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Slain Youth Advocate Sought Year-Round Jobs for Baltimore City’s Young People

Slain Youth Advocate Sought Year-Round Jobs for Baltimore City’s Young People

December 6, 2018

Councilman Zeke Cohen submitted a resolution to advance the BMORE Invested Fund to expand Baltimore’s Youthworks program to year-round employment, honoring DaVonte Friedman

Black communities denied $156 billion in property value says new Brookings report

Black communities denied $156 billion in property value says new Brookings report

December 5, 2018

“The pipes in Flint, Michigan could have been replaced 3,000 times with that money” says lead study author Dr. Andre Perry

Progressive Education Policy Panel with Khalilah Harris

Progressive Education Policy Panel with Khalilah Harris

November 13, 2018

TRNN’s Dr. Khalilah Harris hosts a discussion on Maryland and national progressive education policies that could advance equitable access to opportunity for all students

Will Harvard's Affirmative Action Case be a Referendum on Race Conscious College Admissions?

Will Harvard’s Affirmative Action Case be a Referendum on Race Conscious College Admissions?

November 12, 2018

A discussion with Brenda Shum of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Nicole Ochi of Advancing Justice L.A., hosted by Khalilah Harris

Democrats Take the House - What Now?

Democrats Take the House – What Now?

November 7, 2018

TRNN midterm elections panel with Thomas Frank, Eugene Puryear, Jacqueline Luqman, Paul Jay, Khalilah Harris, Lester Spence, Ralph Nader, Danny Glover, and host Marc Steiner discuss what the Democratic party can do now that it re-took the House of Representatives

The Maryland Color of Wealth Forum

The Maryland Color of Wealth Forum

October 31, 2018

TRNN was a media partner to the Job Opportunities Task Force and Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition’s forum reviewing data from a critical report from the Insight Center for Community Economic Development. Participants were invited to understand and problem-solve the challenges and opportunities in bridging the racial wealth gap and criminal justice reforms

Ntozake Shange, American Playwright and Freedom Fighter, Dies at 70

Ntozake Shange, American Playwright and Freedom Fighter, Dies at 70

October 29, 2018

We revisit Khalilah Harris’ summer 2018 conversation with Ntozake Shange, renowned author of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf, in what may have been her final interview

Baltimore's Women of Color Lead Charge to Get Out the Vote

Baltimore’s Women of Color Lead Charge to Get Out the Vote

October 25, 2018

Khalilah Harris discusses the role of women of color in driving voter engagement during the midterm elections in Baltimore and beyond

The Future of Education Town Hall Pt. II

The Future of Education Town Hall Pt. II

September 27, 2018

Khalilah Harris hosts a community town hall on the promise and possibilities of Maryland’s Kirwan Commission. Students, parents, educators, advocates, elected and school district officials discuss their questions, concerns and ideas for a path forward

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights partners with Discovery Education to launch new education program

September 4, 2018

Khalilah Harris and Kerry Kennedy discuss RFK Human Rights’ launch of the Speak Truth To Power education initiative; engaging young people in schools to be aware of and take action on global human rights issues; and, the need to support teachers with the right tools and resources to be effective in the classroom