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August 10, 2017

Democracy in Crises: The Fire and The Fury

August 10, 2017 - Democracy In Crises - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis! I talked with co-host Baynard Woods about the the now present specter of nuclear war and Trumps latest comments on the situation with North Korea. Democracy in Crisis is produced by Calvin Perry. 
July 7, 2017
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Democracy In Crises: J20 Protestors & Their Trials

July 7, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis! I talk with co-host Baynard Woods about the J20 protesters and new information that is coming to light in the trial. Democracy in Crisis is produced by Imani Spence.
July 7, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Beating Your Own Children

July 7, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
July 5, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: White Comedians

January 30, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
June 24, 2017
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Democracy In Crises: J20 Protests & Reporting

June 23, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis. Host Baynard Woods, City Paper Editor in Chief Brandon Soderberg, and Steiner Show producer Imani Spence discuss the J20 Black Bloc protests and how they might have changed free speech and reporting forever.
June 24, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: White Comedians

June 23, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the latest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
June 20, 2017
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The Wire: Interview with Writer & Co-Producer Ed Burns

June 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a special interview I conducted around the popular and powerful television series The Wire.We then listened to a conversation I had with Ed Burns, a writer and co-producer of The Wire.  Burns is a former Baltimore City Cop and Baltimore City public school teacher.
June 20, 2017
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The Wire: Interview with Detective Lester Freamon

June 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted two special archived interviews I conducted around the popular television series The Wire. We listened back to my interview with Clarke Peters, who played Detective Lester Freamon on the show and then to a conversation I had with Ed Burns, a writer and co-producer of The Wire. 
June 16, 2017
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Koli Tengella: Appreciation on this Father’s Day

June 16, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
June 15, 2017
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Sound Bites: Sandtown–Building a Model for Food and Jobs

June 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosed a special archive edition of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We traveled to the Sandtown Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore for a town hall meeting on food sovereignty, held in partnership with Johns Hopkins' Baltimore Food and Faith Project,
June 9, 2017
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Tengella’s Take

June 9, 2017 - Segment 1 - The newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella
June 2, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Black Lives Matter

June 2, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted an archive edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
May 30, 2017
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Shared Weight: The Gilchrest Brothers

May 29, 2017 - Segment 2 - We listened in to the moving and inspirational story of The Gilchrest Brothers: former Republican Congressman Wayne Gilchrest, his brothers Jeffrey and Alan who served with him in Viet Nam, their brother Richard who served in the Navy, and Clifford, who remained home to teach.
May 30, 2017

Shared Weight: Visions of War, Dreams of Peace

May 29, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted an episodes from our series Shared Weight, featuring the voices of those who served in the Viet Nam War. We listened in to the segment M*A*S*H 1969 - Visions of War, Dreams of Peace and heard the compelling stories of poet George Evans and the late author and nurse Lynda Van Devanter.
May 19, 2017
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Tengella’s Take

May 19, 2017 - Segment 1 - We have the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
May 17, 2017
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Democracy In Crisis: Russian Secrets and Chelsea Manning

May 17, 2017 - Segment 1 On this week's episode, the Democracy in Crisis team talk first about the secrets Trump shared with Russian diplomats
May 12, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: White Supremacy and Being African

May 12, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
May 11, 2017
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Democracy in Crisis: Firing of James Comey

May 11, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis. Co-host Baynard Woods and I talk with independent print and media journalist Mark Trahant about Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.
April 28, 2017
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Democracy In Crisis: Baltimore Uprising, Two Years Later

April 28, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis. Baynard Woods and I talked with D. Watkins about the 2-year anniversary of the Baltimore Uprising.
April 28, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Global Warming

April 28, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment Tengella's Take, with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
April 21, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Race and Crime

April 21, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
April 14, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: State Execution In Arkansas

April 14, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
April 14, 2017
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Soundbites: The Peoples Climate March & Renewable Energy In Maryland

April 13, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest edition of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. We continued our countdown to the Peoples Climate March, taking place in DC on April 29. We talked about what renewable energy means for the country under Trump as well as for Maryland, specifically.
April 10, 2017
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Sound Bites: Climate Change and The Future

April 6, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted the latest edition of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We examined the historical context of the climate change debate, and then hosted a diverse panel of guests who considered the reality of climate change and how to effectively talk about it.
April 10, 2017
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Robert Chew: Proposition Joe from The Wire

April 6, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a rebroadcast of a special archive edition of the show where we remember the life of Robert Chew, the Baltimore native who portrayed the east Baltimore drug lord Proposition Joe on the hit HBO series The Wire and who died in 2013.
March 31, 2017
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Democracy in Crisis: Healthcare and Russia

March 31, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis. Baynard Woods and I talked with writer and analyst Imara Jones about what's next for healthcare and investigations into Russian involvement in the presidential election.
March 31, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Racism and Trump

