Thanksgiving

If I Ruled The World: 300 Gangstas offer turkey, community, and old-school rap to Monument Street

If I Ruled The World: 300 Gangstas offer turkey, community, and old-school rap to Monument Street

"Do you believe in metaphysics and astral energy and all that?" Aaron Sims, in his early 20s and from West Baltimore, asks the few dozen Baltimoreans in line in front of T&M All In One store on Monument Street. They're here the day before Thanksgiving for the 300 Gangstas Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway.

"I have mad respect for them and the energy they putting out here today, man," Aaron says a moment later to everybody and nobody. He's here to gather supplies for a friend of his who is a single mother, he says. A few boxes of Stove Top stuffing make their way over to him as other people scoop up canned and boxed food, shave kits, and clothing. A select...

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