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Improving Baltimore’s Schools Will Take More Than Just Money

February 21, 2018

Baltimore’s schools need to be fundamentally transformed, says Lawrence Grandpre of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, and meaningful change requires focusing on the needs of black parents and community members

Rattling the Bars

September 1, 2017
In this episode of Rattling the Bars, Eddie Conway talks to organizers of the annual Returning Citizens Cookout in Baltimore, which seeks to support and empower people released from prison

The Real Baltimore

August 23, 2017
New York rappers Rebel Diaz and Ferguson rapper Tef Poe perform in Gilmor Homes, the epicenter of the Baltimore Uprising, to promote a culture of solidarity

Morgan State Students Give Back to the Community

July 20, 2017

Morgan State University students conducting research on the African Diaspora worked with Eddie Conway and the Coalition of Friends on the urban farm in Gilmor homes

In Historic Protest Israel’s Orthodox Break with Settler Right

March 10, 2014

On Wednesday, March 6th the Israeli government’s Shaked Committee approved a law proposal that would extend forced conscription to the Jewish Orthodox. Today in Israel, military service is mandatory for all Jewish citizens, except the ultra Orthodox. The history of this exemption goes back to the founding of the state and has caused increasing tension…

Venezuela Anti-Government Protests Lack Support from the Barrios

March 4, 2014

Lisa Sullivan & Ryan Mallett-Outtrim report from Venezuela that the country’s anti government protests are continuing with no end in sight but continue to lack appeal in low income neighborhoods

Where are the Palestinian Journalists in Israeli Media?

March 2, 2014

While Palestinian citizens make up 20% of Israel’s population they are only covered 2% on prime time news. Part of the reason why lies in who reports the news.

Protestors Rally Against Proposed Maryland Fracked Gas Processing Facility

February 24, 2014

Activists rally against Dominion Resources’s proposed facility to process and ship natural gas across the globe

The Embattled Climate Scientist Who Fought Back

February 8, 2014

Michael Mann: Well funded fossil fuel industry propaganda campaign responsible for shifting public opinion against the reality of climate change

Nurse Says He Was Fired After Speaking Out Against Hospital Merger

February 4, 2014

Nurse and activist Tim Thomas alleges he was wrongfully terminated for speaking out against a merger that would hurt quality of service and increase prices for customers at the hospital where he worked for three decades