baltimore

Baltimore Pulled Down Four Confederate Monuments While You Were Sleeping

Late last night, crews of city contractors pulled four confederate monuments from their pedestals in Baltimore. The decision to remove the statues came without warning,…
Andy Cush / August 16, 2017

Federal Police Reform Will Go On as Planned in Baltimore Despite Trump Administration’s Attempt to Stop It

While his boss fires missiles at Syria and his colleagues in the Donald Trump administration call each other cucks, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has…
Andy Cush / April 7, 2017

“Stains on the Sidewalk” Project Shares Haunting Photos of Baltimore Homicide Scenes Taken One Year Later

In one particularly striking photograph by Amy Berbert, a motel parking lot in Baltimore sits empty, save for a custodian's cart piled with towels, halfway…
Andy Cush / January 30, 2017

Following Oakland Fire, Baltimore Fire Department Suddenly Shuts Down DIY Art Space

Yesterday afternoon, the Baltimore Housing and Fire departments shut down the Bell Foundry, a long-standing DIY performance space and art studio in the city. Citing…
Taylor Berman / December 6, 2016

Social Media Surveillance Probably Played a Role in Sparking the Freddie Gray Riot

This week, documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union revealed that the Baltimore County Police Department used specialized software to monitor the social media…
Andy Cush / October 14, 2016

Prince Has Recorded a Song About Baltimore

Prince has added his name to the growing number of artists┬áreacting to the death of Freddie Gray┬áin Baltimore police custody by recording a song. The…
Harley Brown / May 1, 2015

Dance the Pain Away

"Hey, Ball-i-more!" shouts Club Queen K-Swift, a mane of shiny black ringlets cascading over her face. Chants of "Hey, hey, hey," from Blaq Starr's "Hey,…
SH Fernando / December 3, 2005