Dayvon Love and Lawrence Grandpre are African-American grassroots community activists who, along with Adam Jackson, lead an organization called Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle. They are fixtures in Annapolis, advocating to the General Assembly on issues like police accountability and drug policy. They have written a provocative book, a collection of essays that call out the liberal white academic community and what they refer to as the “Nonprofit Industrial Complex” for advancing institutional racism. It’s called “The Black Book: Reflections from the Baltimore Grassroots”. Dayvon Love and Lawrence Grandpre join Tom Hall in the studio.
In a sign of the effectiveness of protests that have occurred here – as well as nationwide – against police killings of unarmed African Americans, more than ten bills that
On 50th Anniversary of Assassination, Malcolm X’s Message Resonates with Baltimore’s Justice Workers
The nation will mark the 50th anniversary this weekend of the assassination of civil rights icon Malcolm X in Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom on Feb. 21, 1965. The man born Malcolm
Our panel of guests offers commentary on Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s State of the State Address, delivered today.
The forum consisted of a panel featuring Del. Jill Carter (D) of Baltimore’s 41st district and former Del. Aisha Braveboy (D) of Prince George’s County’s 25th district, and moderated by
Peniel E. Joseph begins the narrative of his definitive 2014 biography of Stokely Carmichael on a humid Mississippi night. He describes the 24-year-old Carmichael speaking to a crowd in the
AUDIO: Baltimore News Roundup – Plastic Bags Banned, Council Passes Body Cameras, State of Baltimore City Schools
We host a Baltimore News Roundtable discussion, on topics to include: the plastic bag ban, body cameras, and school closings.
We discuss a controversial speech by Robert Jennings, the president of Lincoln University. Speaking to students, he said women should not report rape in order to keep Black men out of prison.
A wake-up call to both the Democratic Party and Black residents is how various Baltimore City activists and community leaders are describing Republican Larry Hogan’s victory over Lt. Gov. Anthony