Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Baltimore City to Homeless: Eat Snow! New Shelter Policy Freezes Them Out 2

Baltimore City to Homeless: Eat Snow! New Shelter Policy Freezes Them Out

Baltimore City is putting the freeze on the homeless with a new policy that will keep emergency shelters closed this winter until temperatures hit a bone chilling zero degrees. Life-threatening hypothermia can set in at temperatures as high as 50 degrees depending on environmental factors. Homeless advocates and charitable organizations are blasting the move. The city’s previous temperature trigger was 13 degrees. ...
Donald Trump Makes Sad Attempt to Lay Baltimore Riot Blame on Obama 4

Donald Trump Makes Sad Attempt to Lay Baltimore Riot Blame on Obama

Donald Trump wasted no time scapegoating President Obama for a violent turn in Baltimore City protests over the death of teenager Freddie Gray. His rant on social media was not only sadly misinformed, but also patently racist and likely to do little to help the situation. “Our great African American President hasn't exactly had a positive impact on the thugs who are so happily and openly destroying Baltimore,” Trump tweeted today (Apr. 28). ...