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Ex-Cop: Cut Police Budget, Fund Jobs & Youth Services

Ex-Cop: Cut Police Budget, Fund Jobs & Youth Services

June 12, 2019

Former Baltimore City police officer Larry Smith says to promote safety, the city must stop prioritizing policing over human needs

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

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
7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

May 8, 2019

The arrests came after an over month-long sit-in at Johns Hopkins against the university’s $1.5 million dollar ICE contracts and newly authorized private police force

"We Can't Be the Best Students if We're Not Put in the Proper Environment"

“We Can’t Be the Best Students if We’re Not Put in the Proper Environment”

May 2, 2019

Students, parents, and the ACLU and NAACP-LDF are suing Maryland for under-funding Baltimore’s majority black school district

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Baltimore Activist Threatened With Legal Action Over Participation in Hopkins Protests

May 1, 2019

Tawanda Jones, a noted anti-police brutality activist, says she won’t be deterred from continuing to fight for justice for her brother Tyrone West, and other victims of police brutality

Privatization and Kickbacks: Why the Healthy Holly Scandal Is Bigger Than Baltimore's Mayor

Privatization and Kickbacks: Why the Healthy Holly Scandal Is Bigger Than Baltimore’s Mayor

April 3, 2019

Professor Lawrence Brown says systemic change is necessary to break corporate corruption of Baltimore’s political system

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

April 1, 2019

The announcement came hours after Maryland’s governor requested an investigation into the mayor’s financial dealings

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