April 15, 2014 – Segment 4 – It’s a brand new episode of Sound Bites. We’ll talk about organic farming with Coach Mark Smallwood, talk about the efforts to preserve the valleys of northern Baltimore County, and catch up with former Maryland State Senator Gerald Winegrad about the state of Chesapeake Bay restoration.
April 16, 2014 – Segment 3 – We turn to South Africa, as we talk with Dr. Patrick Bond, Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he has directed the Centre for Civil Society since 2004, about the state of that country since the death of Nelson Mandela.
April 15, 2014 – Segment 2 – We remember Karyn Washington, creator of For Brown Girls, a movement to empower and uplift darker-skinned Black women, who died of an apparent suicide this past weekend. Our guests are: Ty Alexander, beauty and lifestyle writer based in New York and originally from Baltimore; and Baltimore based performing artist, Black Shesus.
April 15, 2014 – Segment 1 – Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the day Jackie Robinson broke the major league baseball colorline, the adoption of the California Fugitive Slave Law, and the opening of the first McDonald’s restaurant.
April 14, 2014 – Segment 3 - We discuss the state of the labor movement in Maryland and beyond. We are talking with labor activists and workers involved in a number of struggles, including individuals who work at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, former Sparrows Point employees, and a person who is organizing community college employees.
April 14, 2014 – Segment 2 - We talk to Johns Hopkins Hospital workers on strike about what they are fighting for and their conditions working at a world-class institution. We also hear a sound from the picket line recorded Friday outside of Johns Hopkins where we talk to workers and supporters.