December 8, 2014

International Politics Roundup: Africa, Boko Haram, Middle East & ISIS

December 8, 2014 - Segment 4 - On today's international roundtable, we discuss topics from Africa to the Middle East: Boko Haram, ISIS and beyond. Our panel of guests includes: Dr. Faheem Younus, Dr. Max Hilaire, and Sam Faddis.
August 5, 2014

West African Ebola Outbreak

August 4, 2014 - Segment 3 - We examine the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with: Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University; Dr. John Eldridge, Chief Scientific Officer of Profectus Biosciences; and Emira Woods, Director of Social Impact at ThoughtWorks, a software consulting firm dedicated to economic and social justice, and Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
May 9, 2014

Boko Haram And Kidnapped Girls

May 8, 2014 - Segment 2 - We discuss Boko Haram and the over 200 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped on April 14. Our guests are: Jacob Zenn, Analyst of African Affairs at The Jamestown Foundation; Omoyele Sowore, founder and publisher of; Dr. Alem Hailu, Associate Professor of African Studies at Howard University; and Alexis Okeowo, journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria.
September 30, 2013

King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

September 27, 2013 - Hour 2 - King Peggy is the King of Otuam, a village in Ghana, and author, with Eleanor Herman, ofKing Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village, which is the Maryland Humanities Council's One Maryland One Book choice for 2013.
July 2, 2013

US Policy: President Obama’s Trip To Africa

July 2, 2013 - Segment 2 - In light of President Obama's trip to Africa, we discuss US policy in Africa. Our guests include: Elmira Woods, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies; and Abayomi Azikiwe, Editor of the Pan-African News Wire.
February 18, 2013

American Surgeon in the Nuba Mountains

February 18, 2013 - Segment 2 - We hear from Dr. Tom Catena, an American surgeon at a hospital in the Nuba Mountains, a war torn part of southern Sudan where innocent lives have been lost to a brutal civil war. Catena will talk about his work and the devastation that has deeply impacted the region.