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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri September 4, 2015

A Pictorial History of Gay Rights in Baltimore

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In 2012, Maryland became the first state to pass a same sex marriage bill by voter referendum. Earlier this summer, the tide toward marriage equality shifted decidedly when the Supreme Court ruled that all states must allow gay marriage. Now, a conversation about the history of the gay rights movement in Baltimore in the decades leading up to these major developments.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Fri September 4, 2015

Local Activists Sing For Labor

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As we begin this Labor Day weekend, we’d like to let you know about a group of local progressive activists who combine their passion for union and community organizing with a love of singing.  The Charm City Labor Chorus was formed seven years ago to sing songs of the labor movement, and to raise awareness about historic and contemporary issues of social justice.  Their director, Darryl! L.C. Moch, joins Tom in the studio. 

The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Fri September 4, 2015

West Virginia's Employment Woes - 9/4/15

Only one state has lost jobs over the past year – Maryland’s neighbor to the West – West Virginia.  According to data recently released by the Labor Department, West Virginia was alone in terms of having lost a statistically significant number of jobs between July of twenty fourteen and July of twenty fifteen. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Sept. 3, 1-2 PM
3:37 pm
Thu September 3, 2015

Midday on Culture

Activist DeRay McKesson and University of Maryland's Sheri Parks join Dan to talk about today's civil rights activism and the ‪#‎BlackLivesMatter‬ movement.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. Sept. 3, 12-1 PM
3:27 pm
Thu September 3, 2015

First Hearing in #FreddieGraySix Case

The judge declined to recuse Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby from the case.

We discuss yesterday's rulings in the case of the ‪#‎FreddieGraySix‬. Our guests:  J. Amy Dillard of University of Baltimore School of Law and P. Kenneth Burns of the WYPR reporting staff.

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