Our first group of guests will talk about policing, perceived racial biases of police, and police/community relationships in neighborhoods such as Sandtown-Winchester. With: Tiffany Welch, Director of Health and Food Access for the No Boundaries Coalition; and Ray Kelly, community organizer with the No Boundaries Coalition.
We then turn to the Renaissance Academy high school in West Baltimore, which over the past three months has experienced the violent deaths of three youth associated with the Academy. We examine how the Academy is addressing this violence with its students, and reflect upon violence among youth in general. With John Comer, Lead Organizer for Maryland Communities United. Photo Credit: NY Daily News
Maryland State Delegate and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur joins us to talk about her proposed criminal justice plan. To read Mizeur’s full public safety plan, visit her website here.
We discuss the latest spike in violent crime in Baltimore City. What is at the root of the violence, and what can be done to combat it?
Our guests include: Krishana Davis, multi-platform journalist who writes for the Baltimore Afro newspaper; Kimberly Armstrong, community advocate, author, speaker, and winner of the Spirit of Woman Award; Cameron Miles, Director of Mentoring Males Teens in the Hood; and Michael Johnson, community leader and activist.
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