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Pocomoke's First Black Police Chief Convicted of Misconduct
A nearly all-white jury deliberated for less than an hour before returning a guilty verdict against the former top cop who has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city

  December 2, 2016

Investigation Turns Ugly Against Pocomoke Officers Who Suffered Discrimination
Residents of the Eastern shore town say investigators have been asking about the personal lives of officers who the Justice Department says were illegally fired as a criminal trial against the former chief is set to proceed

  November 30, 2016

Baltimore's Latino Youth Speak Out After Donald Trump's Victory
Casa de Maryland organizer Lydia Walther-Rodriguez says Obama's record deportations have already prepared the Latino community for Trump

  November 21, 2016

MD Bail Industry Takes Hit From New Rule Protecting Poor Defendants
Judiciary Rules Committee approves guidance for judges instructing them to reconsider bail for defendants to poor to pay

  November 19, 2016

Advocates Call for Wall Street Firm to Halt Foreclosures in Baltimore
Struggling homeowners have joined with city council members, UNITE HERE, and United Workers to also demand an end to discriminatory lending practices in the city

  November 16, 2016

Halloween Party for Youth at Gilmor Homes
8 year old Zachariah Barber reports on the festivities organized by the 1619 Coalition in Baltimore

  November 7, 2016

Green Party Mayoral Candidate Says He's Running to Bring Economic and Social Justice to Baltimore
Just days before the election, The Real News poses viewer's questions to Joshua Harris, who is running on the Green Party ticket for mayor of Baltimore

  November 4, 2016

Ajamu Baraka Makes His Case to the People of Baltimore
The Real News profiles scholar, human rights activist and Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate Ajamu Baraka on a recent visit to Baltimore

  October 30, 2016

Baltimore's Record High Water Rates Scrutinized in Hearing
Public interest advocates, residents and Baltimore Public Works attended a City Hall hearing to discuss how the city should cope with rising utility rates, and whether it's time to abolish a regressive system in favor of an income-based model

  October 29, 2016

The Frustrating History of Police Reform Efforts in Maryland
An array of reform advocates recount how nearly impossible it is to get real police reform in the state which touts itself as progressive and liberal

  October 28, 2016

The Right to Housing in Baltimore - TRNN Grand Opening
TRNN Replay: Public housing, renters issues, and homelessness are among the topics discussed in this 2014 panel moderated by Marc Steiner

  October 24, 2016

Justice Department Sues Pocomoke For Violating Rights of Fired Black Police Chief
After a year long Real News investigation the DOJ's Civil Rights Division has joined a lawsuit alleging the city and state violated federal anti-discrimination laws when they fired the town's 1st black police chief

  October 20, 2016

The Path to Actual Police Reform Starts with Real Civilian Oversight
MD State Delegate Jill P. Carter says over a decade of stalled legislation to overhaul policing reveals that the only path to change is putting the people in charge

  October 19, 2016

Tax Breaks for Wealthy Developers Reinforce Segregation in Baltimore
Morgan State Professor Lawrence Brown says the distribution of tax subsidies throughout the city only make racial barriers and economic isolation worse

  October 16, 2016

Who are the 'Superpolluters'?
Center for Public Integrity's Jamie Smith Hopkins discusses a study that took a close look at the major emitters of toxic fumes and greenhouse gases

  October 17, 2016

After Uptick in Crime, Pocomoke Revisits Strategy of Fired 1st Black Police Chief
Council rejects curfew but town remains divided on solutions for teens congregating at night

  October 7, 2016

More Tax Breaks for Developers? One Baltimore Community Says 'Not Without Us'
Activists seek real input on the plan to revitalize Old Town Mall, which might be the next battleground for developer tax breaks in Baltimore

  September 30, 2016

Baltimore City Council Candidate: Gentrification is Not A Development Plan
Nnamdi Scott of Ujima People's Progress Party discusses vacant housing, unemployment, and Port Covington

  September 28, 2016

Baltimore City Council Candidate: Neighbors Need to Organize to Change the City
Running for city council for the 7th district as part of Ujima People's Progress Party - Maryland's first Black workers-led electoral party - Nnamdi Scott discusses Baltimore police aerial surveillance, bold new creative leadership, and mass mobilization.

  September 22, 2016

Baltimore Police Have Ruthlessly Fought Past Efforts of Civilian Oversight
Documents obtained by TRNN show a pattern of police resisting citizen input from an all but powerless civilian review board, raising troubling questions of hopes for real reforms

  September 17, 2016

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