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From The Archives: Ta-Nehisi & Paul Coates On ‘The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood’

The Coates'April 17, 2015 – Segment 2

We bring you two hours of the Coates family – Ta-Nehisi and Paul Coates, that is. The premium for these two hours when you donate at the $100 level is a copy of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to ManhoodPlease call in to 410-319-8888 and help us achieve our goal, or click here to donate online, and please designate The Marc Steiner Show in the drop down menu.

Hear from two generations of Coates as we replay my interview with Ta-Nehisi and his father Paul Coates, former Black Panther and founder of Black Classic Press, from April 2014. Focusing on topics rising from Ta-Nehisi’s book The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood, this father and son discuss their own experiences with the journey to becoming an adult.


Encore Presentation: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ & The Case For Reparations

Case for ReparationsApril 17, 2015 – Segment 1

We bring you two hours of the Coates family – Ta-Nehisi and Paul Coates, that is. The premium for these two hours when you donate at the $100 level is a copy of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to ManhoodPlease call in to 410-319-8888 and help us achieve our goal, or click here to donate online, and please designate The Marc Steiner Show in the drop down menu.

As you know, Ta-Nehisi Coates stepped into the international spotlight last year when his article “The Case for Reparations,” was featured as the cover story for the June 2014 issue of The Atlantic. In the article he puts forth the argument that Black Americans as a group – because of slavery, segregation, and Federal housing policy – have been prevented from building inter-generational wealth.  In the first hour you will hear my interview with him from last June.

 


News Roundup: Police-Involved Killings, Maryland Political Landscape & More

Congressman Elijah CummingsApril 16, 2015 – Segment 2

It’s Thursday morning, and one of my very best friends and colleagues (he even officiated at Valerie and my wedding!) Anthony McCarthy, Host of the Anthony McCarthy Show on WEAA, will be joining me in-house! Once again we have great shows and great premiums when you donate to the WEAA Spring Membership Campaign. In fact, if you are able to donate at the $250 level, you will be invited to a dinner with Anthony and me!

It’s a live news roundtable with Anthony and Catalina Byrd, co-host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA, with topics to include the police-involved killings across the U.S.

 


From The Archives: Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground Railroad

Betty DeRamusApril 16, 2015 – Segment 1

It’s Thursday morning, and one of my very best friends and colleagues (he even officiated at Valerie and my wedding!) Anthony McCarthy, Host of the Anthony McCarthy Show on WEAA, will be joining me in-house! Once again we have great shows and great premiums when you donate to the WEAA Spring Membership Campaign. In fact, if you are able to donate at the $250 level, you will be invited to a dinner with Anthony and me!

Listen in to my conversation with author Betty DeRamus about her fascinating book Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground RailroadFor $100 donation you will want to have this book in your library – I couldn’t put it down!


Encore Presentation: Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug War

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug WarApril 15, 2015 – Segment 2

Listen in to my interview with Johann Hari, author of the fascinating and revealing book Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug War, which tells the tale of Harry Anslinger, the first head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, and his personal war to destroy Billie Holliday. Holliday struggled with heroin addiction but was also emblematic of the fearlessness of standing up against racism. Anslinger was a racist and he hated jazz, so Billie Holliday embodied all that he loathed.

Chasing the Scream is the premium for the second hour when you donate at the $100 level. 


Encore Presentation: Lawrence Hill’s ‘The Book Of Negroes’

The Book of NegroesApril 15, 2015 – Segment 1

We begin the show with my interview with Lawrence Hill, author of nine books including The Book of Negroes, which has been made into a television miniseries on BET. The Book of Negroes is our premium for this hour when you donate at the $100 level to WEAA 88.9FM at 410-319-8888.


Encore Presentation: Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Activists

Octavia's BroodApril 14, 2015 – Segment 3

Do you like Social Justice, Science Fiction and Octavia Butler? Then you will love the discussions this morning, when we will be offering as premiums both Octavia Butler’s classic Kindred and Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Activists edited by adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha as the WEAA Spring Membership Campaign continues! Please call in and help us meet our goal: 410-319-8888. Or donate online (and please designate The Marc Steiner Show in the dropdown menu).

Our panel discusses Science Fiction and Social Justice. With: adrienne maree brown, Kresge Literary Arts Fellow, blogger at The Luscious Satyagraha, and co-Editor of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Activists; and Dr. Lester Spence, Center for Emerging Media Scholar-In-Residence and Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

 


From The Archives: Diversity In Science Fiction In Honor Of Octavia Butler

Octavia ButlerApril 14, 2015 – Segment 2

Do you like Social Justice, Science Fiction and Octavia Butler? Then you will love the discussions this morning, when we will be offering as premiums both Octavia Butler’s classic Kindred and Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Activists edited by adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha as the WEAA Spring Membership Campaign continues! Please call in and help us meet our goal: 410-319-8888. Or donate online (and please designate The Marc Steiner Show in the dropdown menu).

In honor of Octavia Butler, our guests examine diversity in the realm of Science Fiction, with: Ytasha L. Womack, author, filmmaker, and dancer, whose latest book is Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi and Fantasyadrienne maree brown, co-editor of Octavia’s Brood, sci-fi writer, and Emergent Strategy facilitator; K Tempest Bradford, speculative fiction writer, media critic, and board member of the Carl Brandon Society, dedicated to supporting and highlighting people of color in science fiction, fantasy, and horror media; and Jason T. Harris, author and editor of REDLINES: Baltimore 2028.


