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DOJ's Consent Agreement with Baltimore Aims to End Abusive Policing, But Will it Work?
TRNN delves into the details of the new deal that attempts to address the aggressive tactics that have stoked controversy in the city

  January 13, 2017

The Real Baltimore: Sanctuary Cities As Resistance to Donald Trump
In episode two, we discuss Trump's plans to deport millions of immigrants and the potential impact of Trump's Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions

  January 11, 2017

Is the Baltimore Police Union Running the City?
The recent snubbing of the mayor and resistance against deployment changes raise questions about who's in charge of the city's largest and most expansive bureaucracy

  January 10, 2017

New Program Offers Partial Roll-Back of Baltimore's Warrant-Industrial Complex
Criminal justice leaders say thousands of warrants for minor non-violent crimes clogging the system can be vacated if people take advantage of program to seek new trial

  January 6, 2017

Pressure Mounts in Baltimore to Complete Police Consent Decree Before Trump Takes Office
Advocates says Mayor Catherine Pugh needs to complete the agreement with the Department of Justice to ensure police reform efforts continue

  December 26, 2016

Fight Continues for New Investigation into Man's Death After Baltimore Police Beating
The family of Tyrone West who died in police custody demanded the Maryland medical examiner release all autopsy results after their investigator concluded he died from asphyxiation

  December 15, 2016

Baltimore Councilman: Holistic Approach Needed to Address Violence and Public Safety
As Baltimore surpasses 300 murders for the second straight year, we bring you the second part of our conversation with Kris Burnett a new progressive councilperson from Baltimore's 8th district

  December 15, 2016

Sherrilyn Ifill: Baltimore Must Address Economic and Social Segregation to Achieve Justice
The President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund gave the keynote speech at the Solution Summit hosted by OSI-Baltimore

  December 12, 2016

Congress Just Passed an Enormous Health Bill, And Few People Noticed
Last week, the Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a controversial bill that provides funding for NIH in exchange for the rolling back of a slew of regulations for drugs and medical devices

  December 12, 2016

Anti-Trump March in Baltimore
Protests against Donald Trump's visit to Baltimore to attend the Army Navy game on December 10, 2016 - TRNN's Facebook Live

  December 11, 2016

Baltimore City Council members Defend Resolution Condemning Trump's Bigotry
Newly sworn in councilperson Kris Burnett says condemning Trump's racism should not exclude the city from badly needed federal funding

  December 9, 2016

New Baltimore Mayor Plans Regional Approach to Problems Like Poverty and Drug Addiction
Pugh says her connection to state leaders are key to addressing the city's intractable poverty, police reform, and a living wage

  December 8, 2016

Following Oakland Fire, Baltimore Evicts Residents of DIY Arts Space
Residents say the Bell Foundry was a safe space for people of color and LGBTQ artists. A GoFundme campaign has raised over $16,000 for evictees.

  December 7, 2016

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

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