Freddie Gray

Saul Alinsky

Rereading Alinsky in Baltimore Rereading Alinsky in Baltimore

Why broad-based organizing still matters in an age of hashtag activism.

Nov 8, 2018 / Nick Bowlin

Adam Jones

‘We Must Actively Stand Up’: John Angelos’s Response to Racism at Fenway Park ‘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.

May 2, 2017 / Dave Zirin

Anna Deavere Smith: Report From Baltimore

Anna Deavere Smith: Report From Baltimore Anna Deavere Smith: Report From Baltimore

Dramatizing the school-to-prison pipeline—and organizing theater audiences in the process.

Jan 29, 2016 / Jon Wiener

Donald Trump

Start Making Sense: Frank Rich on How the GOP Is Learning to Live With Donald Trump Start Making Sense: Frank Rich on How the GOP Is Learning to Live With Donald Trump

Plus Bill McKibben on climate change, and Anna Deavere Smith on Baltimore.

Jan 28, 2016 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

A woman walks past abandoned row houses in Baltimore, Maryland.

Baltimore Evicts Nearly 7,000 People From Their Homes Every Year Baltimore Evicts Nearly 7,000 People From Their Homes Every Year

It's time to put Baltimore’s broken rent courts on trial.

Dec 14, 2015 / Michelle Chen

Why I’m Ready—and Excited—for Hillary

Why I’m Ready—and Excited—for Hillary Why I’m Ready—and Excited—for Hillary

Clinton is running as a feminist—and that matters for all women.

Jun 2, 2015 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Jesse Jackson: Make Baltimore a Model for Urban Reconstruction

Jesse Jackson: Make Baltimore a Model for Urban Reconstruction Jesse Jackson: Make Baltimore a Model for Urban Reconstruction

In Baltimore, “effort and excellent is trumped by inheritance and access,” Jackson says.

May 7, 2015 / Edward Hart

Stop the War on Baltimore

Stop the War on Baltimore Stop the War on Baltimore

Now is the time for Mayor Rawlings Blake to put an end to Baltimore police militarization.

May 6, 2015 / Dante Barry

‘The Game Done Changed’: Reconsidering ‘The Wire’ Amidst the Baltimore Uprising

‘The Game Done Changed’: Reconsidering ‘The Wire’ Amidst the Baltimore Uprising ‘The Game Done Changed’: Reconsidering ‘The Wire’ Amidst the Baltimore Uprising

I was a Wire fanatic because I thought it told tough truths about Baltimore City. After the last two weeks, I’m starting to see all that it was missing.

May 4, 2015 / Blog / Dave Zirin

Other Fergusons, Other Baltimores

Other Fergusons, Other Baltimores Other Fergusons, Other Baltimores

Can we talk about the economic devastation of American cities and black communities before someone else is killed?

May 1, 2015 / Blog / Bryce Covert

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