Analysis Of Nero Verdict; ESPN's Undefeated Explores Race, Culture and Sports; Summer Picnic Ideas | WYPR

Analysis Of Nero Verdict; ESPN's Undefeated Explores Race, Culture and Sports; Summer Picnic Ideas

Baltimore police officers charged in connection to Freddie Gray's arrest and death.
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How will the not guilty verdict in the trial of Officer Edward Nero, combined with last year’s hung jury in the case of Officer William Porter, affect the State’s Attorney’s case against Ceasar Goodson, whose trial is slated to begin early next month.  He’s the next Baltimore police officer to be tried in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. Legal analysis with Attorney Edward Smith and University of Baltimore law professor David Jaros.

  And, a new multi-media website from ESPN explores the intersection between race, sports and culture with investigative reporting, story-telling and commentary from a staff of richly experienced writers, most of whom are African American.  Michael Fletcher is one of those acclaimed journalists.  He joins Tom to talk about The Undefeated.   Plus, if you’re headed outside this Memorial Day Weekend, our resident foodie, Sascha Wolhandler has ideas about spicing up a picnic.