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Baltimore news and analysis from The Nation
April 12, 2021
What the Cops Off Campus Movement Looks Like Across the Country
When we talk about police divestment, these students argue, we have to remember campus cops, too.
August 8, 2019
Who Broke Baltimore? We Did.
Baltimore’s decline isn’t an accident. It took decades of government intervention and hundreds of millions of dollars.
July 29, 2019
Trump’s Racism Is Feudal
The president wants African Americans to kiss his ring.
July 29, 2019
A Local Newspaper Just Put a Vile President in His Place
The Baltimore Sun
provided all the evidence needed for why local newspapers must maintain strong editorial voices.
June 7, 2019
The Radical Teachers’ Movement Comes to Baltimore
Social-justice teacher caucuses have emerged in cities like Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Seattle, and St. Paul, and now they’re banding together to help those in Baltimore.
Rachel M. Cohen
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November 8, 2018
Rereading Alinsky in Baltimore
Why broad-based organizing still matters in an age of hashtag activism.
February 21, 2018
An Interview With Aaron Maybin
Asking a kid to learn is one thing. Asking a kid to learn when they’re starving is another. Asking a kid to learn when they’re freezing is another.
August 2, 2017
Colin Kaepernick Finally Has a Shot at Getting Signed, but a High-Profile Trump Apologist Stands in His Way
The embattled quarterback is often derided as “divisive”—but it’s Ray Lewis who is dividing Baltimore.
May 9, 2017
The Baltimore Orioles’ John Angelos on Standing Up to Racism In Sports
The Orioles COO explains how sports can help fight racism in our society, and why it’s important to speak out against hate.
May 2, 2017
‘We Must Actively Stand Up’: John Angelos’s Response to Racism at Fenway Park
The Baltimore Orioles COO has had enough of racism at the ballpark and enough of a society that is breeding more and more hate.