Because Sadly, Sometimes Even Women Get This Wrong.

The women’s organization UltraViolet has been mentioned on social media lately, for their anti-Paul Graziano ads and petition to have the Baltimore HABC Commissioner fired. While I commend them for their effort, I was dismayed last night to read this: “Women were forced to trade sex for critical home repairs” Since this story broke, many Read more about Because Sadly, Sometimes Even Women Get This Wrong.[…]

Support Good Development Near Morgan State: Sign the Petition

If you’ve ever been to Morgan State University’s campus in Baltimore, one of the first things you notice is the lack of retail nearby. Normally a university campus would be surrounded by restaurants, coffee shops, etc. similar to the Johns Hopkins campus in Charles Village. There is a shopping center just off Morgan’s campus — Read more about Support Good Development Near Morgan State: Sign the Petition[…]

2016 Housing Legislation

Today was the start of the 2016 legislative session, and so far there have been a few housing bills introduced: SB0024: Discrimination in Housing – Military Status Summary: Establishing that it is the policy of the State to provide for fair housing to all, regardless of military status; prohibiting specified discriminatory acts relating to the Read more about 2016 Housing Legislation[…]

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Governor Hogan Announces $700 Million Initiative in Baltimore City

As we’ve read in the news, Maryland has begun a $700 million plan to revitalize blighted neighborhoods in Baltimore City, starting with $9.875 million in funding (FY 2016) for demolishing unsafe vacant homes. After speaking with Audra Harrison, Director of the Office Public Information for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, I am Read more about Governor Hogan Announces $700 Million Initiative in Baltimore City[…]

Help Save African-American History in 2016!

Start out your new year by attending this important CHAP hearing, so that 1232 Druid Hill Avenue can be declared a landmark. If you recall, Bethel AME Church, the owner of “Freedom House” (1234 Druid Hill Avenue) showed a complete lack of regard for its historic status and demolished the structure — let’s not let Read more about Help Save African-American History in 2016![…]