Race And Protests; "The Hero's Fight"; "Romeo And Juliet"; Public Health After The Unrest
Protestors broke curfew in Hampden and Penn-North Saturday, and the resulting images have people talking about race and policing--and race and protesting. We'll talk to a Morgan State professor who was there about the nexus of black-led movements and white activism.
Then, as a Johns Hopkins researcher in the 1990s, Patricia Fernandez-Kelly embedded herself in West Baltimore and concluded that surveillance, containment, and punishment perpetuate urban poverty. We ask her what’s changed.
Plus, theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews the Chesapeake Shakespeare’s Company of the classic, Romeo and Juliet.
And, thirteen pharmacies remain closed in Baltimore, most of them on the West side. What’s the city doing to make sure residents can access their prescriptions? We talk with Dr. Leana Wen, the city’s Health Commissioner.