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New York Times Magazine Profiles Mayoral Candidate DeRay Mckesson

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“DeRay Mckesson will not be the next mayor of Baltimore,” reads the opening of the New York Times Magazine profile of the Black Lives Matter activist who announced his candidacy two months ago, to much fanfare. “He’s a 30-year-old with no experience in city government who registered less than 1 percent in a recent poll. He has no clear local support network and has been rejected by his most likely constituency — the city’s young black activists.”

New York Times Weaves 2-Part Profile of Baltimore Nonprofit Thread

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Thread's Sarah Hemminger (via YouTube)
Thread’s Sarah Hemminger (via YouTube)

Baltimore’s troubles have been well-chronicled in the national media, but the New York Times is taking some time to work on solutions over the next two weeks. One of Baltimore’s most innovative nonprofits is getting a two-part profile in the New York Times’ Opinionator section. In the first installment, author David Bornstein writes that Thread has changed the way he thinks about “what’s possible.”

Tomorrow, Dec. 6: Park School Literary Event – Teaching the Mind to Misbehave

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Join us for a Park School Literary Event!

TEACHING THE MIND TO MISBEHAVE

A Conversation with Newbery Medal-Winning Park School Librarian Laura Amy Schlitz and New York Times Bestselling Author Adam Gidwitz (Park School Class of 2000)

Sunday, Dec. 6: Park School Literary Event – Teaching the Mind to Misbehave

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Join us for a Park School Literary Event!

TEACHING THE MIND TO MISBEHAVE

A Conversation with Newbery Medal-Winning Park School Librarian Laura Amy Schlitz and New York Times Bestselling Author Adam Gidwitz (Park School Class of 2000)

Wed. at the Park School: NY Times Columnist Ron Lieber Discusses his Book ‘The Opposite of Spoiled’

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500-x-600_Lieber_final v3The Park School Parents’ Association and The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers is proud to present Ron Lieber, New York Times columnist and author of The Opposite of Spoiled, Raising Kids Who are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money. 

The Park School Parents’ Assoc. Presents NY Times Columnist Ron Lieber – The Opposite of Spoiled

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500-x-600_Lieber_final v3The Park School Parents’ Association and The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers is proud to present Ron Lieber, New York Times columnist and author of The Opposite of Spoiled, Raising Kids Who are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money. 

This is a practical guidebook for parents who want to use conversations about money to imprint good values. It cover all the basics that people have been asking about for years: the best ways to handle the tooth fairy, allowance, chores, charity, saving, birthdays, holidays, cell phones, checking accounts, clothing, cars, part-time jobs, and college. But it also identifies a set of virtues like modesty, patience, generosity and perspective, character traits that all parents hope that their kids will carry with them out into the world.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Park School of Baltimore
2425 Old Court Road
Baltimore, MD 21208

Free and open to the public. 

Program begins at 7:00 PM. For more information call 410-339-4147 or register online at www.parkschool.net/lieber

Free Event 11/18 at the Park School: The Opposite of Spoiled, Raising Kids Who are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money

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500-x-600_Lieber_final v3The Park School Parents’ Association and The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers is proud to present Ron Lieber, New York Times columnist and author of The Opposite of Spoiled, Raising Kids Who are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money. 

This is a practical guidebook for parents who want to use conversations about money to imprint good values. It cover all the basics that people have been asking about for years: the best ways to handle the tooth fairy, allowance, chores, charity, saving, birthdays, holidays, cell phones, checking accounts, clothing, cars, part-time jobs, and college. But it also identifies a set of virtues like modesty, patience, generosity and perspective, character traits that all parents hope that their kids will carry with them out into the world.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Park School of Baltimore
2425 Old Court Road
Baltimore, MD 21208

Free and open to the public. 

Program begins at 7:00 PM. For more information call 410-339-4147 or register online at www.parkschool.net/lieber

NY Times Looks at ‘Fragile’ Baltimore

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Rev. Donte Hickman Sr. (YouTube)
Rev. Donte Hickman Sr. (YouTube)

Baltimore “is on the brink of a breakthrough — or a breakdown,” Pastor Donte L. Hickman Sr. of Southern Baptist Ministries tells the New York Times’ Sheryl Gay Stolberg in a multifaceted article on Baltimore published Tuesday.

NYT Publishes Scathing Response to Drunk Baltimore Article

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Image by Victor Kerlow via the New York Times
Image by Victor Kerlow via the New York Times

I’ll say one thing about that “I was once young and drunk in Baltimore” article that the New York Times featured on the front of the Sunday Review section last week: It sure has generated some amusing responses.

Mixed Reactions to NY Times Baltimore Story

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Image by Victor Kerlow via the New York Times
Image by Victor Kerlow via the New York Times

Everyone wants a Baltimore story these days–particularly the New York Times, it seems. This Sunday’s example wasn’t a profile of Sandtown or an excoriation of the city’s history of racist housing policies. Instead, it was an essay by former City Paper cartoonist Tim Kreider, about his nostalgia for the lazy drunks of Baltimore. Reaction, as you may expect, has been mixed.

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