferguson Panel, now in Spotlight

"There's universal agreement that Ferguson represented the nadir of appropriate communication and transparency," said Sherrilyn Ifill, {President and Director-Counsel] of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and a University of Maryland law professor on leave.

Ifill, who has been tweeting frequently and using the #FreddieGray hashtag, said that city officials should have released more information in the week between the 25-year-old's arrest on April 12 and his death on Sunday.

"Where the city could have done better is in the week before Freddie Gray died," Ifill said. "Many people have been asking for answers, to see the police report, why Gray was approached by police. And since his death, we still have unanswered questions."

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