mass incarceration

December 14, 2014

From The Archives: Baltimore Jail Growing Food & Flowers

December 11, 2014 - Segment 3 - We listen back to a special 2010 archive edition of the Steiner Show, part of our Urbanite Stories series. Marc speaks to Correctional Officer Maurice Smith of the Metropolitan Transition Center in Baltimore about a prison garden program he ran where inmates grew food and flowers, creating a serene and welcoming corner in an otherwise stark environment.
November 14, 2014

Sexual Assault, Reporting and African Americans

November 12, 2014 - Segment 3 - We discuss a controversial speech by the president of Lincoln University. Speaking to students, he said women should not report rape in order to keep Black men out of prison.
October 26, 2014

Michelle Alexander On Mass Incarceration and African Americans

October 23, 2014 - Segment 5 - We close out the show with a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, our conversation with civil rights litigator and legal scholar Michelle Alexander about mass incarceration and African Americans. Alexander is the author of the highly-acclaimed book The New Jim Crow.