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Op-ed

What happened to the American Dream?

Social mobility — the idea that you can erase class lines, move up in the world, do better than your parents did — has all but disappeared. Inequality has reached historic proportions in today's America.

What happened to the American Dream?


Maryland

Wes Moore tapped as CEO for New York-based foundation

Wes Moore, a bestselling Baltimore author, educator and Army combat veteran who briefly considered a run for mayor last year, has been named CEO of the New York-based Robin Hood foundation, which fights poverty by funding schools, food pantries, job training centers and other programs.

Wes Moore tapped as CEO for New York-based foundation





Politics

Wes Moore will not run for mayor

Wes Moore, the author, educator and Army combat veteran some Baltimoreans were encouraging to run for mayor, said Tuesday he has ruled out entering the race.

Wes Moore will not run for mayor

Op-ed

The world, and our kids, are watching Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray

Our children deserve neither status quo policing policies nor an environment of vitriolic rhetoric toward those who protect and serve. They deserve a holistic conversation that embraces change post Freddie Gray that is not simply about altering the police force. The next weeks will help shape our next decades. For our sake — and for all those who are looking to us — let's get this moment right.

The world, and our kids, are watching Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray















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