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  • The Black Guerrilla Family's Maryland chapter is all about 'ben'

    The Black Guerrilla Family's Maryland chapter is all about 'ben'
    Back in 2011, two years before Tavon White and 43 others were indicted in Maryland for running a Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) gang conspiracy in Baltimore's jails, someone going by the moniker "fire water air" posted a comment on the forum of assatashakur.org, the website of American cop-killer fugitive Assata Shakur. What "fire water air" wrote cut to the core of a central dilemma for the BGF: How can it pursue what it calls "cambone," a concept that promotes community dignity in a racist society, while actively carrying out what it calls "ben," the tactics, often criminal, for financially supporting the pursuit of that dignity?
  • Court proceedings about lawyer Kenneth Ravenell's representation of alleged criminal should be made public, filing says

    Court proceedings about lawyer Kenneth Ravenell's representation of alleged criminal should be made public, filing says
    William Bond, a Maryland federal-courts provocateur and pro se litigant who runs the "Baltimore Corruption Wire" Facebook page, today filed a motion to intervene in the criminal case against alleged drug-trafficker/money-launderer Richard Byrd and his co-...

    Wandering Eye: Frankness in the drug trade, structuring seizures, and Major League Soccer's salaries

    Wandering Eye: Frankness in the drug trade, structuring seizures, and Major League Soccer's salaries
    In a case of refreshing candor, Gerald Henderson, a veteran drug dealer in District Heights, Maryland, admitted everything when law enforcers busted him, according to federal court documents filed last week, and provided a glimpse of a typical ex-...

    Rapper Young Moose to be freed on bail

    Rapper Young Moose to be freed on bail
    Judge John Howard today granted bail to Kevron Evans, who raps under the name Young Moose, saying it would be "cruel and unusual" to deny bail because of "the circumstances relating to Mr. Evans and the nature of potential penalties." Howard found the...

    "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace" tells an all-too-familiar story

    "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace" tells an all-too-familiar story
    When Tre’Quan, a student of mine, threw hands at a student in the cafeteria of the repurposed William H. Lemmel Middle School in West Baltimore this fall and then resisted police—getting cuffed and put in the squad car—most in the school...