From Protest To Policy: Analyzing The Baltimore Uprising & Protests For Justice For Freddie Gray

Mondawmin MallApril 28, 2015 – Segment 2

We begin the show with an important event in our community, seeking positive shifts in policy in light of the anger and protest. A. Adar Ayira, Project Manager of the More in the Middle Campaign for Associated Black Charities (ABC) and facilitator and analyst at Baltimore Racial Justice Action, a program of Fusion Partnerships, joins us in-studio to talk about From Protest toPolicy, an event sponsored by ABC, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle and Baltimore Racial Justice Alliance.

We continue discussions and analysis with community leaders around yesterday’s events and looking ahead to where we go from here with a roster of guests, including: Taylor Evans, independent filmmaker and Morgan State University student; Tim Wilson, co-director of On Our Shoulders; Rev. Kevin Slayton, Pastor of New Waverly United Methodist Church and former civil rights lobbyist; David Miller, Chief Visionary Officer of the Urban Leadership Institute and creator of Dare To Be King, LLC; Clayton Guyton, Executive Director of the Rose Street Community Center and former correctional officer; and Dante Wilson, CEO and founder of Reclaiming Our Children and Community Project, Inc.; Catalina Byrd, media consultant, political strategist and co-host of “No Hooks” for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA; and Baynard Woods, Managing Editor of the Baltimore City Paper.