March 24, 2017

Tengella’s Take: Black Youth and Violence

March 24, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted the newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella’s Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
March 7, 2016

The Renaissance Academy & More

March 7, 2016 - Segment 2 - We then turn to the Renaissance Academy high school in West Baltimore, which over the past three months has experienced the violent deaths of three youth associated with the Academy with John Comer.
December 9, 2015

Social, Racial, Historical and Economic Context of Freddie Gray’s Life and Death

December 8, 2015 - Segment 2 - Today we examine the conditions of our society that placed Freddie Gray in his social and economic position when he died in police custody last April.
October 21, 2015

Parenting Roundtable: Raising Young Girls

October 19, 2015 - Segment 1 - We host a Parenting Roundtable on Raising Young Girls with Dr. Kaye Whitehead, Olu Butterfly and Lisa Gray, continuing the conversation we began last Thursday.
May 7, 2015

The Role of Baltimore’s Youth in Organizing

May 6, 2015 - Segment 4 - We take a look at the critical role of Baltimore's youth in organizing over the past weeks and the movement toward change.
April 2, 2015

Cultural Roundtable: Youth and Social Media | Confederate Flags on License Plates

March 31, 2015 - Segment 1 - We host a cultural roundtable with topics including youth and social media, and Confederate flags on license plates.
March 4, 2015

Local Action Against Wrongful Arrests of Young People

March 4, 2015 - Segment 3 - We are joined by Charnell D. Cobb-El who tells us about an action on Thursday, March 5th on the wrongful arrests by Baltimore City Police against young people of color as well as the school funding crisis.
February 24, 2015

Teaching Black History Outside of Schools

February 20, 2015 - Segment 2 - We take a look at Black History Month and how to teach children Black history outside the context of schools.
February 13, 2015

Griot’s Eye Youth Film and Culture Festival

February 13, 2015 - Segment 2 - We preview The Griot's Eye Youth Film and Culture Festival that's taking place this weekend at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture.
January 27, 2015

Do Baltimore Teens Face Worse Conditions Than Their Nigerian Counterparts?

January 27, 2015 - Segment 2 - Do poor teens in Baltimore face worse conditions than their counterparts in Nigeria, as a recent study suggests? We look at the study, published in December's Journal of Adolescent Health, with: Dr. Kristin Mmari, Dr. Lawrence Brown, and Dr. Roni Ellington.
September 30, 2014

Roundtable: Police Brutality, Perception of Black Children, and Obama

September 29, 2014 - Segment 2 - We hear a current events roundtable discussion, and speak about: police brutality; our society's perception of Black children; and the latest attacks from the right on President Obama. With: Marshall Bell, host of Midday Magazine with Marshall Bell on WOLB-AM, managing partner of The Bell Group, LLC, and author of Baltimore Blues: Harm City; Dr. Ray Winbush, Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University; and Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Assistant Professor of American Studies at UMBC and co-editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities.
September 18, 2014

Homeless Youth in Baltimore

September 17, 2014 - Segment 4 - We examine the issue of homeless youth in Baltimore and discuss the upcoming Backpack Benefit Concert for Homeless Children.
September 18, 2014

No Hooks Before Books: Boxing for Books with UMAR Boxing in Baltimore

September 17, 2014 - Segment 3 - We learn about a wonderful program for youth, No Hooks Before Books, and their upcoming event: Boxing for Books. We speak with Marvin McDowell, Founder, President and Executive Director of UMAR Boxing and young participants and champions from the program.
September 18, 2014

What Would You Do If You Were Mayor Of Baltimore?

September 17, 2014 - Segment 2 - A group of bright young Baltimoreans answer the question: What Would You Do If You Were Mayor Of Baltimore? Our in-studio panel includes: Megan Sherman, Dayvon Love, and Zeke Berzoff-Cohen.
September 8, 2014

Positive Youth Programming in Baltimore: Why It Matters

September 4, 2014 - Segment 3 - We take a look at positive youth programming in Baltimore with representatives from three youth organizations: Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, Youth Empowered Society, and 901 Arts.
March 27, 2014

Sound Bites: All About Kids! / Hear the Maryland Crunch / Food Allergies / Improving School Lunches / Recipe: Oven “Fried” Chicken

March 25, 2014 - Segment 4 On the latest edition of Sound Bites, we focus on youth and food by looking at school breakfasts and lunches and young people and food allergies.
March 17, 2014

How Glamorizing Drugs Is Killing Black Kids

March 17, 2014 - Segment 4 - We'll discuss the latest article by author, filmmaker and Coppin State University teacher D. Watkins. Called How Glamorizing Drugs Is Killing Black Kids, it discusses young people and hip hop about drug dealing.
February 15, 2014

Role of Masculinity, Media & Culture in Youth Violence

February 13, 2014 - Segment 2 - We turn to the topic of violence, its representation in the media and culture, masculinity’s role in violence, and violence’s effects on our youth. Our panel of guests includes Dr. Lawrence Brown, Meshelle The Indie Mom of Comedy, and Rev. Heber Brown.
January 31, 2014

Violence, Youth, Masculinity, And Culture

January 30, 2014 - Segment 3 - We turn to the topic of violence, its representation in the media and culture, masculinity's role in violence, and violence's effects on our youth.
January 21, 2014

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Youth Activists

January 20, 2014 - Segment 3 - We continue our Martin Luther King Jr. Day special with an examination of King's legacy. We talk with young social justice activists about how his life influences their work today.
October 24, 2013

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Everyman Theatre’s High School Acting Intensive

October 23, 2013 - Segment 4 - We close out the show with students from Everyman Theatre’s High School Summer Acting Intensive, performing scenes from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
September 18, 2013

Arts and Culture: Lea & Marc Talk CUPs, Music and More!

September 18, 2013 - Hour 2 - This week on our biweekly segment on Arts and Culture with Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor Lea Gilmore, we focus on CUPs, a new coffeehouse in Baltimore's Hollins Market that trains and employs at-risk youth and young adults.
September 16, 2013

Baltimore City Councilman Proposes Curfew For Youth

September 16, 2013 - Segment 1 - Last week Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott made headlines for proposing a curfew for youth, calling for young people under the age of 14 to be indoors by 9:00pm and young people aged 14-16 to be off the streets by 10pm on school nights.
September 6, 2013

Dialogue Between Ciudad Juarez and Baltimore: What It’s Like To Grow Up In A Violent Community

September 6, 2013 - Segment 4 - We talk with youth from both the U.S. and Mexico about what it’s like to be caught in the middle of America’s War on Drugs.
March 13, 2013

Youth Violence In Our Communities: Chicago Infant Killed

March 13, 2013 - Segment 3 - We discuss the tragic killing of Jonylah Watkins, a 6-month-old who was shot in Chicago earlier this week and youth violence in Chicago and Baltimore.