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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 15, 2017
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Beyond Video Collective: Bringing the Video Rental Store Back To Baltimore

June 15, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation on an important initiative happening in Baltimore, organized by the Beyond Video Collective, whose members include: filmmaker Joe Troppea; Dave Barresi; and artist and educator Liz Donadio.
June 14, 2017
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Baltimore City Council Roundtable: City Funding and Violence

June 14, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a show with a Baltimore City Council Roundtable. With: Councilman Zeke Cohen (District 1); Councilman Brandon Scott (District 2); and Councilman John Bullock (District 9).  
June 12, 2017
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National Roundtable: James Comey & Media’s Role

June 12, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable where we discussed the James Comey hearing as well as medias role in regards to Trump. With: Carla Wills, Ralph Moore, and Dr. Richard Vatz.
June 5, 2017
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Local News Roundtable: Baltimore Murder Rates

June 5, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, about Baltimore's murder rate and ways to combat violence in the city. With: Luke Broadwater, David Troy, Joshua Harris, and Maurice Vann.
June 5, 2017
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National & International News Roundtable: London Attacks & Trump

June 5, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National / International News Roundtable where we discussed the attacks in London over the weekend, Trump's tweets, and the Paris Climate Accord. With: Bill Fletcher, Jr., Quincy Gamble, and Dr. Kimberly Moffit.
June 2, 2017
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4chan: The Skeleton Key to the Rise of Trump

June 2, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a re-broadcast of a show from earlier this year when I talked with Dale Beran, Professor in the SWAN (Screen Writing and Animation) Department at Morgan State University, about the imageboard website 4chan, based on his article, "4chan: The Skeleton Key to the Rise of Trump."
June 2, 2017
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Parenting Black Children

June 1, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a panel discussion on Parenting Black Children. With: Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Dr. Lester Spence, and Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead.
May 31, 2017
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Howard Zinn: The Outsider in American Politics

May 31, 2017 - Segment 2 - We reached back into our archives for a 2004 archive edition of the Steiner Show with another one of my personal heroes: historian, playwright, and activist Howard Zinn. We discussed The Outsider in American Politics as well as his text A People's History of the United States.
May 30, 2017
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Local Advocates Roundtable: Youth Homelessness in Baltimore

May 30, 2017 - Segment - We hosted a conversation with local advocates who are leading efforts to end youth homelessness in Baltimore. With: Helany Sinkler, Ciera Dunlap, Malcolm Williams, and Ingrid M. Löfgren.
May 30, 2017
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Baltimore Public Education: Cuts to After-School Funding

May 30, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a discussion on public education and cuts to after-school funding. With: Melissa Schoeber, Kellie Brown, Tashawn Brown.
May 26, 2017
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Lenny McAllister: The State of The Republican Party and Trump

May 26, 2017 - Segment 3 - I talked with regular Steiner Show guest Lenny McAllister about the state of the Republican party and his thoughts on why Trump was accepted by the GOP. McAllister is Director of Entrepreneur Engagement, Western Pennsylvania, for the Commonwealth Foundation.
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 9, 2017
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Local News Roundtable: Housing and Rent Court

May 9, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a local news roundtable, focusing on housing and rent court. With: Doug Donovan, and Jeff Singer.
May 8, 2017
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National News Roundtable: The AHCA and The French Election

May 8, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, where we discussed the passage of the American Health Care Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, the French Election results, and much more. With: Dr. Jack Fruchtman, Jr., Sarah Posner, and Dr. Anne McCarthy.
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 26, 2017
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Violence In Baltimore: Moving Forward

April 26, 2017 - Segment 1 - For the first time in over 20 years, Baltimore's murder rate has risen above 100 before the end of the month of April. We hosted a show that took a look at this heartbreaking reality. With: Bobby Marvin Holmes,
April 26, 2017
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Equity In Art: The Impact of Race and Class

April 25, 2017 - Segment 2 - Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence talked with Sheila Gaskins and Darryl Ratcliff about Toward Equity in the Arts, a conversation in conjunction with the Ted Low Lecture at the Walters Art Museum, held on April 13.
April 21, 2017
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Soundbites: The People’s Climate March

April 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. We listened in to a panel that took place Wednesday, April 19, at 2640 Space in Baltimore, "Fired Up & Ready To Go," leading up to the People's Climate March on April 29th in Washington, D.C.
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 5, 2017
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City Council Roundtable: $15 An Hour & The Baltimore Consent Decree

April 5, 2017 - Segment 1 - Our guest host is Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead. We hosted a Baltimore City Council Roundtable where issues such as the $15 hour Minimum Wage bill and the BPD Consent Decree were discussed. With: Shannon Sneed (District 13); Robert Stokes (District 12); and Mary Pat Clarke (District 14).
April 4, 2017

#BlackWomenAtWork

April 4, 2017 - Segment 1 - #BlackWomenAtWork which is a hashtag that focused on the microaggressions that Black women face in the workplace took the internet by storm, we discuss its implications with guest host Kalima Young.
April 3, 2017
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Bail Reform: The Fight In The Maryland Legislature

April 3, 2017 - Segment 2 - Our guest host Dr. Kimberly Moffitt hosted an update on the status of bail reform before the Maryland Legislature, with Caryn York.
April 3, 2017
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National News Roundtable: Planned Parenthood & Mike Flynn

April 3, 2017 - Segment 1 - Our guest host, Dr. Kimberly Moffitt,hosted a National News Roundtable, including topics such as the defunding Planned Parenthood and former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's offer to testify before Congress in exchange for immunity. With: Bill Fletcher Jr., Charles Ellison, and Dana Peterson Moore.
March 27, 2017
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Local News Roundtable: $15 Minimum Wage