From The Archives: Marc Interviews Octavia Butler

Octavia ButlerApril 14, 2015 – Segment 1

Do you like Social Justice, Science Fiction and Octavia Butler? Then you will love the discussions this morning, when we will be offering as premiums both Octavia Butler’s classic Kindred and Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Activists edited by adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha as the WEAA Spring Membership Campaign continues! Please call in and help us meet our goal: 410-319-8888. Or donate online (and please designate The Marc Steiner Show in the dropdown menu).

We listen back to my interview from January 21, 2004, with renowned Science Fiction author Octavia Butler. The recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Grant and both the Hugo and Nebula awards, Butler passed away in February 2006.


Parenting: Talking To Your Children About Race

blmApril 13, 2015 – Segment 2

This week is the Spring Membership Drive for WEAA, and we have a lineup of great programs and great premiums! Please call into our show this week between 10 AM and noon eastern to make a pledge–410.319.8888, or pledge online here.

Our panel speaks about parenting and talking to children about race. The guests are: Dr. Karsonya “Kaye” Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and author of Letters to My Black Sons: Raising Boys in a Post-Racial AmericaDr. Roni Ellington, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Morgan State University; and Dr. Tara Mundell, mental health specialist, clinical psychologist and author of Let’s Talk About It, a book for children aimed at inspiring young, brilliant minds to build their self-esteem and confidence.


Wes Moore on The Work: Searching for a Life that Matters

mooreApril 13, 2015 – Segment 1

This week is the Spring Membership Drive for WEAA, and we have a lineup of great programs and great premiums! Please call into our show this week between 10 AM and noon eastern to make a pledge–410.319.8888, or pledge online here.

Marc speaks with best-selling author Wes Moore, host of Beyond Belief on the Oprah Winfrey Network, about his newest book The Work: Searching for a Life that Matters.


Baltimore Police Tracked Thousands Of Cellphones Using “Stingray” Technology

Police tracked cellphones using Stingray technologyApril 10, 2015 – Segment 5

We close the show with a look at recent revelations that Baltimore Police have used controversial “Stingray” technology to track cellphones in thousands of cases. With: David Rocah, Senior Staff Attorney for ACLU of Maryland.

 

 


Annapolis Update: Legislation To License Maryland’s Midwives

Midwives rally in AnnapolisApril 10, 2015 – Segment 4

We discuss legislation to license midwives in the state, with:  Alexis Richardson, Certified Professional Midwife and President of the Association of Independent Midwives of Maryland; and Shiopei Low, who has delivered two babies at home with Certified Professional Midwives.

 


Annapolis Update: Advocates & Legislators Working To Get Ex-Felons Voting Rights

Voting rights for ex-felonsApril 10, 2015 – Segment 3

The Maryland Legislative Session wraps up next week, and we will examine a number of the issues covered during the session. Our guests are: Charles Robinson, political and business correspondent for Maryland Public Television, who will discuss the Session in general; Diamonte Brown, Director of Out For Justice and co-chair of the Unlock The Vote Coalition that proposed and is championing the legislation; Toni Holness, Public Policy Associate at the ACLU of Maryland; and Perry Hopkins, Advocate and Community Organizer of Communities United.


Annapolis Update: Pre-Trial Issues & Bail Reform In Maryland

Senate President Mike MillerApril 10, 2015 – Segment 2

The Maryland Legislative Session wraps up next week, and we examine a number of the issues covered during the session. Our guests include: Charles Robinson, political and business correspondent for Maryland Public Television, who will discuss the Session in general; and Doug Colbert, Professor of Law at University of Maryland Carey School of Law, who will discuss pre-trial issues and bail reform.


April 10: This Day In History

Emiliano ZapataApril 10, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc talks about what happened today in history, including the day Emiliano Zapata was tricked into riding into an ambush, the day Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler escaped from the Birkenau death camp, and the day that singer Little Eva died.

Transcript of this day in history included below.

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Health and Fitness with Chauncey Whitehead

druhillApril 9, 2015 – Segment 5

We close out the show with our regular monthly feature on health and fitness with fitness trainer and activist Chauncey Whitehead, who is hosting an April 11th community walk in Druid Hill Park. This month, Chauncey is partnering with the Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland, whose mission is to inspire Marylanders to save and enhance lives through organ and tissue donation while honoring the legacy of their donors. Joining us in-studio with Chauncey will be Latrice Price, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland and Manager of Team Maryland, a group of transplant recipients that compete in Olympic style games every two years; and Sonia Taylor, Donate Life Ambassador and active volunteer for Donate Life Maryland and The Living Legacy Foundation, who is also a cornea transplant recipient.


Remembering the ’81-’83 Dunbar Poets

dunbarApril 9, 2015 – Segment 4

Marc speaks with writer and director Sheldon Candis, who will talks about his upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 piece on what may have been the greatest high school basketball team ever, Baltimore’s own ’81-’83 Dunbar Poets. Candis is currently developing the Mo’ne Davis Disney biopic Throw Like Mo.


Baltimore City Water Shutoffs

city hallApril 9, 2015 – Segment 3

We turn to a Baltimore issue that is receiving international attention: this week the City began sending 25,000 notices, the vast majority to city and county residents, threatening to shut off their water if delinquent bills are not paid within ten days. Our panel of guests include: Jessica Lewis, housing organizer at the Right to Housing Alliance; Stephen Janis, Investigative Journalist for the Real News Network; and Christopher Summers, President of the Maryland Public Policy Institute.


Reparations: A Musical

reparationsApril 9, 2015 – Segment 2

We take a sneak peak of Reparations: A Musical, a unique production that blends drama, comedy, music and dance to make the concept and issue of reparations “relatable.” With: Joseph Edwards, author of Reparations: A Musical; and Shirley Basfield Dunlap, Director of Reparations: A Musical and Associate Professor and Coordinator of Theatre Arts at Morgan State University.


