After the Baltimore Uprising in 2015, retired Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and his friends Rob D. Wallace and Cherie Brooks put their heads together. Their goal was to pursue a project that could reignite hope, faith and pride in their community. They soon realized any solution had to focus on creating jobs for the city.
Anne Arundel County native Tina Frost is well on her way to recovery five weeks after losing her right eye in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Keeping in line with his predecessors, Baltimore’s newest trash wheel has assumed an honorific title with some authority.
Baltimore moved one step closer to a weekend with no murders over the last three days, thanks wholeheartedly to the grassroots Baltimore Ceasefire campaign.
Church of the Redeemer Fall Speakers’ Series: Hopkins Prof Lawrence Jackson on African-American Writer Chester Himes
November 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“Scenes from a Hard-boiled Life: Chester B. Himes, a Biography”
Join Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Professor Lawrence Jackson as he discusses his new biography of Chester Himes. The Wall Street Journal calls Chester B. Himes “Harlem’s greatest crime writer” who endured “traumas and travails that other black novelists only imagined.” The New York Times Book Review says Jackson’s comprehensively researched biography “offers a bracing journey” through an uncompromising life. Don’t miss engaging this provocative figure.
Supper at 6:00 p.m., program at 7:00 p.m.
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Actor Kevin Spacey is confronting a growing dogpile of sexual assault and harassment allegations, with some of the newest ones coming from the Maryland-based set of the show that recently catapulted Spacey back into stardom.
It’s not often that best-in-class environmental movies are screened in Baltimore — and, for free. Hopefully you were able to watch “Merchants of Doubt” on Nov 5, but if not, check out the documentary “Plastic Ocean” on Nov. 14. Learn who’s behind today’s climate change silence, and why our oceans are more abuzz with pollution than sea life. Both films will be followed by expert panel discussions.
Freight rail operator CSX has withdrawn its support for the much-awaited expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel, killing a dream of a significant future boost in productivity for the Port of Baltimore.
Before the dust even settled, a new alt-weekly has announced it’s moving into Baltimore to help fill the void left by the very recent shutdown of City Paper.