October 7, 2009 – Hour 2

Several students from Baltimore Freedom Academy reveal the deplorable condition of their school in a photo exhibit in the Rotunda on Capitol Hill. Joining Marc are Khalilah Harris, Executive Director of Baltimore Freedom Academy Foundation, and Frank Patinella of the ACLU. The ACLU views the condition of public schools as a civil rights issue and a key element to learning.


In the second segment, Gerry Palmer and business partner Antoine Bennett discuss their transition from the fringes of society to cutting-edge urban entrepreneurs. Gerry and Antoine own Gerry’s Goods Coffee Shop in Sandtown.