Baltimore

The Untold Story of the Nation's Biggest School Cheating Scandal (2/3)

The Untold Story of the Nation’s Biggest School Cheating Scandal (2/3)

April 23, 2019

In part two, authors Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton discuss the role real estate developers and corporate interests played in the destruction of Atlanta’s black neighborhoods

Baltimore Uprising Marching

The Baltimore Uprising: Four Years Later

April 19, 2019

A look at the Real News’ coverage—and how the city hasn’t changed since Freddie Gray’s death

Is Baltimore City's Strong Mayor System Corrupting? Residents Weigh In

Is Baltimore City’s Strong Mayor System Corrupting? Residents Weigh In

April 19, 2019

Residents engage with current and former city officials to discuss how to rebalance power at city hall to give the community real say in how Baltimore is governed

The Untold Story of the Nation's Biggest School Cheating Scandal (1/3)

The Untold Story of the Nation’s Biggest School Cheating Scandal (1/3)

April 18, 2019

Authors Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton say the Atlanta school cheating scandal resulted in black educators being scapegoated for the failures of policymakers

Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won't Resign

Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won’t Resign

April 8, 2019

City Council considers systemic reform in the wake of the “Health Holly” scandal

Cop Caught on Camera Assaulting a Pizza Worker, City Won't Say if He's Still on the Force

Cop Caught on Camera Assaulting a Pizza Worker, City Won’t Say if He’s Still on the Force

April 5, 2019

Despite promise of reforms the Baltimore Police Department continues to keep personal records secret, even when an officer is convicted of a crime

What Baltimore's Children's Book Scam Says About Corporate Power

What Baltimore’s Children’s Book Scam Says About Corporate Power

April 4, 2019

Baltimore Beat Editor-in-Chief Lisa Snowden-McCray discusses the fallout from the unfolding Healthy Holly corruption scandal

Baltimore Emphasized Policing Over Recreation, and it Failed

Baltimore Emphasized Policing Over Recreation, and it Failed

April 4, 2019

The rise of police spending at the expense of recreation centers is under fire from community activists as Baltimore continues to grapple with record levels of violence

Hopkins Students Sit-In to Oppose University's Private Police and ICE Contract

Hopkins Students Sit-In to Oppose University’s Private Police and ICE Contract

April 3, 2019

The protestors say they will occupy Hopkins until officials end the militarization of its campus

Bill to Protect Thousands from Losing Homes Over Water Bills Nears Final Approval

April 3, 2019

Maryland’s General Assembly passed a bill that will stop Baltimore from sending properties to tax sale over overdue water bills—but supporters fear it’s compromised