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In Search of Black Power

In Search of Black Power

In Search of Black Power challenges conventional narratives around Black policy, Black movements, and Black Life. 

We focus on creating a new language to discuss the issues presenting Black America, with a focus on independent institutional building and seeing Black folks as the solutions to our own problems. 

New episodes every Wednesday @ 12PM. 

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It’s Bigger than Roe: Anti-Blackness And Reproductive Justice

In this special two-part episode, Lawrence and Rasheem start with a discussion of Roe’s repeal, what it means for the Black community and how we got here. We then transition to an episode recorded before Roe’s repeal, where they discuss some of the larger dynamics around reproductive justice.

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A Pan-African Approach to Addiction and Harm Reduction

Lawrence and Rasheem talk about the racial dynamics of addiction and harm reduction. They cover critiques of 12 Step/Narcotics Anonymous, the need for harm reduction, and legitimate critiques of harm reduction designed to push the movement to a more racially equitable frame.

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From the Streets to the Statehouse

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From the Streets to the Statehouse

During the Maryland General Assembly, we offer insight an analysis on the issues impacting the Black community in Baltimore. Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) is a grassroots thinktank in Baltimore, MD that advocates for the political interests of the Black community. We cut through the noise and give you the information that matters the most.

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From the Streets to the Statehouse – Ep 11 (3.28.2022) – Maryland’s Cowardly Democratic Party

In this episode, we’ll be giving updates on our current legislative priorities including – cannabis legalization, Baltimore’s Civilian Review Board, public safety, crime and policing. Also – we’ll be discussing the Maryland Democratic Party leadership’s lack of regard for working class Black people. Dayvon Love will be leading the conversation and be joined by Lawrence Grandpre – Director of Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.

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AUDIO: 2022 Maryland Legislature ends, political experts weigh in

(WEAA)—Maryland lawmakers have concluded their 90-day legislative session. Dayvon Love, a Baltimore-based political organizer and co-founder Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle and Maryland State Senator Cory McCray, 45th District, join Two Way Talk to discuss the 2022 Legislative Session and what residents can expect to see in the near future.

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