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  • Street muralist Nether connects the civil rights movement with Sandtown in Freddie Gray mural

    Street muralist Nether connects the civil rights movement with Sandtown in Freddie Gray mural
    The death of Freddie Gray and the ensuing unrest in Baltimore inspired a lot of local artists: Rapper Young Moose released an anthemic song and video, ‘No SunShine’; Lafayette Gilchrist and the New Volcanoes, whose show at The Windup Space was delayed because of the curfew, played new songs ‘Blues for Freddie Gray’ and ‘Curfew’ at the rescheduled gig; and filmmaker Theo Anthony put together “Peace In The Absence Of War” (see page 28).
  • Smithsonian curators look for history in Freddie Gray unrest

    Smithsonian curators look for history in Freddie Gray unrest
    As Aaron Bryant walked along North Avenue on the night of Freddie Gray's funeral, his photographer's eye noted how the rising flames framed the "waves of police in riot gear" and the wall of ministers calling for calm. Instinctively, the Baltimore man...

    May 26 Letters: 2016 marathon

    Embracing the future I strongly hope City Manager Jim Bourey and the City Council, in future plans for marathon runners along the James River Bridge course, reconsider as well a route that would not be viewed as exclusive by some, but rather "inclusive...

    Simpler times weren't so perfect

    I hear older people waxing nostalgic occasionally for "simpler times." There are long forwarded emails full of examples. But one reason times were simple was that people tended to let things slide, partly to avoid confrontations and partly because they...

    Browsing bin Laden's bookshelves

    Browsing bin Laden's bookshelves
    While the investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has been busy clouding the history of Osama bin Laden's years on the lam in Pakistan, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence cleared things up a bit by releasing a list of documents found at...