April 9: This Day in History

ralph-ellisonApril 9, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the foundation of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in 1816, a massive teacher strike in Minneapolis in 1970, and the birth of Ralph Ellison.

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City Paper This Week: Play Ball

City PaperApril 8, 2015 – Segment 4

We close out the show with our regular feature City Paper This Week with Anna Walsh, Eats and Drinks Editor for the Baltimore City Paper.

 


Marc Steiner Show Travels To Cuba: Recap & US-Cuba Relations

Havana, CubaApril 8, 2015 – Segment 3

Marc Steiner Show Producer Stefanie Mavronis and I just returned from a 12-day trip to Cuba, and we recap our trip as well as discuss Cuba in the wake of the December 17th announcement that the U.S. would restore full relations with that country.

With: Producer Stefanie Mavronis; Carla Wills, WEAA Executive Producer for Public Affairs who traveled to Cuba last year with a delegation from Morgan State University; Jasmin Torres, CEO of Cuba Life Travels LLC; and Caridad Morales Nussa, Program Director for Cuba Life Travels LLC.


Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Activists

Octavia's BroodApril 8, 2015 – Segment 2

We discuss Science Fiction and Social Justice.  Our guests are: adrienne maree brown, Kresge Literary Arts Fellow, blogger at The Luscious Satyagraha, and co-Editor of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Activists; and Dr. Lester Spence, Center for Emerging Media Scholar-In-Residence and Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University.


April 8: This Day In History

SNCCApril 8, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc talks about what happened on this day in history, including the day Oriole Frank Robinson became the manager of the Cleveland Indians, the day 128 men were killed in a mining explosion at Banner Mines outside Birmingham, and the founding of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.

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Sound Bites: Baltimore’s Food System Vision

Food-SystemApril 7, 2015 – Segment 2

In this week’s edition of our series on food and our world, Sound Bites, we hear a panel discussion Marc moderated at the 14th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference last month about Baltimore’s food-system planning, policy and partnership efforts and how people are shaping and implementing visions for a sustainable local food system. Our panel of guests included: Anne Palmer, Program Director at Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future; Holly Freishtat, Food Policy Director for the City of Baltimore; Willie Flowers, Executive Director of Park Heights Community Health Alliance; and Walker Marsh, founder and owner of The Flower Factory.


Billie Holiday and the War of Drugs

billieApril 7, 2015 – Segment 1

Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Billie Holiday. In honor of her birth, we speak to Johann Hari, author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug War, the centerpiece of which tells the tale of Harry Anslinger, the first head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, and his personal war to destroy Billie Holiday. Holiday struggled with heroin addiction but was also emblematic of the fearlessness of standing up against racism. Anslinger was a racist and he hated jazz, so Billie Holiday embodied all that he loathed.


Philosophers’ Roundtable: Race & Class In The United States

protestApril 6, 2015 – Segment 2

We host a discussion about race and class in the U.S. with Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor in Princeton University’s Center for African American Studies; and A. Adar Ayira, Project Manager of the More in the Middle Campaign for Associated Black Charities and facilitator and analyst at Baltimore Racial Justice Action, a program of Fusion Partnerships.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., The Poor Peoples Campaign & Reparations

KING ASSASSINATIONApril 6, 2015 – Segment 1

April 4th marked the 47th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. To honor him, we listen to a recent show on King’s visions for racial and economic justice.

The Poor People’s Campaign was a testament to Dr. King’s long term vision for civil rights and equality,  beyond integration and voters rights.  He understood that unless there were equal economic opportunities for all Americans, the dream of social mobility and equality  would never truly be realized.

Marc and his panel turn their attention to Dr. King’s economic policies and the Activities of the Poor People’s Campaign.  Our guests for this segment: Adar Ayira, Project Manager of the More in the Middle Campaign for Associated Black Charities and facilitator and analyst at Baltimore Racial Justice Action, a program of Fusion Partnerships; Robert Birt, author of The Liberatory Thought of Martin Luther King Jr.: Critical Essays on the Philosopher King, and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bowie State University; and Jeff Singer, Founder and former Executive Director of Health Care for the Homeless.


Black and Jewish: What It Means To Be Both

twittypraysApril 3, 2015 – Segment 2

We delve into the world of Black Jewish traditions and discover what it means to be both Black and Jewish as Marc speaks with author, blogger and public speaker MaNishtanahip hop artist, Orthodox Jew and Baltimore native Yitz Jordan aka Y-LoveMichael Twitty, Culinary Historian of African and African American Foodways and blogger at Afroculinaria. Michael Twitty discussed his recent harassment at Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport in Haaretz.


Diana Beresford-Kroeger and the Global Forest

dianaApril 3, 2015 – Segment 1

We hear a fascinating and inspirational interview with Diana Beresford-Kroeger, philosopher, naturalist, world-recognized author and scientist whose writings combine western scientific knowledge and the traditional concepts of the ancient world.  Her books include  The Sweetness of a Simple LifeThe Global Forest, Arboretum Borealis, Arboretum America, and A Garden for Life. Born in Ireland, Beresford-Kroeger was orphaned in her youth and educated by elders who instructed her in the Brehon (Ireland’s indigenous system of law from Celtic times) knowledge of plants and nature. She tells us about her life and about her Bioplan, which encourages ordinary people to develop a new relationship with nature, and to join together to replant the global forest.


The Hip Hop Chronicles

hhcApril 2, 2015 – Segment 1

We hear a special broadcast of WEAA’s popular show The Hip-Hop Chronicles. The Hip-Hop Chronicles is produced by WEAA’s Mike “Nyce” Middleton in partnership with Planet Earth Planet Rap.

