Baltimore police and nine protesters have settled a lawsuit filed last summer, a year out from the #AFROMATION protest during Artscape of 2016, in which 65 people were arrested en masse after a demonstration on I-83 and allegedly held in inhumane conditions during detention and booking.
Across the country today, students participated in a walkout to protest gun violence in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead.
Here in Baltimore, students at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore City College, Hampstead Hill Academy, City Neighbors Charter School and Excel Academy were just some of the schools to participate. And the Baltimore City Public Schools’ Twitter account eagerly retweeted dispatches from the protest and offered their support.
Students, parents and locals this afternoon protested Betsy DeVos’ presence at the fall commencement for University of Baltimore graduates.
Just over a week after their high school alma maters were caught up in an ugly controversy involving racism-tinged Halloween photos, alumni from North Baltimore private schools are planning an anti-racism rally tomorrow morning on Roland Avenue.
After three dutiful years of singing for the Baltimore Ravens franchise, Joey Odoms is done belting out “The Star-Spangled Banner” at M&T Bank Stadium.
Ben Watson didn’t kneel during the National Anthem yesterday in London, but he was right there in the chain of Ravens players and staff who locked arms in solidarity.
Someone has doused a controversial monument in Bolton Hill with a large amount of bright red paint, carrying on a trend of protest against Baltimore’s four Confederate memorials stemming from Saturday’s violent unrest in Charlottesville, Va.
Tomorrow afternoon, Gov. Larry Hogan will sit down with other Chesapeake Bay region governors and environmental officials to discuss how to protect the bay moving forward. Right outside, Maryland leaders and environmentalists are planning to rally to demand that Hogan push back against the president’s agenda that could harm the endangered estuary.