The Confederate monuments in Baltimore are gone, so now what? We talk with a group of artists and activists exploring their ideas about what should replace them.
We are joined by art-apartheid founder Sheila Gaskins, artist Pablo Machioli who created the Tubman Black Madonna piece to replace Lee/Jackson, Owen Silverman Andrews, former City Councilman Carl Stokes, and Bilal Johnson-Bey founder of D3T Magazine.
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We hosted a Local News Roundtable and discussed ways we can combat the violence in Baltimore City other than through increased policing. We dealt with issues of schooling, child care, and the politics of funding in Baltimore. With: farmer, educator, and food justice advocate Denzel Mitchell; former City Councilman Carl Stokes, founder of Banneker Blake Academy of Arts and Science; and Jaisal Noor, reporter and producer for The Real News.
We hosted a Local Roundtable where we discussed the continuing crisis of violence and homicide in Baltimore.
With: longtime citizen activist Kim Trueheart, former candidate for Baltimore City Council President; Lawrence Grandpre, Director of Research at Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and former City Councilman Carl Stokes, founder of Banneker Blake Academy of Arts and Science.
Baltimore Councilman Carl Stokes, Chairman of the council’s taxation committee, joins us to talk about his call for an immediate audit of the city’s finance department, in light of recent reports in The Baltimore Sun revealing ongoing errors on property tax bills that have caused the city to lose out on potential revenue.
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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