Baltimore City Councilman Schiefler created an all white slate for the 41st legislative district Democratic State Central Committee in a district that is 63% Black.
Author: Dayvon Love Too many of the conversations in the public sphere regarding the federal indictment of Marilyn Mosby center on issues of corruption and whether people believe she is
There is an emergence of a popular strand of thought and political activity that is characterized as racial justice that is a danger to Black people. In a previous piece,
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.
Legislative bodies are no different. The Maryland Legislative Black Caucus was founded in 1970 as a way to establish a power base to represent the interests of Black people in MD.
Black people in Maryland, as is the case around the U.S., are a captured electorate of the Democratic Party. The core of the party, which is dominated by an overwhelmingly white donor class (made up of white corporate and political elites and a multiracial gatekeeper class), has benefited more from Black people’s consistent patronage than Black people have benefited from Democratic Party representation.
Community oversight of law enforcement is a demand that emanated from the Black Freedom Movement of the 1960s. It is a demand that recognizes that the most effective way to deter the dehumanization of Black people is to have the ability to levy consequences against those who do harm to our community.
The Maryland General Assembly (MGA) is looking to pass legislation in 2022 to legalize cannabis.
By Dayvon Love The writer is director of public policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle in Baltimore. Gov. Larry Hogan’s legislative thrust regarding public safety in Maryland is based
Dayvon Love | November 2, 2021 The condition of Black people in Maryland — and around the country — is best understood as an internal colony of American imperialism. As a