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  • Transgender Victims Remembered: Despite legal progress, 233 were killed in anti-transgender violence over the last year

    Transgender Victims Remembered: Despite legal progress, 233 were killed in anti-transgender violence over the last year
    Two lines of people holding unlit candles stretched down the long center aisle at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore last Thursday. As the service attendees—more than a hundred total—reached the front of the line in pairs, two volunteers helped them light their candles and place them upright in a large box, while up at the pulpit a volunteer read off a list of names. “Calvin Curtis Lipscomb. Nov. 8, 2013. Detroit, Michigan. Lady Butterfly. Nov. 17, 2013. Porto Seguro, Brazil. Sahlil. Nov. 17, 2013. Karachi, Pakistan.” Name, date of death, location.
  • Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away

    Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away
    Baltimore City’s first manufacturing forum took place on Oct. 7 in the Hilton, a deluxe hotel the city spent $300 million to build, which has lost about $50 million since its 2008 opening.  Caron Brace, the Mayor’s press secretary, and...

    Wandering Eye: Degree requirements in the job market and new University of Maryland unis

    Wandering Eye: Degree requirements in the job market and new University of Maryland unis
    Marketplace, the public-radio business show, had an interesting take the other night on "credential creep," the tendency of jobs to require higher and higher educational attainment over time. Citing a study from Burning Glass Technologies, a labor...

    The Art of Organizing

    Ismael Carrillo has been teaching at the Maryland Institute College of Art for two years. A native of Spain, with a degree in illustration, he says he has been hoping to land a full-time job at the top art school. "I was thinking, Well, maybe I will be...

    5 Orioles Facts and 5 Orioles Fictions

    Fact: Despite all the injuries and inconsistencies, the Orioles are in first place. If you had told me at the beginning of the season that Matt Wieters’ season would end in May, that 88 games into the season, J.J. Hardy would only have two homers,...