At This Baltimore Summer Camp, All the Counselors Are Cops—But They Don't Tell Kids That Until the End

The “Love You to Live” camp, on its face, seems like many other summer overnight camps. Designed to help Baltimore students who are in difficult circumstances or have already been through the juvenile justice system, the focus of the camp is to help students develop, connect to peers and role models who can support…

Universal Fan ‘Con’? A Conversation With Black Girl Nerds’ Jamie Broadnax on the Biggest Black Convention That Wasn’t

Remember Fyre Festival, that “high end” event in 2017 that was supposed to be Girls Gone Wild mixed with Coachella but ended up being a millennial version of Naked and Afraid, with hundreds of people spending thousands of dollars to end up trapped on an island eating bologna sandwiches? Remember how, even though the…

White Students at Baltimore Private Schools Caught Wearing Inmate and ‘Freddie Gray’ Costumes 

Allegedly, racism is the purview of po’ white trash. You know, those uneducated bastards who love monster trucking, Paula Deen biscuits, Confederate flags and “Lock Her Up” T-shirts for a quick run to the Piggly Wiggly. These folks have more guns than teeth (dental benefits seem to have a direct correlation with how…