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Sound Bites

Sound Bites - ChickensA series on the history and challenges of the current food system, and how to envision transforming it into one that is healthier for all people and the environment. Sound Bites segments feature interviews with farmers, students, community members, town hall participants and panelists, activists, writers and historians. MORE | LISTEN »

Beyond the Spin

Beyond the SpinBeyond the Spin brings together community radio journalists from across the nation in on-air conversations on topics that are important to all of us, from the elections to education to the environment. Beyond the Spin is more than a talking-head roundtable discussion – it actually links and interweaves the stories and voices of the diverse cultures that comprise our national landscape. We go beyond the headlines, beyond the horse race, and beyond the spin, to get to the heart of the issues that have the most impact on all of our lives. Beyond the Spin features the interests and opinions of communities that are often left out of the national discourse. MORE | LISTEN »

Just Words: The Stories of Working People in Our Community

Just Words: The Stories of Working People in Our CommunityThe stories of former gang members and convicts, the struggles of low wage workers and recovering addicts, the rural homeless and inner city mothers-these voices, often ignored by traditional mass media, tell their own stories, in their own words, in Just Words, the 55 part documentary feature series.  MORE  | LISTEN »

Shared Weight: The Fall of Saigon, 30 Years Later

Shared Weight: The Fall of Saigon, 30 Years LaterThe stories of former gang members and convicts, the struggles of low wage workers and recovering addicts, the rural homeless and inner city mothers-these voices, often ignored by traditional mass media, tell their own stories, in their own words, in Just Words, the 55 part documentary feature series.  MORE | LISTEN »

The Wire: Series Wrap-up

The Wire: Series Wrap-UpOn Sunday March 9th, HBO aired the series finale of the hit television drama The Wire. The show, set in Baltimore Maryland, was an in depth look at the people who live in urban American centers. The show focused on port workers, politicians, journalists, drug dealers, drug addicts, and more, and presented these people and their struggles in all their honest complexity. The show became known for its refusal to submit to stereotype. Even the most murderous of characters ranged from the horrid, to the humble, to the honorable. Some, even admirable. MORE | LISTEN »

They Fought Too: Remembering Maryland’s Civil Rights Pioneers

Maryland Civil RightsThe history books are full of civil rights heroes who were from Maryland. Thurgood Marshall, the first African American Supreme Court Justice, was from Maryland, as was Frederick Douglass.  MORE | LISTEN »

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