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Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

May 15, 2019

The Sunrise Movement’s Baltimore hub held a town hall on how a federal Green New Deal could help Baltimore—especially Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents

Parents, Civil Rights Groups Sue Maryland For Underfunding Public Schools

March 7, 2019

The State of Maryland is facing fresh allegations of failing to adequately fund majority black schools, according to a brief jointly filed by parents, American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland and NAACP Legal Defense fund on Thursday, March 7.

Baltimore’s Girls Are Being Pushed Out of Schools at Alarming Rates

August 16, 2018

In the first of a two-part series, Khalilah Harris explores the disproportionate discipline Black girls face in Baltimore schools, and the steps being taken to eliminate the bridge between classrooms and prisons

350.org’s Climate State of the Union

February 7, 2018

In response to Trump’s State of the Union, advocates push for a a fossil fuel free future that is “owned by the people, and for the people”

NAACP Travel Advisory for Missouri

August 3, 2017

NAACP cites, racism, discrimination, hate crimes, and weakening of legal recourse for the travel warning. Professor Gerald Horne puts the measure in its contemporary and historical context in Missouri

NAACP Criminal Justice Town Hall Addresses Systemic Violence and Poverty

July 30, 2017

Executive Producer Eddie Conway attends the NAACP Criminal Justice Town Hall and speaks with Baltimore NAACP President Tessa Hill-Aston and Former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon about solutions to violence, poverty and unemployment

Massive Cuts to EPA Threaten Communities Already Suffering From Pollution, Climate Change

March 22, 2017

NAACP’s Jacqui Patteron says existing protections we weren’t sufficiently providing safeguards for communities that have been affected by recent water crises, which demonstrates the need for stronger regulations rather than rolling them back

After A String of Victories, Sanders Opens Maryland Campaign HQ

March 28, 2016

Former NAACP head Ben Jealous, national press secretary Symone Sanders, local activists and elected officials discuss the Sanders campaign at the Freddie Gray Youth Empowerment Center

ALCU and NAACP Allege Talbot County Voted in Secret to Keep Confederate Statue

February 23, 2016

Another Eastern Shore town is under fire for making controversial decisions involving race behind closed doors

The Lessons to Learn from Ferguson Protests

August 14, 2014

Rev. Heber Brown III discusses the history of police brutality in the black community and how communities need to begin to police the police to hold them more accountable