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Pass the Mic

  • Host Jabari Lyles asks Baltimore’s LGBTQ affairs director what culture change she wants in City Hall. Then: the director of BMORE BLXCK and a trans teen on the motive behind laws that target trans youth.
  • Today On the Record we Pass the Mic! Host Jabari Lyles learns why Baltimore’s LGBTQ affairs director, Londyn Smith de Richelieu, wants cultural training for city employees. Then Legacy Forte, founder of BMORE BLXCK, and Toby, a trans teen, break down what anti-trans legislation really means for youth.
  • For this episode, we Pass the Mic! Host Sharayna Ashanti Christmas talks with her guests about the value of intergenerational learning with a focus on Black history -- how it’s inherited, preserved, and passed down. Plus, is access to physical space for Black creatives in Baltimore a challenge?
  • We’ll go On the Record for our monthly episode of Pass the Mic! Host Cori Dioquino and her guests discuss the complexities of Asian American identity -- and the history and policies that helped shape it.
  • Today we Pass the Mic to host Sharayna Ashanti Christmas. She talks with her guests about the value of intergenerational learning with a focus on Black history -- how it’s inherited, preserved, and passed down. Plus, is access to physical space for Black creatives in Baltimore a challenge?
  • On the Record passes the mic to host Lisa Snowden McCray. She talks with Kelly Davis, about the years-long fight for her husband, Keith Davis Jr.'s, innocence and with artists Savannah Wood and SHAN Wallace, about using art as a tool for activism.
  • What has running a social establishment served up during the past two years ... and with virus variants threatening more restrictions, what's to come? Four good friends, veteran bartenders and industry leaders hash it out.
  • We Pass the Mic to Kerry Hawk Lessard. Her guests discuss the rich Native American culture they share; why Native lives depend on accurate Covid-19 data, and how they have flipped the script on Native American Heritage Month.
  • On the Record's first episode of Pass the Mic! In this series we invite a host to choose the guests and direct the narrative. Activist Lea Gilmore interviews writer and educator D. Watkins and talks with Aladrian Wetzel and Christen Cromwell, the creators of ‘Brown Sugar Bake Off’: theater about the politics and power around Black women’s bodies.