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  • Op-Alt: Unite our city with equal access to services, improved quality of life

    Op-Alt: Unite our city with equal access to services, improved quality of life
    On April 12, Freddie Gray was severely injured in an encounter with the police, suffering a severed spine and damaged voice box. He died a week later. He was not the first detainee to experience severe spinal injuries while in police custody. Since 2004, at least two others have suffered severe spinal injuries while detained by Baltimore police officers. And he is not the first Baltimore resident to be mistreated by the police—the city has paid out over $6 million in police-related cases since 2011, and between 2010 and 2014 more than 100 people have died in police custody. 
  • After release from jail, Joseph Kent prominent in Friday demonstrations

    After release from jail, Joseph Kent prominent in Friday demonstrations
    Joseph Kent, the activist who was dramatically snatched up by authorities on CNN Tuesday night, was out and active at the celebrations and protests on Friday. Early in the day—after Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's announcement that...

    Wandering Eye: On Kendrick Lamar's new video, Dan Deacon weighs in on the Orioles, and more

    Wandering Eye: On Kendrick Lamar's new video, Dan Deacon weighs in on the Orioles, and more
    We've been thinking a lot more about video on our mobile site this week, mostly because it's something that the website can finally handle after many readers rightfully complained that the clip of Bill Cosby being heckled was unavailable on the mobile...

    Wandering Eye: Goucher takes the pulse of Marylanders, a college becomes a benefit corporation, and more

    Wandering Eye: Goucher takes the pulse of Marylanders, a college becomes a benefit corporation, and more
    Goucher College's pollsters tend to pose interesting questions of Marylanders, and the poll released yesterday was no exception. It shows, among many other things, that 72 percent support making schools start after Labor Day, 75 percent want to make...

    Hopkins professor, CP co-founder accused of racism

    Hopkins professor, CP co-founder accused of racism
    Late last month, City Paper received an unsigned email drawing attention to what the writer described as "anti-Arab and anti-Muslim hate speech" by Craig Hankin, a Johns Hopkins professor and director of the Hopkins Art Workshops. Hankin was City Paper'...