November 7, 2018

Project Spotlight: Young Poets of Dew More Baltimore Combine Art With Activism — and Bring Home the Prizes

By Mike Cross-Barnet Is poetry dead? When you think about poets, do you imagine pale young men in 19th century England, bemoaning unrequited love and slowly […]
November 7, 2018

White Boy Magic

Ive written an ode To the wondrous world Of White Boy Magic……. So much fantasy It might as well be fiction in the first place But […]
November 7, 2018

Project Spotlight: ‘Charm City’ Documentary Finds Hope in Harsh Reality of Violence and Policing in Baltimore

By Mike Cross-Barnet Before Freddie Gray’s death, before the Baltimore Uprising, before the consent decree and the Gun Trace Task Force scandal and 300 homicides a […]
October 3, 2018

Gee Gee Spreads Her Wings: From Mentee to Mentor to Leader

Gee Gee Burnside’s day often starts at 4 or 5 a.m. She spends the morning working as a certified nursing assistant, taking care of a roster […]
October 3, 2018

Sharing a Service Adventure, From Baltimore to Peru

By Maggie Switzer (with Erin Thomas) Upon graduating from college in 2016, I knew I wanted to do a year or two of service. I turned […]
September 5, 2018

With a New Principal in the Office and a New Building on the Horizon, Fast-Improving Govans Elementary Moves into the Future

August 2, 2018

Making her Mark: Community artist Tamara Payne helps lead Harwood’s revival

By Mike Cross-Barnet Tamara Payne says that before 2007, “I didn’t even know there was a ‘Harwood.’” That seems amazing now, considering the strong influence her […]
July 12, 2018

Summer brings longer days, more kids, nonstop activity at The Club

Vanessa Williams can spare a moment – but just a moment – to let you know how things are going at The Club at Collington Square, […]
July 12, 2018

School’s out — but not for Guilford Community School Coordinator Annie Weber

What does a community school coordinator do when school’s out for the summer? Plenty. Just ask Annie Weber, CSC at Guilford Elementary/Middle School and one of […]