baltimore

Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. Was Acquitted For Freddie Gray’s Death, And No One Has Been Held Responsible Yet

On Thursday, Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was acquitted on charges of second-degree murder, manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and misconduct in office. He was the third of six officers to…

Lauren Holter | June 23, 2016 - 11:40 am

Maryland Is Looking To Outlaw The ‘Rough Rides’ Practice That Killed Freddie Gray

Hopefully this legislation will make it all the way through to ensure a fractional increase in police accountability.

Bronwyn Isaac | February 29, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Joins Baltimore Mayoral Race

A civil rights activist who has gained prominence in the Black Lives Matter movement is now throwing his hat in the ring for the mayorship of Baltimore. DeRay Mckesson, 30,…

Newser | February 4, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Prince Drops Surprise New Album

Prince the legend decided to drop an album bomb on all of us yesterday via Twitter, and it is exciting.

Right in time for the Holidays and the…

Katrin Higher | December 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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
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