The Marc Steiner Show

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Racial Biases of Police & Police/ Community Relationships

13288873315_05960d3e0b_nApril 4, 2016 – Segment 1

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.


The Renaissance Academy & More

article-baltimore-1-1124March 7, 2016 – Segment 2

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     

Reactions to “Baltimore City, You’re Breaking My Heart”: Crime, Race, Class and Neighborhoods

Batimore, Maryland Row HousesFebruary 12, 2014 – Segment 3

We look at an article that appeared in Monday’s Baltimore Post-Examiner, titled “Baltimore City, You’re Breaking My Heart: This is why people leave,” with:


Heather Mizeur On Public Safety

Delegate Heather MizeurFebruary 5, 2014 – Segment 2

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.



City Paper: Justice Delayed?

longOctober 3, 2013 – Segment 3

Edward Ericson Jr., staff writer for the Baltimore City Paper, joins us to talk about an article he wrote called Justice Delayed – Terrible police work sent a man to prison for a murder he didn’t commit. Was it incompetence or something else?


Violence In Baltimore: Community Solutions

Baltimore CrimeAugust 22, 2013 – Segment 2

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.