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    Baltimore

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    The beautiful city of Baltimore, Maryland, nicknamed “Charm City” is full of historical cites and landmarks. It was founded July 30, 1729, and it was named after Lord Baltimore, the first proprietary governor of the Province of Maryland1. It was founded to serve the economic needs of 18th century farmers2. The waterways in Baltimore have been a passage for ships carrying commercial cargo and new citizens since the 1600s. Baltimore became the second leading port of entry for immigrants to the United

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    Baltimore Believe Campaign

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    Baltimore Believe Campaign The Baltimore Believe Campaign was started in April of 2002. It is a city wide campaign aimed to reduce the amount of drug use in the city. The idea of the “Believe” campaign has never been tried before. The campaign calls for Baltimore to believe, believe that drugs can be eliminated off of the streets, and drug dealers to be punished. Since the start of the campaign the idea has expanded around the country. Mayor Martin O’Malley has spread his idea around. The

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    Big Trouble In Little Baltimore

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    Imagine the headlines pouring out of every media orifice in America reporting on the Baltimore Quarantine Zone. News anchors everywhere bursting with giddy fear and talking about the strange and toxic dust that took hold of the City of Baltimore, confining its citizens inside of their homes while government employees clad in space-suits traverse the empty streets with digital meters in hand attempting to get a reading of the chromium levels in the air. The reporters would say that the incident could

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    The Baltimore City police have faced a myriad of problems in the last year. The riots following the Freddie Gray arrest were reported around the country and created a situation where the Governor was forced to call in the National Guard to protect the city. Community leaders report that African American’s are stopped, searched and arrested at a far greater number than Caucasian’s. The Baltimore city police are at an impasse with the community at this time, it is up to the city leaders and the police

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    Executive Summary The following pages review the comprehensive strategies that have been used by the cities of Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland to improve their economic conditions. It should become apparent to the reader that the fate of each city is determined by many factors including historical events, the balance of power between stakeholder groups, the ability of the city to capitalize on federal programs and the relationships between the private sector and the community. Unfortunately, no

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    the riots in Baltimore. These riots, caused by a startling recent increase in police shootings, have involved prominent figures, such as Reverend Al Sharpton, religious groups-including local churches, and even average citizens to join forces to protest the disparages facing their community (Shipp, 2015). Many may believe that

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    Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

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    chartered on February 28th 1827, by a group of Baltimore businessmen. The main objective of the railway was to ensure traffic would not be lost to the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, which was proposed and ground broken the same time as the railroad. The new railroad was a big invention, which allowed people and freight to travel by train. This was a huge improvement for the United States, since everything was becoming more advanced in other countries. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company is the great railroad

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    There has been several indicents that have taken place in Baltimore, Maryland that required major attention by the police, but one main event that drew the attention of the Baltimore Police Department was dealing with Sam and Earl Veney. Sam and Earl Veney robbed a liquor store in December 1964. The two black men also shot two police officers, killing one. They were caught and convicted. But the police manhunt in Baltimore for the Veney brothers became almost as infamous as their crimes. Without

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    Baltimore Riots

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    This is a chapter in Baltimore’s history that will never be forgotten. Events that caused outrage and debate throughout the United States, and sparked the first major rioting in Baltimore that the City hasn’t seen in decades. The streets of Baltimore were flooded in protest from April 18, 2015 to May 3, 2015. Many people were angered over the death of Michael Brown and many other incidents involving racial profiling in law enforcement cases, with many of the officers not receiving proper punishment

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    teacher at Owings Mills High School. After working with the Baltimore City Public school system it became hard to deal with the hardship of providing so much without help from the school system. While there I worked on my masters in education at UMBS. I decided to stay in Baltimore and work in Baltimore County Public School System; even though there are some situations that need to be resolved it is much more manageable than with Baltimore City School System. Here at Owings Mills High School I mostly

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