July 22, 2014 – Segment 2 – We turn to the topic of violence, its representation in the media and culture, masculinity’s role in violence, and violence’s effects on our youth. Our panel of guests includes: Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University; Meshelle, The Indie Mom Of Comedy, former OSI Baltimore Community Fellow and Founder of Goaldiggers, The Sankofa Project; and the Rev. Heber Brown, community activist and Pastor at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church.
July 22, 2014 – Segment 1 – Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the births of Emma Lazarus and George Clinton, the death of Errico Malatesta, and 1946 King David Hotel bombing, when a Zionist underground organization, the Irgun, bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, site of the civil administration and military headquarters for Mandate Palestine, resulting in 91 deaths.
July 21, 2014 – Segment 3 – We continue listening back to our series on the Vietnam American War, Shared Weight. In this segment, we meet Woody Cuury, a veteran from the Baltimore ghetto, who talks about how he survived the despair of war and transformed himself.
July 21, 2014 – Segment 2 – We listen back to our series on the Vietnam American War, Shared Weight. Two young soldiers meet on a jungle trail, one lives, one dies. Their fates are connected for 40 years. This is the story of Homer Steedly, and the journal of the young soldier he killed.
July 21, 2014 – Segment 1 – Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the publication of the first daily Black newspaper, The New Orleans Tribune, in 1864, the births of Don Knotts, Ernest Hemingway, and Marshall McLuhan, and the death of Robert Burns.
July 18, 2014 – Segment 2 – We rebroadcast our special two-hour tribute to Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week at the age of 95. You will hear from a vast array of guests from around the globe – some of whom fought with Mandela in the struggle to end Apartheid – who will discuss the life and legacy of this legendary international leader and fighter for justice.