Political Advocacy for
Black Independence

Founded in 2010, LBS is a grassroots think-tank located in Baltimore, Maryland. We are a group of Baltimore residents dedicated to creating transformative public policy. Our vision is to drastically improve the conditions of Black people in the Baltimore-Metropolitian Region.

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) is a grassroots think-tank which advances the public policy interest of Black people, in Baltimore, through: youth leadership development, political advocacy, and autonomous intellectual innovation.

LEGISLATIVE WORK

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2022 Legislative Session

ONGOING PROJECTS

Baltimore Children and Youth Fund

Demonstrating the power of community centered grant-making.

New Timbuktu Learning Community

Educating professionals using African-Centered professional development tools.   

Black
Arts District

Revitalizing West Baltimore through culture, arts, and entertainment.

FROM OUR PERSPECTIVE

Baltimore Political Commentary

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The ‘Baltimore Brew’ is a tool of white supremacy

The Baltimore Brew in an online publication that has covered many corruption stories that implicate a variety of people and institutions. While there is corruption in politics that is carried out by Black elected officials, this is often overstated by many of its readers as the reason Baltimore continues to struggle.

Political Analysis

PODCASTS

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