The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray – The Center for Emerging Media

Series: The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray

Center for Emerging Media • Baltimore, MD • Broadcast Dates on The Marc Steiner Show, WEAA 88.9-FM: May 9-13, 2016

The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray is a 5-part radio documentary series produced by the Center for Emerging Media in collaboration with students at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), the UMBC American Studies Department, and Baltimore Traces. In the Spring 2016 Semester, students in the UMBC American Studies Class “Radio In American Culture” taught by Marc Steiner and Stefanie Mavronis worked to produce a series highlighting the voices of residents of Baltimore City who were all in one way or another affected by the 2015 death of Freddie Gray and the Baltimore Uprising that followed.

Series:

Mural by Nether and Stefan Ways in Baltimore

Episode 1: The Law — Featuring the voices of University of Maryland Carey School of Law professor Doug Colbert; civil rights attorney A. Dwight Pettit; Tara Huffman of Open Society Institute-Baltimore; Perry Hopkins of Communities United; Baltimore resident Jessica Wyatt; Nicole Hanson of Out 4 Justice;  Ray Kelly of No Boundaries Coalition; and Gregory Mashburn of Safe Streets. Production, research, editing, and voice work for this segment was done by: Darrian Cate, Tyler Walsh, Heather Harvey, and Turrel David with executive production assistance by Marc Steiner and Stefanie Mavronis and technical assistance by Adam Droneburg.


Baltimore Police

Episode 2: Policing & Police-Community Relations — Featuring the voices of civil rights attorney A. Dwight Pettit: Neill Franklin of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP); John Comer of Communities United; Gilmor Homes resident Tyesha Harrell; McCulloh Homes resident Rochelle Barksdale; former Baltimore police officer Michael A. Wood, Jr.; and Marshall “Eddie” Conway of The Real News Network. Production, research, editing, and voice work for this segment was done by: Jeremy Mosier, Charlie Klontz, Laura Osborne, and Bryan Hargraves with executive production assistance by Marc Steiner and Stefanie Mavronis and technical assistance by Adam Droneburg.


Education

Episode 3: Education — Featuring the voices of Dominque Stevenson of the American Friends Service Committee; Gilmor Homes resident Tyesha Harrell; John Comer of Communities United; Dr. Lawrence Brown, Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University; Megan Carpenter, employee at Benjamin Franklin High School; Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake; and University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) President Dr. Freeman Hrabowski. Production, research, editing, and voice work for this segment was done by: Daniel Cummuta, Seamus Ertel, Autumn Kramer, Chelsey Wells, Darrian Cate, Tyler Walsh, Heather Harvey, and Turrel David with executive production assistance by Marc Steiner and Stefanie Mavronis and technical assistance by Adam Droneburg.


Baltimore Housing (Credit: ujreview.com)

Episode 4: Housing — Featuring the voices of Rochelle Barksdale of McCulloh Homes; Tyesha Williams of Gilmor Homes; Jeff Singer, founder and former Director of Healthcare for the Homeless; and John Comer of Communities United. Production, research, editing, and voice work for this segment was done by: Dalton Maize, Kamilla Keldiyarova, Navaal Mahdi, and James Harris with executive production assistance by Marc Steiner and Stefanie Mavronis and technical assistance by Adam Droneburg.


Potential Solutions

Episode 5: Current Situation & Solutions — Featuring the voices of Jeff Singer, founder and former Director of Healthcare for the Homeless; Elder CW Harris of Jubilee Arts; Marshall “Eddie” Conway of The Real News Network; Dr. Lawrence Brown, Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University; Tara Huffman of the Open Society Institute-Baltimore; former Baltimore police officer Michael A. Wood, Jr.; Baynard Woods of The Guardian; and Perry Hopkins of Communities United. Production, research, editing, and voice work for this segment was done by: Cody Selbert, Chris Lee, Claire Gautrois, Jourdan Grant, Evelyn Vartanian, Darrian Cate, Tyler Walsh, Heather Harvey, and Turrel David with executive production assistance by Marc Steiner and Stefanie Mavronis and technical assistance by Adam Droneburg.