Lab Ten News staffers watched the 2006 documentary, Boys of Baraka, about an experimental boarding school in Kenya which succeeded with at-risk eighth graders from Baltimore City public schools until civil war in Kenya forced its closure. The staff wanted to put their investigative reporting skills to work to discover what happened to the Baltimore boys. Here's a 2013 summer update from the Baltimore Sun on one of the eighth grade students we watched. Enjoy an ice cream cone this summer-- Taharka Brothers! founded by a boy of Baraka and funded by Kickstarter a social media grassroots fundraiser.
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http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/blog/ Comment on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake's remarks on the legalization of marijuana on the Baltimore Sun's political blog.
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