On March 12, Tyson King-Meadows, an associate professor of political science and chair of Africana studies, was a guest on WEAA’s The Marc Steiner Show to discuss his experience attending the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march in Selma. King-Meadows shared the purpose and significance of attending the event, including celebrating those who marched in 1965 for voting rights in the face of brutality, and bringing awareness to a new and improved Voting Rights Amendment (VRA).
King-Meadows appeared on the program with Ari Berman, a contributing writer for The Nation magazine and longtime community activist and mentor Ralph Moore. To listen to the full segment, click here.
In a March 13 segment on The Marc Steiner Show, Thomas Schaller, professor and chair of political science, discussed his new book The Stronghold: How Republicans Captured Congress but Surrendered the White House. To listen to the full segment, click here. For prior media coverage of Schaller’s book, click here.
Schaller also published an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun on March 17 in which he praised Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s leadership in heroin intervention and called for the state to pass physician-assisted suicide legislation. To read the full column, click here.