In The Name Of The Law
Don't Kill My Son
by: Suh Wilson November 29, 2016
No I’m not crazy, despite what my relatives think. They say I am always looking at the glass half empty. Well, when Mr. Castile was shot and killed by the police officer my mind flew back to the day Read More ...
The Baltimore Of My Youth
By: Francine Terry August 3, 2017
My earliest memories date back to 1957 when I was not quite three years old. My family had moved to a middleclass neighborhood in northeast Baltimore that was in transition. Black families were moving in and White families were taking flight. It was a good neighborhood of brick rowhouses with hedge trimmed front lawns and covered porches. Read More ....
BALTIMORE CITY THEN AND NOW (part 2)Part 2)
Speaker Ryan revels in the idea of passing GOP policies while ignoring that our nation is engulfed in chaos. Francine Terry
A Day Of Hope
By: Francine Terry & Perry Stevenson August 21, 2017
Local Politics Matter was proud to participate in the annual East Baltimore Day of Hope on Saturday August 19, 2017 Read More ...
A Walk in the Park
by: Francine Terry June 7, 2016
My walk in the park is not just a walk in the park. Spring is upon us and it’s a time when I transition my exercise regimen to the great outdoors Read More ...
I Cant Understand It
Vote the Bums Out!
by: Suh Wilson June 27, 2016
As we continue to vent about equality, I can’t understand why some people continue to walk down the same path of destruction. Daddy don’t vote, Mama don’t vote, children out of control Read More ...
Open Your Hearts
They Are Not Invisible
By: F Forty April 19, 2017
On December 9, 2016 Lawrence Alexander took his last breath just yards away from Baltimore’s iconic City Hall Read More ....
Police Officers Honored As Heroes
When Heroes Are Not Heroic
By: Suh Wilson February 10, 2017
Do you know that three of the police officers who indicted in the killing of Freddie grey were honored at a right wing gala Read More ...
Live And In Living Color
By: F Forty September 3, 2017
The Wire was an American crime drama series that was set and produced in Baltimore Maryland. The show ran from June of 2002 to March of 2008 which covered five seasons and 60 episodes. Read More ...
BALTIMORE CITY THEN AND NOW
The Glory Years
By: Gary Rodney December 5, 2017
In this the second of a multipart article we explore the growth and glory years of the Bethlehem Steel facilities at Sparrow Point, Maryland and the positive impact that the steel mill had on Baltimore, the city of our youth. Baltimore’s fortunes were tied to its manufacturing base and like many other cities, the politicians failed to see the changes on the horizon for manufacturing and therefore didn’t make the changes necessary to ensure continued employment for its citizens. Baltimore is one of the most historic cities in America. Read More ....
Maryland Congression Black Caucas
Bowie State University Commencement
Keynote Speaker Mark Morial
Local Politics Matter
My Vote Won't Make a Difference - Really !!!
by: F Forty June 7, 2016
Who has Donald Trump offended today? What will Bernie Sanders promise us tomorrow? Yes we are right in the middle of another high velocity national election Read More ....
Martin Luther King Day Celebration
It's Not Always Child's Play
By: F Forty February 22, 2017
The names listed below are those of Baltimore City Police Commissioners since 2000. In January 2018 Commissioner Kevin Davis was fired and replaced by Darryl DeSousa. Read More ...
Where are our Black Men
by: F Forty August 7, 2016
My wife once asked me where all of the Black men living in Baltimore City could be found. I grew up in East Baltimore but it has been roughly 30 years since I last lived in the City Read More ....