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October 16, 2017 – The Cherokee Freedman – One of the little explored parts of our history is the enslavement of African-descended people by the Native American nations known as the Five Civilized Tribes. In August 2017, after years of legal battles, a lawsuit was won by the descendants of some of these slaves, called the Cherokee Freedman, which allows them full citizenship in the Cherokee nation. We talk with Jenni Monet, Marilynn Vann, Jon Velie, and Perline Boyattia.
October 6, 2017 – Black Banking in the United States – Listen in to this engaging and illuminating conversation on Black banks and the nature of wealth and political power, inspired by a year-long seminar on American Capitalism currently taking place at Johns Hopkins University. October 6, 2017 – Black Banking in the United States. You will hear from: Dr. Nathan Connolly, Dr. Jared Ball,
October 5, 2017 – Native American Music Awards: Baltimore Nomination – The 17th Annual Native American Music Awards — Nammy’s — are coming, and for the first time a Baltimore recording artist has been nominated. Jean Albert Renaud, or “JAR” as he is now known, is nominated as Best New Artist of the Year and his song “I Ride Horses” is nominated as Best Country Song of the year.
September 29, 2017 – After Confederate Monuments – The Confederate monuments in Baltimore are gone, so now what? We talk with a group of artists and activists exploring their ideas about what should replace them. We are joined by Sheila Gaskins, Pablo Machioli, Owen Silverman Andrews, Carl Stokes, and Bilal Johnson-Bey.
September 27, 2017 – Warnock’s ‘Pugh’ Plan – We are launching a series of conversations about the future of Baltimore. David Warnock, former Mayoral candidate and founder of Camden Partners, wrote an interesting op-ed on what he thinks should be “Pugh’s Plan” to revitalize the economy of Baltimore. We sat down in CEM’s studio to explore his ideas.
September 27, 2017 – World of the Play – We open our fourth season of World of the Play where we create discussions inspired the plays presented at Baltimore’s Everyman Theater. Today’s panel looks deeply into the questions of gender identification and race inspired by David Henry Wang’s brilliant play “M. Butterfly”
September 19, 2017 – DACA’s Effect on Community – While the plight of the young people registered through DACA has left the headlines, we share with you a panel discussion that looks at the depth of the issue. We hear from a DACA registrant about loving this country while living under threat of being deported from the only country she knows.