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Undercoverblackman David Mills: Awards Better Than Activism

The Corner.jpgDavid Mills is an American author, journalist, and screenwriter and producer of television programs. He was an executive producer and writer of the HBO miniseries The Corner, for which he won two Emmy Awards, and the creator, executive producer, and writer of the NBC miniseries Kingpin.

Simon then co-wrote and produced THE CORNER as a six-hour miniseries for HBO. That production, which aired in 2000, won an Emmy® as the year’s best miniseries. Simon and David Mills also won the Emmy® for best writing in a movie or miniseries. For his writing on NBC’s Homicide, Simon has won the WGA Award for best writing in an episodic drama, as well as the Humanitas Award in the same category.

The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood is a book written by Baltimore Sun reporter David Simon and former Baltimore homicide detective Ed Burns. It was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times.[1]

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Black against the wall: A look at poverty | Article from Baltimore

Black against the wall: A look at poverty …find Baltimore Afro-American articles. Chikwendu, Talibah L. Baltimore Afro-American 06-21-2002 “I am still
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People QuickFacts Baltimore city Maryland
Population definition and source info Population, 2006 estimate 631,366 5,615,727
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 -3.0% 6.0%
Population definition and source info Population, 2000 651,154 5,296,486
Persons under 5 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 7.1% 6.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 24.8% 24.2%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 12.1% 11.6%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2006 53.4% 51.6%
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 31.7% 63.6%
Black persons, percent definition and source info Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 64.8% 29.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.3% 0.3%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 1.9% 4.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) Z 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.1% 1.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 2.4% 6.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent definition and source info White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 30.0% 58.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000 definition and source info Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 57.1% 55.7%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.6% 9.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 7.8% 12.6%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 68.4% 83.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor’s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 19.1% 31.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+ definition and source info Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 162,044 854,345
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 31.1 31.2
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2006 296,053 2,300,567
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2000 50.3% 67.7%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent definition and source info Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 34.8% 25.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $69,100 $146,000
Households definition and source info Households, 2000 257,996 1,980,859
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2000 2.42 2.61
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2004 $29,792 $57,019
Per capita money income definition and source info Per capita money income, 1999 $16,978 $25,614
Persons below poverty, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 21.5% 9.2%
Business QuickFacts Baltimore city Maryland
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 13,023 138,4811
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2005 281,064 2,167,9991
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 -5.8% 5.3%1
Nonemployer establishments definition and source info Nonemployer establishments, 2005 29,942 400,007
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2002 35,004 443,540
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 27.9% 15.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.9% 0.8%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 6.2% 5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 F 0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.9% 3.5%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 34.7% 31.0%
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 6,239,403 36,363,340
Wholesale trade sales definition and source info Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 6,047,618 60,679,602
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 3,273,095 60,039,971
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2002 $5,145 $11,034
Accommodation and foodservices sales definition and source info Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,064,895 7,832,268
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2006 649 23,262
Federal spending definition and source info Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 10,590,076 64,725,9241
Geography QuickFacts Baltimore city Maryland
Land area definition and source info Land area, 2000 (square miles) 80.80 9,773.82
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2000 8,038.9 541.9
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 510 24
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Baltimore-Towson, MD Metro Area

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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