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  • Uprising Dispatches: Who is Meech?

    Uprising Dispatches: Who is Meech?
    On Monday, May 4, it looked like Penn North—and the city as a whole—might erupt into flames again when there were reports that police had shot a fleeing man in the back. It turns out that no one was shot and that a gun went off as the man tried to dispose of it. But the fact that the man in question was Robert “Meech” Tucker would surely have made things much worse had something serious gone down that day.
  • Gang member says 'Dixon for mayor!'; she says she's been mulling a run

    Gang member says 'Dixon for mayor!'; she says she's been mulling a run
    The Bloods, Crips, and Black Guerrilla Family—Baltimore's three biggest gangs—are among those unhappy with the leadership of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Flex, a member of the Bloods and an author (under his real name Eric Bowman), says...

    Can a truce between Baltimore's gangs help make the city safer?

    Can a truce between Baltimore's gangs help make the city safer?
    Flex, a member of the Bloods street gang, is sitting on the hood of a taxi in front of Central Booking at the Baltimore City Detention Center, waiting for his brother, who goes by Tragedy, to get out. Both were arrested inside a home the previous night...

    Grieving for a Nation: Reflection, hope, and dismay at the funeral of Freddie Gray

    Grieving for a Nation: Reflection, hope, and dismay at the funeral of Freddie Gray
    Dick Gregory came to Freddie Gray’s funeral. He was one of thousands, and his presence went unremarked until the end. And even then, the comedian and civil rights icon, the “drum major for justice” who looks something like Frederick...

    After losing an eye for not helping Black Guerrilla Family prison-gang conspiracy, a Baltimore man wants his jailers to pay

    After losing an eye for not helping Black Guerrilla Family prison-gang conspiracy, a Baltimore man wants his jailers to pay
    The notorious Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison-gang leader Tavon White, now serving a 12-year prison sentence for leading a massive racketeering conspiracy inside the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC), was fully in charge of the jail’s...