The Real Baltimore

Baltimore Explores Safe Consumption Sites

February 6, 2020

Safe consumption sites have been used around the world for decades, and advocates hope they could help Baltimore decrease its overdose death rate–one of the highest in the nation.

State Sen. Jill Carter ‘Was the Squad Before the Squad’

February 3, 2020

Elijah Cummings’ death left a hole difficult to fill. From impeachment to racial justice and the future of America, we explore with the candidates for Maryland’s 7th District seat.

Higginbotham: Expanding ACA Is the ‘Most Efficient Approach’ to Health Insurance

February 3, 2020

Elijah Cummings’ death left a hole difficult to fill. From impeachment to racial justice and the future of America, we explore with the candidates for Maryland’s 7th District seat.

Baltimoreans Demand Answers as Shit Piles Up

November 18, 2019

The city has used just 2% of their allotted funds to help residents experiencing sewage backups. Baltimore City Council held an investigative hearing to grill the Department of Public Works.

A Call For Peace, A Demand for Justice

November 4, 2019

“These are broken people, in a broken city, in a broken system.” Baltimore Ceasefire’s Youth Ambassadors remember those who have been killed, and are pushing leaders to address the inequality and trauma that leads to violence.

Baltimore Advances Measure to Combat Rising Water Bills

September 26, 2019

City Council rebuffed opposition to the measure by the Department of Public Works, who introduced 14 pages of amendments just prior to the hearing. 

Black Leftists Challenge #Blexit And Political Misleadership In Baltimore

Black Leftists Challenge #Blexit And Political Misleadership In Baltimore

September 23, 2019

Candace Owens of the right-wing org Turning Point USA recently held the group’s #Blexit conference in Baltimore. Jacqueline Luqman talks with Brandon Walker of Ujima People’s Progress Party about their protest of the event, and the political realities that Black voters really face.

FOX Says Baltimore Schools Aren't Underfunded. They're Wrong

FOX Says Baltimore Schools Aren’t Underfunded. They’re Wrong

September 6, 2019

Education finance expert Jess Gartner joins TRNN’s Jaisal Noor and Stephen Janis to discuss recent right-wing news coverage of Baltimore city schools

The Neoliberal Scam: Public Money for Private Playgrounds

The Neoliberal Scam: Public Money for Private Playgrounds

September 2, 2019

TRNN takes an in-depth look at so-called public-private partnerships and how they funnel public money into the pockets of the ultra-wealthy

Residents Outraged City Won’t Commit to 100% Affordable Housing

Residents Outraged City Won’t Commit to 100% Affordable Housing

August 29, 2019

Baltimore activists call out city officials for not dedicating the entire Affordable Housing Trust Fund towards equitable development