Brittany Britto
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Brittany Britto is a multimedia reporter in the Annapolis bureau, covering transportation, crime, courts and police within Maryland. With an interest in arts, culture and features, Brittany has worked as an editorial assistant at DC Modern Luxury Magazine and Washington Life Magazine. Brittany’s work has also been featured in University of Maryland newspapers including The Diamondback, and online literature and arts publication The Writer’s Bloc.

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October 2, 2015
‘Popedelphia’: An on-the-street recap of the pope’s visit

During an interview on a flight from Philadelphia to Rome, Pope Francis recounted the “three different kinds of welcome” during his tour of the United States, describing Philadelphia as “very expressive.” Here’s a look at the city during the pope’s last day in the U.S.

September 25, 2015
‘Roots’ revived: Haley’s nephew talks records and remake

The novel-turned-popular Emmy-nominated miniseries “Roots” is in production for a remake, scheduled to air in 2016. Chris Haley, nephew of the “Roots” author, talks about his work as director of the study of legacy of slavery at the Maryland State Archives.

November 13, 2015
Despite looming Confederate plate recall, flag enthusiast remains dedicated

The state of Maryland will ban Sons of Confederate Veterans license plates that feature the Confederate flag starting on Nov. 17, but Jay Barringer, the commander of the Maryland Sons of Confederate Veterans said he will still fly his flags high.

October 29, 2015
Fresh Beets pop-up tackles food access in West Baltimore one bag at a time

West Baltimore resident-led advocacy group No Boundaries Coalition blends nutritional awareness with music and produce at low-cost into one event, tackling one of the community’s biggest issues – access to healthy food.

November 6, 2015
Inside Knowledge: Who Should Pay for Prisoners’ College Courses?

Studies show higher education reduces the likelihood of recidivism

November 5, 2015
Officials with new BaltimoreLink bus system host public meetings

Many attendees had questions about changes to the bus routes they use most frequently

September 23, 2015
Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. to excited crowds

Pope Francis arrived for his first visit to the United States Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, and was greeted with a lively welcome from President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, along with various priests and officials from the U.S. archdioceses and the DeMatha Catholic High School band.

April 22, 2016
To Make Room for Purple Line, Homes in Working Class Neighborhoods Must Go

As Purple Line development moves forward, residents and business owners feel the impact of its construction on their homes and pockets.

September 11, 2015
Trials of 6 Baltimore officers charged in death of Freddie Gray will remain in city, judge rules

The trials of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man fatally injured while in police custody in April, will continue in Baltimore.