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January 6, 2015
FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 12: Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight's protest was peaceful. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Philosophers’ Roundtable: Predictions About The Political, Cultural & Social Changes Of 2015

January 5, 2015 - Segment 4 - We will host our first Philosophers' Roundtable of 2015 with Dr. Lester Spence, Dr. Desiree Melton, and Dr. Joe Pettit. We discuss the political, cultural and social transformations that 2015 might bring, and the type of world those changes would create.
December 18, 2014
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This Week in the City Paper: Top Tens

December 17, 2014 - Segment 4 - We look at this week's issue of the Baltimore City Paper with City Paper Senior Editor Baynard Woods. This week's issue is their Top Ten issue. We discuss their top ten lists and Baynard's article on the shifting relationship between Baltimore protestors and police.
December 18, 2014
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Beyond Ferguson: Moving Towards Societal Change & Talking To Kids About Race

December 17, 2014 - Segment 2 - We host a special discussion on lessons from Ferguson and practical advice for parents on how to talk with their children about race and societal change.
December 9, 2014
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Police Violence & The Legal System’s Failure To Respond To Ferguson, NY & Cleveland

December 8, 2014 - Segment 2 - We host a panel discussion on race and racism in the U.S., specifically looking at police violence and the legal system's failure to respond to civilian killings in Ferguson, New York and Cleveland.
December 4, 2014
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National News Roundup: Ferguson, Attorney General Holder Targets Racial Profiling & Bill Cosby Resigns From Temple

December 3, 2014 - Segment 3 - We host a National News Roundup. Our panel will discuss Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement of a plan to target racial profiling; Bill Cosby's resignation from the Temple University Board; and the contingent of St. Louis-area police union members who are providing security to former officer Darren Wilson.
December 2, 2014

Media Roundtable: Ferguson, Don Lemon, Climate Change and NPR & Fox News

December 2, 2014 - Segment 2 - We host a Media Roundtable. Our panel of guests will discuss topics to include: NPR's drastic cut-back on its environmental and climate change team; CNN correspondent Don Lemon's comment about marijuana in Ferguson; the power of Fox News; and the coverage of the events in Ferguson.
December 1, 2014
Rioting erupts in Ferguson, Missouri after police involved shooting of an unarmed teen

What The Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Says

November 25, 2014 - Segment 2 - We will look at the decision of the Grand Jury in St. Louis, MO, that decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August, with: Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, Dr. Lawrence Brown, Mothyna James-Brightful, and Cameron Miles.
November 30, 2014
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National News Roundup: President Obama On Immigration & Pending Ferguson Decision

November 24, 2014 - Segment 3 - We host a National News Roundup, with topics to include President Obama's speech last week and executive actions on immigration policy, and the pending Grand Jury verdict in Ferguson, Missouri.
November 21, 2014
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Ferguson Update: Still No Grand Jury Decision

November 19, 2014 - Segment 2 - We get an update on the current political climate in Ferguson, Missouri, with Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, St. Louis County-District 14, who has been out at the protests since they began.
November 17, 2014
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Awaiting the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: What Are The Implications of the Possible Outcomes?

November 17, 2014 - Segment 2 - The country is braced for the Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, regarding whether to indict a police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9. We examine the possible outcomes in this case and their implications.
October 26, 2014
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From Ferguson to Gaza: Black & Palestinian Communities and Activism

October 23, 2014 - Segment 3 - We discuss the growing synergy between African American and Palestinian activists in the U.S., and discuss the points of unity and tension within Black and Arab communities.
October 20, 2014
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Update on Ferguson from Young Journalists and Activists

October 20, 2014 - Segment 2 - We get an update on events in Ferguson, Missouri, with a number of young journalists and activists who recently returned from that troubled city: freelance reporter Michelle Zei; Muna Mire, intern for The Nation; Ralikh Hayes, executive assistant for the Real News Network and and Board President of the Baltimore Algebra Project; and Megan Sherman, producer at the Real News Network.