Guests include: Catalina Byrd, co-Host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles; Dr. Jared Ball, Associate Professor at Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication, co-Editor of Malcolm X: A Lie of Reinvention and author of I Mix What I Like: A Mixtape Manifesto; Linn Washington, Professor in the Department of Journalism at Temple University; Faraji Muhammad, Youth Empowerment Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee in Baltimore; and rapper, author and producer Chuck D.

The Hip-Hop Chronicles (HHC) is a Hip-Hop mix show designed with public radio in mind. HHC is built with Hip-Hop audio documentaries, “this day in Hip-Hop history” facts, exclusive one-on-one artist interviews, new music, album reviews, plus classic and old school music. HHC also addresses the political and social issues that affect the Hip-Hop generation, with in-depth conversations with political analysts, social activists, and community leaders, blended with current and classic socially conscious music. HHC also features entertainment news, financial tips, industry tips, mixes by an all-star DJ team, and an international rap show that features hip hop music by artists all over the world.


Lawrence Hill on The Book of Negroes

Lawrence_HillApril 1, 2015 – Segment 4

Marc speaks with author Lawrence Hill, who has written nine books including the acclaimed The Book of Negroes, which was made into a television miniseries on BET.


This Week in the City Paper

CPApril 1, 2015 – Segment 3

Anthony McCarthy sits in for Marc Steiner for our weekly look at what’s in the City Paper with Senior Editor Baynard Woods.

 


Poet Mark Nowak

marknowakApril 1, 2015 – Segment 2

Anthony McCarthy sits in as guest host for Marc Steiner.

We’re joined by poet Mark Nowak, recipient of the 2015 Split This Rock Freedom Plow Award for Poetry and Activism, which will be awarded to him on April 2. Nowak’s latest book is Coal Mountain Elementary, and he is being recognized for his work facilitating “poetry dialogues” between workers around the world.


Political Roundtable: Trevor Noah | Martin O’Malley | “Religious Freedom” in Indiana?

trevorApril 1, 2015 – Segment 1

Guest host Anthony McCarthy joins us for a political roundtable, discussing Trevor Noah, Martin O’Malley’s run for the presidency, and the Indiana “religious freedom” law. We’re joined by Adam Jackson, CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; Thomas Maronick, Baltimore attorney; Radio host on “The Tom Moore Show” on AM 680 WCBM; and Linnyette Richardson-Hall, lifestyle and culinary entertainment expert, enrichment partner for Heart & Soul Magazine who has appeared on Style Network’s series, “Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?” Enrichment Partner For Heart & Soul Magazine.

Sound Bites: Young Farmers In Baltimore City On Why They Farm & Their Communities | Finding The Best Matzoh Ball Soup

matzohMarch 31, 2015 – Segment 2

In a rebroadcast of Sound Bites, we host with a young farmers and food justice advocates roundtable. Our panel of guests includes: Walker Marsh, Founder & Owner, The Flower Factory; Isabel Antreasian, Project Manager for Whitelock Community Farm; Sache Jones, Food Justice Consultant for Park Heights Community Health Alliance and Manager of the AFYA Community Teaching Garden in Park Heights; and Charlotte Keniston, current Open Society Institute fellow working in partnership with Paul’s Place on community-led interventions to address food accessibility in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore.

We close out with a segment based on an article from the City Paper: The search for Baltimore’s best matzo ball soup begins and ends at home. With: Evan Serpick, Editor of the Baltimore City Paper; and Myra Serpick, retired social worker and mother of Evan Serpick, who alleges that she makes the best matzo ball soup in Baltimore.


Cultural Roundtable: Youth and Social Media | Confederate Flags on License Plates

texas2March 31, 2015 – Segment 1

Dr. Kimberly Moffitt sits in as a guest host for Marc Steiner. She is Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities.

We host a cultural roundtable with topics including youth and social media, and Confederate flags on license plates. With: Dr. Donald Snyder, Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies at UMBC who developed and teaches a course entitled Social Media: Networking and Mobility; Catalina Byrd, media consultant, political strategist, and co-host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA; and Dr. Karsonya “Kaye” Wise Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, and the author of several books, including the recently released Letters to My Black Sons: Raising Boys in a Post-Racial America, and the award-winning Notes From A Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emile Frances Davis.


The Nation’s 150th Anniversary Issue

Marcnationh 30, 2015 – Segment 3

We close out the show at 11:45 with a celebration of the 150th anniversary of TheNation magazine, with D. D. Guttenplan, London Correspondent for The Nation and co-Editor of the magazine’s 150th Anniversary Special Issue.


The SNCC Organizing Model

SNCCMarch 30, 2015 – Segment 2

We look back at the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, or SNCC, and reflect upon that organization’s organizing model and how it translates to community organizing efforts today. With: Betty Robinson, former member of SNCC, co-Editor of Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts of Women in SNCC, 2003 Open Society Institute Community Fellow, and former lead organizer for the Citizens Planning and Housing Association (CPHA); and Judy Richardson, former member of SNCC, filmmaker who worked on Eyes on the Prize, co-Editor of Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC, and Board Member of the SNCC Legacy Committee.

 


Gentrification: “Against the New Baltimore”

eastsideMarch 30, 2015 – Segment 1

Dr. Lawrence Brown sits in as guest host for Marc Steiner.

We revisit the topic of gentrification in Baltimore, springing from D. Watkins’ recent piece for salon.com: “Black history bulldozed for another Starbucks: Against the new Baltimore.” With: D. Watkins, author, filmmaker and professor at Coppin State University; Dr. Tonya Sanders, Assistant Professor, Graduate City and Regional Planning program, Graduate Department of Built Environment Studies, School of Architecture + Planning at Morgan State University; Dr. Marisela Gomez, physician, community activist and author of Race, Class, Power, and Organizing in East Baltimore: Rebuilding Abandoned Communities in America; Donald Gresham, East Baltimore resident and founder of the Baltimore Redevelopment Action Coalition for Empowerment.

