Baltimore

Since Decriminalization, 96% of People Arrested for Weed in Baltimore Are Black

January 18, 2019

Journalist Brandon Soderberg and 34-year police veteran Neill Franklin discuss “Structural Racism and Cannabis: Black Baltimoreans still disproportionately arrested for weed after decriminalization.”

A conversation with Paul Jay – The Baltimore Podcast Show

January 18, 2019

Eze Jackson and Tracey Beale talk with Paul Jay about TRNN’s beginnings, challenges along the way, why we’re stationed in Baltimore and the future of independent journalism.

Will “Tough on Crime” Policies Fuel Mass Incarceration?

Will “Tough on Crime” Policies Fuel Mass Incarceration?

January 18, 2019

As three of the most powerful men in Maryland vow to crack down on repeat violent offenders, community advocates question their plans to address the root causes of inequality and violence

If you ran your city in the interest of the majority, what would you do?

If you ran your city in the interest of the majority, what would you do?

January 18, 2019

The Baltimore Bureau’s Ambitious Plan for Real News & Real Change

City Council Calls for ‘No More Cash for Burning Trash’

City Council Calls for ‘No More Cash for Burning Trash’

January 14, 2019

Baltimore City Council passed a resolution calling on Maryland to pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which would call for 50% renewables by 2030 and stop incineration for qualifying for green subsidies

Water Rate Hike Sparks Questions About Accountability

Water Rate Hike Sparks Questions About Accountability

January 10, 2019

Baltimore approves another 30% increase to water bills over the next three years despite demands for city—and corporate—accountability

When a Cop Pulled a Gun on an Unarmed Teen, This Mom Fought Back—and Won

When a Cop Pulled a Gun on an Unarmed Teen, This Mom Fought Back—and Won

January 10, 2019

After an off-duty police officer pulled a gun on her 16-year old son waiting for a bus without saying he was a cop, Erica Hamlett successfully battled the system to have the officer held accountable

Legislators Reintroduce Bill to Save People from Losing Homes Over Water Bills

Legislators Reintroduce Bill to Save People from Losing Homes Over Water Bills

January 8, 2019

Senator Mary Washington and Delegate Nick Mosby reintroduced the Water Taxpayer Protection Act to protect Baltimoreans from losing their homes and churches over high and inaccurate water bills

Advocates Say Sex Worker Rights Are Human Rights

Advocates Say Sex Worker Rights Are Human Rights

December 18, 2018

At the annual remembrance of sex workers who were murdered, supporters say violence against them is violence against everyone

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 26 and December 3, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 26 and December 3, 2018

December 11, 2018

Dharna Noor, Khalilah Harris and Eze Jackson talk about the new Brookings report that reveals $156 billion in property value denied to black communities. They also discuss Johns Hopkins’ nurses’ fight to unionize, Baltimore City Council’s proposal of income-based water billing, a young man’s dangerous experience with an undercover cop, and more