There are ample reasons to deplore and mourn as a civilized society the destruction of Notre Dame, a magnificent global treasure. It may not rank with the pyramids of ancient Egypt or the ruins of Pompeii, but it can be restored, as French President Emanuel Macron has already pledged.
An interview with Baltimore-based comic book writer Jordan Clark. Clark's latest short comic, "Still Not Equal," is based the James Baldwin essay, "Equal in Paris," which details Baldwin's experience with law enforcement as a black American in Paris.
As the national touring production of the Broadway musical "An American in Paris" heads to Baltimore, book writer Craig Lucas and star Allison Walsh discuss the process of turning a popular movie into a stage work.
Developers in Baltimore city and county need to keep reading their Jane Jacob's "Death and Life of Great American Cities" because much of our development is based on an old model, one that privileges the car. The cities that thrive now are interconnected and built for people. They are safe and interesting to multiple senses; they have effective public transportation and nutritive green space, parks and playgrounds. They are places people go to see beauty and other people, to sit and be seen. Not
After the attacks in Paris, France, Richard Cohen of The Washington Post wrote that intolerance is our common enemy and the root of terrorism around the world. But intolerance is not limited to any nation or religion. Since the attacks in Paris, a lot of intolerance has been observed right here in America.
French flags flapped in the wind Sunday afternoon as about 100 Muslims stood silently at a vigil in Annapolis to mourn those killed in Paris and condemn those who carried out the attacks earlier this month.
For four days in April, I was in Paris. A trip to the Eiffel Tower. A visit to Notre Dame Cathedral on Easter Sunday. Later, a night time boat ride down the Seine, the City of Lights all twinkling the in cold, cloudless night. The events of the last week have brought a lot of those memories into focus again, not just because of the horrors that left 130 dead and hundreds more hurt, but because it serves as a stark reminder about the differences abroad verses here. Europe has long been on the
We need to develop new ways of conjugating to enact the politics of identification, rather than identity politics. Je suis Charlie. Nous sommes Charlie. Nous sommes Paris. I am Freddie Gray. We are Freddie Gray. We are Baltimore.
Columbia resident Erik Rochard first got wind of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris while he was at work, and his mind immediately turned to his home country and loved ones there. "It was hard to concentrate because I was hoping none of my good friends or family members would be among the people killed or injured," he recalled.
Parisians vow to go with their lives and not be cowered by Friday's deadly terrorist attacks in one of the city's entertainment centers, according to a former Harford County resident now living in the French capital.
When Julie Della-Maria first learned of the terrorist attacks in Paris the night of Nov. 13, she thought immediately of her brother, who lives near where one of the attacks took place, and then vast distance between him and where she lives in Sykesville. They were able to connect the next day, to her great relief. Her brother was safe, but deeply affected.
If 11/13 will come to be known as the French 9/11, then Europe and the United States need to think very carefully indeed how to respond to these attacks. The first thing we absolutely must recognize is that the perpetrators want the West to react with force; the greater the better
In the moments and days following the Sept. 11 attacks, we all became New Yorkers. We mourned for the victims, we were scared for what was to come and we were angry, wanting retribution for the horror and utter sadness that was inflicted upon the city and its victims. Friday, for those exact same reasons, we all became Parisians following the coordinated attacks on the city by ISIS that killed 129 and saw nearly 400 injured. Different circumstances from New York for sure but the terror and shock
Marylanders in Baltimore and Annapolis sang and prayed Monday to publicly voice their love and support for the families, friends and nations of the 129 people in France and 40 in Lebanon killed in terrorist attacks late last week.
After ISIS issued a statement claiming responsibility for the attacks, France is expected to move forward with a bold tactic against terrorism in the coming days. While I support France in its fight against ISIS, I hope that the government recognizes the importance of bridging the gap between the Muslim community and the rest of the nation. I firmly believe that it is through the mutual cooperation of both the French Muslims and other citizens that we can put an end to these acts of barbarity
Baltimore City Police, including K-9 units, were slightly more visible than usual outside M&T Bank Stadium for the Ravens' game against the Jaguars on Sunday in the aftermath of terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday.
As news spread of the deadly Paris attacks, some in Baltimore quickly reached out to friends, while others remained glued to TV screens for updates. Local universities, meanwhile, scrambled to contact students in study-abroad programs.