February 9, 2016 – Segment 2 – Today we have our Education Roundtable, where our guests will discuss the idea that the Baltimore City School district might have inflated student enrollment numbers, a revelation that could result in the loss of millions of dollars. Joining us is Luke Broadwater, reporter at the Baltimore Sun; Frank Patinella, advocate with the Education Reform Project; Dr. Roni Ellington, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Morgan State University; and Delegate Kathy Szeliga, House Minority Whip.
February 8, 2016 – Segment 3 – We cover the hearing in the case of Adnan Syed, which began last week in Baltimore. Syed is serving a life sentence for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, and the purpose of the hearing is to determine whether Syed deserves a new trial. His case is the basis of the Serial podcast series.
February 8, 2016 – Segment 2 – Last week President Barack Obama visited The Islamic Society of Baltimore, his first visit to an American mosque after 7 years in office. We talk with two people who were present during President Obama’s visit.
February 8, 2016 Segment 1 – We begin the show with an interview with Baltimore Democratic Mayoral candidate Councilman Carl Stokes. Stokes represents the 12th District on the Baltimore City Council, where he is Chair of the Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee.
February 5, 2016 – Segment 3 – We host our monthly feature on health and fitness with: Fitness trainer and activist Chauncey Whitehead; Ernestine Shepherd, the world’s oldest female bodybuilder; and Rhonda Silva, Division Administrator of the Baltimore City Cancer Program at the University of Maryland’s Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
February 5, 2016 – Segment 2 – We have a conversation with Dr. David Pilgrim where we speak to him about his book Understanding Jim Crow: Using Racist Memorabilia to Teach Tolerance and Promote Social Justice.
February 5, 2016 – Segment 1 – We host our weekly feature Tengella’s Take with Koli Tengella. Koli is President of Tengella Edutainment, an instructor and creator of the Positive Social Change Performing Arts Program at Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts High School, and he was a 2010 Open Society Institute Fellow.
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