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  • Young Moose and Martina Lynch release Freddie Gray protest song, 'No SunShine'

    Young Moose and Martina Lynch release Freddie Gray protest song, 'No SunShine'
    Last week, Young Moose, one of Baltimore's most popular rappers, released a new video for his Freddie Gray-related protest song, "No SunShine." The track also features a guest verse from local poet and rapper Martina Lynch.
  • Three artists use quilting as political statements and teaching tools at Creative Alliance's 'Evidence'

    Three artists use quilting as political statements and teaching tools at Creative Alliance's 'Evidence'
    In the 1977 essay ‘Poetry Is Not a Luxury,’ Audre Lorde writes to empower and embolden women to share their experiences, but the essay is applicable to anybody who doubts the impact or the importance of art. “We can train ourselves to...

    Indie heist comedy stakes out Chicago's Jewelers Row

    Indie heist comedy stakes out Chicago's Jewelers Row
    While Spike Lee's "Chiraq" has been sucking up much of the oxygen lately, a smaller movie project quietly began filming in town this week. "Imperfections," with a screenplay from director David Singer, is a heist comedy about an out-of-work actress...

    Young Moose drops Freddie Gray anthem 'No SunShine'

    Young Moose drops Freddie Gray anthem 'No SunShine'
    Yesterday, local rappers Young Moose and Martina Lynch released a powerful song and video, 'No SunShine,' addressing the death of Freddie Gray and ensuing unrest. It opens with a snippet of Bill Withers' classic lament, 'Ain't No Sunshine,' with video...

    Civil rights activists draw tears, cheers at Allentown event

    Civil rights activists draw tears, cheers at Allentown event
    Their stories were chilling — years in prison for crimes they didn't commit, beatings at the hands of law enforcement, seeing loved ones killed and injustices compounding before their very eyes. Their cause: civil rights. The women who spoke...