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  • No Trivia: Baltimore and Ferguson, protest music, and the importance of shutting the hell up

    No Trivia: Baltimore and Ferguson, protest music, and the importance of shutting the hell up
    The night before the announcement that Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Mike Brown, would not be indicted, I drunkenly derailed City Paper's "Blade Runner" conversation at The Wind-Up Space to point out that for all intents and purposes, Deckard, the main character in that movie (whose job in the movie is to "retire" or kill robots that've gone AWOL) is a cop and well, "cops suck." The Ferguson announcement and the grim inevitability that it would be some class-A fucked-up shit was sitting in the back of my mind already.
  • 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...

    Why you should ignore "F-Bombs for Feminism" and the company that made it

    Why you should ignore "F-Bombs for Feminism" and the company that made it
    Whenever your mom shares something on Facebook about feminism, it's time to get skeptical. Most current example is the viral video "F-Bombs for Feminism," which features young girls in princess dresses and tiaras going on expletive-ridden tirades about...

    The Mail: Silo Points

    The Mail: Silo Points
    I totally agree that there is a silo within Baltimore—and Kalima’s final paragraph is a good summation on a way to solve it (“State of the Arts,” Feature, Oct. 15). However, intellectual elitism fuels the underlining problem. It is...

    Brutal Reckoning

    Brutal Reckoning
    The McKeldin Fountain (dedicated as The Waterfall), which is expected to be demolished in the next year, sits between the northbound and southbound lanes of Light Street at Pratt. Its upper reaches hold the skywalks that once spread across downtown in a...