September 15, 2014 – Segment 3 – Marc speaks to Dr. Joe Brewster, creators of the acclaimed documentary American Promise and authors of the new book, Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and Life. Monday evening at 7:00, he will discuss their new book as part of Open Society Institute-Baltimore’s “Talking About Race” series at the Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch.
September 15, 2014 – Segment 2 – We hear from three new young candidates who won Maryland Democratic primaries and will run for Legislative seats in the November general elections: Brooke Lierman, Democratic candidate running in Baltimore’s 46th District; Antonio Hayes, Democratic candidate running in Baltimore’s 40th District; and Cory McCray, Democratic candidate running in Baltimore’s 45th District.
September 12, 2014 – Segment 4 – Listen to the broadcast of the funny and fascinating discussion from last week’s World of the Play, “Waiting in the Wings,” at Everyman Theatre. The conversation, inspired by Everyman’s current performance, The Understudy, explored the challenges and rewards of being an understudy.
September 12, 2014 – Segment 3 - We remember anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, who was murdered on September 12, 1977, while in the custody of the South African police. Biko was an anti-apartheid activist in the 1960s and 70s and founder of the Black Consciousness Movement. We reflect upon his life, his legacy, Black Consciousness, and South Africa today.
September 12, 2014 – Segment 2 – Listen to the newest edition of our regular feature in partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, A Moment in Maryland Black History. We talk about the death of noted African American principal Stephen Handy Long of Pocomoke City due to an altercation with a local white resident.