History

July 13, 2017
Lawrence Brow (Credit: morgan stae university page)

Dr. Lawrence Brown: BRACE & The Racial Dynamics of Development

Jult 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - I had a fascinating conversation with Dr. Lawrence Brown, Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University and founder of BRACE: The Baltimore Redevelopment Action Coalition for Empowerment, about his scholarship on housing, lead poisoning and the racial dynamics of development. 
July 7, 2017
(Chautauqua 2017: Voices from the Great War (Credit: Maryland Humanities Council)

Chautauqua 2017: Voices from the Great War

July 6, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a preview of what promised to be powerful performances taking place in locations across Maryland, part of the Maryland Humanities Council's Chautauqua Living History Series, Chautauqua 2017: Voices from the Great War.
July 5, 2017
Black Patriots (Credit UChicago)

Dr. Alan Gilbert: Black Patriots and Loyalists

July 4, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted an archive episode of the Marc Steiner Show when Dr. Alan Gilbert joined us to talk about his compelling book Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence.
July 5, 2017
Frederick Douglass (The Nation)

What to the Slave is the 4th of July?

July 4, 2017 - Segment 1 - We commemorated the 4th of July with a discussion on what American Independence Day means to different people in this country. We heared a passage from Frederick Douglass' July 5, 1852 speech, " What to the Slave is the 4th of July" and a roundtable discussion.
July 5, 2017
The Black Count (Credit: PBody)

The Black Count: Interview with writer Tom Reiss

July 3, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted an archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, in which writer of The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo Tom Reiss and I talked about General Alex Dumas, hero of the French Revolution who was born to a Black slave mother and a fugitive white French nobleman in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti), and was father of the novelist Alexandre Dumas.
July 5, 2017
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Citizens Stand: Battle for Baltimore 1814

January 30, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a rebroadcast of a segment where we learned about a dramatization of an important part of Baltimore’s history: Citizens Stand: Battle for Baltimore 1814.
July 5, 2017
1877 Railroad Strike Baltimore

The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore: The First National Strike in the U.S.

January 29, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a rebroadcast of my 2013 interview with Bill Barry, retired Director of Labor Studies at the Community College of Baltimore County, who joined me to talk about his important book The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore. The 1877 railroad strike was the first national strike in the United States. 
June 23, 2017
Arrest in Cambridge, Maryland - 1963

The Story of Civil Rights: Cambridge, Marylannd

June 22, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the day with a special 2013 archive edition of our show, The Story of Civil Rights in Cambridge, Maryland. Our guests commemorate the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Cambridge
June 20, 2017
Come Hell or High Water (Credit: Amazon)

Michael Eric Dyson: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster

June 20, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took a step back into 2006 to listen to my conversation with scholar, best-selling author, and radio host Michael Eric Dyson. We discussed his book published that year called Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster, which tells the story of those who were left behind during relief efforts.
June 13, 2017

50th Anniversary of Loving v Virginia: Anne and Frank Jealous

June 12, 2017 - Segment 1 - Today marks the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, so today we speak with one of the earliest couples who were illegally married across racial lines, Anne and Frank Jealous.
June 8, 2017
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ARCHIVE: Baltimore Youth in Organizing

June 8, 2017 - Segment 2 - A piece from our archives in 2015 about the role of Baltimore Youth in organizing in light of the Uprising.
June 7, 2017
City Paper This Week: Finding Turner Station (Creditl City Paper)

City Paper This Week: Finding Turner Station

June 7, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted our regular feature City Paper This Week. Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence talked with Lisa Snowden McCray, Associate Editor and writer for City Paper, about her piece on Turner Station, where Henrietta Lacks grew up.