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After the Confederate Monuments Come Down

September 29, 2017 – After Confederate Monuments

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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Local News Roundtable: Solutions Other Than Policing

Thumbnail image Police Criminal Justice Crime Handcuffs Law Enforcement | ANNAPOLIS, MD -- 12/6/08 -- MD GANGS 07 HAIRSTON --Capt. Kevin King, of the Maryland Division of Corrections, Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County, holds handcuffs as he listens to his collegue Capt. Walter Holmes, also from Eastern, make his presentation. The two men are founders of a program called "CHOICES...Part of the Solution" and bring the program to young people at the Eastport Community Center. Their talk centers on keeping kids out of gangs and the criminal justice system. KIM HAIRSTON [Sun Photographer] #9085 MANDATORY CREDIT: Baltimore Examiner and Washington Examiner OUTJune 26, 2017 – Segment 2

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.

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Local Roundtable: Violence and Homicide in Baltimore

Baltimore Police Scene (Credit: Baltimore Sun)June 12, 2017 – Segment 2

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.

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Carl Stokes On Auditing City Taxation

stokesOctober 9, 2013 – Segment 3

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.

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City Council Votes On Harbor Point Development Subsidies

Developer Michael Beatty, Harbor Point DevelopmentAugust 13, 2013 – Segment 1

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.