Healing session with Phyllis Hubbard at the 2017 Rumble Young Man Rumble Conference Recently I attended the Rumble Young Man Rumble Conference (RYMR), sponsored by the Campaign for Black Male
UPDATE – 8/15/2017 This week, Baltimore faces a choice as to which group will serve as the monitor to its federal policing consent decree. This piece argues that the only
UPDATE – 9/12/2017 At the Baltimore City Council meeting on September 11th, the Baltimore City Council narrowly passed a weakened version of the mandatory minimum sentencing bill for illegal handguns.
The ordinance for the Youth Fund was signed into law on 1/22/2018 by Mayor Catherine Pugh. The Memorandum of Understanding for the Youth Fund between Associated Black Charities and the City of Baltimore is on the 1/31/2018 agenda for the Board of Estimates (BOE) – the city’s spending panel.
By Lawrence Grandpre Alternative fact & Democratic Party intrigue threaten bail reform in the so-called “Free State” When a train crashes, investigators often study the path which led to the
Members of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle have often stressed the importance of having those most directly impacted lead legislative efforts on the issues which impact their lives. This is
By Lawrence Grandpre And Dayvon Love Here’s the scenario. The Republicans have nominated a man, as its Presidential candidate, whose war-mongering rhetoric has many convinced that his election would
After reading Dan Rodricks’ piece in the Baltimore Sun, “Could Baltimore become ‘best place in the world to change the world?”, about changing Baltimore, I have two core issues that I
I am extremely troubled with the nature of the media coverage of the demonstrations at Baltimore City Hall over the past week. The representational troupe of angry Black kids just
Paul Graziano has been housing commissioner of Baltimore City for 3 administrations, and after nearly 15 years of service, many in Baltimore are now wondering what they have to show for