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Feb 05

PRESS: Does Baltimore Need DeRay Mckesson?

By Adam Jackson | Press

Source: Slate Magazine | Author: Lawrence Lanahan | Original publication date: February 5, 2016 Last week, I co-moderated a forum of Democrats running for mayor of Baltimore. We had 11 candidates, a feisty standing-room-only audience, more than two feet of snow on the ground—and a potential circus on our hands. At the front of the room were some […]

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Feb 22

NEWS: On 50th Anniversary of Assassination, Malcolm X’s Message Resonates with Baltimore’s Justice Workers

By Adam Jackson | Press

The nation will mark the 50th anniversary this weekend of the assassination of civil rights icon Malcolm X in Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom on Feb. 21, 1965. The man born Malcolm Little nearly 90 years ago spoke of Black self-determination and empowerment, a message which continues to resonate with Baltimore’s justice makers five decades after X’s […]

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