A conversation with Don Fry, president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, and Edwin Brake, managing partner of the Ellin & Tucker accounting firm, on how the business community should respond to issues raised by the recent unrest in the city. Plus, a news update from Rick Seltzer of the Baltimore Business Journal, and a preview of the 2015 Preakness.
As part of our continuing conversation about the city in the aftermath of Freddie Gray-related unrest, urban scholar David Rusk revisits "Baltimore Unbound," his 1995 prescription for a regional approach to solving Baltimore's social and economic problems in a sustainable way.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joins us to reflect on the protests, riots, and federal investigations spurred by the police custody death of Freddie Gray. We'll also hear her plans to encourage economic recovery for businesses impact by the riots, and to address the poverty and lack of opportunity in some of West Baltimore's neighborhoods.