The Real Baltimore

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

Officials to Announce Funding Details for Affordable Housing in Baltimore

Officials to Announce Funding Details for Affordable Housing in Baltimore

August 27, 2019

The Department of Housing and Community Development is expected to unveil key details for Baltimore’s $20 million Affordable Housing Trust Fund, the result of years of organizing and protest

How The Mainstream Media Fuels America's Income Inequality Machine

How The Mainstream Media Fuels America’s Income Inequality Machine

August 18, 2019

From medicare for all to neoliberal tax subsidies for major corporations the mainstream media often bolsters the notion that a more fair and equitable society is not possible

Baltimore Takes Aim at the Predatory Capitalism that Spawned Trump

Baltimore Takes Aim at the Predatory Capitalism that Spawned Trump

August 13, 2019

Baltimore is on the cusp of adopting policies that will turn the tables on the exploitative housing policies that devastated the city and fueled Donald Trump’s rise

The Baltimore Trash Video Fox News Doesn’t Want You To See

August 9, 2019

A closer look at Fox News reporting reveals that the narrative espoused by President Trump that Baltimore is, “rat and rodent infested” is complicated by people from outside of Baltimore using the city as their dumping ground.