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A surgeon against violence discusses abuse of power and illegitimate authority with affected communities.

A surgeon against violence discusses abuse of power and illegitimate authority with affected communities.
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United States

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A surgeon against violence discusses abuse of power and illegitimate authority with affected communities.

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@slyfitz

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English


Episodes

The Black Butterfly and Baltimore Apartheid

6/26/2019
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Dr. Lawrence Brown from Morgan State discusses the Black Butterfly and Apartheid in Baltimore. Music: Fists of Fury by Kamasi Washington W'ani Aba by M.anifest

Duration:00:26:28

D. Watkins: Pass the Mic

4/30/2019
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We talk with D. Watkins about his new book We Speak for Ourselves. We touch on the Healthy Holly scandal, four years since the death of Freddy Gray, and Johns Hopkins presence in East Baltimore.

Duration:00:32:03

Anthony Fenton on IDEX and the UAE - Letrice Gant on Baltimore Ceasefire

4/8/2019
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Knife at the Gunfight is back on WPFW with Shay Wa Nana radio. We talk to Anthony Fenton about the International Defense Exposition military conference in Abu Dhabi, and then with Letrice Gant about the Baltimore Ceasefire Movement. Music by Emel Mathlouthi

Duration:00:56:06

Anthony Fenton: Canada, Saudi Arabia and Yemen

8/18/2018
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Dr. Fitz interviews Anthony Fenton on Canada's fallout with Saudi Arabia as well as the problematic North American support for the ongoing war in Yemen. Special Guest TT the Artist discusses Baltimore Club music and Baltimore Ceasefire.

Duration:00:46:09

TT the Artist: Club Queens and the Baltimore Ceasefire

8/17/2018
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Baltimore Club Queen TT the Artist joins us in studio and discusses the Baltimore Ceasefire hip hop collaboration with Von Vargas, as well as her community work in Baltimore and upcoming movie Dark City: Beneath the Beat.

Duration:00:21:56

DC Rising and Baltimore's Red Lines

7/30/2018
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I was on WPFW covering for for the Shay Wa Nana show with the homie Gaurav Madan. Show's topic ICE raids in DC and the community response. My essay on Taylor Hayes and the Red Lines of Baltimore at minute 42.

Duration:00:59:58

Kobi Snitz: Jews Against Ghettos

7/18/2018
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Israeli mathematician Kobi Snitz talks about his direct action work with Palestinians as a part of the group "Anarchists Against the Wall" also known as "Jews Against Ghettos."

Duration:00:42:03

Dr. Alice Rothchild: Jewish solidarity with Palestine

7/11/2018
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Dr. Fitz sits in the studio for Zein El-Amine of Shay Wa Nana radio and talks to Dr. Alice Rothchild about Gaza mental health and health care infastructure. Guest Gaurav Madan visits to talk about updates on ICE and immigrant communities in Maryland. Music: Slingshot Hip Hop soundtrack

Duration:00:51:04

Dr. Thomas McIntyre: Global Surgical Solidarity

6/9/2018
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Dr. Fitz and Dr. McIntyre discuss the role of global surgery as well as career advice for young professionals and students interested in a career in global surgery. Introduction on Baltimore Lacrosse, and conclusion on Baltimore's ghosts of violent past. Music: 9th v. Though by Black Thought Last Ride by Beach House

Duration:01:06:09

Brandon Soderberg: Baltimore Media Consolidation

5/1/2018
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Dr. Fitz and Brandon Soderberg discuss media consolidation in Baltimore from Baltimore Beat and the City Paper to Tronc and the Sinclair Media Group. Music: Be More by TT the Artist and Mighty Mark Kid Radium by Ed Schrader's Music Beat Invocation: Dear Baltimore by Erricka Bridgeford and Judah Adashi Book Recommendations: Why We Matter by Eaton Thomas Things that Make White People Uncomfortably by Michael Bennett Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones

Duration:01:10:37

Samierra Jones: Education, Violence and Activism in Baltimore

3/15/2018
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Coppin University senior and Operation Heat founder Sameirra Jones talks education, violence and organizing in Baltimore. Music: Abrock "Ain't Yours" Book Recommendation: Art Activism by Aaron Maybin

Duration:00:37:14

Baynard Woods: Can the Baltimore Police Department Survive the Gun Trace Task Force trial?

2/12/2018
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Baynard Woods: Can the Baltimore Police Department Survive the Gun Trace Task Force trial? Music: Indie by Greenspan feat. Christen B Keep Swimming by Greenspan feat. Eze Jackson Tired by Young Moose Book Recommendation: Dark Alliance by Gary Webb

Duration:00:42:06

Dr. Brian Williams: Beyond How We Wield the Knife

2/1/2018
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"The power of the surgeon beyond how we weild the knife" with Dallas trauma surgeon Dr. Brian H. Williams. Book Recommendations: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community? by Dr. Martin Luther King Music: Haiti Cherie by multiple artists Lady Haiti by Wyclef Jean Wake Up! by Rage Against the Machine See it Through by Ryan Harvey, Kareem Samara and Shireen Lilith

Duration:00:53:13

Anthony Barnes: Ender in the Drug Game

12/27/2017
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Hospital-based violence responder Anthony Barnes discusses his work against violence in Northwest Baltimore and his life journey through drugs, gangs and prison to get here. He explains the classic science fiction work Ender's Game as a metaphor for for gang life. Music: Baltimore Cease Fire ft. Von Vargas, Greenspan, Josh Lay, Blaqstarr, TT The Artist, The Boy Blesst, Femi the Drifish, Smallz, Preme, Martina Lynch, and Ill Conscious Book Recommendations: Perspective Baltimore by Kyle Pompey...

Duration:00:46:53

Terrance Williams: #NFLBoycott and USA Women's Update

9/15/2017
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Doc Fitz and Terrance Williams discuss the struggle for pay parity in women's sports, the NFL boycott, Colin Kaepernick, and White Supremacy after Charlottesville. RIP 30 Glizzy. Book Recommendations: Raw Wounds by Kondwani Fidel Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Music by 30 Glizzy and Ain't Nobody Worrying by Anthony Hamilton.

Duration:01:06:26

Erricka Bridgeford: Cease Fire and the Ghosts of Baltimore

8/3/2017
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Doc Fitz discusses a weekend intervention against violence in Baltimore with Erricka Bridgeford of Baltimore Ceasefire and Baltimore Peace Challenge.

Duration:00:32:14

Dr. Demond Mullins: Ballet or the Bullet, Trauma and the Citizen Soldier

7/28/2017
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A surgeon discusses trauma with a military sociologist who happens to be a ballet dancer, a veteran of the Iraq war, and a former advisor to Barack Obama.

Duration:01:01:14

Subtle Knife : Episode 4 Trailer

3/13/2017
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The world changing, subtle Knife at the Gunfight.

Duration:00:06:23

Dr. Simon Fitzgerald: Violence and the Surgeon

2/12/2017
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Oh, Baltimore! Surgical grand rounds on the public health of race, poverty and violence in Baltimore

Duration:01:02:35

Terrance Williams: Political Economy of Sport 2017

1/18/2017
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Doc Fitz and Terrance Williams discuss the political economy of the sports world in 2017. Book Club Reading: League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth

Duration:00:44:27