By: Charles Robinson The first of the police officers who were charged with Freddie Gray's death goes on trial at the end of November. The judge ha...
This year has been one of change, challenges and progress for Baltimore's Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture.
Baltimore is a family-friendly city, but staying with kids doesn't mean you have to forfeit experiencing Baltimore's best asset: its quirky originality. Here's how to spend 24 hours in the city that will satisfy both parents and kids.
Arthel Neville recently asked me a good question. I was on a panel with three amazing women of color activists, Alycee J. Lane, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel,...
I got to kick it with Baltimore, Maryland native, photographer, filmmaker, storyteller Artemus Jenkins. I was first introduced to Artemus' work when I saw the feature length documentary Color Outside the Lines, a documentary he directed that gives voice to the stories of Black tattoo artist.
Baltimore has gotten a lot of attention recently for all the wrong reasons. You've probably read about the city's economic struggles, with recent reports estimating that nearly a quarter of its residents living below the poverty line. Or maybe you saw reports on its failing school system, which currently graduates about 56 percent of its high school students, while the national average hovers up around 80 percent. And if you've somehow missed all that, you definitely know the name Freddie Gray.
Throughout its existence, Baltimore has been a city divided by race. As a major port city, Baltimore once was a major center for slave trade. After slavery ended, Baltimore, like many cities south of the Mason-Dixon line, segregated itself. And today, despite decades of effort from civil rights activists, Baltimore remains a city divided.
Legal observers can provide legal protection for the revolution against police misconduct and brutality. They can observe, document, and expose the ways in which revolt is pushed down. And, they can provide a means for fighting back against the tactics used to quell revolutionaries.
Across the country, school districts, informal educators, non-profit organizations, and entire communities are mobilizing to enhance STEM learning opportunities for America's youth.
To the average viewer who only watches the debates and listens to the current soundbites, O'Malley sounds like a good candidate for Clinton's cabinet (or whatever he's aiming for at this point). But in Maryland we all know the truth about O'Malley.
D. Watkins's The Beast Side has a lot in common with Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me. Both grew up in Baltimore during the 1980s crack and gang years. Neither were violent people although both share the story of their one violent act.
Are you one of those people that goes around saying things like "I've been hearing good things about Portland! Sounds like a place I'd like to live!" or, better still, "So, like, my game plan is to move to Austin within the next five years and be a musician?"
National Drive Electric Week was founded on the idea that nothing converts gasoline-car drivers to electric vehicle (EV) owners faster than conversations with existing EV owners and test-drives in these quiet, powerful and clean vehicles.
If you want to see a city with pride and passion, come to Baltimore on the Friday before a Ravens football game. The entire city is purple, our home team's color. A Ravens game might be the occasion, but our pride and passion are bigger than our team.
Pictured left to right: Cal Ripken Jr., Vice Chairman and Steve Salem, President, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Fifty million dollars is a windfall any ...
Though Guy Fieri features behemoth creations from all across the country, there are certain cities for which he seems to have an affinity. Baltimore is definitely one of them.