In the Media: Questions After Nero Acquittal; 1,650 Ballots Handled Improperly in Baltimore Election
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Episode 8: "Where There's a Mill, There's a Way" takes listeners to one of Baltimore City's few remaining predominantly white communities: Hampden. An historic mill town, Hampden is undergoing a gentrifying renaissance.
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Edward Nero, one of the six officers connected to the death of Freddie Gray was cleared of all charges by Judge Barry Williams today. How will this verdict affect the cases against the other officers?
Charles Mingus was a virtuoso bassist, and an accomplished pianist bandleader, and composer. Mingus favored complex rhythms, mixed harmonies and a combination of structured and free improvisation in his music, drawing heavily from black gospel music and the blues.
On his new album “I Like It When They Call Me Big Daddy,” Charles Big Daddy Stallings continues his mission to combine Soul Blues, R&B, and traditional Blues progressions with stories that take listeners on a “Bluesical Journey” from Tobacco Road to the Fast Lane of Urban/Boogie Boulevard. Staying true to his tradition, “Big Daddy” calls on local and regional artists as musical guests to support his vision.