Baltimore News

  • Who Won the Black Vote?

    Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon won 170 of about 200 predominately Black Baltimore City precincts in a majority Black city, but lost her bid to regain the mayor’s chair by a little more than 2000 votes. Even as the Baltimore City Board of Elections works to officially certify April’s ...

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  • Sowebo Arts and Music Festival

    Baltimore’s always free and utterly unique Sowebo Arts and Music Festival is gearing up to return May 29 beginning at noon. Located in the heart of Southwest Baltimore, the Sowebo Arts and Music Festival welcomes the summer with several of the city’s best sculptors, painters, jewelry makers, ...

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  • Not Guilty Verdict in Trial of Officer Edward Nero

    Around 11am on May 23 the verdict came down from Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams that Baltimore City Police Officer Edward Nero had been found not guilty of all charges against him in connection to the death of Freddie Gray. Nero faced four charges for his role in the arrest ...

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  • Maryland Gov. Signs Equal Pay Law

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan this week signed legislation that strengthens the state’s equal pay law. The bill increases transparency, shining a light on possible pay disparities by prohibiting businesses from penalizing employees who disclose or discuss their salary. The measure also buttresses ...

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  • TIF Funding Debated at Baltimore City Council Meeting

    More than 100 protesters and concerned citizens swarmed City Hall to express their concerns about the city’s TIF (Tax Increment Financing) Program during a Baltimore City Council hearing on May 19. The evening hearing was hosted by Councilman Carl Stokes (D-District 12), chair of the Taxation, ...

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