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On Watching My Son Discover His Blackness... (OpEd)

Karsonya Wise Whitehead

Originally published in The Baltimore Sun: “The uprising may be over; but the work is not,” April 27, 2017

My son was six years old the first time that he realized that he was black. 824 more words

He's really ahead of the eight ball

This was found in Baltimore’s newspaper, the Baltimore Sun.  A player at the Univ. of Maryland said of his teammate, “For someone so young, he’s really ahead of the eight ball.”  This is a nice mashup of “ahead of the curve” (at the forefront of leading something) and “behind the eight ball” (in trouble or in a weak or losing position).   52 more words


Is Racial Parity Possible Under Jeff Sessions?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned that the agreement negotiated under the Obama administration to overhaul the troubled Baltimore police force may result in “a less safe city.” Sessions said in a statement Friday that the Baltimore agreement shows… 766 more words

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Open Works Six Month Anniversary featured in Baltimore Sun

After six months, Open Works’ maker space is making an impact

Jacques Kelly
Published by The Baltimore Sun on April 7, 2017

The mission statement for Baltimore’s Open Works center describes it as an “incubator for Baltimore’s creative economy.” 607 more words


Baltimore Ranks No. 1 With Garden Gnomes, Orioles Responsible

Charm City is “Gnome City” according to the lawn care website LawnStarter.

It might have started with the Buck Showalter garden gnome…

Baltimore’s interest in garden gnomes is the highest more than any other city in the U.S. 43 more words


Maryland House kills redistricting plan

From Larry Hogan’s Facebook Page on March 20th:

Today, certain members of the legislature voted to kill nonpartisan redistricting reform that would finally end the unconstitutional practice of gerrymandering.

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Columbia at 50 - Baltimore Sun Article

Columbia has turned 50. There was the celebration of that on the 19th out at the Columbia Mall (many social media posts about it yesterday).  252 more words