October 21, 2014 – Segment 3 – In our latest episode of Sound Bites we examine the power of large institutions in purchasing food. We discuss both conventional and non-industrial agriculture in the context of institutional food buying. The panel participated in a wide-ranging discussion about the benefits, challenges and future of both models.
October 21, 2014 – Segment 1 – Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the death of Jack Kerouac, the birth of Ursula K. Le Guin, and when William Lloyd Garrison, publisher of the Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper, was drug through the streets of Boston, MA, by a pro-slavery mob in 1835.
October 20, 2014 – Segment 2 – We get an update on events in Ferguson, Missouri, with a number of young journalists and activists who recently returned from that troubled city: freelance reporter Michelle Zei; Muna Mire, intern for The Nation; Ralikh Hayes, executive assistant for the Real News Network and and Board President of the Baltimore Algebra Project; and Megan Sherman, producer at the Real News Network.
October 17, 2014 – Segment 2 – Dr. Karsonya “Kaye” Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, talks about her book Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis, which recently received the Letitia Woods Brown Book Award for the Best Edited Book in African American History from the Association of Black Women Historians.