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Communities Seek Solutions to Keep Billionaires Out of Local Politics

Communities Seek Solutions to Keep Billionaires Out of Local Politics

September 19, 2018

The Real News investigates how new laws are fighting the wave of cash pouring into state and municipal elections, and how local public financing of campaigns might work

Report Stirs Controversy over Detective’s Mysterious Death

September 6, 2018

Former Police Commander Neill Franklin analyzes the recent report on the death of Baltimore Homicide Detective Sean Suiter, who was found shot in the head with his own gun in November 2017

Hidden Victims: How the American Criminal Justice System Abuses Women of Color

September 4, 2018

In this series, TRNN explores the myriad of ways law enforcement marginalizes women of color in Baltimore and beyond

Hidden Victims

September 4, 2018
An ongoing investigative series exploring black women’s interactions with law enforcement and city agencies as victims of crime, sexual assault, police brutality as well women who have entered the prison industrial complex.

Is the Baltimore Police Department Out of Control?

August 14, 2018
Residents who witnessed police beating an East Baltimore man say the disturbing images show a department that is not responding to reform efforts or the need to improve relations with the community

America’s For-Profit Criminal Justice is Crushing the Poor

August 9, 2018

A recent push by Senator Bernie Sanders to eliminate cash bail highlights how systemic monetizing of law enforcement continues to enrich cops, courts, and prosecutors

Even Under Federal Monitoring, American Police Ignore the Law

August 6, 2018

A scathing report from the monitors tasked with reporting on the Baltimore Police Department’s compliance with a federal consent decree found the dysfunctional agency violated the law after the shooting of homicide detective Sean Suiter

On Police Reform, Rhetoric Without Action is Meaningless

July 30, 2018

Advocates say efforts to reform the troubled Baltimore Police department are flailing because the city is not implementing real change