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The Marc Steiner Show, a production of the Center for Emerging Media, has been a Baltimore institution for the past 20 years. The show looks beyond day-to-day political discussions to the cultural and human forces that drive us with the voices of all stakeholders. Politics, arts & culture, local news, international topics, philosophy and more! Listen live on WEAA 88.9FM in Baltimore, Monday through Friday, 9-11AM - |




DACA’s Effect on Baltimore and its Citizens

September 19, 2017 - DACA's Effect on Community - While the plight of the young people registered through DACA has left the headlines, we share with you a panel discussion that looks at the depth of the issue. We hear from a DACA registrant about loving this country while living under threat of being deported from the only country she knows.

Duration: 00:27:26

Aviva Chomsky: Fighting For DACA

September 7, 2017 - Avi Chomsky - For our latest podcast we interviewed Avivia Chomsky, Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State University. We discussed the history of DACA and the effect that rescinding this policy will have on 800,000 DACA holders, and 10 million undocumented immigrants.

Duration: 00:24:39

Tent City & Baltimore’s Renewed Civil Rights Campaign

September 6, 2017 - Tent City - For our latest podcast we interviewed some of the organizers and participants from the Tent City who camped out in front of Baltimore’s City Hall. Many were homeless, some were housing insecure and some were supporters demanding housing for the homeless.

Duration: 00:28:23

Baltimore Creatives: The Family of Artists

August 29, 2017 - The Baltimore Artistic Family - Our latest podcast features an amazing Baltimore family of artists, writers and musicians.Guy Curtis is a professional drummer who formerly played with George Clinton. Curtis' daughter, Victoria Kennedy, is a Baltimore-based writer. Her son, Lawrence Burney, who has been a guest on my show before, writes for VICE and publishes his own Zine "True Laurels".

Duration: 00:32:47

Dr. Nathan Connolly: Charlottesville & The Removal of Confederate Monuments

August 22, 2017 - Charlottesville & The Removal of Confederate Monuments - Johns Hopkins scholar and activist Dr. Nathan Connolly wrote a reflection and analysis in the Washington Post about Charlottesville and the removal of Confederate monuments. He joined us for an illuminating and interesting conversation

Duration: 00:29:03

Lisa Snowden McCray: The Removal of The Lee/Jackson Monument

August 22, 2017 - Lisa Snowden McCray - As we continue to reflect on recent events, we talk with Baltimore Sun Editorial Board member Lisa Snowden McCray on how it felt as a mother and Black woman to witness the Lee/Jackson monument in Baltimore come down at one o’clock in the morning.

Duration: 00:17:05

Jelanie Cobb – The Battle For Charlottesville

August 15, 2017 - The Battle For Charlottesville - We talk with scholar, activist and writer Jelani Cobb about his New Yorker article "Battle of Charlottesville." Cobb offers his analysis and observations on the movement of neo-nazis and racists confronted in Charlottesville.

Duration: 00:16:53

Report Back From Charlottesville: Resistance to Fascism

August 14, 2017 - Report Back From Charlottesville - A compelling first-hand account from two journalists who were in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, covering the Nazi/Klan/White Nationalist rally.

Duration: 00:23:15

Democracy in Crises: The Fire and The Fury

August 10, 2017 - Democracy In Crises - We hosted the newest edition of Democracy in Crisis! I talked with co-host Baynard Woods about the the now present specter of nuclear war and Trumps latest comments on the situation with North Korea. Democracy in Crisis is produced by Calvin Perry.

Duration: 00:17:38

Baltimore Ceasefire: What Success Means & Where We Go From Here

August 10, 2017 - Baltimore Ceasefire - This first podcast delves into the cities ceasefire last weekend as we talk with Erricka Bridgeford who inspired and created Baltimore Ceasefire and community theater activist and Steiner Show commentator Koli Tengella who was not part of the planning but was one of thousands to spontaneously and creatively participate respond to the call of Baltimore Ceasefire.

Duration: 00:34:27

WEAA Farewell: 2 Hour Special

July 31, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a very special, unstructured, farewell show with open phones for listeners and many guests who came by to send us off. I am going to miss our WEAA family and I'm going to miss interacting with all of you, our listeners and supporters and FRIENDS, on a daily basis.

Duration: 01:50:27

Children’s Books: Lack of Diversity and Representation

July 27, 2017 - Segment 2 - We took a look at the lack of diversity in children's books. With: David Miller, Mark Booker, and Dr. Kimberly Moffit.

Duration: 00:54:22

Local News Roundtable: Mandatory Minimum Update

July 27, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a roundtable conversation on local topics, which included the proposed mandatory minimum legislation for gun possession, with former Steiner Show producer Bobby Marvin Holmes, Councilman Zeke Cohen, and Dr. Kimberly Moffit.

Duration: 00:54:36

Baltimore Public Housing: Douglass Homes

July 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation on Baltimore Public Housing, looking at the situation at Douglass Homes. With: Reverend Annie Chambers, Ian Schlakman, and Brandon Walker.

Duration: 00:11:53

Mandatory Minimum Roundup: Councilman John Bullock

July 26, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted an update on proposed "mandatory minimum" legislation for gun possession in Baltimore, following last night's contentious six and a half hour city council hearing on the topic. With 9th District City Councilman John Bullock.

Duration: 00:19:33

Edward Wyckoff Williams: The Latest on Trump

July 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation on the latest headlines on President Trump with Edward Wyckoff Williams.

Duration: 00:21:09

Arts & Culture Roundtable: Cherry Chill Festival

July 26, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted an Arts & Culture Roundtable! Our guests included: Fanon Hill, Navasha Daya, and Kalima Young.

Duration: 00:52:57

Health & Wellness: The Druid Hill Community Walk

July 25, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our monthly Health & Wellness segment! We're joined in-studio by fitness activist and trainer Chauncey Whitehead, President of CDW Health and Wellness; and Rhonda Silva, Division Administrator of the Baltimore City Cancer Program at the University of Maryland's Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center.

Duration: 00:43:20

Akata: Unity is Key – Iyore Odighizuwa

July 25, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with First Edition Associate Producer Iyore Odighizuwa who is producing a participatory documentary entitled Akata: Bridging the Gap; Unity is Key.

Duration: 00:16:36

Baltimore CeaseFire: Vision For The Future

July 25, 2017 - Segment 1 - We took a look at Baltimore Ceasefire, a local group of Baltimore community members who are calling for a murder-free weekend in Baltimore, Friday August 4th through Sunday August 6th. With: Erricka Bridgeford, and PFK Boom.

Duration: 00:42:45

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