Prince Releases His Protest Song, 'Baltimore'

Prince has released “Baltimore,” the song he wrote in response to Freddie Gray and the Baltimore protests. The singer is also set to perform tonight in Baltimore with his band 3RDEYEGIRL at a benefit concert called “Rally 4 Peace.” Concertgoers have been encouraged to wear gray in honor of Freddie Gray and those who… » 5/10/15 6:15pm 5/10/15 6:15pm

Baltimore City Worker Watches 39 Hours Of Porn In 10 Days, Gets Fired

If you ever feel like you’re not accomplishing much at work between repeated viewings of Designing Women clips on YouTube, you’ll be delighted to hear that a man in Baltimore spent 39 hours just watching porn on the job during a two-week period last year. That’s 50 percent of his shift devoted to porn. You’re doing… » 5/05/15 7:00pm 5/05/15 7:00pm

White House Applauds Baltimore Mom For Beating on Riotous Son

You’ve likely seen images of this Baltimore mother—Toya Graham, 42—dragging her masked son out of the zone of violent Freddie Gray protests: in the video, you can see her energetically walloping the 16-year-old, dragging him away from the action, and demanding that he take his mask off. Now, the White House has called… » 4/29/15 6:30pm 4/29/15 6:30pm

Geraldo Rivera, Don Lemon & the Media's Race to the Bottom in Baltimore

Since Monday night, the media has experienced various stages of awful and surprisingly awesome reporting on Baltimore’s protests. After barely covering the unrest at all on Saturday because the White House Correspondent’s Dinner kept them busy, Monday saw the media’s worst and dimmest cover a serious social unraveling… » 4/29/15 2:00pm 4/29/15 2:00pm

Father of Drunk Driver Blames 'Lack of Fathers' For Baltimore Riots

On conservative talk radio host Laura Ingraham’s show today, senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul blamed the riots in Baltimore on “the breakdown of the family structure” and “a lack of fathers,” among other things. Rand Paul’s own son has been arrested three times on alcohol-related charges, including assault. » 4/28/15 1:50pm 4/28/15 1:50pm

Watch This Video of Baltimore Gang Members Explaining Their Truce

The absolute citywide tragedy and outpouring of pain all over the streets in Baltimore last night was another breaking point in America’s attempt to negotiate and get out from under centuries of explicitly racist state violence, which in recent years has reached a fever pitch all over America but also, notably, within… » 4/28/15 12:50pm 4/28/15 12:50pm

Why Can't Baltimore's Black Female Mayor Stop Saying 'Thug'?

On Monday night, protesters took to the streets of Baltimore hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a young man who died following injuries he sustained while in police custody. Last night, Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stood before news cameras, asking for peace and calling the protesters “thugs,” all… » 4/28/15 11:30am 4/28/15 11:30am