Book-ended by by audio clips of civil rights leader Robert F. Williams and West African Vodun symbolism, the video for rapper and Real News contributor Eze Jackson’s one-year-old song “Un-Apologetically Black” is as focused and concise as the song itself.
Loch Raven High School was placed on lockdown late this morning after a school resource officer approached a 14-year-old student believed to be carrying a gun in their backpack, county authorities said.
As a Valentine’s Day gift to Baltimore and the rest of the world, local dream-pop duo Beach House released the new track “Lemon Glow” last night. The synths and distorted guitar notes give the band’s signature a trippy edge and slight sense of foreboding, both welcome additions to Beach House’s melange of drum machine beats, Alex Scally’s swirling guitars, and Victoria Legrand’s keys and supple vocals.
For some, Valentine’s Day presents a chance to get all romantic with the ones we love. For others, it is a reminder of being alone, and that calls for the comfort of eating and drinking whatever the hell you want.
Six of the Baltimore County Council’s seven members yesterday sent a memo to County Executive Kevin Kamenetz opposing his promise to build a new Dulaney High School, saying the decision should be made by the successive administration, according to multiple reports.
A new budget proposal from the Trump administration would cut benefits to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, in half and instead send recipients a “USDA America’s Harvest Box” with “shelf-stable milk, ready to eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit and vegetables.”