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When you look at how Black festivals have been discouraged, downsized and basically under sponsored in every area its hard to ignore the dichotomy. The festivals where the audience is predominantly or more than 60% white, gets the money, advertisement and attention.
The festival is a free family friendly event with food, fun, entertainment and even a tent to learn more about our cultural heritage.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is considering the removal of her city's Confederate monuments, as New Orleans did just days ago.
Baltimore residents finally saw a rouge cop brought to justice for a crime committed behind the badge. Wesley Cagle was sentenced to 12 years for shooting an unarmed suspect who had already been apprehended and secured in handcuffs.
Are our kids safe in school? A Baltimore teacher is no longer employed after using the N-Word.
After 11 innings of intense baseball, the Toronto Blue Jays walk-off against the Orioles for a 5-2 win in the post season.
Filmmaker Matt Porterfield on His New Film, ‘Sollers Point,’ His Passion For Teaching, and Love For Baltimore
"If I have an agenda as a film maker I think it's like to challenge stereotypes. I just want to depict the diversity of the very broad American middle class." - Matt Porterfield
I was invited to the set of Sollers Point, being filmed in Baltimore, to interview lead actor McCaul Lombardi. The young actor surprised me with his wisdom.
Hate-Filled, Racist Reactions To The Freddie Gray Trials Acquittals From Facebook Users Highlight The Problem In Today’s Culture
Let Me give you an idea what some "good WHITE citizens" think of what has transpired as a result of a young Black man dying in police custody.
Another Day Another Baltimore Murder. Trayvon Lee, Manager Of Lor Scoota, CEO Of YBS Records, Shot Outside His Home.
In 5 months the families of these 3 men, who lives were so intertwined, have been devastated. First Chino's shooting in February, Lor Scoota's murder in June and now the murder of Trayvon Lee in July.
Well known local rapper Lor Scoota was shot dead in Baltimore in broad daylight Saturday evening. The 23-year-old was working hard on his music and changing his life as he chased his dream. Dream chasers don't make it far in Baltimore.
Baltimore’s Criminals Hit All Time Low. Raping The Elderly, Robbing Kids, What Happened To Our Society?
Last month Baltimore police posted an extensive list of safety tips for seniors , I find it absolutely disheartening that I live in the type of city where children and the elderly are prey. I am even more saddened by the fact that many of these crimes are being carried out by children barely old enough to wipe their own asses.
In Baltimore where there's already a powder keg of emotions over police brutality, this incident could relight a fuse many are eager to extinguish.
The former drug kingpin who appeared on "The Wire" died at age 73.
Baltimore residents and city officials hold their breaths as the first of the officers indicted in the murder of Freddie Gray goes on trial. Officer William Porter is the first to go on trial and faces charges of Reckless Endangerment, Involuntary Manslaughter, Second-Degree Assault and Misconduct in Office. He has plead guilty and is out on $350,00 bond.
What's going on in Baltimore, is only proving that America needs a huge intervention when it comes to race relations in this country.
Baltimore's children need a purpose. "The Crash Pad", an initiative launched by Tami Sylverain, hopes to bring that purpose to them through various mentoring and training programs.
TheUrbanTwist.com is pleased to announce that we are an official media sponsor for The 2nd Annual Baltimore Urban Book Festival that takes place May 6th, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland at the Frederick Douglass-Issac Myers Maritime Park.
Let me begin by stating that I’m honored to be the new kid on the block here at The Urban Twist. With that out of the way, I figure it would be a good idea to offer a little background as a way of introducing myself...