 


Lia Tarachansky: On the Side of the Road

tarachanskyMarch 27, 2015 – Segment 3

Lia Tarachansky, filmmaker and Israel/Palestine correspondent for the Real News joins us to talk about her documentary On the Side of the Road, which is showing in Baltimore on Wednesday, April 1, 6:00pm at The Real News Network, 231 Holliday Street.


Do Baltimore Teens Face Worse Conditions Than Their Nigerian Counterparts?

baltimoreMarch 27, 2015 – Segment 2

Do poor teens in Baltimore face worse conditions than their counterparts in Nigeria, as a recent study suggests? We look at the study, published in December’s Journal of Adolescent Health, with: Dr. Kristin Mmari, Assistant Professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Dr. Lawrence Brown, public health consultant and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University; and Dr. Roni Ellington, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Morgan State University.

 


Dr. Charles Johnson: Taming the Ox: Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practice

Dr. Charles JohnsonMarch 27, 2015 – Segment 1

Prepare to be inspired as Marc talks with National Book Award-winning novelist and scholar Dr. Charles Johnson about his newest book Taming the Ox: Buddhist Stories and Reflections on Politics, Race, Culture, and Spiritual Practice.


Black Women in Academia

Audre-LordeMarch 26, 2015 – Segment 5

We close out the show with a discussion of Black Women in Academia. Our guests are: Dr. Bonnie Thornton Dill, Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, College Park; Dr. Pamela Scott Johnson, Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Morgan State University; and Dr. Tara Bynum, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Towson University.


Baltimore Blues Artist Quinton “Q” Randall

thecleanseMarch 26, 2015 – Segment 4

Baltimore blues artist Quinton “Q” Randall joins us to talk about his music and life. He recently released his new album The Cleanse. 


This Week in the City Paper

cpMarch 26, 2015 – Segment 3

Dr. John Bullock sits in as guest host for Marc Steiner.

We check in with Baltimore City Paper Senior Editor Baynard Woods about what’s in this week’s issue of the City Paper.


Maryland Historical Society: Coffins and Poe

poeMarch 26, 2015 – Segment 2

Dr. John Bullock sits in as guest host for Marc Steiner.

We look at two current offerings at the Maryland Historical Society: the exhibit A Tale of Three Coffins: Living and Dying in 17th Century St. Mary’s County and an interactive production, Mesmeric Revelations! Of Edgar Allan Poe. With: Glenn Ricci, producer and Co-Director of Mesmeric Revelations! Of Edgar Allan Poe; Susan Stroupe, co-director of Mesmeric Revelations! Of Edgar Allan Poe, interdisciplinary theater artist based in Baltimore; and Burt Kummerow, President of the Maryland Historical Society.

 


Local Roundtable: A “Do-Nothing” City Council?

city hallMarch 26, 2015 – Segment 1

Guest host Dr. John Bullock sits in for Marc Steiner.

We begin the day with a look at local politics: Does Baltimore really have a “do-nothing” city council? Our panel of guests reflects upon an article this week in the Baltimore Brew, A Do-Nothing Council Decides to Do Nothing.” With: Roberto Alejandro, reporter for Baltimore’s Afro-American newspaper; and Stephen Janis, investigative journalist for the Real News Network.

 

 


D. Watkins’ Neighborhood Revolution, One Letter At A Time

dMarch 25, 2015 – Segment 2

We are joined by author, filmmaker and Coppin State University professor D. Watkins about his article in Salon: “My neighborhood revolution, one letter at a time.”


An Indigenous People’s History of the United States

roxanneMarch 25, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc speaks with Native American author, historian, feminist, and self-described revolutionary Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on her fascinating and informative book An Indigenous People’s History of the United States.


Sound Bites: Vegan Living Program | Hear the Maryland Crunch | Maryland Secretary of Agriculture Joseph Bartenfelder

bartenfelderMarch 24, 2015 – Segment 4

In our latest segment of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, we begin with a look at a free 6-session Vegan Living Program that begins this weekend at Mt. Royal Elementary School in Baltimore. With: Brenda Sanders, Executive Director of Better Health Better Life; and Erin Marcus, co-organizer of the Vegan Living Program.

Next on Sound Bites we Hear the Maryland Crunch! March 25 is Maryland Day, and Maryland Hunger Solutions and thousands of other Marylanders are celebrating by crunching into a juicy apple! Hear the Maryland Crunch is a fun state-wide, synchronized apple crunch event that aims to reduce child hunger by increasing access to School Breakfast Programs. With Michael J. Wilson, Executive Director of Maryland Hunger Solutions.

Then we hear an interview with the new Maryland Secretary of Agriculture Joseph Bartenfelder, who will talk about the Phosphorus Management Tool.

 

 


Debating Work and Save Legislation

RETIREMENTMarch 24, 2015 – Segment 3

Our guests offer an update on the Maryland Legislative Session, specifically on AARP’s Work and Save Legislation. With: Tammy Bresnahan, Associate Director of Advocacy for AARP Maryland; and Clark Kendall, President and Founder of Kendall Capital and author of a recent opinion piece in The Daily Recordtitled “Freedom of choice for retirement.”


Ted Cruz for President?

ted_cruzMarch 24, 2015 – Segment 2

Republican strategist Lenny McAllister offers a commentary on yesterday’s announcement that Texas Senator Ted Cruz has thrown his hat into the ring for the 2016 Presidential elections. McAllister is host of NightTalk: Get To The Pointon the Pittsburgh cable news channel and Get Right with Lenny McAllister on NewsRadio1020 KDKA in Pittsburgh.

