The Truth Episode 6 /// April 26, 2017

Our 6th Episode.

This week on The Truth, Reverend Annie Chambers and Ian Schlakman discuss Trump’s border wall and tax break plans, gubernatorial candidates to challenge Governor Harry Hogan in the 2018 race, the impact of Anthony Brown’s previous campaign on the democratic party, and the continuation of the Fight for $15. In addition, Brother Bae joins for a discussion of the preservation of historic areas in Baltimore, including the Dunbar Broadway Campus and the Chick Webb Recreation Center.

  • Trump’s border wall and tax break plans

  • Preservation of the historic Dunbar Broadway Campus and the Chick Webb Recreation Center

  • Clinton advisor and others will challenge republican governor Larry Hogan in 2018

  • The impact of Anthony Brown’s previous campaign on the democratic party for the upcoming governor’s race

  • The Fight for $15 continues

  • May Day events in Baltimore

The Truth Episode 5 /// April 19, 2017

Our 5th show (we'll have episode 4 up soon).

This week on The Truth, Reverend Annie Chambers and Ian Schlakman are joined by Brother Bae to discuss the plan to demolish the historic Dunbar Broadway Campus, seats won by Green Party members in April’s elections, the importance of standing up for the rights of tenants in public housing, and upcoming events in which you can participate and make your voice heard.

  • Seats won by Green Party members

  • The importance of participating in the RAB board in order to stand up for the rights of tenants in public housing

  • Protecting the historic Dunbar Broadway Campus from demolition

  • Events to participate in to make your voice heard

The Truth Episode 3 /// April 5, 2017

Our third show.

This week the Reverend and Ian celebrate victory in RAB board elections, detailing the outlandish and illegal practices plaguing democratic expression in the city. They discuss the Fight for $15 and the cost of living crisis. Missing funds and luxury playgrounds all wrapped with advice on how, when and where to take the struggle next both politically and economically.

  • Reverend Annie’s RAB board victory

  • Underhand electioneering tactics

  • What the RAB board can achieve

  • The cost of living crisis and the Fight for $15 versus automation and city officials

  • Asbestos, lead and school closures being pushed to the back of the pile by incumbents

  • Badly managed budgets slash everything but the police

The Truth Episode 2 /// March 29, 2017

Our second show.

Reverend Mother Annie Chambers and Ian Schlakman discuss the struggle to get on the ballot for the RAB board election. The guileful tactics of public housing landlords are exposed. Callers offer remedies for corruption in politics and the uphill struggle for a living wage. The Reverend recalls the politics played at the Democratic convention. Ian and Annie set out the need for a political party which working class people can call a home.

  • The Reverend was denied a place on the RAB ballot due to her ‘cluttered house’
  • We learn of Desi Stringer’s tragic passing and his power to transcend environments
  • The Fight for $15 is dealt a dishonest blow from Catherine Pugh
  • Bernie’s supporters were drowned out at the Democratic convention
  • Why does age and race factor into voter choice, when should it be ignored or considered?
  • Local actions, engagements and coalitions are discussed

 

The Truth Episode 1 /// March 22, 2017

The first episode of The Truth Radio Show in our normal time slot, Wednesday at 2pm.

This week on The Truth, Reverend Annie Chambers and Ian Schlakman are joined by Brother Bae to discuss the plan to demolish the historic Dunbar Broadway Campus, the fight to prevent segregation of the University of Maryland State College System, the impersonation of Baltimore City police by immigration agents, upcoming housing elections, and the role of interstate cross-check system in removing minorities from voter rolls. Tune in to learn how you can get involved and fight to preserve African-American history, safe public housing, and to push for a $15 an hour minimum wage in Baltimore.

  • Stepping up against the plan to demolish the historic Dunbar Broadway Campus, including the historic Dunbar High School and Chick Webb Recreation Center

  • Fight for HBCU funding to prevent segregation of University of Maryland State College System

  • ICE agents impersonating Baltimore City police

  • The push for the Fight for $15

  • Upcoming Douglass Homes RAB board election

  • The role of the interstate cross-check system in elections to remove minorities from voter rolls

The Truth Episode 0 /// March 18, 2017

For our very first episode of the The Truth Radio Show we're actually filling in for Diamond Darling Dina on her Saturday 10am time slot.