racism

A Mother Watched Her Son Die in Police Custody, Now She Says the Town is Covering it up

A Mother Watched Her Son Die in Police Custody, Now She Says the Town is Covering it up

January 17, 2019

Anton Black died after he was tasered and placed in a chokehold just outside his home, 4 months ago. Police have released little information to the family or the community about why his encounter with a controversial officer they fought to keep off the force ended with his death.

A Black Cop Got Drug Dealers Jobs, Law Enforcement has Pursued Him Ever Since

A Black Cop Got Drug Dealers Jobs, Law Enforcement has Pursued Him Ever Since

December 16, 2018

Prosecutors have pledged to retry Pocomoke City’s first black police chief Kelvin Sewell for failure to cite a driver who hit two parked cars despite strong support for his community policing strategy

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

George H.W. Bush: War Criminal, CIA Spy, Oil Tycoon, Embodiment of US Elite

George H.W. Bush: War Criminal, CIA Spy, Oil Tycoon, Embodiment of US Elite

December 10, 2018

President George H. W. Bush was an elite custodian of capitalism and empire, with countless victims, from Iraq to Panama. The former oil tycoon and CIA director paved the way for Trumpism

NATO & EU Member Poland Collaborates with Fascists & Mandates Holocaust Revisionism

NATO & EU Member Poland Collaborates with Fascists & Mandates Holocaust Revisionism

November 29, 2018

Poland’s far-right government, a close US ally, co-sponsored a fascist march after passing a law that makes Holocaust revisionism mandatory. Dovid Katz of Defending History warns Eastern European NATO/EU member states are becoming authoritarian nationalist regimes

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 12 and 19, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 12 and 19, 2018

November 27, 2018

Dharna Noor and Khalilah Harris talk about federal police oversight, Bloomberg’s gift to Johns Hopkins University, a pipeline set to be built through Maryland, and global struggles against racism and fascism

Thousands in London March Against Racism and the Far Right

Thousands in London March Against Racism and the Far Right

November 17, 2018

Thousands took to the streets of London to protest xenophobia , and linked the rise of the far-right with austerity and the false promises of Brexit

Blue Wave or Red Wave? No Way to Tell

November 6, 2018

By Barbara Koeppel / Truthdig. Based on a 1,500-mile interviewing trek that I took outside the Beltway for 12 days two weeks ago—to Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Rock Island, Ill., Toledo and Akron, Ohio, and several points in between—one thing seems certain: Don’t hold your breath on election eve for crossovers. On a single issue, Democrat and…

Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants Fleeing US-Fueled Violence and Instability

Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants Fleeing US-Fueled Violence and Instability

November 4, 2018

While Donald Trump deploys troops to the Mexico border and orders them to shoot immigrants who throw rocks, many people in this migrant caravan in fact already fled US government-fueled violence in Central America. Eduardo García discusses impunity for Border Patrol killings and US-backed instability in Honduras and Guatemala

How Trump's Racist Campaigning Serves 'Rule by the Rich'

How Trump’s Racist Campaigning Serves ‘Rule by the Rich’

November 2, 2018

Unveiling a racist, anti-immigrant ad just days ahead of the midterms, Donald Trump is making unprecedented use of a decades-old “dog whistle” political strategy that demonizes people of color in the service of policies that benefit “rule by the rich,” says UC Berkeley law professor and author Ian Haney López