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Power, Corruption & Changing How Baltimore is Governed

May 15, 2019

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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Real Talk Tho Pilot

May 6, 2019

The Real News is launching our Community Editorial Committee to bring people together and talk about the issues that matter most you. Join your neighbors, friends, family and colleagues in open and honest discussions about jobs, crime, education, climate change, and more. The Real News is dedicated to reporting on the underlying reasons for chronic…

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Real Talk Tho Episode 2

May 6, 2019

Since the early ’90s Baltimore has shuttered over 60 rec centers, while funding for police has more than doubled. Meanwhile, a new fund set up by the city that was originally intended to modernize rec centers has now been designated for general development. We’ve spoken to activists that say the city has no real plan…

The Whole Bushel: “We Woke”

April 11, 2017

In this episode of the Whole Bushel, rapper/activist Eze Jackson sits down with Producer Kariz Marcel to discuss his new sound, afro EDM; and the state of education and the arts. This was the first ever filmed episode of TWB, shot in the shell of “Ida B’s Table, a new restaurant currently being built in…