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  • In Hot Water: Volunteers reach out to people whose water has been shut off

    In Hot Water: Volunteers reach out to people whose water has been shut off
    On March 26, the Department of Public Works (DPW) announced that 25,000 customers with unpaid water bills would have their water service turned off. But it wasn’t until mid-May that there was a list of which residential addresses would be or had already been targeted. On May 16, volunteers with the Right to Housing Alliance (RTHA), a local human rights organization, canvassed homes on the list.
  • Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more

    Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more
    On Monday, The Sun published an article by Ian Duncan about a new report from Human Rights Watch, which "says retaliation against military service members who report sexual assaults has contributed to a culture of fear and silence." It's worth reading...

    Wandering Eye: The badass art of Okwui Enwezor, cops now say they're afraid to use force, and more

    Wandering Eye: The badass art of Okwui Enwezor, cops now say they're afraid to use force, and more
    Graham Coreil-Allen almost died recently, City Paper contributor Michael Anthony Farley reports in this Artfcity profile. You may know Coriel-Allen from his transgressive tours of the center city, or his nifty painted crosswalks down by the Bromo Selzer...

    The Mail 4/1/15

    The Mail 4/1/15
    Benched Slogan Your amazing study of city benches and the U.S. Census was a novel and important means of exploring Baltimore neighborhoods, changing demographics, and landscape (“Benchmarks Revisited,” Feature, Match 25). This article is...

    Human trafficking bill withdrawn in state Senate

    Human trafficking bill withdrawn in state Senate
    A controversial state Senate bill that would have increased penalties for "human trafficking" is dead. Sen. Justin Ready withdrew SB 904 just before a scheduled 1 p.m. hearing today. An aide in his office confirmed that the bill is withdrawn. It is...