Baltimore Protesters Give President Trump A Hostile Reception

By Bill Hughes, Baltimore Post Examiner. -

Baltimore, MD - Although the temperature hovered around the ninety-degree mark in the late afternoon of Thursday, September 12, 2019, it was even hotter in the section of Baltimore known as [...]

Trump And Black Misleadership Class: Collaborators In The Defense Of White Power

By Ajamu Baraka, Blackagendareport.com -

In a case that finally started to receive national attention over the last few weeks, Baltimore prosecutors finally achieved their desired goal after three attempts, a conviction of Keith Davis [...]

Something Trump-Bashed Baltimore Would Like To Ditch: ‘Kushnerville’ Homes

By Mary Papenfuss, HuffPost. -

After a series of vicious attacks on their home by their own president, proud Baltimoreans are standing by their city. But there is something local they would likely be happy to ditch: decrepit [...]

Baltimore Teachers Unseat Incumbents, Who Demand A Do-Over

By Samantha Winslow, Labornotes.org -

What happens when new leaders run for office and beat an eight-term incumbent? In the Baltimore Teachers Union, it seems, the incumbent tries for a second bite at the apple. A slate called “The [...]

Baltimore Teachers Unseat Incumbents, Who Demand A Do-Over

By Samantha Winslow, Labornotes.org -

What happens when new leaders run for office and beat an eight-term incumbent? In the Baltimore Teachers Union, it seems, the incumbent tries for a second bite at the apple. A slate called “The [...]

“No Justice. No Peace. No Private Police.”

By Staff, Aclu-md.org -

“No Justice. No Peace. No Private Police,” was a chant that rang through the Charles Village and Waverly neighborhoods last Wednesday. On the 300th “West Wednesday,” John Hopkins University [...]

7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

By Jaisal Noor, Therealnews.com -

The university had warned protesters they were subject to arrest after they took over and chained themselves to the building on May 1. Just days earlier, activist Tawanda Jones, whose brother was [...]

Endless Trials

By Alice Speri, Theintercept.com -

KEITH DAVIS JR. was supposed to die. He had been on the phone with his girlfriend when four police officers cornered him into a dimly lit garage in West Baltimore. They had mistaken him for a [...]

Citing School Officials’ Campaign Contributions To Pugh, Hopkins Students Protest Private Police Plan

By Fern Shen, Baltimorebrew.com -

Occupying a campus building for nearly a week, protesters say plan is tainted by its ties to a “pay-to-play” mayor. They chant every hour, often choosing “No justice. No peace. No private [...]

Johns Hopkins’ Latest Plan For Police Force Prompts Protest From Students, Faculty, Neighbors

By Catherine Rentz, Baltimoresun.com -

Worried about over-policing in Baltimore and across the country, Johns Hopkins University students, faculty members and others on Wednesday protested the school’s efforts to establish its own [...]

City Council Approves Bill That Could Shut Down Massive Trash Incinerator

By Dharna Noor, Therealnews.com -

Baltimore City Council unanimously passed a bill on Monday that would force the city’s Wheelabrator trash incinerator to dramatically reduce its emissions of pollutants or shut down. 14 of 15 [...]

In Baltimore, Money Still Follows The Segregation Map

By Chase Hoffberger, Baltimorebrew.com -

New study shows the differences in economic activity—and access to opportunity—between neighborhoods new analysis of investment patterns in Baltimore shows the degree to which decades-old housing [...]

Baltimore Joins Global Movement, Becoming The First Major U.S. City To Ban Water Privatization

By Thomas M. Hanna, Inthesetimes.com -

On November 6, Baltimore became the first major city in the United States whose residents voted to ban water privatization. Nearly 77 percent of voters cast ballots in favor of Question E, which [...]

Baltimore Voters Stand Up To Water Privatization

By Chuck Collins, Inequality.org -

One interesting local victory on Tuesday was a vote by the citizens of Baltimore to amend the city’s charter to prohibit the privatization of their water and sewer system. In a rare instance of [...]

City To Study Use Of Fentanyl-Detecting Test Strips By Distributing Them In Exchange Vans

By Ethan McLeod, Baltimorefishbowl.com -

In its ongoing fight against a fentanyl-fueled surge in drug overdoses, the Baltimore City Health Department plans to study the efficacy of test strips that detect the potent synthetic substance [...]