- One reason ProPublica is doing such great work in documenting hate during the Trump era is found in its embrace of the role of journalism as a "moral force."
- Much of the Port Covington development project in Baltimore qualifies as an opportunity zone for lucrative tax breaks due to misaligned maps.
- Donald Trump has been dog whistling so hard to neo-Nazis and white nationalists since launching his campaign for president that his lips are permanently puckered.
- When a police agency reports that a rape case has been “cleared,” it doesn’t always mean its been the case is solved and the suspect arrested.
- “Documenting Hate: New American Nazis” chronicles a neo-Nazi group that includes former and current members from the U.S. military. The group advocates “lone wolf’ terrorist attacks on Jews like the recent one at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
- Maryland law enforcement agencies received 398 reports of hate or bias last year, an increase of 35 percent from 2016 — and a pace of more than one report a day. The state’s experience echoes a national increase in reported hate crimes, reversing a long, gradual decline.
- If the only thing Frontline’s latest report, “Documenting Hate: Charlottesville,” did was serve as a righteous reminder of the deadly events in Virginia last August it would still be one of the most worthwhile TV productions of the summer. But it does much more in tracking hate in Trump's America.