January 20, 2018 At the age of sixty-four, I find I am a dinosaur. Shaking my fist at the young, Telling them what they ain’t done to earn the right to shut me down. Squeegee boys in my face while at a traffic light I wait— Smear that filthy rag and you’ll get sprayed fast! … More The Age of Wisdom Lost?
January 15-21, 2018 Mayor Catherine Pugh Fires Police Commissioner Kevin Davis In a stunning move, early on Friday, January 19, 2018, Mayor Pugh announced that she was replacing Commissioner Kevin Davis (who was midway through a 5-year contract set to end in 2020) with Darryl DeSousa, a 30-year veteran who rose through the ranks of … More Baltimore News Flash – This Week in Baltimore – Edition 3
January 8-14, 2018 – Edition 2 Baltimore City Schools Lack Heat; Politicians Create Fire and Fury For the 2nd week in a row, the top news story in Baltimore was the fallout from the city schools’ frozen first week of classes after the Christmas break. Outraged parents descended on the Baltimore City School Board meeting … More Baltimore News Flash – This Week in Baltimore – Edition 2
Welcome to Baltimore News Flash – This Week in Baltimore! Featured in this new category are my picks for the top news stories of the week; stories that speak to the troubles—and triumphs—of life in Baltimore. Comments and feedback are always welcome. And if you have additional topics you’d like to see covered, please share … More Baltimore News Flash – This Week in Baltimore – Edition 1
Happy New Year – 2018! With this post, I am not only starting my 4th year of this blog, I am also announcing another shift in focus. As always, my perspectives and views will be part of the mix. But, instead of just looking longingly at Baltimore’s past, I want to focus more on what’s … More Happy New Year from baltimoreblackwoman!