Baltimore

Community-Driven Solutions Are Key to the Bay Area’s Declining Gun Violence

Community-Driven Solutions Are Key to the Bay Area’s Declining Gun Violence

June 14, 2019

What lessons can Baltimore learn from the Bay Area’s success in reducing homicides? We speak to two Oakland-based experts ahead of our June 18th town hall in Baltimore

Baltimore Divests In Its Youth—and Criminalizes Them

Baltimore Divests In Its Youth—and Criminalizes Them

June 12, 2019

As youth arrests at the inner harbor capture headlines, TRNN examines the ways city law enforcement, housing policy, and segregation have failed young people

Apartment Tenants in Baltimore Link Up to Fix Deteriorating Living Conditions

Apartment Tenants in Baltimore Link Up to Fix Deteriorating Living Conditions

May 31, 2019

Activists from the Bolton House Tenant Coalition urge Baltimore mayor Jack Young and city councilman Eric Costello to alleviate the deteriorating conditions at the Bolton House apartment complex

Victorious Grassroots Caucus Faces Challenge From Longtime Incumbent in Teachers Union Election

Victorious Grassroots Caucus Faces Challenge From Longtime Incumbent in Teachers Union Election

May 30, 2019

In Baltimore, longtime teachers union incumbents have demanded a re-election after a grassroots slate’s surprise victory. Now the American Federation of Teachers may decide the outcome.

Baltimore Cop Charged with Perjury, Misconduct

Baltimore Cop Charged with Perjury, Misconduct

May 29, 2019

Another city officer has been charging with lying under oath to implicate an innocent teen on gun charges

Tyrone West Would Have Been 50

Tyrone West Would Have Been 50

May 29, 2019

The sister of Tyrone West, Tawanda Jones, has been protesting for 303 weeks since 2013 to get justice for her brother who was killed by University and city police in Baltimore

How Johns Hopkins' Influence Haunts Baltimore (2/2)

The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins

May 21, 2019
In part two, Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins,” discusses recent protests by students, community members and Hopkins employees over the institution’s relationship with Baltimore
Baltimore Considers Income-Based Water Billing

Baltimore Considers Income-Based Water Billing

May 17, 2019

Residents testified in support of the bill, but the Department of Public Works is not on board—they have a different affordability measure in mind

Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

May 15, 2019

The Sunrise Movement’s Baltimore hub held a town hall on how a federal Green New Deal could help Baltimore—especially Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents