It was just five months ago that Afiya Ervin sat down at a gathering of young writers feeling out of place. Writing out her feelings was as foreign to her as the unrest that she saw in Ferguson, Mo., after a young black man was shot by a white police officer. So she called her poem "I've finally...
Malik Shabazz knows that many don't want him here in Baltimore. And for them, he has bad news.
Baltimore City Council President Bernard "Jack" Young called Thursday on corporate donors to help create 3,000 more jobs for city youth this summer.
Baltimore students staged mostly peaceful mass protests Wednesday to reclaim an image that was tarnished when scenes of young people hurling bricks and bottles at police officers this week were broadcast around the world.
Baltimore city schools CEO Gregory Thornton welcomed students back to Frederick Douglass High School on Wednesday, two days after the school was thrust into a national spotlight when some of its students engaged in a violent exchange with city police.
Baltimore schools will resume classes Wednesday after riots in the city that began with high school students confronting police officers.
Baltimore students are being welcomed to businesses and institutions Tuesday after violent riots broke out throughout the city Monday night -- starting with a confrontation of high schoolers and police at Mondawmin Mall -- prompting the school system to shut down.
It started Monday morning with word on social media of a "purge" — a reference to a movie in which crime is made legal. It was to begin at 3 p.m. at Mondawmin Mall, then venture down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Inner Harbor.