Critic’s Notebook: We Need to Move, Not Destroy, Confederate Monuments

The art historian in a critic wants to preserve Confederate images in museums, not trash them. At a crime scene, you don’t destroy evidence.

Charlottesville Violence Spurs New Resistance to Confederate Symbols

By NICHOLAS FANDOS, RICHARD FAUSSET and ALAN BLINDER August 16, 2017 BALTIMORE — It happened in the dead of night. Around midnight, as Tuesday turned into Wednesday, a crew of police officers and workers wielding a large crane began...

Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues; Mayor Cites Public Safety

By NICHOLAS FANDOS, RUSSELL GOLDMAN and JESS BIDGOOD August 16, 2017 BALTIMORE — It was “in the best interest of my city,” Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday, as she explained why she ordered Confederate monuments removed...

Patients Prescribed Shelter and Medication Are Wary of Trump Cuts

Patients Prescribed Shelter and Medication Are Wary of Trump Cuts By YAMICHE ALCINDOR April 10, 2017 Jamal Brown fixed his front door screen at his home in Somerdale, N.J., last week. By YAMICHE ALCINDOR April 10, 2017 For eight months, Jamal...

Sweeping Federal Review Could Affect Consent Decrees Nationwide

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and ERIC LICHTBLAU April 3, 2017 WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a sweeping review of federal agreements with dozens of law enforcement agencies, an examination that reflects President...