 


March 24: This Day in History

delasoulMarch 24, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the birth of Pasemaster Mace of De La Soul, the abolition of slavery in Venezuela in 1854, and Halle Berry becoming the first Black woman to win an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for the movie “Monster’s Ball.”

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Broken House

houseMarch 23, 2015 – Segment 5

We close out the show with a sneak preview of the short film and documentary project Broken House, which explores house music, dance and culture in Baltimore. We talk with Khoran Lee, filmmaker and director of Broken House, veteran of the US Army and Morgan State alum; Danielle Evans, production assistant for Broken House, Baltimore City public school teacher and basketball coach and Morgan State alum; and Aaron Wiggins, cast member of Broken House and Morgan State alum. They are raising money for their film on Kickstarter.


Gentrification (K)Not

openwallsMarch 23, 2015 – Segment 4

We take a sneak preview of the documentary Gentrification (K)Not, with filmmaker and political activist Jude Lombardi. This documentary explores the meaning of the terms revitalization and gentrification and how they function as elements of a system that displaces people from their communities, focusing on the Station North neighborhood in Baltimore. There will be a screening of Gentrification (K)Not at 7:30pm on Wednesday, March 25, at 2640 (2640 St. Paul Street in Baltimore).


Israeli Election Results and US Politics

US-Israel_HoroMarch 23, 2015 – Segment 3

We look at last week’s Israeli election results and their implications for U.S. politics, with: Bill Fletcher, Senior Scholar at Institute for Policy Studies.


Transforming Criminal Justice Policy

rollcallMarch 23, 2015 – Segment 2

Our panel of guests discusses ways to transform criminal justice policy in Baltimore and Maryland. With: the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, community activist, pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church and Executive Director of Orita’s Cross Freedom School; David Rocah, Senior Staff Attorney for ACLU of Maryland; and Marc Schindler, Executive Director of the Justice Policy Institute.


March 23: This Day In History

Sticks McGheeMarch 23, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc talks about what happened today in history, including the birthday of guitarist Sticks McGhee, the day 101 Wobblies were charged with opposing the draft and hindering the war effort, and the day Mussolini started his fascist movement in Milan, Italy.

Transcript of this day in history included below.

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Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug War

billieMarch 20, 2015 – Segment 4

We speak with Johann Hari, author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug War, about the US’s war on drugs and the federal government’s fight against Bille Holiday.


MECU Money Power Day

moneypowerdayMarch 20, 2015 – Segment 3

We hear a special preview of the 10th anniversary of Money Power Day, happening Saturday March 21 from 9am to 3pm at Poly-Western High School, 1400 W. Cold Spring Lane in Baltimore. Money Power Day is Baltimore’s free financial fitness day and families who attend will be equipped with the resources, tools, and support needed to change their financial futures. There are events for children, too! With: Courtney Bettle, Program Manager for Financial Security for the Baltimore CASH (Creating Assets, Savings & Hope) Campaign; and Dorothea Stierhoff, Sr. Public Relations Manager of MECU of Baltimore, Inc.


Remembering Redwood with A. Rod Womack

arodMarch 20, 2015 – Segment 2

We focus the spotlight on Baltimore’s Redwood Grill, a hotspot in the ’90s and a fascinating piece of local history, with local businessman and raconteur A. Rod Womack, author of Redwood and former owner of the Redwood Grill.


March 20: This Day in History

Ota BengaMarch 20, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the births of Spike Lee and Sister Rosetta Tharpe and the suicide of Ota Benga.

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Chauncey Whitehead on Health and Fitness

cdwMarch 19, 2015 – Segment 5

We close out the show with our regular segment on Health & Fitness with Chauncey Whitehead, fitness trainer and activist.


Diagram for Delinquents: Documenting The History Of Comic Books & Censorshop

diagramMarch 19, 2015 – Segment 4

We get a sneak preview of the new documentary Diagram for Delinquents with Director Robert Emmons, Jr., Documentary Filmmaker and Associate Director of the Digital Studies Center at Rutgers University-Camden. Diagram for Delinquents, which serves as both a history of comic books and a sharp critique of American censorship as it investigates the life of leading censorship proponent, the late Dr. Fredric Wertham.


Israeli Election Results: Benjamin Netanyahu Will Serve 4th Term

Netanyahu (1)March 19, 2015 – Segment 3

With news that Benjamin Netanyahu will serve a fourth term as Prime Minister of Israel, we take a look at the Israeli elections and what they mean for Israelis and Palestinians. With: Lia Tarachansky, Israel/Palestine correspondent for the Real News Network.


State of Progressive Media In The United States

newspaperMarch 19, 2015 – Segment 2

We take a look at the state of progressive media. Our panel of guests will be: Sarah van Gelder, co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of YES! Magazine and YesMagazine.org; Bhaskar Sunkara, Founding Editor of Jacobin and a Senior Editor at In These Times; and Glen Ford, Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report.


March 19: This Day in History

momsMarch 19, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the birth of Moms Mabley, the foundation of the New Negro Theater by Langston Hughes, and the death of Luther Ingram.

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This Week in the City Paper

city paperMarch 18, 2015 – Segment 4

We close out the show with our regular feature, this week in the City Paper, with Eats & Drinks Editor Anna Walsh.


Kane Mayfield and “The Return of Rap”

kaneMarch 18, 2015 – Segment 3

Baltimore-based hip hop artist Kane Mayfield joins us to talk about his new album “The Return of Rap.”


