Something positive for Baltimore:
Prince is throwing a "Rally 4 Peace" in Baltimore on Mother's Day, and he's asking everyone to wear the color gray in honor of Freddie Gray, whose death in police custody last month set off protests, riots and an overnight curfew in the city.
Live Nation, the concert's promoter, said Tuesday that "several industry superstars" are expected to appear at the show at Royal Farms Arena, although it didn't name them.
Jeb Bush CREDIT: AP Photo/Paul Sancya Jeb Bush, the former Republican governor of Florida who is expected to run for president, has weighed in on the upheaval in Baltimore and the economic condition of American cities generally. “We have spent trillions of dollars in the War on Poverty, and poverty not only persists, it is as intractable as ever,” he writes.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a new partnership with the Department of Justice on Wednesday.
Rawlings-Blake said the city and the DOJ will team up to reform the Baltimore City Police Department.
"We all know that Baltimore continues to have a fractured relationship between the police and the community," Rawlings-Blake said, noting that the recent death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in police custody contributed to that strained relationship.
"We have to get it right," she added.
Hillary Clinton at Rancho High School in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Addressing a roundtable of Dreamers in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton did exactly what immigration activists were hoping for—she not only endorsed "full and equal citizenship" for undocumented immigrants, she pledged to expand on President Obama's immigration actions.
"As president, I would do everything possible under the law to go even further," Clinton said.