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Baltimore news and analysis from The Nation
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.
April 20, 2017
The Problem With How Jeff Sessions Talks About Crime
He’s making unfounded claims about the relationship between crime rates and scrutiny of law enforcement.
June 20, 2016
6 Reasons Why Students Didn’t Graduate This Year—and What They’re Doing About It
The end of school is a cause for celebration. It’s also a reminder of discrimination and violence.
Axel Herrera Ramos
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May 23, 2016
6 Ways Good Data Could Prevent Tragedies Like Freddie Gray’s Death
The old adage “we treasure what we measure” is the key to truly reforming law enforcement.
April 27, 2016
Why Donna Edwards Lost—and Why It Matters for the Future of the Democratic Party
Black women are the bedrock of the party, and yet Edwards’s loss is a sign that they still don’t have a place at the table.
April 11, 2016
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them?
Baltimore’s new housing plan could provide a form of neighborhood uplift that benefits communities, not developers.
April 5, 2016
We’ve Had 1 Black Woman Senator in 227 Years. Donna Edwards Is Running to Change That.
The progressive congresswoman’s personal story and reputation as a fighter has her surging in Maryland.
March 23, 2016
Major League Baseball in Havana, 17 Years Ago
In 1999, the Baltimore Orioles played the Cuban National baseball team, helping lay the groundwork for this week’s remarkable events in Havana.