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The Real Baltimore

Recent Episodes

Maryland Gubernatorial Krish Vignarajah on Schools, Police, the Environment, and Being a Woman

June 16, 2018

With the primary just weeks away, Krish Vignarajah talks to Dharna Noor about how she would fund schools and implement criminal justice reform, and explains why Maryland needs women in elected office

Rev. Barber and Rev. Liz Theoharis Arrested in DC

June 15, 2018

In Baltimore, Fight for $15 is at the forefront of the 5th consecutive week of the Poor People’s Campaign that will culminate in Washington DC next Saturday, June 23

Even more from The Real Baltimore

The Limits of Police Reform: The Origins and Ends of the Police

The Limits of Police Reform: The Origins and Ends of the Police

May 30, 2018

Alex Vitale talks about his new book “The End of Policing,” which casts a skeptical eye on the liberal calls for police reform, and calls for us to stop asking police to solve a wide variety of social problems

Flood in Ellicott City

Overdevelopment and Climate Change Collide in Catastrophic Flood

May 29, 2018

Floods in Ellicott City over Memorial Day weekend killed a national guardsman and left many stranded. Residents say without dramatic policy changes, the town will not survive.

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: May 25, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: May 25, 2018

May 28, 2018

Eze, Baynard and Dharna talk about mental health issues among Baltimore’s police, the Poor People’s Campaign, the history of school privatization, what zero waste in the city would look like, and Ben Jealous’ run for governor

Why is Sewage Overflowing in Baltimore?

Why is Sewage Overflowing in Baltimore?

May 27, 2018

More rain in Baltimore means more wastewater in basements and in the street. Here’s why.

Activists Say Zero Waste is Not a Pipe Dream (2/2)

Activists Say Zero Waste is Not a Pipe Dream (2/2)

May 25, 2018

In the second part of their interview, representatives from Energy Justice Network describe concrete steps Baltimore could take to move toward zero waste

Activists Say City is Breaking Zero Waste Promise

Activists Say City is Breaking Zero Waste Promise (Pt. 1/2)

May 21, 2018

In a new document, the Department of Public Works calls for continued incineration and landfill use. Energy Justice Network says this contradicts Baltimore’s goal of sustainability

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: April 18, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: May 18, 2018

May 21, 2018

Eze, Baynard and Dharna talk about parents who have lost their children to murder, the new Poor People’s Campaign, the 40th anniversary of Black Classic Press, and the history of rap beef

‘Any of Us are Open to Police Terror’

‘Any of Us are Open to Police Terror’

May 17, 2018

Mothers who have lost their sons to police violence say that the only way to reform policing is to create real civilian oversight is to create real civilian oversight of police

Is Rap Beef Responsible for Real Violence?

Is Rap Beef Responsible for Real Violence?

May 14, 2018

As the summer approaches and cities like Baltimore deal with rap’s relationship with violence, our correspondent Eze Jackson digs into the history and future of rap beef

Baltimore Ceasefire 365: The Brothers’ Bond

May 13, 2018

During the 4th Ceasefire weekend since Aug. ’17, a pancake Breakfast is held to honor the fathers of victims of violence.