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.
We host a local news roundtable, where we discuss police violence, this past weekend’s 300 Man March, and Freddie Gray, who died last week while in police custody in Baltimore. With: Bobby Marvin Holmes, Founder of Son of a Dream, a multimedia social development firm committed to empowering youth and families, and co-director and producer of Live Young Blood; John P. Comer, Lead Organizer of Communities United; Tyrone Powers, Professor in the Criminal Justice department at Anne Arundel Community College and former FBI agent; and Sonia Kumar, Staff Attorney at the ACLU of Maryland.
We turn to a Baltimore issue that is receiving international attention: this week the City began sending 25,000 notices, the vast majority to city and county residents, threatening to shut off their water if delinquent bills are not paid within ten days. Our panel of guests include: Jessica Lewis, housing organizer at the Right to Housing Alliance; Stephen Janis, Investigative Journalist for the Real News Network; and Christopher Summers, President of the Maryland Public Policy Institute.
We hear a national news roundtable. The topics include last night’s gubernatorial debate, the Black Guerilla Family arrests, and the emerging conflict between African American and Latino youth in Baltimore. Our panel of guests include: Melody Simmons, independent journalist and reporter for the Baltimore Brew with over 35 years of journalism experience; Marshall Bell, Host of Midday Magazine with Marshall Bell on WOLB-AM, managing partner of The Bell Group, LLC, and author of the novel Baltimore Blues: Harm City; and JasonRodriguez, Technical and Editing Manager for DMV Daily.
We host a local news roundtable, covering events in Baltimore and the region, with: Dr. Lawrence Brown, Assistant Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University; and Hassan Giordano, host of Reporters Roundtable and publisher of DMVDaily.com.
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