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Dharna Noor: Corporate Controlled Media and Critiquing Bias

October 27, 2017 – Corporate Controlled Media and Critiquing Bias

Real News Producer Dharna Noor wrote a compelling article for Truthout on the nature of corporate-controlled media and the complex symmetry between the Trumpian attacks on the media and Freddie Gray protesters in Baltimore. She stopped by the CEM studio for a chat and we share it with you now.


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.


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 Death of Freddie Gray: Officer Nero Trial Verdict

Officer Nero (Credit: Fox5Sandiesgo)May 24, 2016 – Segment 1

We host a discussion on the verdict of “not guilty on all charges” that was handed down today for Officer Edward Nero in the death of Freddie Gray. With: Doug Colbert, Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law; A. Dwight Pettit, Baltimore defense attorney who has represented clients in police misconduct cases; and Thomas Maronick, Baltimore attorney and Host of The Tom Moore Show on AM 680 WCBM.


Local News Roundtable: The Freddie Gray Trial, Public Housing & The Race For Mayor

Bmore Public Housing (Credit: The Baltimore Sun)October 26, 2015 – Segment 2

We host a Local News Roundtable discussing topics including: local elections, the Freddie Gray trial, and public housing issues. Our panel of guests includes: fitness trainer and activist Chauncey Whitehead, President of CDW Health & Wellness; Dana Peterson Moore, attorney and former member of the Baltimore City Liquor Board; and David Troy, co-Founder of 410 Labs and co-Founder of the Baltimore Election 2016 Facebook group.


The State Of Gilmor Homes Since The Baltimore Uprising

Gilmore Homes (Credit: BaltimoreSun)October 12, 2015 – Segment 4

We take a look at the current issues at Gilmor Homes, the housing project where Freddie Gray lived, in the months following Gray’s killing.

With: Eddie Conway, former Black Panther leader, former political prisoner, Producer at the Real News Network’s Baltimore Bureau, and co-author, with Domique Stevenson, of Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther; and 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.


Continuing the Momentum of the Baltimore Uprising

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May 11, 2015 – Segment 3

We continue our discussion on the Baltimore Uprising, and ask how the momentum and unity of the past few weeks can be continued. We’ll ask how local activists can use resources, attention and energy that are pouring into the city right now? Do we need to be wary of the attention we’re getting? Are there lessons to be learned from Ferguson?

Our panel of guests includes: Marshall “Eddie” Conway, former Black Panther who was released from prison in 2014 after being incarcerated for 44 years, co-author ofMarshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther, and staff member ofThe Real News Network‘s Baltimore Bureau; Jessica Lewis, housing organizer at the Right to Housing Alliance (RTHA); Gary Stroud, resident of Bernard E. Mason and member of the RTHA leadership council; Elder CW Harris, Pastor at Newborn Community of Faith and Founder of Newborn Ministries Inc., which created Martha’s Place, Jubilee Arts, Strength to Love II, and Strength to Love Farm in Sandtown-Winchester; and Farajii Muhammad, host of Listen Up! on WEAA and Youth Empowerment Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee in Baltimore.

 


The Role of Baltimore’s Youth in Organizing

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We take a look at the critical role of Baltimore’s youth in organizing over the past weeks and the movement toward change. With: Melissa Moore, Founder and program facilitator of YLLEAD and holistic design village, a youth-led design, cooperative economics, and community activation program; Aaron Anderson, YLLEAD artisan/ activator and an award-winning boxer; and Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University.


Baltimore Protests and Police Brutality in Historical Context

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We take a look at Baltimore’s history and put the events of the past several weeks into that context. With: Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University; and Antero Pietila, author of Not in my Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City.

 


Congressman Elijah Cummings on Protests and More

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Congressman Elijah Cummings joins us to talk about the events following the death of Freddie Gray and steps to move Baltimore forward. He and Senator Elizabeth Warren will hold a “Middle Class Prosperity Project” Forum in Baltimore on Predatory Financial Practices and Economic Injustice on Monday, May 11, 2015 1 pm — 2:30 pm at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law Ceremonial Courtroom, 500 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.


Where Does Baltimore Go From Here?

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We continue our discussion of “Where does Baltimore go from here?” as the city begins to heal and move forward, with a focus on issues of poverty and upward mobility. We also ask if “Black culture” is a problem.

With: the Rev. Todd Yeary, Senior Pastor of the Douglas Memorial Community Church; Jessica Lewis, housing organizer at the Right to Housing Alliance; Dr. N.D.B. Connolly, Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins University and author of A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South; and Diane Bell McKoy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Associated Black Charities.


Special Presentation: Voices From The Freddie Gray Protests

Voices of the Freddie Gray protestMay 1, 2015 – Segment 1

We begin the show with a special production, Voices from the Freddie Gray Protests, from our Marc Steiner Show producers Mark Gunnery and Stefanie Mavronis who have been out with the protesters throughout the week.

You will hear from: Nyasha Dixon, Ralikh Hayes, Paul Rucker, Willa Bickham, Brendan Walsh, Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III, Molly Amster, Minister Carlos Muhammad, Dayvon Love, Touré, Dr. Lawrence Brown, Cordy Shaw, Person Ablach, students from Goucher, Councilpersons Carl Stokes, Nick Mosby, Brandon M. Scott and more.


Special Coverage of Freddie Gray’s Funeral

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Marc serves as anchor for the WEAA team as we go live with special coverage of the funeral of Freddie Gray. With on-site reporting from: Sean Yoes, Host of First Edition on WEAA; Beverly Burke, WEAA’s Morning News Anchor and Host of Morgan State University: A World of Education News; and Farajii Muhammad, Host of Listen Up! on WEAA and Youth Empowerment Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee in Baltimore. Joining us in studio are Makayla Gilliam-Price, student from Baltimore City College High School and Founder of City Bloc; D Watkins, author, filmmaker, and Professor at Coppin State University; Dominique 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; and Dayvon Love, Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.

 


Freddie Gray Protests in Baltimore

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We look at the protests over the weekend to demand justice for Freddie Gray, with Makayla Gilliam-Price, student from Baltimore City College High School and Founder of City Bloc; D Watkins, author, filmmaker, and Professor at Coppin State University; Ralikh Hayes, member of Baltimore Bloc; Dominique 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; and Dayvon LoveDirector of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.

 


#FreddieGray: Community Activists On Protests In Baltimore

freddieApril 23, 2015 – Segment 2

We take a look at the Baltimore story that is reverberating across the nation: What happened to Freddie Gray, the 25-year old man who died of a spinal injury on Sunday, a week after being chased and tackled by police officers in Baltimore.

Our panel of guests includes: Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-editor ofBlackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities; the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church and Executive Director of Orita’s Cross Freedom School; Tawanda Jones, sister of Tyrone West, a man who died while in police custody in July 2013 in Baltimore; Megan Sherman, Producer at The Real News Network; Tim Wilson, co-Director of On Our Shoulders; A. F.  James MacArthur, blogger for the Baltimore Spectator, who spent several months in jail in 2013, following a standoff with the police; and Ray Cook.