The Political Agitator response: The family seems to be handling this as well as to be expected. However it is some people whom are not handling it so well and continue to post racial comments. Damn shame!
Freddie Gray’s relatives say they are going through the most difficult time of their lives — but they are encouraged by criminal charges brought against six police officers, and they are holding on to hope that his loss might change the country.
“It does me proud to see so many people caring for justice and raising the name of Freddie in that manner,” his stepfather, Richard Shipley, told NBC News’ Lester Holt in an exclusive interview.
“Maybe it’ll change laws,” he said. “Or maybe Freddie’ll be a martyr and his name will live on forever. And that makes us very proud.” (Source: Read more)