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Black political power and representation in Baltimore

Dorian Warren talks with Fordham University’s Christina Greer, Mychal Denzel Smith of the Nation Magazine, Lester Spence of Johns Hopkins and Williams College’s Neil Roberts about what justice would look like Baltimore and what role political representation plays in achieving it.

Should we abolish the police?

Dorian Warren talks to Mychal Denzel Smith about whether or not the solution to our nation's policing problems is simply to abolish the police.  Panelists Christina Greer, Lester Spence and Neil Roberts also weigh in on police reform and political institutions.

Defining freedom

Dorian Warren talks with Williams College professor Neil Roberts about his new book 'Marronage as Freedom' in which he explores the concept of freedom from slavery to today.  The panel also discusses black freedom in the context of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement.

Occupy the Faculty Lounge

Dorian Warren asks his professorial panel to recommend something new from the world of academia that might help us understand the week in news.

Earlier Event: April 30
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Later Event: May 14
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