Gentrify or Die? Inside a University’s Controversial Plan for Baltimore

Three years after the death of Freddie Gray, the renowned Johns Hopkins medical school is transforming a vast 88-acre section of Baltimore out of what it calls ‘enlightened self-interest’. Will it work – and is it right?

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GoFundMe Figures Reveal Thousands Rely on Site to Avoid Homelessness

There have been nearly 300,000 GoFundMe campaigns in the US related to homelessness over the last three years. Some see it as a sign of a broken social system and dwindling options for those in need

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Romance So White? Publishers Grapple With Race Issues Amid Author Protests

New report exposes decline in diversity in romance writing, as editor resigns after telling author they avoid putting non-white characters on covers ‘because we like the book to sell’

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HUD Mission Statement Drops Pledge to End Housing Discrimination

In another ‘Make America Great Again’ shuffle, stamped by department head ‘Blinky’ Ben Carson, HUD removes from its mission statement promises to build ‘inclusive’ communities ‘free from discrimination’

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