August 27, 2015 – Segment 2 – On the newest episode of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites, we begin the hour with a report on the potential public health consequences of GMOs (genetically-modified organisms). Then, we turn to the state of oyster farming in our region as we discuss the challenges facing oyster farmers.
August 28, 2015 – Segment 1 – Boots Riley of the legendary hip hop group The Coup joins us to talk about hip hop, politics, and his cousin Carlos Riley, who was falsely accused of shooting a Durham police office.
August 28, 2015 – Segment 2 – Listen to a special Marc Steiner Show / Center for Emerging Media presentation: 10 Years Since Hurricane Katrina. You will hear the diverse voices of a number of individuals from and/or living in the Crescent City, most of whom lived through the storm.
August 28, 2015 – Segment 1 – We begin the show with 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.
August 26, 2015 – Segment 3 – We have an update on a Charles Village institution, Sankofa African Bazaar. Sankofa owner KiKi Armstrong is preparing to retire and is seeking a future owner and is doing so with an essay contest.
August 26, 2015 – Segment 2 – We feature a very special Baltimore City boys school that is seeking enrollees: Benjamin Banneker Eubie Blake Arts and Sciences Academy, located in the old Winston Middle School building in Baltimore’s Winston neighborhood. We speak with Banneker Principal Patrick McDonald.
August 25, 2015 – Segment 2 – We turn to zoning in Baltimore, as developers and community groups are pressuring the City Council to bring the first major rewrite to the Baltimore City zoning code since 1971.
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