Khalilah M. Harris and Dharna Noor are joined by Real News Marketing Manager Tracey Beale to talk about the issues driving people to vote in the midterm elections, ongoing police corruption, and arts in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood

Khalilah M. Harris

Khalilah M. Harris is a host and executive producer at the Real News Network focused on the Baltimore Bureau, education reporting, and social commentary. Khalilah brings a unique perspective to curating content from an extensive career working to expand access to opportunity through an equity lens in community organizing, education, education policy, youth advocacy, and building an inclusive workforce. In addition to her background as an attorney and researcher, Khalilah brings experiences from the grassroots as a founder of a Baltimore City school focused on social justice, to co-founding a local community collaborative called the Coalition of Black Leaders in Education. She organizes nationally with the EduColor movement and served as the first Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. A proud alum of Morgan State University, Khalilah also obtained her doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, and her law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.

Dharna Noor

Dharna Noor is a staff writer at Earther, Gizmodo's climate vertical.

Tracey Beale

Tracey has 8 years of experience in marketing and experiential event production for Fortune 500 companies and small businesses. As Marketing Manager, she creates new business opportunities and community partnerships for TRNN and Baltimore Studios. She also serves as the event manager for the Raising Voices Film Series.