Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City

Friday at 11:30, every other week

On Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City, producer Stacia Brown collects and shares intergenerational stories about place and memory in Baltimore City. The show airs every other week at 11:30 am during The Marc Steiner Show. Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City is produced in partnership with AIR & WEAA 88.9 FM.

Mawish Raza / Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City

Episode 11, "The Rise of Charm City — LIVE!" is a broadcast of our very first live performance event, held on July 14 at the historic Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum. 

Mawish Raza / Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City

Stacia Brown, host and producer of WEAA's Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City, tells the Baltimore Sun about her professional background and creative process.

Interior of Masjid As Saffat
Mawish Raza / Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City

Episode 10: "Can't We All Just Get Islam?" explores the history of Muslim presence in Baltimore City and the relationship of the city's predominantly black Muslim population and South Asian Muslims in suburbs outside the city.

Sophie Hess / Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City

In this week's special hour-long episode of Rise of Charm City, we are sharing audio from an event we organized at Baltimore's Impact Hub on June 1st, which explored experiences from different Muslim communities here in Baltimore City. 

Northwestern Loan Co., on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Stacia Brown / Baltimore: The Rise of Charm City

Episode Nine: "Banks for the Memories" tells the story of black banking — both traditional and nontraditional — in Baltimore City. 

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