May 21, 2013 – Segment 5 – We close out the show with the energetic voices of the Baltimore Citywide Youth Poetry Team – this year comprised completely of young talented women – who will be representing Baltimore at the 16th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam in August in Chicago.
May 21, 2013 – Segment 4 – We are joined by A. F. James MacArthur, blogger for the Baltimore Spectator, who was recently released after spending several months in jail following a standoff last December with the police.
May 21, 2013 – Segment 3 – We turn to a debate over the IRS and Tea Party scandal, with columnist and political analyst Edward Wyckoff Williams, and political analyst Lenny McAllister, who calls himself the “Working Man’s Conservative.”
May 21, 2013 – Segment 2 – We discuss Islam and peace with Faheem Younus, National Secretary of Education for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland.
May 21, 2013 – Segment 1 – We get an update on the powerful, monster tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma yesterday, killing at least 51 people. While initial reports ranked this tornado EF-4, the second most powerful kind of tornado, there is evidence that the tornado might be upgraded to EF-5, indicating speeds over 200mph.
May 20, 2013 – Segment 3 – Yesterday was the anniversary of Malcolm X’s birth, who would have turned 88. We host a conversation about Malcolm X’s legacy and his relevance for today with Paul Coates, Kevin Alexander Gray, Frederick Harris, and Jared Ball.
May 20, 2013 – Segment 2 – The Baltimore City Council voted last week on a piece of legislation that would require businesses receiving contracts from the city to hire 51% of the new workers from Baltimore City, or face sanctions. The City law department has indicated that such a mandate would be unconstitutional.
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