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  • Richard Collins III's death is just what we feared

    Richard Collins III's death is just what we feared

    The death of 23-year-old Richard Collins III was what we feared when Donald Trump was elected this past November. It wasn’t because of economic insecurity, or because of identity politics, or whatever else well-paid white writers got to opine about from their positions of privilege. We feared loss....

  • Trump's son-in-law is a Baltimore slumlord, and that's not even the worst of it

    Trump's son-in-law is a Baltimore slumlord, and that's not even the worst of it

    Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law, sues his Baltimore tenants for thousands of dollars in bogus debts, on which he also gets judgments allowing him to garnish their wages and drain their bank accounts. This according to Pro Publica's Alec MacGillis, who reports in a story for this Sunday's...

  • Merriweather Post Pavillon looks back at 50 years of music—and forward to some big changes

    Merriweather Post Pavillon looks back at 50 years of music—and forward to some big changes

    Summer means outdoor concerts, and for 50 years, people around Baltimore and Washington have been heading to Merriweather Post Pavilion for music in the woods. Originally designed by Frank Gehry as a home for the National Symphony Orchestra, the pavilion and lawn have played host to some of the...

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  • Thursday-Sunday: Maryland Deathfest

    Thursday-Sunday: Maryland Deathfest

    May 25-28 Deathfest turns 15 this year, with four days of shows across two venues (this year, Baltimore Soundstage and Rams Head Live) with over 70 bands. This Baltimore Institution, which has grown into an international event with additional fests in Oakland, California, and Tilburg, Netherlands,...

  • The latest season of 'Orange Is the New Black' is for white people

    The latest season of 'Orange Is the New Black' is for white people

    If you deny something from a group of people for a really long time, they'll be happy with any morsel you throw their way. That's why "Orange Is the New Black," Netflix's hit comedic drama about women held in a minimum security prison, Litchfield Penitentiary, was so successful in the first place....

  • Five times law enforcers could have arrested Donald Trump but didn’t

    Five times law enforcers could have arrested Donald Trump but didn’t

    After President Donald Trump melted down on Twitter Saturday, it's safe to say that virtually no one in America doesn't know that he is under FBI investigation, again. Although it's highly doubtful that former President Barack Obama ordered Trump Tower's phones tapped, the feds are reportedly looking...

  • Bethune-Cookman University students were right to boo Betsy DeVos

    Bethune-Cookman University students were right to boo Betsy DeVos

    Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos got booed yesterday when she tried to speak  at historically black Bethune-Cookman University’s commencement in Daytona Beach, Florida on Tuesday. About half of the 380 graduates at the 86-year old historically black university turned their backs on her when she...

  • Contact Sheet: Photovoice Mondawmin

    Contact Sheet: Photovoice Mondawmin

    "Through my work at Blue Water Baltimore, I gave five Mondawmin residents cameras, we had a photography 101 workshop, and they set out to document the things they love about Mondawmin and the things they want to change. The work is stellar." (Michel Anderson), The show, Photovoice Mondawmin, opens...

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