Reporting on a Maryland firm that allegedly committed Medicaid fraud by bribing homeless individuals to submit requests for mental healthcare services that were never provided.
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Artist/Vendor Wendell Williams, a native Washingtonian, calls for an act of kindness from readers and shares his take on changing the name of the Washington football team.
Marcus Green reflects on changes in the racial climate and shares his hopes for the future.
Housing and substance abuse experts said having housing before attempting to seek treatment for individuals who are struggling with substance abuse increases the likelihood of success.
At the “People’s Barbecue” in Baltimore City in August, local nonprofits offered resources to attendees.
“Undesign the Redline” is an interactive look at how the effects of discriminatory selling practices present in the 1930s housing market still affect low-income neighborhoods today. The Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) featured the exhibit as the centerpiece of its annual meeting and housing expo this year and in its downtown D.C. office throughout June.
More than 400 volunteers of all ages came together for B & Dee’s Baltimore Love Thanksgiving Clothing Drive and Empowerment Day meal.
D.C. street paper vendor Henrieese Roberts travels to Baltimore to learn what it feels like on the ground at a live-in demonstration outside of city hall. Fifty-five homeless people and their advocates created what they call Tent City as a testament to their need for public housing solutions.
Green Party vice presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka joined two Maryland Green Party officials and several dozen homeless Baltimore residents at a tent encampment for an overnight sleep out in September to learn how to better advocate for unhoused people.
In September, 1968, I was 18 years old. I became a freshman, one of approximately 100 black students, at Ole Miss (the University of Mississippi)…. Read more »
Street Sense vendor Morgan Jones describes an experience with a similar street paper.
Word on the Street, Baltimore’s new street paper, has hit the ground running.
In this issue, I want to discuss the state of services in homeless shelters and drop-in centers throughout the Baltimore area.
Meanwhile, back in Baltimore, Walter Lacey has come around. He looks around the room and wonders where he is and how he got there. Suddenly, a nurse named Rita Garrett walks in.
Walter Lacey has been found, but the search goes on for Louis Henley. Will Henley be discovered, or will he evade authorities just as he did in New York.
George Siletti, 49-years-old with big blue eyes and a wide smile, spent 30 years as a self-proclaimed drifter. But now, “I’ve found my niche in life,” reports George. My goal is to educate people about my story and about homelessness, to make a difference in how people view homelessness and homeless people.”
In this month’s focus I want to pass on to the reader some reflections on a weekend trip I made last month outside of Baltimore to York, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh.
It’s Tuesday, 8:30 in the morning, and I am at the VA Medical center in downtown Baltimore, and as I watch the new generation of veterans being checked in for treatment, I can’t help but notice how relieved a lot of them are to be back home again.
For nine days in March, 26 Georgetown University students went hungry to demand a living wage for university employees.
The day wears on in Baltimore. Marvin Hammerman and his assistant, Anna Jackson, have arrived at BWI Airport and are en route to the residence of… Read more »