• #BaltimoreDispatch: A Community Tries to Heal

      It’s #TWIBnation’s second day in Baltimore. From the massive police and media presence at the intersections of North and Penn to the illuminating conversation with our neighbors in Federal Hill, there were a lot of experiences that we needed to digest and get out.

    • Baltimore Mayor Responds To #BaltimoreUprising Criticism

      In an interview with Time Magazine’s Josh Sanburn, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake addressed some of the criticism surrounding her handling of the #BaltimoreUprising. Specifically the comments made by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan regarding what he called and others have called a slow response to an escalating situation.

    • CNN Host Ashleigh Banfield Admonishes Councilman Carl Stokes For Nigger Comment

      During a follow-up interview with Baltimore Councilman Carl Stokes, CNN host Ashleigh Banfield criticized Stokes for using the word “nigger” during an interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett. When Burnett asked Stokes about Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and President Barack Obama referring to protesters as “thugs” Stokes vehemently disagreed, stating that they might as well “just call them niggers.”

    • Baltimore Mom Smacks Rioting Son, Becomes Symbol Of Good Parenting For BPD

      Video of the mother of a teenage protester in Baltimore scolding and smacking her son, now identified as Toya Graham, has made waves across both social media and mainstream news. The video comes after the Baltimore Police Department requested that parents get their children away from the protests and take them home.