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  1. the bigger picture
    Photographer Shan Wallace Revisits the Ballroom Scene of Her YouthAn intimate look at voguing culture in 2020, in New York and Baltimore.
  2. art and soul
    The Baltimore Museum of Art Is Putting Women First in 2020In a year of exhibitions dedicated to female-identifying artists, here are eight that stand out.
  3. baltimore
    Ben Carson Felt Persecuted When He Visited BaltimoreThe Housing secretary visited his hometown to do damage control.
  4. trump tweets
    Jared Kushner Owns Many of Baltimore’s ‘Rat-Infested’ Apartments“That’s kind of weird that you want to talk trash,” said one Baltimore resident. “If you want to make improvements, you can make improvements.”
  5. racism
    We Know Too Much About Trump to Believe He Cares About Fixing BaltimoreTrump’s disparagement of Baltimore and one of its U.S. congressmen, Elijah Cummings, should be viewed in the context of his past racist remarks.
  6. books
    Laura Lippman on Baltimore’s Many Lives and Layered Literary MythsFew people know the city like this novelist-reporter.
  7. baltimore
    Baltimore Mayor Pugh Resigns After Children’s Book ScandalPugh is the second Baltimore mayor in a decade to resign amid an ongoing criminal investigation.
  8. art
    John Waters Is the Godfather of Baltimore’s Art SceneThe Prince of Puke’s museum retrospective inspires six artists to reflect on his transgressive influence on his hometown.
  9. food deserts
    The Salvation Army Is Opening Affordable Grocery Stores in Food DesertsThe first location opened today in northeast Baltimore.
  10. gallery
    This Baltimore Photographer Captured Protests After the Death of Freddie GrayPhotographer Devin Allen’s new book A Beautiful Ghetto captures the city in protest.
  11. sexual assault
    The Keepers Prompted Police to Create an Easier Way to Report Sexual AssaultBaltimore police created an online form for survivors to more easily report abuse related to the film.
  12. Baltimore Cop Charged for Giving Freddie Gray a ‘Rough Ride’ Is Acquitted Caesar Goodson Jr. faced the most serious of the charges among six police officers. 
  13. New Video Shows Baltimore School Cop Slapping and Kicking StudentThe chief of the school police has been placed on administrative leave.
  14. baltimore
    Maryland Court Halts Trials for Cops Involved in Freddie Gray’s DeathThe court wants to consider whether one officer can be forced to testify against the others.
  15. politics
    Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Joins Baltimore Mayoral RaceWith 13 Democrats running, it could be an uphill battle.
  16. Food Waste
    A Food-Waste Start-up Just Got $100,000 on Shark TankHungry Harvest hit pay dirt with its ugly-vegetable delivery service.
  17. the wire
    Melvin Williams, Kingpin of The Wire Fame, DiesHe partly inspired the character of Avon Barksdale.
  18. feature
    Baltimore After Freddie GrayA year after his death, murders in the city have soared, and the relationship between violence and policing has never been more complicated.
  19. sacked
    Ball-Biting Maryland Cop Has to Turn In His Badge and GunThis is what happens on Cinco de Mayo at Baltimore’s Looney’s Pub.
  20. baltimore
    Baltimore Mayor Replaces Police Commissioner Anthony Batts“The people of Baltimore deserve better.”
  21. Unfunny Business
    Restaurant Realizes Too Late That a Caitlyn Jenner Menu Joke Was a Bad IdeaIt hasn’t even apologized for it.
  22. FIFA, Freddie Gray, and the New Power of the ProsecutorMarilyn Mosby and Loretta Lynch are not just indicting criminals: They’re trying to clean up corrupt cultures.
  23. Martin O’Malley Gives Hillary Clinton Someone Else to Run AgainstThe third entrant in the Democratic primary faces an uphill struggle to define himself with voters.
  24. freddie gray
    All 6 Police Officers Indicted in the Death of Freddie GrayA grand jury has approved charges against the Baltimore cops, but is the city’s skyrocketing crime a result of the fallout?
