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The Takeaway

Will Charges Stick in Baltimore?

Monday, May 04, 2015

The six officers allegedly involved in Freddie Gray's death face charges that range from second degree murder to assault. But will these charges stick going forward?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Baltimore Police Charges; MTA's Political Ad Ban; Charlie Hebdo's Legacy

Monday, May 04, 2015

Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Jean-Baptiste Thoret; Baltimore police charges; last week's Bridgegate indictments; why the MTA banned all political ads; & conservative commencement speeches.

Schoolbook

Bringing Baltimore to the Classroom

Saturday, May 02, 2015

WNYC
The riots and protests in Baltimore may seem far away from the classrooms in New York City, but some teachers have made a point of incorporating them into their lessons.
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The Takeaway

The Weekender: Searching For Justice and Empathy

Saturday, May 02, 2015

In a special extended interview, actor Wendell Pierce of "The Wire" discusses the unrest in Baltimore, inequality, and police brutality.

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The Takeaway

Six Officers to Be Charged in Death of Freddie Gray

Friday, May 01, 2015

Baltimore prosecutors have announced that they have probable cause to file homicide, manslaughter and misconduct charges against the officers involved in the the death of Freddie Gray.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The #MomOfTheYear Controversy

Friday, May 01, 2015

The journalist Stacey Patton discusses Toya Graham, the Baltimore mother caught on camera scolding her son at the riots and why all that attention isn't necessarily a good thing.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, May 01, 2015

The Onion's still on point, Stephen Hawking mends the heart of teenage girls everywhere, and Nicki Minaj attends a Bar Mitzvah on the internet this week.
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On The Media

Baltimore's Feedback Loop

Friday, May 01, 2015

The protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray evoke uprisings of the '60s, reminding us that the problems driving people to the streets today have profound historical roots. 

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On The Media

Unseen & Inscrutable

Friday, May 01, 2015

The deep historical roots of the Baltimore protests, shedding light on drone strikes, and combating sex worker stereotypes. 

The Takeaway

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Plays Free Concert to Lift City's Spirits

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The musicians wanted to give back to the city they love, so they played an impromptu concert on the lawn outside their home base at the Joseph Myerhoff Hall in downtown Baltimore.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Protests in Baltimore and Beyond

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Protests about the death of Freddie Gray spread to other cities last night. We’ll look at the protests and unrest in Baltimore with Steven Thrasher, writer at large for The Guardian US.

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The Takeaway

After Riots, The Orioles Play to An Empty Stadium

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In the wake of rioting and unrest in Baltimore, the Orioles played to an empty stadium as fans were locked out outside.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Criminal Justice Reform and the 2016 Presidential Race

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Brennan Center's Nicole Austin-Hillery & Daily News columnist Harry Siegel talk about this "national moment" and whether the unrest in Baltimore will lead to criminal justice reform.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Barney Frank; Staten Island DA Dan Donovan; the Nursing Life

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Criminal justice reforms and Baltimore's moment; GOP candidate for Congress Dan Donovan; Barney Frank; workplace hostility nurses face; NJ news as Bridgegate indictments loom.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Socialist President, An Empty Stadium, and Buddhism in Crisis

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Takeaway explores Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential bid, the latest game played by the Baltimore Orioles, and Buddhist faith in Nepal.

WQXR Blog

After Turmoil, Baltimore Symphony Plays Free Outdoor Concert

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Members of the Baltimore Symphony gave a free concert Wednesday for a city that 36 hours earlier had been rocked by violent protests.
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The Takeaway

Race, Class and Baltimore: Inside a Divided City

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Takeaway digs into the history of Baltimore—from the roots of the city's segregation, its economic disparity and police-community problems, and what it means for the future.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Peaceful Protest and the Baltimore Riots

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A faction of Baltimore's largely peaceful protests turned violent Monday night in reaction to the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of the police. Jonathan Capehart offers his thoughts.

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WNYC News

Baltimore Streets Quiet After Riots

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A city curfew ended at 5 a.m. with no reports of disturbances in the early morning hours

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Baltimore; SCOTUS; Outfits; Blind Auditions & a Cop's View

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

SCOTUS and marriage; Baltimore update; why you should wear the same thing to work every day; auditions; and an NYPD officer's stories.