The Free To Bmore Podcast by the Enoch Pratt Free Library features conversations with leaders and innovators making a positive impact in Baltimore. Hosted by Meghan McCorkell.
Dr. Malik Muhammad, founder and CEO of Akoben
His difficult childhood gave him a passion for helping children. Now, Dr. Malik Muhammad is working to change lives in Baltimore City. On this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast, we talk to Dr. Muhammad about the impact he’s making in our city and his hopes for the future of Baltimore.
Troy Staton, founder of More Than A Shop
From clippers to coping strategies, Troy Staton has expanded what it means to be a barber shop. His program called More Than A Shop provides literacy help, health screenings, art shows, and more at a dozen barber shops and salons, making Baltimore better one haircut at a time.
Dr. Lawrence T. Brown author of The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race & Space In America
In this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast we welcome scholar of historical trauma, Dr. Lawrence Brown, author of The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space In America. In his book, he lays bare the negative impact of politics in Baltimore and what he thinks should be done to make black neighborhoods matter.
Founder of Roberta’s House, Annette March-Grier
For fourteen years Roberta's House has provided a safe space for Baltimore families to come together to deal with the loss of a loved one. On this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast, we speak with Roberta’s House founder Annette March-Grier to explore the history of the family grief support center and the impact it’s had on the community.
Raguel Broy, Director of Trauma and Training Services at the Baltimore City Health Department
In this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast we welcome Raguel Broy, Director of Trauma and Training Services at the Baltimore City Health Department, to find out what’s behind the push to make Baltimore a “Healing City” and the impact that could have for the future of our community.
Baltimore Asian Resistance in Solidarity
In this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast, we welcome Hieu Truong, Clarissa Chen, and Seema Shah-Nelson from Baltimore Asian Resistance in Solidarity to examine anti-Asian discrimination and what we can do as a City to be a true ally to our Asian neighbors.
For More Information Visit These Links
- PBS' Asian Americans documentary series on Asian American history https://www.pbs.org/show/asian-americans/
- National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum https://www.napawf.org/
- Asian Americans Advancing Justice https://www.advancingjustice-aajc.org/
- South Asian Americans Leading Together https://saalt.org/
- Southeast Asian Resource Action Center https://www.searac.org/