Posts tagged "baltimore"

Was Jay Wilds The Anonymous Tipster Who Pointed The Police At Adnan Syed?

And was he secretly paid for his assistance and testimony via that $3075 Crime Stoppers reward?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 26, 2015 - 11:15 am

Undisclosed Podcasters Uncover Massive Brady Violation That Should All But Guarantee Adnan Syed A New Trial

Last night’s episode of the Undisclosed podcast dropped the biggest bombshell yet about the Adnan Syed case. It involves a Brady violation so blatant that it, at the very least,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 25, 2015 - 2:30 pm

See Disney Princesses Transformed Into Velociraptors (Because Why Not?)

Also, learn about Baltimore’s amazing new health commissioner and an 87-year-old Hungarian woman looking to set a world chess record.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 22, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Jay Z And Beyoncé Donated Thousands To Meet Baltimore Protester Bail

The Carters stay quietly involved in the Black Lives Matter movement; Notorious RBG tips her hand about gay marriage; in-state tuition is harder to get; new tree-sex drug “flakka” isn’t…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Adnan Syed Has Won The Right To Petition Court To Hear Alibi Witness’s Testimony

Asia McClain is that much closer to finally testifying as Adnan Syed’s alibi witness.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 18, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Solange Debuts “Rise,” A New Song About Baltimore And Ferguson

Many moons have passed since we got new music from Solange, so this smooth, blissed-out jam, “Rise,” is a nice breath of fresh air. She debuted it during a surprise…

Megan Reynolds | May 17, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Prince Will Hold Rally 4 Peace Concert In Baltimore

“In a spirit of healing, the event is meant to be a catalyst for pause and reflection following the outpouring of violence that has gripped Baltimore and areas throughout the

Claire Hannum | May 6, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Soledad O’Brien Tells The Media To Stop Calling Protestors “Thugs”

Bless Soledad O’Brien for having the guts to say to her colleagues in media that their insistence on using the word “thug(s)” to describe protestors (even so-called “violent” ones) is both lazy and

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 6, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Wanderlust: One Day In Baltimore

On the day of my arrival in Baltimore, a friend tipped me off to an altercation that happened between police and a young Black man at the same junction where Freddie Gray

Tiffanie Drayton | May 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Freddie Gray Protests: Legal Volunteers And Medical Staff Arrested For Defying Curfew

In the wake of the continuing Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore, 50 people were arrested Saturday night for being out on the streets past curfew. The arrests occurred within 10…

Katrin Higher | May 3, 2015 - 10:37 am

The Soapbox: Justice Is No Longer An Option, It Is A Necessity

Prosecutors have found probable cause to rule Freddie Gray’s death a homicide, with the six officers involved in his death being hit with charges ranging from misconduct to manslaughter to 2nd degree…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Garbage Lawmaker Wants To Kick Baltimore Protestors’ Families Off Of Food Stamps

Oh for crying out loud, people are just gross. Meet Maryland State Delegate Patrick McDonough, who suggested this week on a radio show, that it would be just lovely if…

Robyn Pennacchia | May 1, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Breaking News: Criminal Charges Filed Against All 6 Officers In Death Of Freddie Gray

Baltimore City State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that Freddie Gray’s death has been ruled a homicide, that his arrest was illegal, that he was not in possession of a switch blade, that

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 1, 2015 - 11:09 am

Freddie Gray, Baltimore & Beyond: What To Read/Watch/Listen To Since TV News Is A Steaming Pile Of Hot Garbage

The mainstream media, and cable news especially, has long been a complete and utter hot mess, but the level of idiocy, godawful “reporting” and outrageous spin has hit new heights in its…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2015 - 2:30 pm

The Media’s Obsession With “Mom Of The Year” Toya Graham Has Racist Undertones

As Mic notes about the inherent racism in all the attention, “The media loves Graham because she is acting how American culture stereotypically sees — and prefers — black women.”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Ta-Nehisi Coates On Baltimore: “Wisdom Isn’t The Point Tonight. Disrespect Is.”

Atlantic columnist Ta-Nehisi Coates has written a must-read piece on the events in Baltimore, his hometown, over the last few days, starting with peaceful protests this weekend and rioting last night, in

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2015 - 11:00 am

Baltimore Sun Investigates More Than 100 Cases of Police Brutality Over The Last 3 Years

In the wake of Saturday’s impassioned protests in Baltimore over the unjust killing of Freddie Gray at the hands of the police, The Baltimore Sun has released an investigation into…

Katrin Higher | April 26, 2015 - 1:02 pm

The Fashion Trend That’s Got To Stop: Too Many Fashion Weeks

Oh. Dear. God. Today’s news from the fashion cosmos? It’s the beginning of Fashion Week—in Baltimore. I wish I were kidding. Just like we had a few ideas about how…

Nina Carbone | August 10, 2009 - 6:45 pm