17 episodes

Truth and Reconciliation is a forum for the people of Baltimore to discuss the challenges of law enforcement reform, alternative paths to improving communal safety, and how to hold power accountable.Through personal tales of triumph and tragedy, Truth and Reconciliation seeks new perspectives on how to improve the lives of the people of the city through activism, analysis, and actionable ideas.Hosted by Taya Graham, Sean Yoes, and Stephen Janis

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    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

Truth and Reconciliation is a forum for the people of Baltimore to discuss the challenges of law enforcement reform, alternative paths to improving communal safety, and how to hold power accountable.Through personal tales of triumph and tragedy, Truth and Reconciliation seeks new perspectives on how to improve the lives of the people of the city through activism, analysis, and actionable ideas.Hosted by Taya Graham, Sean Yoes, and Stephen Janis

    The Challenge of Vacating Unjust Convictions

    The Challenge of Vacating Unjust Convictions

    In our latest episode, we explore the obstacles to helping victims of a corrupt police unit regain their freedom.And what happened, when Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, tried to change the law to help make that happen.

    • 28 min
    The Human Misery that Occurs When Baltimore Police Don't ----Take A Knee----

    The Human Misery that Occurs When Baltimore Police Don't ----Take A Knee----

    A recent New York Times article raised the idea that crime has continued to rise because police ----Took a Knee---- after the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. We read from a series of charging documents that show the flip-side of that argument, how arbitrary and often inexplicable arrests sowed chaos in the community and turned people's live upside down.

    • 18 min
    The Serial Killer Who Wasn't...and Then Was Part 2 of 2

    The Serial Killer Who Wasn't...and Then Was Part 2 of 2

    In part two of our series on rumors of serial killer preying upon women in Northwest Baltimore, we explore what happened when a rash of strangulations of women in 2008 unearthed cases form the past, and a suspect.

    • 22 min
    The Serial Killer Who Wasn't..and Then Was Part 1 of 2

    The Serial Killer Who Wasn't..and Then Was Part 1 of 2

    The first in a two part series, we examine the controversy surrounding the fear that a serial killer was preying upon women in Northwest Baltimore.

    • 35 min
    Through the Lens: ----Holy Crap, They Arrested My Editor----

    Through the Lens: ----Holy Crap, They Arrested My Editor----

    As we continue to explore how the media narrative informed policing in Baltimore in the past, we tell the story of the arrest of Baltimore Examiner editor Frank Keegan in 2007.Keegan was arrested shortly after a dispute with his neighbors over smoking. But the timing of the arrest, just after the Examiner published the salaries and overtime pay for the entire Baltimore Police Department, points to an ulterior motive.

    • 43 min
    Through The Lens: An Early Video of Police Brings Harsh Consequences

    Through The Lens: An Early Video of Police Brings Harsh Consequences

    The 2006 video of police striking Glenn Curry while he was handcuffed was one of the first examples of how capturing arrests on camera would eventually change the conversation about law enforcement in Baltimore. However for the man that made the tape there were steep consequences, fallout that continues to have repercussions today.

    • 54 min

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