Baltimore’s Race Problems: Part 2

fergMarch 18, 2015 – Segment 2

We continue our discussion on the topic of race and racism in Baltimore, focusing on practical solutions. Our panel of guests includes: Dr. Roni Ellington, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Morgan State University; Roberto Alejandro, reporter for Baltimore’s Afro-American newspaper; Dr. Lawrence Brown, public health consultant and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University; Michael Scott, Chief Equity Officer/President/Co-Founder of Equity Matters; and Dr. Tara Bynum, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Towson University.


March 18: This Day in History

Paris-CommuneMarch 18, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the births of Wilson Pickett and Queen Latifah, the declaration of the Paris Commune, and the first Bat Mitzvah.

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Sound Bites: Fair Treatment For Farmworkers & The Human Cost Of Our Food Supply System

tomMarch 17, 2015 – Segment 3

On our series about our food and our world –Sound Bites – we bring you a tape of a panel discussion from last month at Red Emma’s Bookstore and Café, which followed a screening of Food Chains, a documentary about the work of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to achieve fair treatment for farmworkers. The film reveals the human cost of our food supply system and the complicity of large buyers of produce in the exploitation of farmworkers. The event was co-sponsored by The Baltimore Food & Faith Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for a Livable Future. Our panelists were: poet, activist, minister, organizer and educator Ken Brown, also known as Analysis; food justice, healthcare and labor activist Sergio España; and Rachel Winograd, Food Justice Coordinator for CATA, the Farmworker Support Committee.

As part of the hour we also listen back to my interview from a few years ago with one of the founders of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Lucas Benitez.


Baltimore’s Race Problems: Part 1

battsMarch 17, 2015 – Segment 2

Do you think Baltimore has a race problem? An article in the Baltimore Sun this past weekend indicates that Baltimore leaders agree: City has a race problemWe discuss it with: Dr. Lawrence Brown, public health consultant and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University; community activist Kim Trueheart; Michael Eugene Johnson, Executive Director of the Paul Robeson Institute for Social Change; and Roberto Alejandro, reporter for Baltimore’s Afro-American newspaper.


March 17: This Day in History

bayard_rustinMarch 17, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the birth of Bayard Rustin and the Carrolton Massacre.

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News Roundup: Shootings In Ferguson, Situation In Iran, Hillary Clinton & U.S. Attorney General

protestsMarch 16, 2015 – Segment 3

We host a national and international news roundtable, and discuss last week’s shooting in Ferguson, Iran, Hillary Clinton, and the nomination of Loretta Lynch for U.S. Attorney General. Our guests are: Dr. John Bullock, Professor of Political Science at Towson University; Greg Kline, attorney, co-Founder and Contributing Editor for Red Maryland, Host of the Conservative Refuge podcast and co-Host of Red Maryland Radio; and Dr. Max Hilaire, Chair of the Political Science Department at Morgan State University.


State Politics Roundtable: Legislative Session Nearing End & Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s Retirement

flagMarch 16, 2015 – Segment 2

With less than a month left in the Maryland State Legislative Session and news of Senator Barbara Mikulksi’s retirement, we host a Maryland State Roundtable discussion, with: Jenna Johnson, Reporter for the Washington Post; Bryan Sears, Government Reporter forThe Daily Record; and Charles Robinson, Political and Business Correspondent for Maryland Public Television.


March 16: This Day in History

corrieMarch 16, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the death of Rachel Corrie and the My Lai massacre.

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“Try Love” In Baltimore’s Park Heights Community

Park HeightsMarch 13, 2015 – Segment 4

We close the show with a rebroadcast of a show about a compelling campaign taking place in the Park Heights neighborhood of our city: “Try Love.” With: Willie Flowers, Executive Director of the Park Heights Community Health Alliance, who initiated the “Try Love” campaign.

This segment was originally broadcast in February 2015.


Documentary: The Psalm Of Howard Thurman

Howard ThurmanMarch 13, 2015 – Segment 3

We take a look at a film currently in production on one of our nation’s most original and important theological thinkers, Howard Thurman. I will talk with Arleigh Prelow, who is Producer-Director of “The Psalm of Howard Thurman,” about her film.


The Stronghold: How Republicans Captured Congress but Surrendered the White House

The StrongholdMarch 13, 2015 – Segment 2

I talk with Dr. Tom Schaller, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), and columnist for the Baltimore Sun. We will be talking about his new book, The Stronghold: How Republicans Captured Congress but Surrendered the White House.

 


March 13: This Day In History

Josephine St. Pierre RuffinMarch 13, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc talks about what happened today in history, including the birthday of Erma Franklin, the day Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin died, and the day the Confederacy approved the use of Black troops.

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Philosophers’ Roundtable: Race & Class In The United States

protestMarch 12, 2015 – Segment 4

We host a discussion and debate about race and class in the U.S. with Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor in Princeton University’s Center for African American Studies; and A. Adar Ayira, Project Manager of the More in the Middle Campaign for Associated Black Charities and facilitator and analyst at Baltimore Racial Justice Action, a program of Fusion Partnerships.


Debate: Nuclear Negotiations with Iran

iranMarch 12, 2015 – Segment 3

We take a look at the United States’ nuclear negotiations with Iran, with: James Phillips, Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy, The Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy at The Heritage Foundation; and Ali Gharib, independent journalist and contributor to The Nation.


Selma In 1965 And 2015: Remembering Our History & Looking At Voting Rights Today

selmaMarch 12, 2015 – Segment 2

We reflect upon the 50th anniversary of the 1965 events in Selma with three panelists who were in Selma for the events of the past week: Dr. Tyson King-Meadows, Chair of the Africana Studies Department and Associate Professor of Political Science at UMBC; Ari Berman; contributing writer for The Nation magazine; and longtime community activist and mentor Ralph Moore.


March 12: This Day in History

Romare BeardenMarch 12, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the birthday of activist Clara Fraser, the day artist Romare Bearden passed away, and the day Charles “Bird” Parker, Jr., hall of fame jazz saxophonist and composer, died.

