Feature Articles

  • Freddie Gray One Year Later

    Freddie Gray One Year Later

    City Paper picks back up with its Freddie Gray anniversary coverage. In this issue we have a list of Freddie Gray-related anniversary events; some photos from the student photographers of Wide Angle Youth Media along with a profile of the organization; a look at Westside Elementary and how unrest...

  • Center Stage's 'Detroit '67' draws obvious parallels

    Center Stage's 'Detroit '67' draws obvious parallels

    I wanted to like Center Stage's production of "Detroit '67" more than I did. Playwright Dominique Morisseau's kitchen-sink drama (well, technically, basement-sink, I guess since the play takes place in a basement rec room that doubles as an after-hours club) recounts the story of a black family...

  • April 27th

    April 27th

    I looked Freddie in the eye today and watched infants drenched in the placenta of revolution stream down from his tear ducts, cascade onto the cement, and roll in the crevices of the sidewalk I watched puffs of dirt bike smoke swim across his pupils as the two-wheeled Lords of concrete swam through...

  • 'Not About a Riot' shows many facets of the Baltimore Uprising

    'Not About a Riot' shows many facets of the Baltimore Uprising

    Sitting down at a table in the quiet Midtown coffee shop where she works, Malaika Aminata Clements watches "The Art of Organized Noize," a documentary about the Atlanta trio of musicians responsible for crafting the sound of OutKast and many others, from a TV mounted to the wall. She almost loses...

  • For Westside Elementary, unrest was just one of many challenges

    For Westside Elementary, unrest was just one of many challenges

    Spencella Dobson, a volunteer at Westside Elementary School in Baltimore's Penn North community, says that people don't talk nearly enough about the effect that last year's unrest had on the city's children, specifically the impact it had on kids at Westside Elementary. "I think one of the main...

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