New Hopkins Hotel Gets Biggest Slice Of Neighborhood Grant Pie

By Mark Reutter, Baltimorebrew.com -

With today’s approval of a resolution of support by the mayor and the Board of Estimates, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development will release another $800,000 of BRNI funds [...]

Baltimore Cops Kept Toy Guns To Plant On Their Shooting Victims

By Michael Harriot, Mintpressnews.com -

In April 2016, a 13-year-old boy was shot by officers of the Baltimore Police Department. The boy ran when faced with the police, so they gave chase. During the chase, the police spotted the boy [...]

Baltimore’s Teachers Fight to Democratize City’s Schools

By Ryan Harvey, In These Times. -

When a photograph of bundled-up students in a frigid Baltimore classroom recently spread on social media—with temperatures in schools as low as the mid-30s—the city became a focal point of public [...]

Baltimore’s Water Cleanup Infrastructure Becomes Public Sensation

By Alastar Boone, Citylab.com -

When John Kellett invented the Inner Harbor Wheel to collect trash from Baltimore’s popular waterway, he never imagined it would have eyeballs. Or a Twitter account. But these features have made [...]

Baltimore’s Apartheid Schools: Students Forced To Sit In 40 Degree Classrooms

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, MintPress News -

Baltimore, MD - Usually people – especially children – look forward to snowy days. In addition to building snow creatures and throwing snowballs, it sometimes means no school. Usually. But not in [...]

How Baltimore Prosecutors Pursued A Police Shooting Victim

By Brandon Soderberg, injusticetoday.com -

“Victory,” the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office tweeted in October after Keith Davis Jr. was found guilty of second-degree murder. Keith’s wife Kelly and members of the activist [...]

Lawyers For Keith Davis Jr. File Motion For New Trial

By Brandon Soderberg Baynard Woods, baltimorebeat.com -

By Brandon Soderberg Baynard Woods for Baltimore Beat - Lawyers for Keith Davis Jr., a man shot by Baltimore Police in 2015 and subsequently charged with and eventually convicted of the murder of [...]

Neighborhood Lockdown After Officer’s Shooting Is Troubling

By Fern Shen, baltimorebrew.com -

By Fern Shen for Baltimore Brew - Two women walking down Franklin Street to get to their cars, parked blocks away because of the lockdown, complained that they had been harassed by officers. [...]

How Ceasefire Has Changed This Organizer And Baltimore

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, www.baltimorebeat.com -

By Lisa Snowden-McCray for Baltimore Beat. Baltimore, MD - Just a few days after the second 72-hour Baltimore Ceasefire weekend, which ran from Nov. 3-5, Erricka Bridgeford and I are sitting in [...]

Lawsuit Against Baltimore Police For Actions During #AFROMATION Protest

By Shannon Wallace, telesurtv.net -

By Shannon Wallace for City Paper - Nine Baltimore activists have filed a class action lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and the state of Maryland related to last year's #AFROMATION [...]

March At Baltimore City Hall Demands Affordable Housing Funds

By Staff, therealnews.com -

By Staff of The Real News Network - TAYA GRAHAM: This is Taya Graham reporting for the Real News Network in Baltimore City, Maryland. Baltimore City activists have finally said enough is enough [...]

Tent City Leader Blasts Pugh As City Is Moving Homeless Group

By Fern Shen, baltimorebrew.com -

By Fern Shen for Baltimore Brew - For Samantha Smith, the last straw came at the gala fundraiser for the homeless that she attended Saturday at the invitation of Mayor Catherine Pugh. Seated near [...]

Man Convicted Of Murder In Case That Covers Police Shooting

By Baynard Woods, www.therealnews.com -

By Baynard Woods for The Real News Network - A Baltimore jury convicted Keith Davis Jr. for the murder of Kevin Jones on Tuesday evening, after only a couple hours of deliberation in a case full [...]

Branch’s Closure Sparks Battle Against “Banking Deserts” In Baltimore

By Fern Shen, www.baltimorebrew.com -

By Fern Shen for Baltimore Brew - There’s not much left of the Bank of America branch that closed at Reisterstown Road Plaza last month, just two still-working ATMs outside the building. Banks [...]

Perverse Mobility: From BaltimoreGhetto To HabanaStation

By Cliff DuRand, www.popularresistance.org -

By Cliff DuRand for The Center for Global Justice. Last year’s film hit in Cuba was “HabanaStation”, directed by Ian Padron. It is the touching story of a developing friendship between two boys [...]