Podcast

March 6, 2018

Sen. Fred Harris: The Last Surviving Member of the 1968 Kerner Commission

March 6, 2018 - The Kerner Commission  - On July 28, 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson created the Kerner Commission to investigate the causes of race-related uprisings that had taken place in Detroit and dozens of other cities, and to provide recommendations for the future. We talk with former Oklahoma Senator Fred Harris, the last surviving member of the Kerner Commission.
October 20, 2017

Me Too: Confronting Misogyny and Sexism in Our World

October 20, 2017 - Misogyny and Sexism in Our World - In the wake of the explosive Me Too campaign on social media, we begin a series of podcasts dealing with the pervasiveness of misogyny in our world. We open our series today with: Brittany Oliver, Maura Callahan, and Rebekah Kirkman.
July 20, 2017
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National Roundtable: BPD Controversy, and Trump’s Plans For The Middle East

July 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, where our guests reflected on the latest headlines. With: Dr. Lester Spence, Dr. Ray Winbush, and Dr. Roni Ellington.
June 20, 2017
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Michael Eric Dyson: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster

June 20, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took a step back into 2006 to listen to my conversation with scholar, best-selling author, and radio host Michael Eric Dyson. We discussed his book published that year called Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster, which tells the story of those who were left behind during relief efforts.
June 20, 2017
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The Wire: Interview with Detective Lester Freamon

June 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted two special archived interviews I conducted around the popular television series The Wire. We listened back to my interview with Clarke Peters, who played Detective Lester Freamon on the show and then to a conversation I had with Ed Burns, a writer and co-producer of The Wire. 
June 19, 2017
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Local News Roundtable: Strengthening Baltimore

June 19, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local Roundtable discussion about ways to makes our city stronger more effectively. With: Joshua Harris, and Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead.
June 19, 2017
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National News Roundtable: The Philando Castile Verdict & Political Polarization

June 19, 2017 - Segment 1- We hosted a National Roundtable conversation where we discussed the Bill Cosby trial and the verdict in the trial surrounding the death of Philando Castile. With: Imara Jones, Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, and Mark Trahant.
June 16, 2017
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The Creative Alliance: J Pope and the HearNow Record Release Party

June 16, 2017 - Segment 4 - Guest host Brooks Long, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Community Arts and Programming Fellow, hosted a conversation with J Pope and the HearNow about their Record Release Party, Friday night at Creative Alliance.
June 16, 2017
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Imam Earl El-Amin: Celebration of Ramadan and Being Muslim in America

June 16, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a segment in celebration with our Muslim brothers and sister for Ramadan with Imam Earl El-Amin, resident Imam of the Muslim Community Cultural Center of Baltimore.  
June 12, 2017
Baltimore Police Scene (Credit: Baltimore Sun)

Local Roundtable: Violence and Homicide in Baltimore

June 12, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local Roundtable where we discussed the continuing crisis of violence and homicide in Baltimore. With: longtime citizen activist Kim Trueheart, Lawrence Grandpre, and Carl Stokes.
June 12, 2017
James Comey Hearing (Credit: NBC News)

National Roundtable: James Comey & Media’s Role

June 12, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable where we discussed the James Comey hearing as well as medias role in regards to Trump. With: Carla Wills, Ralph Moore, and Dr. Richard Vatz.