Cultural Roundtable: From Spokane To Baltimore

Rachel DolezalJune 15, 2015 – Segment 2

We begin the show with a roundtable discussion on analyses of a number of top news stories, including the Spokane NAACP’s Rachel Dolezal scandal and the rough handling of Black teens at a pool party by police in McKinney, Texas.

With: Rahne Alexander, Baltimore-based artist and arts organizer; Kalima Young, Director of the Baltimore Art + Justice Project, a project of the Office of Community Engagement at the Maryland Institute College of Art; A. Adar Ayira, Project Manager of the More in the Middle Campaign for Associated Black Charities and facilitator and analyst at Baltimore Racial Justice Action, a program of Fusion Partnerships; and ER Shipp, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Journalist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Journalism at Morgan State University.