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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. 
  • Happening Saturday: Freddie Gray protests

    Happening Saturday: Freddie Gray protests
    As you may have seen in our continuing coverage, the city has been filled with protests over the death of Freddie Gray, and today is no different. There are two separate protests, one that starts at the Western District police office at 1 p.m. Another ...

    Sharing everything isn't all it's cracked up to be in Rep Stage production of 'Circle Mirror Transformation'

    Sharing everything isn't all it's cracked up to be in Rep Stage production of 'Circle Mirror Transformation'
    Annie Baker’s 2009 OBIE-winning play, “Circle Mirror Transformation,” opens with all five characters lying on their backs with their eyes closed in a community center in Shirley, Vermont. In the current production at the Rep Stage,...

    'RFP' at EMP and '100% YES' at Current Space use collaborative art practices to emphasize the individual in a community

    'RFP' at EMP and '100% YES' at Current Space use collaborative art practices to emphasize the individual in a community
    As I look through “the Chilly Smart Model,” a thin publication that I picked up from Current Space,  this line keeps catching my eye: “When I come here I learn that how important is my life and how I pass through the pass.” It...

    Lawrence Grandpre and Dayvon Love's ambitious, challenging 'The Black Book'

    Lawrence Grandpre and Dayvon Love's ambitious, challenging 'The Black Book'
    Peniel E. Joseph begins the narrative of his definitive 2014 biography of Stokely Carmichael on a humid Mississippi night. He describes the 24-year-old Carmichael speaking to a crowd in the open air on a warm, late-spring evening after his most recent...