Homelessness

January 3, 2018

Homeless Remembrance Day: Those Lost in 2017

January 3, 2018 - Homeless Remembrance - At the end of each year since 2004 I have read the names of individuals who died homeless in the streets of Baltimore. It's important to give an identity to the word "homeless" -- these are our brothers and sisters who lived and died under circumstances that are well beyond the comprehension of most of us. 
July 25, 2017
Baltimore CeaseFire (Credit: Facebook Page)

Baltimore CeaseFire: Vision For The Future

July 25, 2017 - Segment 1 - We took a look at Baltimore Ceasefire, a local group of Baltimore community members who are calling for a murder-free weekend in Baltimore, Friday August 4th through Sunday August 6th. With: Erricka Bridgeford, and PFK Boom.
July 21, 2017
Kwame Kwei-Armah (Credit: What Weekly)

Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah: The African Dispora & Work in Baltimore

July 21, 2017 - Segment 1 - I hosted a conversation with Center Stage Artistic Director and world-renowned playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah. We talked about his artistic work, the world of the African Diaspora, his six years at Center Stage, and his recent announcement that he will be leaving Center Stage after the upcoming season.
July 13, 2017
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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. 
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 16, 2017
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Baltimore Teacher Union President Marietta English: Bringing Children Back To School

June 16, 2017 - Segment 3 - I hosted a conversation with Baltimore Teachers' Union President Marietta English on the Bringing Back Baltimore One Child at a Time initiative.
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 17, 2017
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The King of Howard Street

May 17, 2017 - Segment 3 - We bring you a preview of a special production that begins a 3-weekend run on Thursday, May 18, at the Annex Theatre
April 28, 2017
Woody Curry (credit: Transom.com)

Shared Weight: Woody’s Journal

April 27, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took time to remember Woody Curry, who passed away on Easter. We heard Woody's Journal, a powerful episode from our series Shared Weight on the Viet Nam War and the lives of the men and women involved. Woody was a Viet Nam veteran and former Clinical Director at The Baltimore Station.
April 28, 2017
Dr. Benjamin Barber (Credit: Dr. Barber's Site)

Dr. Benjamine Barber: If Mayors Ruled The World

April 27, 2017 - Segment 2 - We honored Dr. Benjamin Barber, who died this past Sunday, by replaying my 2014 conversation with him in which he talked about this book If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities.
April 19, 2017
Woody Curry (Credit: Old Steiner Show Page)

Remembering Woody Curry: Dear Friend and Community Member

April 19, 2017 - Segment 2 - We had a special commemoration of an individual who was a dear friend of the Steiner Show, as well as an important member of the Baltimore community, Woody Curry, who died early Easter morning. We listen to a 2013 archive of Woody talking about addiction, the brain, and more.
April 19, 2017
Tubman House (Credit: Baltimore Sun)

The Tubman House: Commemorating the Uprising

April 18, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation on the Tubman House in West Baltimore. With: Dominique Stevenson, and Ausar-Mesh Amen. There will be an event on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at 4pm at the Tubman House.