Baltimore

Tenants Continue to Protest Deteriorating Living Conditions at Bolton House

Tenants Continue to Protest Deteriorating Living Conditions at Bolton House 

July 5, 2019

The Bolton House Tenants Coalition of Baltimore held a rally outside their apartment complex demanding safe and affordable housing. Activists argue that city officials and housing authorities are reluctant to renovate the building because they want to make way for a large-scale cityscape project across the street

As City Water Bills Increase by 10%, Advocates Demand Affordability Measures

As City Water Bills Increase by 10%, Advocates Demand Affordability Measures

July 1, 2019

Advocates say the rate hike will make water unaffordable for 40% of the city unless new affordability legislation is approved

Hundreds Protest Immigration Raids Ahead of Democratic Debate

Hundreds Protest Immigration Raids Ahead of Democratic Debate

June 28, 2019

In Baltimore hundreds rallied against threatened immigration raids by the Trump administration, and called on Democratic candidates to take a humane approach to the immigrants fleeing violence and instability in their home countries

Advocates Rally To Help Baltimore Public Housing Residents Left Without Water for A Week

Advocates Rally To Help Baltimore Public Housing Residents Left Without Water for A Week

June 26, 2019

The community says they have been treated like second class citizens compared to residents of wealthier neighborhoods

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Real Talk Tho: The Bay Area Reduced Murders, Can Baltimore?

June 26, 2019

The San Francisco Bay Area is fighting gun violence and winning. Why did gun deaths drop in the Bay Area, and are there lessons for Baltimore? Tougher gun laws, criminal justice reform, and well-funded violence reduction programs are being credited with a significant drop in shootings in the Bay Area. Could it work in Baltimore?…

How a Baltimore Billionaire Won a Tax Cut Trump Said Would Help the Poor

How a Baltimore Billionaire Won a Tax Cut Trump Said Would Help the Poor

June 24, 2019

ProPublica’s Jeff Ernsthausen explains how a poorly-designed map boosted billionaire Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank’s development company

Cop Caught on Body Cam Arresting a Man for Talking

Cop Caught on Body Cam Arresting a Man for Talking

June 24, 2019

The illegal arrest by a Baltimore City cop has lead to charges of false imprisonment and misconduct, but also reveals a deep-rooted reason why police seek to silence critics

‘We can’t flush our toilets, we can’t take baths, it’s a crisis situation’

June 23, 2019

Residents at the Edgar Allan Poe Homes say they remain without adequate running water one week after a water main break

What Can Baltimore Learn from the Bay Area's 30% Decrease in Homicides?

What Can Baltimore Learn from the Bay Area’s 30% Decrease in Homicides?

June 19, 2019

Bay Area violence interrupters say a sustained commitment to community-based violence reduction is key to reducing violence

Scandals Show How Lack of Oversight Make US Healthcare the Most Expensive in the World

Scandals Show How Lack of Oversight Makes US Healthcare the Most Expensive in the World

June 18, 2019

Lucrative inside deals and seven-figure salaries at a publicly funded hospital reveal how self-enrichment drives up healthcare costs, not providing care for patients