A local’s guide to Baltimore | The Washington Post

By Lisa Snowden-McCray + Photos by Andrew Mangum, The Washington Post People from Baltimore can be cagey about the way outsiders see their city. That’s the kind of thing that happens when you live in close proximity to your more moneyed, fancier cousin, Washington, D.C., or when you’re faced with the real tragedy of crime […]

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Revealing the Lives of Black Fathers | The New York Times

Maurice Berger, The New York Times Quadean and Carter. Credit Courtesy of Twenty Eight Ink. Featured Image When Robyn Price Pierre walked down the street with her husband and newborn baby, she often noticed the curious stares and smiles her spouse received from strangers as he pushed his daughter’s stroller. She soon realized why: It […]

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The Md. General Assembly Must Keep Baltimore Accountable for Historical Neglect | AFRO

Briana Bostic, AFRO Baltimore has seen, repeatedly, how the burden of structural racism and disinvestment leaves residents seeking opportunity where there is little, wanting an improved quality of life that remains elusive. The Maryland General Assembly must acknowledge that the burden of safety and the performance of security has the potential to adversely impact the […]

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Black Girls Continue to Disappear but Few Eyebrows Are Raised | Black Press USA

Stacy M. Brown, Black Press USA The epidemic of missing and mostly forgotten African American girls continues to spread throughout the United States. While the names change, the stories remain similar. Miah Gourdine, just 16-years-old, was headed to school on Tuesday, April 23, but when attendance was taken at Carolina Forest High School in Horry, […]

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Bell charges cop in shooting at Ladue Schnucks | The St. Louis American

Rebecca Rivas, The St. Louis American Wesley J.C. Bell is assistant professor of criminal justice at STLCC – Florissant Valley. Photo by Wiley Price / St. Louis American, Featured Image The white Ladue cop who shot a 33-year-old black woman in the Ladue Schnucks parking lot on April 23 has been charged with assault in […]

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Obamas to Produce Slate of Films for Netflix | The Washington Informer

WI Web Staff, The Washington Informer Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrive at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, Illinois in 2017. (Jim Young/AFP/Getty Images), Featured Image Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions is producing for release on Netflix a feature film adaptation of author […]

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