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  • Angry mom against the 'thugs'

    Unlike my own parents, I normally do not condone lifting a hand to spank, slap or whip misbehaving children. Yet I salute Toya Graham, now known widely known as Baltimore's Angry Mom, for making corporal punishment look like high art.
  • On Freddie Gray coverage, don't blame the messenger

    On Freddie Gray coverage, don't blame the messenger
    The national media spotlight has shone more brightly on Baltimore this past week than at any point during my 25 years of writing about media at The Baltimore Sun. To some local officials, it must feel like a national media sun lamp that is starting to...

    Baltimore Has No Chill: A compilation of residents calling people on their bullshit

    Baltimore Has No Chill: A compilation of residents calling people on their bullshit
    Baltimore has no chill this week. National journalists and television crews with their own personal security teams have rolled into town and it seems as though everything in the city is being documented—including Baltimoreans calling people out on...

    The problem with 'thugs'

    The problem with 'thugs'
    At first, the word "thug" was so consistently used by city, state and even national leaders to describe the Baltimore rioters — many of them teen-agers — that it seemed a deliberate, coordinated effort to send a message. Gov. Larry Hogan,...

    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,...