We hosted a Baltimore City Council Roundtable. With: Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke (District 14); Councilwoman Shannon Sneed (District 13); and Councilman Bill Henry (District 4). We discussed the Inner Harbor, a working wage, and ways to improve Baltimore’s economic and education infrastructure.
We discuss issues important to Baltimore, including news that Councilwoman Rikki Spector wants to pare down and reorganize the City Council, and the beginning of Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s term.
Panelists include: Catalina Byrd, media consultant and political strategist and co-Host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA; and Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University.
We host a Baltimore News Roundtable discussion, on topics to include: the plastic bag ban, body cameras, and school closings. With: Dr. John Bullock, professor of Political Science at Towson University; Adam Jackson, CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Catalina Byrd, media consultant, political strategist, and co-Host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA.
We host a roundtable of City Council members speaking about upcoming legislation, including votes on youth curfews, a ban on carryout styrofoam cups and containers, and legislation against panhandling. We’re joined by:
Councilman Carl Stokes of the 12th District;
Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke of the 14th District;
At the top of the hour, Marc remembers the children lost in the 1963 Birmingham Bombing. To read the piece on Modern American Poetry he referenced, click here.
Last week Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott made headlines for proposing a curfew for youth, calling for young people under the age of 14 to be indoors by 9:00pm and young people aged 14-16 to be off the streets by 10:00 pm on school nights and 11:00 pm on other nights.
We discuss the outcome of a City Council vote on the public subsidies to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development project.
Our guests are: Baltimore City Councilman Carl Stokes, chair of the Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee, and Brenda McKenzie, President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation.
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