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Baltimore



  • On Baltimore: Narratives and City Making

    by Bo McMillan

    A Review of Mary Rizzo's "Come and Be Shocked: Baltimore Beyond John Waters and The Wire," which argues that development interests in the city have used popular culture to craft an image of eccentric white ethnic residents that erases the city's racial segregation and the interests of the city's Black majority.



  • Accuracy and Authenticity in a Digital City

    by Anne Sarah Rubin

    The technological capacity to render the city of the past in minute detail doesn't replace the work of interpreting and understanding how people lived in its spaces.



  • Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues in Overnight Operation

    Beginning soon after midnight on Wednesday, a crew, which included a large crane and a contingent of police officers, began making rounds of the city’s parks and public squares, tearing the monuments from their pedestals and carting them out of town.



  • Channeling Spiro Agnew in the Baltimore riots

    by Charles Holden, Zach Messitte, Jerald Podair

    His reaction to the unfolding situation helped make him a household name and led to a reshaping of American electoral politics.



  • Scholar of Urban Riots: Expect More Unrest

    In an interview historian Ashley M. Howard says we demonize blacks who turn violent but still lionize white labor activists from the 19th century who used violence.