December 6, 2017 – Learning From Lexington – Learning from Lexington is an American Studies course taught at UMBC’s new downtown classroom in the Lion Brothers buildings. This semester, students researched the history, cultures, and stories of the iconic Lexington Market, a public market located in the westside of downtown Baltimore.
December 5, 2017 – The Maryland Gubernatorial Race – Former NAACP President Ben Jealous, who is now running for Governor of Maryland in the Democratic Primary, joined us in-studio with his pick for Lieutenant Governor, Susan Turnbull. Our conversation ranged from the popularity of Governor Hogan to crime and poverty in Baltimore, health care, education and more.
December 4, 2017 – Violence in Baltimore – We host our first podcast leading up to the 2018 Annapolis Summit! We are joined by: Republican State Senator H. Wayne Norman, Jr., representing Cecil & Harford Counties; Democratic State Senator. Wiilliam C Smith, Jr., representing Montgomery County; and Democratic Delegate Cory McCray from Baltimore City.
November 21, 2017 – Patriarchy, Race, & Misogyny – Two philosophers who are also activists joined us for a fascinating conversation on the complexity and roots of patriarchy, race and misogyny. Dr. Anika Simpson and Dr. Desiree Melton join us.
November 10, 2017 – Labor and Love – We bring our latest episode of World of the Play, our partnership with Everyman Theatre. This performance conversation is inspired by the latest production at Everyman, Intimate Apparel by MacArthur Genius and Pulitzer Prize award winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Joining the panel today are fashion designer Stephen Wise, Valeska Populoh, and GG Goba.
November 6, 2017 – The Legacy of Baltimore Soul – Baltimore boasts a rich musical history, from Billie Holliday to Tupac Shakur to today’s thriving music scene. Musician and producer Brooks Long who is the Deutsch Fellow at the Creative Alliance, stopped by our studio along with Kevin Coombe (www.DCsoulrecordings.com), who wrote the liner notes for all the re-issued Ru-Jac recordings.
October 27, 2017 – Corporate Controlled Media and Critiquing Bias – Real News Producer Dharna Noor wrote a compelling article for Truthout on the nature of corporate-controlled media and the complex symmetry between the Trumpian attacks on the media and Freddie Gray protesters in Baltimore.
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