Street muralist Nether connects the civil rights movement with Sandtown in Freddie Gray mural

Street artist Nether's Freddie Gray mural

The death of Freddie Gray and the ensuing unrest in Baltimore inspired a lot of local artists: Rapper Young Moose...  more...

A Q&A with Devin Allen, the local photographer whose protest shot ended up on the cover of Time

A chat with local photographer Devin Allen

Throughout the Freddie Gray protests, one photographer’s work stood out among the hundreds of images from...  more...

Three artists use quilting as political statements and teaching tools at Creative Alliance's 'Evidence'

Three artist use quilting as political statements and teaching tools

In the 1977 essay ‘Poetry Is Not a Luxury,’ Audre Lorde writes to empower and embolden women to share...  more...

Filmmaker Theo Anthony's 'Peace In The Absence Of War' documents another side of the Baltimore Uprising

Theo Anthony's film documents another side of the uprising

There has been no shortage of takes, riffs, heartfelt appeals, and downright bullshit concerning...  more...

Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp A Butterfly' is the political record we get, not the one we need

Kendrick Lamar, the political rapper we get, not the one we need

What with the country being in the midst of a second civil rights movement and, possibly, on the cusp of an out-and-...  more...

Winners of City Paper's 2015 Fiction & Poetry Contest
Op-Alt: From reaction to action in Sandtown

A Sandtown resident talks about what Sandtown needs

There’s a lot that’s been said about Sandtown lately. As an outsider who’s lived in the...  more...

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Op-Alt: From reaction to action in Sandtown

Op-Alt: From reaction to action in Sandtown

There’s a lot that’s been said about Sandtown lately. As an outsider who’s lived in the...

Op-Alt: The latest plans for a revamped McKeldin Plaza leave a few things out

Op-Alt: The latest plans for a revamped McKeldin Plaza leave a few things out

As previously reported by City Paper, the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore (DPB)  is leading an effort to...

In Hot Water: Volunteers reach out to people whose water has been shut off

In Hot Water: Volunteers reach out to people whose water has been shut off

On March 26, the Department of Public Works (DPW) announced that 25,000 customers with unpaid water bills would have...

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Filmmaker Theo Anthony's 'Peace In The Absence Of War' documents another side of the Baltimore Uprising

Filmmaker Theo Anthony's 'Peace In The Absence Of War' documents another side of the Baltimore Uprising

There has been no shortage of takes, riffs, heartfelt appeals, and downright bullshit concerning...

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