The Marc Steiner Show

Archive for black lives matter

Update: Trial of Police Lieutenant Brian Rice In Death Of Freddie Gray

Police Lieutenant Brian Rice (Credit: Baltimore Sun)July 8, 2016 – Segment 2

We host an update on the trial of Police Lieutenant Brian Rice in the death of Freddie Gray. With: Baynard Woods, reporter with The Guardian and Editor at Large for City Paper; and Doug Colbert, Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law.


Police Involved Killings, Infrastructure and Housing Policy in Baltimore, and BRACE

Alton Sterling (Credit: ktla.com)July 7, 2016 – Segment 1

We discuss the police involved killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Then we take a look at BRACE: Baltimore Redevelopment Action Coalition for Empowerment Facebook group. Our guests will talk about issues including infrastructure, transportation, housing policy and development in Baltimore. With: Jessica Lewis, Housing Organizer at the Right to Housing Alliance; 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 Anthony Williams, member of Housing Our Neighbors.


Reflection & Discussion: Officer Edward Nero Verdict

Officer Edward Nero (Credit: CNN)May 25, 2016 – Segment 3

We continue our reflection and discussion on the Officer Edward Nero “not guilty” verdict in the death of Freddie Gray. With: Dominque Stevenson, Program Director for the American Friends Service Committee and co-author with Eddie Conway of Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black PantherMichaela Duchess Brown, head of communications for Bmore Bloc; and JC Faulk, organizational development consultant and activist.


The Black Lives Matter Movement & The Civil Rights Movement

Photo Credit: russell howze via FlickrSeptember 2, 2015 – Segment 1

We begin our show with a discussion about the Black Lives Matter movement and the Civil Rights Movement: differences, tensions, and connections. Our panel of guests will be responding in part to an op-ed in the Washington Post last week, written by Civil Rights activist Barbara Reynolds, “I was a civil rights activist in the 1960s. But it’s hard for me to get behind Black Lives Matter.”

Our panel will include: Kalima Young, Director of the Baltimore Art + Justice Project, a project of the Office of Community Engagement at the Maryland Institute College of Art; the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church and Executive Director of Orita’s Cross Freedom School; and John Milton Wesley, author, songwriter, and Senior Fellow in Social Marketing with the National Center for Health Behavioral Change at Morgan State University.


Reportback from the Movement for Black Lives Convening

clevelandJuly 29, 2015 – Segment 2

We hear a report back from The Movement for Black Lives Convening held in Cleveland over the weekend. Our guests are: Marshall “Eddie” Conway, former Black Panther who was incarcerated for 44 years, co-author of Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther, and part of The Real News Network‘s Baltimore Bureau; Dominque Stevenson, Program Director for the American Friends Service Committee and co-author with Eddie Conway of Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther; Fanon Hill, Executive Director & co-founder of The Youth Resiliency Institute; and performance artist Waqia Abdul-Kareem.