  25. the national interest
    New Study Shows Riots Make America ConservativeNonviolent protests work. Violent protests cause a backlash.
  26. the national circus
    Why Do America’s Race Riots So Precisely Mirror Each Other?National amnesia, generation after generation after generation.
  27. new music
    Solange Debuted New Song, ‘Rise,’ Dedicated to Ferguson and Baltimore“He is only a man with flesh and bones.”
  28. Prince’s ‘Baltimore’ Is a More Complex Kind of Protest SongThe Purple One performed the new track live for the first time last night.
  29. freddie gray
    Cops Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death Want Marilyn Mosby Off the Case They’ve accused the prosecutor of “overzealous prosecution.”
  30. baltimore
    Baltimore Asks DOJ to Review Police Department“We have to have a foundation of trust, and I believe that we need the assistance of the Department of Justice … “
  31. freddie gray
    Officer Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death Argues That His Arrest Was LegalAnd to prove that point, his lawyer wants access to Gray’s knife.
  32. baltimore
    Loretta Lynch Meets Freddie Gray’s Family“This is a flashpoint situation. We lost a young man’s life, and it begins to represent so many things.’’
  33. How ‘The Nightly Show’ Found Its Voice in Its Baltimore CoverageI’ve been keeping up with The Nightly Show since its premiere, a handful of episodes here and there excepted, and it’s going as well as anyone […]
  34. freddie gray
    Baltimore Ends Curfew As National Guard Prepares to Leave “It’s going to take a little while for us to get totally back to normal.”
  35. Larry Wilmore Has a Diner Date with Rival Baltimore Gang MembersEarlier this week, a local Baltimore news report featuring rival gang members explaining their new truce went viral, so Larry Wilmore headed […]
  36. baltimore
    Reports: Freddie Gray Broke His Neck in Police Van — But Not IntentionallyThe second prisoner says police are misconstruing his statement.
  37. Larry Wilmore Examines the Baltimore Police Department’s History of Rough […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Nightly Show, in which Larry Wilmore takes a closer look at the Baltimore PD’s documented past of “rough […]
  38. freddie gray
    Police Leak Claims Freddie Gray Was ‘Intentionally Trying to Injure Himself’But a source close to one of the officers says he was hurt before he was put in the police van.
  39. the sports section
    How Playing in an Empty Stadium Affects AthletesIt can be helpful for the ones who aren’t good at blocking out distractions.
  40. baltimore
    Anchors vs. Activists: Baltimore EditionAnchors and activists use the Baltimore protests as an opportunity to school each other.
  41. baltimore
    Carl Stokes to CNN: Thug Is Racially Charged“Of course it’s not the right word to call our children thugs.”
  42. early and often
    O’Malley’s Baltimore Protest Visit BackfiresHecklers blamed the former mayor for worsening relations between police and the black community.
  43. freddie gray
    Baltimore Quiets After Police Clash With Protesters Resisting Curfew Thousands of National Guardsmen and police officers were on the streets Tuesday night.
  44. letter from
    Last Night There Was a Riot in My NeighborhoodFewer neighborhoods had been destroyed than I expected. But the city still looks terrible.
  45. protests
    National Guard Activated in Baltimore RiotsRioters have set fires, looted businesses, and injured at least 15 police officers.
  46. protests
    Peaceful Protest Ends in Clash With Baltimore Police Around 1,000 people demonstrated against the death of Freddie Gray.
  47. justice
    Why Is Freddie Gray Dead?It may have less to do with villainy than tragedy, less to do with racism than race.
  48. police brutality
    ‘Rough Ride’ in Police Van May Have Caused Freddie Gray’s Fatal Spine InjuryThe police commissioner confirmed he wasn’t wearing a seat belt.
  49. crimes and misdemeanors
    Protests Continue As Justice Department Opens Probe of Freddie Gray’s DeathBaltimore’s police department was already under investigation.
  50. controversies
    Should Gay-Marriage Opponents Be ‘Shunned’?A school’s liberal community is in an outcry over a Facebook post.
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