When crime surged in 2015 after the Freddie Gray protests, Baltimore police were more determined than ever to rack up more arrests and seize more illegal guns from the streets.
The new book, "I Got A Monster," chronicles how that empowered cops on the ‘Gun Trace Task Force’--some of whom had been planting evidence, making illegal arrests and robbing drug dealers for years--to step up their own illicit activities.
Have you ever faced a problem that seems insurmountable, only to have someone come along, view it from a different perspective and find a solution? That is the business model for the IMAGE Center of Maryland. Executive director Michael Bullis explains how the non-profit connects people with disabilities to solutions to help regain independence in their lives.
Plus, we talk with Rhonda Taylor and Shannon Clancy to learn about Volunteers for Medical Engineering -- one-off devices that are tailored to a client’s needs.
Half of Black business owners in the country have shut down operations during the pandemic, or say they’re likely to do so in the next six months. We talk about the challenges ahead with Debra Keller-Greene, chair of the board of the Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce. And Takia Ross, founder of the mobile makeup artistry studio Accessmatized, gives us an on-the ground view.