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  • At the City Council, passion from protesters and councilmembers

    At the City Council, passion from protesters and councilmembers
    Baltimore Bloc activists chanting "drop the charges, drop the bail" interrupted the Baltimore City Council meeting tonight.  Upset by high bails for some involved in the week's protests and riots and long waits for nonviolent protesters to get out of...
  • Solutions, not excuses, for Baltimore post Freddie Gray

    Solutions, not excuses, for Baltimore post Freddie Gray
    As the world looked on in horror Monday, many of us in Baltimore resisted the initial shock and headed straight for the streets to help quell the violence and restore order to our great city. What awaited us in those tense moments, as afternoon gave way...
  • 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...
  • Where are the 'jobs, jobs, jobs?'

    Where are the 'jobs, jobs, jobs?'
    I'm so glad City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young recognizes the many problems facing Baltimore ("Solutions, not excuses, for Baltimore post Freddie Gray," April 30). These past days have been traumatic and have placed our city in an ugly...
  • Baltimore mayor says gangs can help quell Freddie Gray unrest

    Baltimore mayor says gangs can help quell Freddie Gray unrest
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's spokesman said Thursday that city officials should engage gang members if they are offering "a genuine effort to make peace." The mayor would examine information they claim to possess that discredits what...
  • Council president calls for donations to support more youth summer jobs

    Baltimore City Council President Bernard "Jack" Young called Thursday on corporate donors to help create 3,000 more jobs for city youth this summer. In a Baltimore Sun op-ed, Young called for "Solutions, not excuses, for Baltimore post Freddie Gray."...
  • 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,...
  • Who's in charge?

    Who's in charge?
    Baltimoreans woke this morning saddened and unsettled by the wanton destruction that engulfed much of the city the night before. Just hours after 25-year-old Freddie Gray was laid to rest amid calls for peaceful protest against the treatment of the city's...
  • Audit finds 'widespread discrepancies' in Baltimore energy bill aid

    Audit finds 'widespread discrepancies' in Baltimore energy bill aid
    Baltimore has approved $6.2 million in questionable payments meant to help poor families pay their energy bills, including grants to three dozen households that aren't even in the city, according to a new audit. The report by the city auditor's office,...
  • Where are Baltimore's leaders?

    Watching the train wreck of the press conferences Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has held in response to the rioting, looting and arson in our city has been downright sad ("Critics question delay in calling out the Guard," April 28). In the...
  • BUILD pushes city leaders for meeting with Sandtown-Winchester residents

    BUILD pushes city leaders for meeting with Sandtown-Winchester residents
    More than 100 activists interrupted a meeting of Baltimore's spending panel Wednesday and marched to police headquarters to demand city leaders meet with Sandtown-Winchester residents. The neighborhood has been the center of much of the unrest since the...