All Posts by Dayvon Love


About the Author

Dayvon Love is Director of Research and Public Policy for LBS. Dayvon is a resident of Northwest Baltimore City and graduate of Towson University majoring in African and African American Studies. In 2008, Dayvon became a collegiate debate champion at the CEDA National Tournament. This was the first time in history that an all black team won the tournament. Dayvon has a lot of experience with grassroots activism in the Baltimore community. He has given numerous speeches and led workshops around Baltimore to give insight into the plight of the masses of Baltimore citizens.

May 19

OP-ED – Debunking the Illusions of #OneBaltimore

By Dayvon Love | Op-Ed

The #OneBaltimore initiative that was announced by the Mayor draws on a historical narrative that has been effective at producing an illusion of racial progress while maintaining racial inequality. This historical narrative is rooted in the idea of racial integration as an effective response to the system of white supremacy.  Harold Cruse in Crisis of […]

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Apr 12

OP-ED – What Good are Democrats?

By Dayvon Love | Op-Ed

Source: Afro American Newspaper | Author: Dayvon Love | Original publication date: April 12, 2015 It would be disingenuous to proclaim Maryland to be such a progressive state if it did not have the will to pass something substantive on the issue of police brutality. It is time that we dispel the mythology around Maryland […]

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Feb 02

MD Lawmakers proposing that police should able to carry firearms in schools – DEMAND THEY WITHDRAW THIS BILL!

By Dayvon Love | Call To Action

UPDATE 3/6/2015: The Baltimore City Delegation has officially withdrawn HB 101. Thanks for your support! We live in a society that seems willing to deal with Black people as if we are merely sites of pathology and criminality. The violence and self destructive behavior we see in our communities are not inherent in Black people. This […]

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