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2014-09-18 08:31:43

BALTIMORE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) teams with area businesses for a citywide revitalization initiative in Baltimore's police districts to better serve their communities. The police districts are in critical need of renovations to strengthen their ability to serve all Baltimore City communities. Many of the districts are rundown, with poor ventilation systems, inadequate fitness facilities, restrooms, dining and meeting facilities. This...

2013-05-31 23:28:29

The Ingoma Foundation is hosting the launch and a rally of Youth Unlocked, a three-year pilot initiative in the Old Town neighborhood of East Baltimore that seeks to reduce the number of African-American youth arrested in the community by 50 percent over a three-year period. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Saturday, June 1st 2013 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM At The Old Town Mall parking lot (Ensor & Mott Streets) across from the Fire Station The family-friendly Youth Unlocked launch...

2010-10-27 08:45:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maynard Institute's Media Center on Structural Racism today launched America's Wire, an innovative news service that will provide enterprising content for wire services, metropolitan newspapers, ethnic/community papers, magazines and websites. In an effort to help the media better cover communities of color and the impact that structural racism has on the families who reside there, America's Wire will provide subscribers with...

2009-08-29 14:59:50

U.S. TV producer David Simon, creator of the TV series The Wire, says in Scotland that pay television has helped create higher quality dramas. The Guardian said Friday that Simon blames advertising for limiting the story-telling quality of TV dramas as commercials became more frequent and occasionally out-shone the series themselves. In terms of being literate and telling stories television short-changed itself from its inception and that's because of advertising, said Simon, whose Wire aired...

2008-09-23 00:00:22

LEADING ARTICLE Awards should always be taken with a pinch of salt, as any aficionado of the critics' favourite TV show The Wire will tell you. But even fans of that long-ignored programme must have allowed themselves a little satisfaction at the latest Emmy Awards, where, for once, the right shows won. That included Mad Men as Best Dramatic Series. Set in New York's fledgling 1960s advertising industry, Mad Men will feel totally unfamiliar to anyone used to the conventions of most...

2008-08-12 06:00:38

By Paul Whitelaw ALTHOUGH terrestrial television ratings might be down across the board, people are actually watching more television than ever. It's just that they happen to be watching it in their own time, when and where they want, in a manner that was unimaginable even ten years ago. Not only are people increasingly experiencing TV on the internet or via Sky+, they're also buying far more DVD box-sets. This has dramatically altered the manner in which we absorb what is generally...

2006-09-04 10:07:13

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Critics call it the best show on American television, but "The Wire" always seems to have to fight for its life -- few people watch it and it often depresses those that do. After all, it's a program that revolves around a devastated Baltimore slum, a place of boarded up, abandoned houses whose denizens are drug dealers, drug users, thieves, police and innocent bystanders caught in the cross-fire. Hope is an emotion that exists primarily...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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