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Raising Voices Event Series

The Real News Network in partnership with the Bertha Foundation and Ida B's Table presents, Raising Voices Event Series a variety of live events designed to educate, empower and activate the community.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

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Real Talk Tho: Ep. 5

Join us on May 21, 2019 at Ida B’s Table for the 5th installment of the newsroom in the community show, Real Talk Tho. Real Talk Tho is an opportunity for people to discuss and debate real solutions to our city’s intractable problems. What would effective policy look like and how do we get it…

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Powerful commercial interests dominate Baltimore’s city government, where corruption and backroom deals are part of the fabric of how decisions are made. The recent scandal involving Mayor Pugh is part of a long history of political office being used for personal gain and handing over public funds and favors to wealthy elites. Can city charter…

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Come join us to celebrate this year’s homecoming with a happy hour at Ida B’s Table followed by a live broadcast and panel discussion about the opportunities and challenges facing Maryland HBCUs as we move into the future economy. Hosted by TRNN’s Dr. Khalilah Harris and featuring expert contributors. Homecoming Happy Hour at Ida B’s…

The Future of Education Part 2

The Future of Education Town Hall Part 2

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Join the conversation. Students, parents, educators, advocates, and university scholars will participate in a community conversations on the future of education in Baltimore and across the State of Maryland. Hosted by Khalilah Harris.

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An intimate cross-generational conversation with activists and organizers around mobilizing communities and activism as considered through the lens of the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project and illustrated by excerpts of the award-winning documentary Freedom Summer. Hosted by Eddie Conway and featuring Charlie Cobb and Cristina Duncan Evans.

Whole Bushel Live at Ida Bs

The Whole Bushel Live @ Ida B’s Table

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  Two of Baltimore’s favorite soul singers, Ama Chandra and Jonathan Gilmore will be our featured artists for the next edition of The Whole Bushel LIVE @ Ida B’s Table. Hosted by Eze Jackson, The Whole Bushel LIVE fuses a traditional Baltimore crab feast with live musical performances and artist talks, in an intimate family-style…

Join us at The Real News Studios as we discuss the future of Maryland public schools, along with  parents, educators, education advocates, and Democratic gubernatorial candidates, including: Alec Ross, Ben Jealous, Senator Rich Madaleno, Krish Vignarajah, and Ralph Jaffe.