Category Archives: Baltimore

Crime Down, Unemployment Up across America: Remembering Trooper Chadwick LeCroy

 Crime rates falling; unemployment rising: what gives? USA Today’s above-fold, front page story yesterday dealt with crime dropping nationwide. It is commonly accepted – though completely inaccurate – that crime increases when unemployment rises. If only this were true then … Continue reading

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#65. Their Newest Game Discovered – TBW

Sports. Who doesn’t love sports? Black people love sports, for it has been their ticket to integrating America and achieving equality in this nation. Without sports, it is hard to imagine Black people fully participating in American life as the … Continue reading

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#217. The Reality of Baltimore

The era that gave us Sherman McCoy and Patrick Bateman also gave us “Tarzan Boy,” by Baltimora. This particular song encapsulates the fun and frivolity of the 1980s: “Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh(4 volte) … Continue reading

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