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The Two Pandemics

A Hopkins director connects the dots of COVID-19 and racism.
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The Two Pandemics

A Hopkins director connects the dots of COVID-19 and racism.
 Jarret Jeffery, 35, practices his frontside boardslide at the skatepark in Hampden early on a recent morning. Jeffery is among a handful of men in their 30s and 40s using the time that would've been spent commuting to work, or getting kids ready for school, to pursue skateboarding. Photography by Adam Bednar
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Early Risers Turn to Skateboarding as a Pandemic Pastime
Group of guys in their 30s and 40s spend mornings skating in Hampden’s Roosevelt Park.
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Early Risers Turn to Skateboarding as a Pandemic Pastime

Group of guys in their 30s and 40s spend mornings skating in Hampden’s Roosevelt Park.
 Persistent Surveillance Systems founder Ross McNutt views video footage of Compton, California.Center for Investigative Reporting
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Prying Eyes
Military-grade surveillance keeps watch over Baltimore and city protests, but catches few criminals.
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Prying Eyes

Military-grade surveillance keeps watch over Baltimore and city protests, but catches few criminals.

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Five Things to Know About Democratic Mayoral Nominee Brandon Scott

The 36-year-old City Council President rallies past Sheila Dixon to win Democratic mayoral primary.

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How These Surprise Quarantine ‘Flower Bombs’ Are Helping Families in Need

The paper-plate flowers have become a massive fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House.

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Brandon Scott Opens Razor-Thin Lead Over Sheila Dixon in Mayor’s Race

City Council president leads by 388 votes as mail-in count continues.


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Black Mothers, Daughters, and Aunties: A Collective Sigh Over 2020’s Unrest

Black women weigh in on the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.

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How To Show Support for Black Lives in Baltimore

From protests to patronage, here are ways local residents can take a stand.

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Baltimore Youth Marches Peacefully to Protest Police Violence

Scenes from Monday’s youth-led demonstration through the downtown streets.

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Black-Owned Food Businesses to Support in the Baltimore Area

Spend your money at these establishments and others to take action in a tangible way.

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Baltimore Responds to the Death of George Floyd

From social media to the city streets, reactions flood in over another black death in police custody.

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Real Food Farm and Bikemore Hit the Streets Delivering Meals to Older Adults

Community project strengthens Civic Works' sustainable mission while helping neighbors in need.


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The Preakness Has a New Date–at the Same Home. But Will Any Fans Be There?

Pimlico Race Course is scheduled to host the final leg of the 2020 Triple Crown in October.

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Hogan Lifts Stay-at-Home Order, Reopens Businesses

Modeling shows COVID-19 fatalities in Maryland could approach 4,000 people.

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Hogan Closes Schools for the Year, Beaches Reopen

Ocean City opens its boardwalk and beach for Mother's Day weekend.

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Hall of Fame Coach Don Shula, Who First Won Big in Baltimore, Dies at 90

Architect of Miami Dolphins' perfect 1972 season was 33 when he took Colts helm.

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Ten Local Causes to Support on Giving Tuesday

Consider helping these organizations working in overdrive during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Could The Baltimore Sun Become a Nonprofit?

The Sun’s news guild and a potential local ownership group is proposing just that.

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How To Fix Baltimore

Bold ideas to break down the city's barriers.

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Photo Essay: Silent Spring

Photographer Sean Scheidt captures his neighborhood during the pandemic.

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Baltimore "Spy Plane" Initiative Gets Okay from Federal Court

Judge cites “highly relevant” level of violence “afflicting the City of Baltimore.”

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Guinness Lovers Can Now Support the Maryland Food Bank by Picking Up Beer

Halethorpe brewery’s new curbside service benefits COVID-19 response programs.

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