May 25, 2016 – Segment 3 – We continue our reflection and discussion on the Officer Edward Nero “not guilty” verdict in the death of Freddie Gray. With: Dominque Stevenson, Program Director for the American Friends Service Committee and co-author with Eddie Conway of Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther; Michaela Duchess Brown, head of communications for Bmore Bloc; and JC Faulk, organizational development consultant and activist.
May 25, 2016 – Segment 2 – We host an interview with Joe Tropea, Digital Projects Coordinator for the Maryland Historical Society, offers a preview of an event happening Wednesday evening (May 25, 2016) at Red Emma’s 2640 Space, Reels From the Attic: Bob and Teresa’s Documentary Picks and Not-Fiction Oddities. Reels From the Attic is a selection of 16mm films & video curated by local film fiends Teresa & Bob.
May 25, 2016 – Segment 1 – We host a discussion regarding Birth Control & Women’s Health. The newest birth control pills allow women to have no periods at all, which leads to the question: Is menstruation necessary? Our guests will address this and other issues of women’s health, with: Dr. Claudia Richardson, and Dr. Jennifer D. Williams.
May 23, 2016 – Segment 3 – We host a Sports Roundtable, checking in on the NBA Finals and the Preakness, with: Andre Melton, co-host of The Flex Zone and board operator at WEAA; and Demarus Dye, sports analyst on The Flex Zone. The Flex Zone can be heard Wednesdays at 7:00pm on Fox Sports 1340-AM.
May 23, 2016 – Segment 2 – We host a discussion and update on the political turmoil in Brazil. With: Maria Luisa Mendonça, Director of Brazil’s Network for Social Justice and Human Rights and professor in the International Relations Department at the University of Rio De Janeiro; and Alexander Main, Senior Associate for International Policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
May 24, 2016 – Segment 3 – We host a Middle East Roundtable. Topics will include:The new offensive against ISIS; the downing of an Egyptair plane; and the possibility of Avigdor Lieberman becoming Defense Minister of Israel. With: Jean Francois Seznec, and Dr. Adil Shamoo.
May 24, 2016 – Segment 2 – We hold a discussion regarding the topic of TIFs, Port Covington, and Development in Baltimore. Our guests will include: Kim Trueheart, community activist; Baltimore City Councilman Carl Stokes; and Melody Simmons, reporter for Baltimore Business Journal.
May 24, 2016 – Segment 1 – We host a discussion on the verdict of “not guilty on all charges” that was handed down today for Officer Edward Nero in the death of Freddie Gray. With: Doug Colbert, A. Dwight Pettit, and Thomas Maronick.
May 19, 2016 – Segment 3 – On the newest edition of Sound Bites, listen to a fascinating discussion on the language of Sperm Whales, as I talk with author and journalist James Nestor. We close out the show with a visit to the urban garden at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore.
May 19, 2016 – Segment 2 – We turn to a conversation about Black nationalism and its role in the political and cultural landscape today. Our guests include: Dr. Lester Spence, John Wesley, and Dr. Jeff Menzise.
May 19, 2016 – Segment 1 – This semester’s radio series, Downtown Voices, features UMBC students talking to city dwellers about their thoughts on the past, present, and future of Baltimore. Today you will hear “The Uprising,” a snapshot of the movement that developed in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, and the effect it has had on our city.
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