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ARCHIVE: Baltimore Youth in Organizing
June 8, 2017 – Segment 2  We have a piece from 2015 about the role of Baltimore Youth in organizing. We take a look at the critical role of Baltimore’s youth in organizing. With: Melissa Moore, Founder and program facilitator of YLLEAD and holistic design village, a youth-led design, cooperative economics, and community activation program; Aaron Anderson, YLLEAD artisan/ activator and an award-winning boxer; and Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University.
Voices from the Holy Land: Perspectives on Israel and Palestine
June 6, 2017 – Segment 1 We hosted a special archive edition of our series Voices from the Holy Land, which features voices from Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza – from people of many religions, political opinions, and backgrounds. In this episode we interviewed a Palestinian woman who lived in the United States for 15 years and received 4 degrees from the University of Michigan, an Israeli Commander in the army who refused to serve in the West Bank, and a Palestinian Professor.
Anti-Black Racism Roundtable: Trauma, and Mental Health
January 30, 2017 – Segment 4 We hosted a 2015 archive, a compelling discussion on Anti-Black Racism, Trauma, and Mental Health. With: Dr. Mindy Fullilove, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Public Health at Columbia University; Michael Scott, Chief Equity Officer, President and Co-Founder of Equity Matters; Jan Desper, Executive Director of the Black Mental Health Alliance; and Maurissa Stone Bass, Director of The Living Well. SaveSave
Community Walk: Health and Fitness with Chauncey Whitehead
January 30, 2017 – Segment 2 We hosted our monthly segment on Health and Fitness, with: Fitness activist and trainer Chauncey Whitehead, President of CDW Health and Wellness; and Rhonda Silva, Division Administrator of the Baltimore City Cancer Program at the University of Maryland’s Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. The monthly community walk in Druid Hill Park in Baltimore will take place this Saturday, July 1, 2017, starting at 7:30am near the tennis courts. All are welcome to attend! SaveSave
The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore: The First National Strike in the U.S.
January 29, 2017 – Segment 2 We hosted a rebroadcast of my 2013 interview with Bill Barry, retired Director of Labor Studies at the Community College of Baltimore County, who joined me to talk about his important book The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore. The 1877 railroad strike was the first national strike in the United States. SaveSave
Janet Sarbanes: The Protester has Been Released
June 27, 2017 – Segment 1 We hosted a conversation with author Janet Sarbanes on her new book of short stories The Protester has Been Released. Populated by wise animals and hapless humans, The Protester Has Been Released evokes an end-of-the-world feeling that is equal parts dread and hilarity. Sarbanes is also the author of another collection of short stories, Army of One.
The Story of Civil Rights: Cambridge, Marylannd
June 22, 2017 – Segment 1 We begin the day with a special 2013 archive edition of our show, The Story of Civil Rights in Cambridge, Maryland. Our guests commemorate the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Cambridge. Residents Enez Stafford-Grubbs, Betty Jackson, and Francine Woolford join us to share their memories of the struggle for civil rights, an end to segregation, and better living conditions in their hometown on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
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.
City Paper This Week: The Queer Issue!
June 14, 2017 – Segment 4 We hosted the latest edition of our series City Paper This Week where we discussed The Queer Issue! Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence interviews City Paper Editor in Chief Brandon Soderberg.
Democracy In Crises: J20 Protestors & Their Trials
July 7, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis! I talk with co-host Baynard Woods about the J20 protesters and new information that is coming to light in the trial. Democracy in Crisis is produced by Imani Spence.
Lom Nava Love: Black Families in Inner-City Baltimore
July 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We listened in to a rebroadcast of a show from last year in which we previewed a powerful documentary, Lom Nava Love. Lom Nava Love is the story of Black families in inner city Baltimore harnessing their strengths to challenge the systems and institutions that threaten to dictate their realities.
Bell Hooks: Bone Black, Memories of Girlhood
July 10, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a special 1997 archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, when I interviewed cultural critic, feminist theorist, activist, and author Bell Hooks on her memoir Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood.
What to the Slave is the 4th of July?
July 4, 2017 - Segment 1 - We commemorated the 4th of July with a discussion on what American Independence Day means to different people in this country. We heared a passage from Frederick Douglass' July 5, 1852 speech, " What to the Slave is the 4th of July" and a roundtable discussion.
