Activists Paint ‘Defund Police’ In Front Of Baltimore City Hall

By Jaisal Noor, The Real News. -

Jaisal Noor: On June 12th, activists painted ‘defund police’ in front of Baltimore City Hall, head of a committee hearing on the Baltimore Police Departments proposed a $509 million [...]

Freddie Gray, Five Years Later

By Justine Barron, The Appeal. -

On April 12, 2015, Freddie Carlos Gray Jr. was arrested in the Gilmor Homes housing development in West Baltimore by three officers on bike patrol. Less than an hour later, a medic was called to [...]

Reclaiming A Neighborhood In West Baltimore

By Staff, Afsc.org -

Community farms and gardens play a vital role in building more just economies, improving community well-being, and addressing climate change. AFSC has a long history of supporting communities [...]

Black Alliance For Peace – Baltimore Demand End To Policing “Surge”

By Staff, Blackallianceforpeace.com -

JANUARY 7, 2020—Baltimore City is one of 7 cities, including Detroit, Albuquerque, Cleveland, Kansas City, Memphis and Milwaukee, selected for the Trump Administration’s “Operation Relentless [...]

Black Alliance For Peace – Baltimore Demands End To Policing Surge

Baltimore, MD - At the end of October, during the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago, President Trump announced, “In coming weeks, Attorney General Barr will [...]

Baltimore Nonprofits Fail To Pay Their “Fair Share” Of City Services

By Mark Reutter, Baltimore Brew. -

Last night the City Council ripped off one of the biggest scabs on Baltimore’s body politic – the fact that large nonprofit institutions pay no property taxes. At an informational hearing, the [...]

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 [...]