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  • Murder Ink 2/1/17: 12 murders this week, 32 murders this year

    Murder Ink 2/1/17: 12 murders this week, 32 murders this year

    This is some kind of record. Pray for the victims and their loved ones. Tuesday, January 17 2:27 p.m. Aurelio Rios-Rodriguez, a 26-year-old Hispanic man, was on the 3600 block of Mount Pleasant Avenue in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood, lying on the sidewalk with blood dripping from his nose....

  • Monday: Not My President's Day

    Monday: Not My President's Day

    Feb. 20 If you have today off in the name of dead presidents, don't stay in bed hiding beneath the covers all day—though the temptation is understandable. Instead, go out and do your part in keeping this country afloat in these very, very trying times by donating to the ACLU and honing in on your...

  • "Reasonable Enough Suspicion": On Curtis Deal, killed by police on Tuesday

    "Reasonable Enough Suspicion": On Curtis Deal, killed by police on Tuesday

    The Baltimore police shot and killed somebody earlier this week: Curtis Deal, 18, who had a gun, and though he didn't fire it, he did aim it at an officer. On Tuesday, not long after Deal's death, T.J. Smith, chief spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department, explained how it all went down to...

  • Two Baltimores: The White L vs. the Black Butterfly

    Two Baltimores: The White L vs. the Black Butterfly

    Baltimore is a city that is hypersegregated into two parts. Because of 105 years of racist policies and practices, Baltimore’s hypersegregated neighborhoods experience radically different realities. Due to this dynamic, the white neighborhoods on the map that form the shape of an 'L' accumulate...

  • The Chair Knows All Opening

    The Chair Knows All Opening

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