Category Archives: Inner City

“Drugs, Inc.” looks at Baltimore in “The High Wire”

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less, August 29, 2014) This week, National Geographic Channel‘s Drugs, Inc. television series aired its Baltimore episode, “The High Wire.” The show characterized Baltimore as the heroin capital of America, with its ever-growing drug problems … Continue reading

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LETTER FROM BALTIMORE: This Is My Jail

Hello Baltimore! Once again, we’re in the national spotlight for sex, drugs, murder and corruption! In this week’s New Yorker magazine (pictured left), legal columnist Jeffrey Toobin rehashes the embarrassing scandal of Tavon White, the Black Guerilla Family gang (and … Continue reading

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Pratt Library: Best Mixed Martial Arts Venue?

[According to Wikipedia, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other combat sports. Some recent regional variations may … Continue reading

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