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We remember those who lost their lives on the streets of Baltimore this year due to homelessness. In honor of Homeless Person's Memorial Day, I will read more than 100 names of people who died from homelessness this year and have a conversation with:
In the second hour, in the wake of the killing of a schizophrenic homeless man this past weekend, we turn to the topic of police-involved shootings in Baltimore. Our guests will be:
We focus on Baltimore with a story about a West Baltimore family's eviction that resulted from a zero-tolerance policy for subsidized homes. Sherman and Jean Thomas' sons have drug-related criminal records and used their parents' address and their own, prompting the eviction. To discuss the situation, this policy, and its impact on Baltimore communities, we're joined by:
On our annual show for Homeless Persons' Memorial Day, we discuss the growing problem of homelessness in Baltimore and remember those who passed away without a home in our city over the past year. Our guests are Kevin Lindamood, President and CEO of Health Care for the Homeless, Julia Hartenstein, Case Manager at Paul's Place, and James Crawford, Lead Organizer of B'More Housing for All, a
Join us for an Urbanite Radio Story about the challenges facing those who leave prison and seek to reenter their communities. Joining us are:
Brother Bey, Founder and President of the Fraternal Order of Ex-Offenders
The rate of HIV/AIDS in Baltimore has continued to climb in the last few years, with little relief in sight. We have assembled a panel of health experts today to discuss how to go about reducing the number of HIV/AIDS cases in the city.
Joining us today are:
In the first part of the segment we talk with Dr. Thabit Abdullah about the current state of affairs in Egypt, briefly discussing the recent power changes and the future of Egypt.
Today is Homeless Persons' Memorial Day. We'll read the names of those who have lost their lives on the street this year, and discuss what is being done to alleviate the problem of homelessness in our city. To see the memorial list, click on "Homeless_Persons_Memorial_Day_2010.doc" below.
We're joined by:
The last count of Baltimore's homeless population, from 2009, found 3419 homeless individuals, a 12% increase from the previous count in 2007. Many advocates believe that to be a low estimate.
In our second hour, we bring you "Homelessness & The Housing Question," a panel discussion that took place on Thursday, December 17th, at New Psalmist Baptist Church.
Five local housing experts discuss the critical connection between the lack of affordable housing and the persistence of homelessness in Baltimore. The panel included:
We discuss the struggle for human rights and better working conditions, both right here in Baltimore and further afield, with members of the United Workers. The United Workers are an organization of low-wage workers, founded by homeless day laborers in Baltimore in 2002.
We're joined by:
Yesterday, eight people, three of them from Baltimore, three of them physicians, were arrested at the Senate Finance Committee for directly confronting senators during a roundtable discussion on healthcare reform.
National Homeless Person's Memorial Day is this Sunday. Today, Marc and panel discussed where we are and where we need to go to help the homeless in our community.
Today's panel included:
Welcome to a conversation with Thomas McCarthy, the writer and director of a new film called The Visitor.
Tarek teaching Walter the drum
Yesterday in Washington DC, we interviewed Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro, who co-produced the documentary on the Iraq War,