And So, This Is Christmas… 2017: baltimoreblackwoman 3rd Anniversary Blowout


The feature photo for this essay is one I recently shot in my old West Baltimore neighborhood. The incongruity of it—a lovingly decorated home next door to a crumbling, abandoned house—shocked me to my core, in large part because I remember when these houses were all homes to my neighbors, friends, and classmates. Yet, this … More And So, This Is Christmas… 2017: baltimoreblackwoman 3rd Anniversary Blowout

Baltimore UpRising: The Struggle Continues – 3


Part III: What’s Really Going On? On May 31, 2015, all the news reports were about the surge in violence in Baltimore during the month of May—a homicide rate not seen in decades, and nonfatal shootings increased, too. That day, and over the past week, I’ve had conversations (via Facebook) with a few friends from … More Baltimore UpRising: The Struggle Continues – 3