This weekend the past will embrace the present in West Baltimore during the first annual Billie Holiday Arts and Music Festival. Organizer Michael Johnson tells us about the live music, artist exhibits and marching bands planned for the event.
The non-profit Civil Justice believes every citizen deserves his or her day in court. That’s why they line up legal counsel to represent people with low or moderate incomes in non-criminal cases. Executive director Eden Forsythe talks about why there is a direct connection between fair representation in court and restoring faith in democracy and civic engagement. Plus, we meet Civil Justice lawyer Chelsea Ortega and her client, Renee Spencer to hear about their experience.
Here is a Stoop Story from author and artist Violet Levoit about going to great lengths and depths to find a soulmate. You can hear her story and others at Stoopstorytelling.com or on the Stoop podcast.