March 27, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, discussing topics including Mayor Catherine Pugh's veto of the $15/hour minimum wage bill. With: Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, Luke Broadwater, and Jessica Lewis.
March 27, 2017
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Bail Reform In Maryland

March 27, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted an update on one of the most contentious issues in the Maryland Legislature, bail reform. With: Dayvon Love, and Caryn York.
March 27, 2017
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Maryland General Assembly: Payday Lenders

March 27, 2017 - Segment 2 - We took a look at legislation before the Maryland General Assembly to curtail payday lenders. With: Marceline White, and Robin McKinney.
March 27, 2017
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National News Roundtable: Trump-Care & Internet Privacy

March 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News roundtable, discussing topics such as the defeat of the Republican healthcare to internet privacy. With: Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, and Carla Wills.
March 24, 2017
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Money Power Day: Financial Fitness for Baltimore Families

March 24, 2017 - Segment 6 - We hosted a conversation on the annual Money Power Day, happening Saturday April 1 from 9am to 3pm at Poly-Western High School. With: Sara Johnson, and Dorothea Stierhoff.
March 24, 2017

Just Words: Child Care Unionization

March 24, 2017 - Segment 5 - In one of our Peabody Award-winning Just Words segments, we meet Gloria Knight, a state-contracted daycare provider who is unable to afford health insurance.
March 24, 2017
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Sherrilyn Ifill: American Politics and The LDF

March 24, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with Sherrilyn Ifill, the seventh President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, regarding the hearings of the Neil Gorsuch nomination the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
March 22, 2017
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Bail Reform In Maryland

March 22, 2017 - Segment 1 - Our panel of guests took a look at Bail Reform, in light of legislation currently before the Maryland General Assembly. With: Caryn York, Dayvon Love, and Doug Colbert.
March 20, 2017
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Local News Roundtable: State Of The City

March 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable, where our panel of guests reflected upon the "State of the City" address that Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh delivered last Thursday, March 16. With: Denzel Mitchell, Melody Simmons, Michael Scott, and Dr. Kimberly Moffitt.
March 17, 2017
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Democracy in Crisis: Steve Bannon and The “Deconstruction of The Administrative State”

March 17, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted the newest episode of Democracy in Crisis, a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and yours truly and produced by Mark Gunnery for The Center for Emerging Media. Baynard and I discussed what Steve Bannon means by the "deconstruction of the administrative state."
March 17, 2017
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Calvin Baker: Black Like Who?

March 17, 2017 - Segment 2 - I had a conversation with Calvin Baker about his article in the March 2017 issue of Harper's Magazine, "Black Like Who? How Obama negotiated America's racial tightrope."
March 17, 2017
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City Council Roundtable: State of the City

March 16, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a City Council Roundtable, discussing Mayor Pugh's State of the City address, the Baltimore Police Department budget, and more. With: Councilman Ryan Dorsey, Councilman Zeke Cohen, Councilman Bill Henry.
March 15, 2017
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Health Care In Maryland: The ACA

March 15, 2017 - Segment 3 - We had a conversation about heath care in Maryland, reflecting on how the Affordable Care Act might affect the state, as well as a series of bills before the state legislature.
March 15, 2017
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The Crooked Branch: Discussion With Author Jeanine Cummins

March 14, 2017 - Segment 3 - In honor of the St. Patrick's Day coming up on March 17, we hosted a 2013 archive, my conversation with Irish-American author Jeanine Cummins about her novel The Crooked Branch.
March 13, 2017
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Bail Reform: The Future of Cash Bail

March 13, 2017 - Segment 3 - We had a conversation on Bail Reform. With: Caryn York, and Dayvon Love.
March 13, 2017
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Affordable Care Act: Implementation & Repeal

March 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a debate on the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act, the Republicans' plan to repeal and replace it, and the possibility of a single payer plan. With: Rachel Bovard, Dr. Jonathan Weiner, and Dr. James Burdick.
March 9, 2017

Oak Park Regional Housing Center

March 9, 2017 - Segment 2 - Stay tuned for a special archive edition of the Marc Steiner Show.
March 8, 2017
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Education Roundtable: Baltimore School Budget Deficit

March 8, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted an Education Roundtable on the crisis in Baltimore City Public Schools funding and how to address it. With: Sharicca Boldon, Frank Patinella, and Cheryl Bost.
March 1, 2017
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Roundtable Conversation: Trump’s Speech Before Congress

March 1, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a panel discussion on Donald Trump's speech before the joint session of Congress, that took place on February 28, 2017. With: Dr. Desiree Melton, and Bill Fletcher, Jr.
February 27, 2017
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Maryland General Assembly: Delegate Roundtable

February 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a conversation with several of our Maryland State Delegates, who talked about legislation they have introduced before the Maryland General Assembly. With: Del. Cory V. McCray, Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez, Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, and Del. Antonio L. Hayes.
February 20, 2017
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Never Caught: Conversation With Author Dr. Erica Dunbar

February 20, 2017 - Segment 3 - I talked with author Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar about her new book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge. Dr. Armstrong Dunbar is the Blue and Gold Professor of Black Studies and History at the University of Delaware.
February 20, 2017
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Local Roundtable: ICE Raids and Education

February 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable discussing topics such as local ICE Raids and Education in Baltimore. With: Attorney and community activist Dana Moore, Edgar Reyes, Luis Larin.
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 15, 2017
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Baltimore Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program: Implementation and Benefits

February 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - With our panel of guests we discussesed Baltimore's Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program, created to divert low-level drug offenders away from arrest, to treatment and other support services.
February 8, 2017
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The Maryland General Assembly: Issues of Bail Reform

February 8, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took a look at issues of bail reform facing the Maryland General Assembly. With: Doug Colbert, and Dayvon Love.