This hour we're joined by acclaimed poet Afaa Michael Weaver to discuss his work and unusual path in life, which has taken him from an East Baltimore childhood, to working in a Baltimore factory, to his current position as an English professor at Simmons College in New England, where he is a scholar of Chinese poetry.
Many Baltimore residents commute to DC for work, but would it benefit Baltimore to strive for a bigger slice of DC's recession-proof pie? Should Baltimore lobby for more federal jobs to be located here?
De'Von Brown is known to many in Baltimore and around the world as one of the Baltimore children featured in the Boys of Baraka documentary. After going through the ups and downs documented in the film, De'Von ended up at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where he is studying to become a filmmaker himself. De'Von is also worki
In today's increasingly globalized economy, money that you spend here in Baltimore can be halfway across the world in the blink of an eye. Today we'll check in with the founders of the BNote, a currency just for local Baltimore businesses, more than six months after the notes went into circulation.
Ahoy mateys! Today on the show we bring you a tour of the USS Constellation, an 18th century sailing ship built right here in Maryland. It's now a floating museum, docked in the Inner Harbor. Chris Rowsom is Director of Historic Ships for Baltimore, and he took us aboard to talk about the ship's history, its con