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The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: August 17, 2018

August 20, 2018

Eze, Dharna, Khalilah, and guest host Farajii Muhammad of WEAA’s For the Culture discuss the causes and effects of violence in Baltimore, discrimination against Black girls in schools, police accountability, and Baltimore artist Devin Allen

Over 2,000 Cities with Higher Lead Levels than Flint

August 19, 2018

Baltimore, Milwaukee, Chicago and Cleveland all have been victim to high lead and other toxins in the water. Eddie Conway and Eugene Puryear discuss the frustrations of citizens and the struggles to get clean water in communities of color

U.S. Court Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Construction by Ordering Environmental Review

August 19, 2018

Diana Best of Greenpeace USA says many obstacles remain to the completion of Keystone XL

Aretha! Unapologetically Black, Unapologetically Woman

August 17, 2018

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed at 76.  She leaves a legacy of music, commitment to Black and human liberation and defined America’s DNA

Have a Little Carcinogenic Glyphosate With Your Morning Oatmeal

August 16, 2018

The Environmental Working Group just released an article showing the potentially cancer-causing glyphosate found in Roundup is all over the oats in your favorite cereal and health bars

She is a Progressive and Could be the First Native American Woman in Congress

August 16, 2018

Deb Haaland, a Laguna Pueblo Woman won the primary in the NM First Congressional District. She could be the first Native American woman elected to Congress

Baltimore’s Girls Are Being Pushed Out of Schools at Alarming Rates

August 16, 2018

In the first of a two-part series, Khalilah Harris explores the disproportionate discipline Black girls face in Baltimore schools, and the steps being taken to eliminate the bridge between classrooms and prisons

DNC Reverses Ban on Accepting Fossil Fuel Industry Money

August 16, 2018

DNC Chair Tom Perez reversed an agreement to ban accepting money from the fossil fuel industry that created a firestorm of protests, we speak with Janet Redman, climate change director at Greenpeace

Saudi-Canada Diplomatic Row Obscures Canada’s Support for the Deadly War on Yemen

August 16, 2018

Canadian Journalist Anthony Fenton Explains Canada’s Extensive Arms Sales to the Saudi Autocracy

Kris Kobach, Trump’s Top Vote Suppressor, Wins Kansas Primary

August 15, 2018

Kris Kobach is the frontrunner to become the next governor of Kansas after winning the Republican primary. And even though Kobach’s vote suppression efforts have faced legal setbacks, Trump’s stacking of the Supreme Court may soon hand him another victory, says investigative journalist Greg Palast