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  • Paul Rucker's provocative 'REWIND' at the Creative Alliance links modern-day oppression and violence with US history

    Paul Rucker's provocative 'REWIND' at the Creative Alliance links modern-day oppression and violence with US history
    When my white grandmother was a child growing up in Highlandtown, not far from the Creative Alliance, which is currently exhibiting Paul Rucker’s “REWIND,” a devastating show about violence, race, and power in the United States, she would go to a nearby corner store with all of her white friends after school and they’d order, from a white shop owner, chocolate-covered gummy bears which they would all colloquially call “little nigger babies.” She told me this a few years ago, horrified though a bit entertained in a way that old white folks tend to be about race because they see that things have changed and believe that’s proper (read: “enough”) progress.
  • TwoineyLo puts himself in Trayvon’s shoes on “The Usual Suspect”

    With the George Zimmerman trial winding down this week, just about everybody is anxious to hear the verdict, and decide for themselves if justice has been served. That includes young Baltimore rapper TwoineyLo, who, like many hoodie-wearing black...

    "Justice for Trayvon" protestors march on City Hall

    Hundreds of people marched on City Hall tonight chanting "No justice, no peace" to protest Saturday's acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer, George Zimmerman, by a Sanford, Florida jury. Police were out in force, having set up barricades around the east...

    Local protests respond to Zimmerman verdict

    Even before George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the killing of Trayvon Martin last night, local activists were gearing up to protest just such a verdict if it came down. Several groups are planning to participate in protests today, Sunday, at 5 PM at...

    No Trivia: In praise of 92Q Labor Day weekend; August's best music

    No Trivia: In praise of 92Q Labor Day weekend; August's best music
    Holiday weekends in Baltimore mean local rap-and-R&B station 92Q opens up a little bit and allows its DJs to go nuts. For all intents and purposes, Labor Day or Memorial Day or Fourth of July becomes the centerpiece of days-long mixes with DJs rotating in...