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City Paper This Week: Public Radio Station Trading Underwriting For Airtime

City PaperMarch 11, 2015 – Segment 4

We close out the show with our regular feature City Paper This Week, with Senior Editor Baynard Woods. This week’s feature looks at a public radio station trading underwriting for airtime.

 


If You Were Mayor Of Baltimore: What Would You Have Said In The State Of The City Address?

State of the City addressMarch 11, 2015 – Segment 3

Join in the discussion as we ask the question: If you were Mayor of Baltimore, what would you have said in the State of the City Address? With: Catalina Byrd, media consultant, political strategist, and co-host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA; Adam Jackson, CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Jessica Lewis, housing organizer at the Right to Housing Alliance.


Annapolis Update: Maryland Transportation Policy, Red Line, Purple Line & Our Future

Red LineMarch 11, 2015 – Segment 2

Listen to an Annapolis update on Maryland transportation policy: What’s next for the Red Line, the Purple Line and Maryland’s transit system, in light of our new Governor and the realities of the state budget.

Our panel of guests includes: Brian O’Malley, President & CEO of the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance; Robbyn Lewis, international public health professional, grassroots transit advocate, and award-winning community leader; Ralph Bennett, President of Purple Line Now!, a 20-year old advocacy group; Zorayda Moreira Smith, Senior Manager of Community Development at CASA de Maryland; and Michael McMillan, member of the Local 1300 Amalgamated Transit Union Executive Board for Transportation. 


March 11: This Day In History

William Edouard ScottMarch 11, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc talks about what happened today in history, including the day the Bureau of Indian Affairs was established, the day A Raisin In The Sun debuted on Broadway, and the birthday of artist William Edouard Scott.

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Sound Bites: Fracking | Phosphorous Management Tool | African Fried Rice

frackingMarch 10, 2015 – Segment 3

In our latest installment of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites, we begin the hour with a debate on fracking in Maryland, with: Drew Cobbs, Executive Director, Maryland Petroleum Council; and Mike Tidwell, Founder and Director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and author of The Ravaging Tide: Strange Weather, Future Katrinas and the Race to Save America’s Coastal Cities.

Then we hear an update on the Phosphorous Management Tool, in light of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s proposal to curb poultry manure runoff from Eastern Shore farms, with Maryland State Senator Paul Pinksy (Democrat-District 22), Vice Chair of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee and sponsor of SB 0257, “Agriculture – Nutrient Management – Phosphorus Management Tool.”

We close out the show with a tasty treat, a recipe for African Fried Rice from Michael Twitty, Culinary Historian of African and African American Foodways and blogger at Afroculinaria.


Everyman Theatre World of the Play: Ruined — You Will Not Fight Your Battles On My Body Anymore

ruinedMarch 10, 2015 – Segment 2

We hear last Saturday’s World of the Play discussion at Everyman Theatre, based on themes arising from Everyman’s production of Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined. The panelists talked about sex, violence, power, and oppression, abroad and in Baltimore. With: Jennifer Breads, Forensic Nurse Examiner at Mercy Medical Center and Clinical Instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Nursing; Raguel Broy, Program Manager for Health and Youth programs with the International Rescue Committee (IRC); and Jacqueline Robarge, Executive Director of Power Inside, a project of Fusion Partnerships.


March 10: This Day in History

leadMarch 10, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the first telephone call, the Louisiana Purchase, and the death of Harriet Tubman.

Transcript of this day in history included below.

 

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Advocates Analyze The 2015 Maryland Legislative Session So Far

Maryland General AssemblyMarch 9, 2015 – Segment 4

Listen to an analysis of more General Assembly issues with our guests: Dayvon Love, Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Caryn Aslan,  Policy Associate at the Job Opportunities Task Force.

 


Annapolis Update: Reforming Parole For Persons Serving Life Sentences In Maryland

Maryland parole reformMarch 9, 2015 – Segment 3

We look at the issue of parole reform, in light of a proposed bill that would end the requirement that the governor (and not the parole board) make the final decision in cases involving persons serving life sentences. With: Delegate Jill Carter (Democrat-District 41); Delegate Kathy Szeliga (Republican-District 7); Walter Lomax, Project Director of the Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative, a program of Fusion Partnerships; and Delegate John Cluster (Republican-District 8).


Annapolis Update: Voting Rights For Ex-Offenders

Voting rights for ex-offendersMarch 9, 2015 – Segment 2

We focus on a number of issues currently facing the Maryland General Assembly. Our panelists debate whether voting rights for ex-felons should be restored. With: Delegate Cory McCray (Democrat-Baltimore City); and Senator Justin Ready (Republican-Carroll County).


March 9: This Day In History

Ornette ColemanMarch 9, 2015 – Segment 1

Marc talks about what happened today in history, including the birthday of free jazz musician Ornette Coleman, the day the Barbie doll hit the shelves, and the day Marylander and African American explorer Matthew Henson passed away.

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Being A Black Woman In Academia

Dr. Bonnie Thornton DillMarch 6, 2015 – Segment 4

We close out the show with a discussion of Black Women in Academia. Our guests will be: Dr. Bonnie Thornton Dill, Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, College Park; Dr. Pamela Scott Johnson, Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Morgan State University; and Dr. Tara Bynum, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Towson University.


Reactions to Justice Department Report On Ferguson Police Department

Ferguson, MOMarch 6, 2015 – Segment 3

Our guests reflect upon the report issued this week by the U.S. Department of Justice on the Ferguson Police Department, with: Akiba Solomon, Colorlines Editorial Director; and Dr. Tara Bynum, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Towson University.


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