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  • Alderman to state: Reject tax credit for Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' movie

    Alderman to state: Reject tax credit for Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' movie
    One alderman is pushing for the state to deny a tax break for Spike Lee's movie because of the film's title, "Chiraq." Ald. Will Burns (4th) wants the state's film office to reject Lee's expected application for a $3 million tax credit. "We shouldn'...
  • Baltimore will unite post Freddie Gray

    Baltimore will unite post Freddie Gray
    Baltimore, a city that prides itself on charm and grace, is now in the national spotlight because of its prolonged failure to live up to those aspirations in the treatment of its citizens. Unfortunately, what we are witnessing in Baltimore is the direct...
  • Kamasi Washington expands jazz's boundaries on new album 'The Epic'

     Kamasi Washington expands jazz's boundaries on new album 'The Epic'
    When jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington was contributing string arrangements to rapper Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly," few could have predicted that both L.A. artists would end up dominating the conversation about hip-hop and jazz in 2015. But...
  • Today, a softer response to police violence than in 1960s and '70s

    Today, a softer response to police violence than in 1960s and '70s
    For those of us who were around in the late 1960s and '70s, the headlines since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in August have brought a dizzying sense of deja vu: The protests, the placards. The sobbing black families, the stone-faced...
  • 'What Can I Do?' Let's find out

    "There comes a time when people get tired." -- Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955 Tracy is tired. She was tired even before Baltimore burned this week. I received an email from her on April 12. She wanted me to know she is a 55-year-old white lady...
  • 'What Can I Do?' about Freddie Gray? Let's find out

    'What Can I Do?' about Freddie Gray? Let's find out
    "There comes a time when people get tired." -- Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955 Tracy is tired. She was tired even beforeBaltimore burned this week. I received an email from her on April 12. She wanted me to know she is a 55-year-old white lady...
  • The Fight for Freddie Gray: Dispatches from last week's protests

    The Fight for Freddie Gray: Dispatches from last week's protests
    “All night, all day, we will fight for Freddie Gray.” Freddie Gray died on Sunday, April 19, a week after police took him into custody in Sandtown-Winchester’s Gilmor Homes. As news spread throughout the neighborhood and the city,...
  • Woman dead in Nepal earthquake had Chicago ties

    Woman dead in Nepal earthquake had Chicago ties
    A graduate of Chicago's Malcolm X College is among the Americans killed in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in Nepal. Marisa Eve Girawong, who worked with the medical personnel for Madison Mountaineering, a Seattle-based mountain guide company,...
  • Palette & Brush Club holds annual spring exhibit

    The Windsor Palette & Brush Club held the opening reception for its annual Spring Art Exhibit on Sunday, April 12, at the Windsor Town Hall. The exhibit showcases works of art by local artists in various media, and will be on display in the lower level...
  • Letters: Second Chance Act; Political fiction; Rain tax repeal; Heroin epidemic

    Letters: Second Chance Act; Political fiction; Rain tax repeal; Heroin epidemic
    Second Chance Act A 19-year-old man drives a car with an expired license. A 20-year-old woman drinks too much at a party and decides to try the drug being offered to her. These are bad decisions, and our actions rightly have consequences. But...
  • The Evergreen Review to be rebooted by O/R Books

    During its short print life, from 1957-1973, The Evergreen Review published a striking lineup of literary luminaries: Jean-Paul Sartre, Vladimir Nabokov, William Burroughs, Marguerite Duras, John Rechy, Jean Genet, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Jorge Luis...