International Politics

February 27, 2018

Different Takes: Russia and the Election – The Long History of Election Interference

February 26, 2018 -  The Long History of Election Interference - In the second conversation of our "Different Takes: Russia and the New Election" series, we talk with New York Times National Security Reporter Scott Shane, who wrote an article in the Times' Sunday Review, titled "Russia isn't the only one meddling in elections. We do it too."
February 26, 2018

Different Takes: Russia and the Election – Russia In Baltimore

February 26, 2018 - Russian Meddling in Baltimore - We begin a new series, "Different Takes: Russia and the New Election." Our conversation starts right here in Baltimore with the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, who talks about his encounter with Russian interference during the Freddie Gray uprising, through discovering the Russian-created Facebook page called The Blacktivist.
September 19, 2017

DACA’s Effect on Baltimore and its Citizens

September 19, 2017 - DACA's Effect on Community - While the plight of the young people registered through DACA  has left the headlines, we share with you a panel discussion that looks at the depth of the issue. We hear from a DACA registrant about loving this country while living under threat of being deported from the only country she knows.
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.
June 12, 2017
James Comey Hearing (Credit: NBC News)

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 7, 2017
Six Day War (Credit: National Interest)

The Six Day War: Dr. Ali Zaghab and Time in Palestine

June 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our second guest was a Palestinian American businessman and political commentator, Dr. Ali Zaghab who offered us an updated perspective on the war and his time in Palestine.
June 7, 2017
The Six Day War (Credit: The Holy Land Timeline)

The Six Day War: A Historic Perspective with Lia Tarachansky

June 7, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our first guest was Lia Tarachansky and she offered a historic perspective on why the soldiers were fighting and what the War meant for the world.
June 6, 2017
Boycott-Israeli-apartheid

Voices from the Holy Land: Perspectives on Israel and Palestine

June 6, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a special archive edition of our series Voices from the Holy Land, which features voices from Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza - from people of many religions, political opinions, and backgrounds.
June 5, 2017
London Police (Credit: ABC News)

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.
May 26, 2017
International NewsPapers (Credit: WUNC)

International Perspectives on Donald Trump

May 26, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted my conversation with teacher and freelance writer Robynn Colwell -- an American living in Brussels, Belgium -- about international opinions on Donald Trump and what life is like as an expatriate during his presidency.
May 25, 2017

Trita Parsi on the Middle East

May 25, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with my conversation with Dr. Trita Parsi about the current situation in Iran and Trump in the Middle East.
May 22, 2017
Trump Saudi (Credit: NPR)

National News Roundtable: Trump and Suadi Arabia

May 22, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, and discussed Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia and much more. With: Dana Peterson Moore, Bill Fletcher Jr., and Dr. Ray Winbush.