March 31, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
March 31, 2017
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Soundbites: the Chesapeake Bay, Sustainable Food, & Fracking

March 30, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest episode of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites. We began with Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker. Then, Bruce Friedrich, Executive Director of The Good Food Institute joined us, and finally Steiner Show Senior Producer Mark Gunnery talked with Mitch Jones.
March 24, 2017
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Democracy In Crises: Russian Involvement in 2016

March 24, 2017 - Segment 4 - Democracy in Crisis co-host Baynard Woods joined me in-studio to discuss the developing story regarding Russian interference and the Trump Administration. Woods is a writer for The Guardian and Editor-At-Large for City Paper.
March 24, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Black Youth and Violence

March 24, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella’s Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
March 23, 2017

Sound Bites: Mustafa Ali

March 23, 2017 - Segment 2 - Listen in to a brand new episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, when we talk with Mustafa Ali, speaker, trainer and facilitator on social justice and environmental justice issues
March 17, 2017
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SoundBites: The Future of Environmental Activism, and the Chicken Box

March 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. we examined what environmental protection and activism will look like under the Trump administration. We also took a special look at a Baltimore staple - the Chicken Box!
March 15, 2017
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Democracy In Crises: Updates On The Trump Administration

March 14, 2017 - Segment 1 - Democracy in Crisis co-host Baynard Woods joined me in-studio to discuss some of the latest news about the Trump administration. Woods is a writer for The Guardian and Editor-At-Large for City Paper.
March 9, 2017
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Sound Bites: EPA Under Trump and Fracking in Maryland

March 9, 2017 - Segment 3 - Then, it's the newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. We begin the hour with a look at the EPA under the Trump administration.
March 8, 2017
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Democracy in Crisis: Department of Justification

March 9, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis, a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner and produced by Mark Gunnery for Center for Emerging Media
March 2, 2017

Sound Bites: Food Waste and Recovery

March 2, 2017 - Segment 3 - This week the topic is Food Waste & Recovery, which addresses issues that include jobs, food security and hunger, waste, public health, and community
February 23, 2017

Sound Bites: Climate Change and Oyster Restoration

February 23, 2017 - Segment 2 - We bring the newest edition of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites where we talk about climate change and oyster restoration.
February 17, 2017
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This Week’s Tengella’s Take

February 17, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted our newest edition of our weekly segment Tengella's Take, with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
February 17, 2017
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Soundbites: Environmental Bills, Fermentation, & Immigration

February 16, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We began the segment with a couple environmental bills currently before the Maryland Legislature, then discussing fermentation and Immigration and the Food Industry.
February 17, 2017
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This Day In History: Brownie McGhee & Aretha Franklin Day

February 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest edition of This Day In History, our segment where we take a step back in time to highlight important events and people from this day.
February 10, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Systematic Racism Is A Mental Illness

February 10, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted our newest edition of our weekly segment Tengella's Take, with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
February 9, 2017
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Sound Bites: Maryland Bills on Hunger & Pollution | Afro-Veganism

February 9, 2017 - Segment 3 - In our latest edition of Sound Bites, we begin the hour with important bills introduced in the Maryland General Assembly, then continue with a conversation on Afro-veganism and discuss some upcoming vegan events.
January 27, 2017

Tengella’s Take

January 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with our regular feature Tengella's Take with Koli Tengella. This week Koli talks about President Trump's fascination with the size of his inaugural crowd.
January 27, 2017

SoundBites: Future Harvest & Trump’s EPA

January 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. We began the episode with a panel Marc moderated entitled "Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed." and then hosted a conversation about Trump's pick to run the EPA, Scott Pruit.
January 24, 2017
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Tengella’s Take

January 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with our regular feature Tengella's Take with Koli Tengella. Tengella is President of Tengella Edutainment
January 24, 2017

Sound Bites: Future Harvest Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed

January 19, 2017 - Segment 3 - The panel was called "Policy Scoper: What's happening in your state capital?" We discussed what food and agriculture policies are most important to the states of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia
January 14, 2017
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Koli Tengella: Let There Be Peace on Earth

January 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - It's the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella
January 12, 2017
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Sound Bites: Farming in Baltimore / Agribusiness

January 12, 2017 - Segment 3 - We will be talking food and farming projects in Baltimore and have a discussion on Agribusiness and research.
January 6, 2017
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Tengella’s Take: Get On The Bus 4 What’s Just

January 6, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella. Tengella is President of Tengella Edutainment, an instructor and creator of the Positive Social Change Performing Arts Program at Augusta Fells Savage Institute of Visual Arts High School, and he was a 2010 Open Society Institute Fellow.
January 5, 2017

Sound Bites: Future Harvest Conference / Governor Hogan Environmental Plan

January 5, 2017 - Segment 2 - We begin with a preview of an upcoming event: Future Harvest CASA's 18th Annual Conference, Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed. Then, a look at Governor Larry Hogan's 2017 Environmental Legislative Agenda.