Local Roundtable: Effect of Violent Crime In Communities in Baltimore
July 24, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a Local News Roundtable where we discussed the effects that violent crime has on the community in Baltimore. With: Melody Simmons, Kim Trueheart, Dr. Karsonya "Kaye" Wise Whitehead, and Odette Ramos.
The End of City Paper?
July 19, 2017 - Segment 1 - With the news last week that the Baltimore Sun Media Group plans to stop publishing the City Paper this year, we held a roundtable to talk about the legacy of the alt-weekly and the future of journalism in Baltimore. With: Baynard Woods, Brandon Soderberg, and Lisa Snowden-McCray.
Health & Wellness: The Druid Hill Community Walk
July 25, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our monthly Health & Wellness segment! We're joined in-studio by fitness activist and trainer Chauncey Whitehead, President of CDW Health and Wellness; and Rhonda Silva, Division Administrator of the Baltimore City Cancer Program at the University of Maryland's Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. 
Baltimore CeaseFire: Vision For The Future
July 25, 2017 - Segment 1 - We took a look at Baltimore Ceasefire, a local group of Baltimore community members who are calling for a murder-free weekend in Baltimore, Friday August 4th through Sunday August 6th. With: Erricka Bridgeford, and PFK Boom.
Rape Culture: How We Define It
July 13, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a rebroadcast of a powerful show from 2016 on rape culture. Our guests defined rape culture and talked about the connections between masculinity and rape culture. With: Kalima Young, and Dr. Desiree Melton.
After the Confederate Monuments Come Down
September 29, 2017 - After Confederate Monuments - The Confederate monuments in Baltimore are gone, so now what? We talk with a group of artists and activists exploring their ideas about what should replace them. We are joined by Sheila Gaskins, Pablo Machioli, Owen Silverman Andrews, Carl Stokes, and Bilal Johnson-Bey.
Homeless Remembrance Day: Those Lost in 2017
January 3, 2018 - Homeless Remembrance - At the end of each year since 2004 I have read the names of individuals who died homeless in the streets of Baltimore. It's important to give an identity to the word "homeless" -- these are our brothers and sisters who lived and died under circumstances that are well beyond the comprehension of most of us. 
World of The Play: The Revolutionists
December 25, 2o17 - The Revolutionists - Listen in to our newest segment of World of the Play, the discussions based upon themes raised by productions at Baltimore's Everyman Theater. This episode is titled "Heroines In Our Midst," and is inspired by the play The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson.
The Black Panther: Academic and Visceral Readings Cont’d
March 8, 2018 - The Black Panther Cont'd - Listen in to the second episode of our series examining the world brought to us by -- and cultural shift created by -- The Black Panther movie.With: Johns Hopkins History Professor Dr. Nathan Connolly; UMBC American Studies Professor Dr. Kimberly Moffitt; and Kalima Young, Lecturer in Electronic Media and Film at Towson University.
World of the Play: Unraveling the Threads of Labor and Love
November 10, 2017 - Labor and Love - We bring our latest episode of World of the Play, our partnership with Everyman Theatre. This performance conversation is inspired by the latest production at Everyman, Intimate Apparel by MacArthur Genius and Pulitzer Prize  award winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Joining the panel today are fashion designer Stephen Wise, Valeska Populoh, and GG Goba.
Citizens Stand: Battle for Baltimore 1814
January 30, 2017 – Segment 3 We hosted a rebroadcast of a segment where we learned about a dramatization of an important part of Baltimore’s history. Citizens Stand: Battle for Baltimore 1814, a collaborative effort between the Baltimore School for the Arts, Maryland Historical Society, and National Park Service, is a production of three short plays about the battle that led to the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. The plays are: “Woman of All Work” by Nora Worthington; “Loyalties Tested” by Natalie Pilcher; and “The Common Defense” by Paul Christensen. Our guests are: Nora Worthington, Instructor ofCostume Design at the Baltimore School for the Arts; and Kristin Schenning, Education Director of the Maryland Historical Society who has been involved in the project partnership for the past five years and also works at Fort McHenry. SaveSave
City Paper This Week: Long Ride
June 28, 2017 – Segment 3 We hosted our regular feature, City Paper This Week! Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence talks with City Paper Editor-in-Chief Brandon Soderberg as well as Kenneth Stone Breckenridge, researcher and reporter for City Paper, about Breckenridge’s story this week on driving someone to Myrtle Beach to go through rehab. SaveSave
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