In a sign of the effectiveness of protests that have occurred here – as well as nationwide – against police killings of unarmed African Americans, more than ten bills that
On 50th Anniversary of Assassination, Malcolm X’s Message Resonates with Baltimore’s Justice Workers
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
Editorial Note This piece is designed for people who at least have a functional understanding of The Wire (i.e. have watched all 5 seasons). Also, the piece contains (mild) spoilers.
Our panel of guests offers commentary on Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s State of the State Address, delivered today.
MD Lawmakers proposing that police should able to carry firearms in schools – DEMAND THEY WITHDRAW THIS BILL!
UPDATE 3/6/2015: The Baltimore City Delegation has officially withdrawn HB 101.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
The forum consisted of a panel featuring Del. Jill Carter (D) of Baltimore’s 41st district and former Del. Aisha Braveboy (D) of Prince George’s County’s 25th district, and moderated by
Peniel E. Joseph begins the narrative of his definitive 2014 biography of Stokely Carmichael on a humid Mississippi night. He describes the 24-year-old Carmichael speaking to a crowd in the
While Blacks have always dealt with inequality in America, two major events changed the context through which Blacks narrated their experiences of this systemic oppression. 1st The Election of the
AUDIO: Baltimore News Roundup – Plastic Bags Banned, Council Passes Body Cameras, State of Baltimore City Schools
We host a Baltimore News Roundtable discussion, on topics to include: the plastic bag ban, body cameras, and school closings.
We discuss a controversial speech by Robert Jennings, the president of Lincoln University. Speaking to students, he said women should not report rape in order to keep Black men out of prison.