Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 17, 1995

WJHU-Radio Program Notes

     This week on The Marc Steiner Show:

�    Monday, April 17: More than 1,000 evictions occur every
month in Baltimore, and there are more than 30,000 families on
waiting lists for only 18,000 units of public housing. Members of
the Public Justice Center discuss "Tenants Rights."
     Also on Monday's show, The Men of Nommo, an African American
poetry performing arts group.

�    Tuesday, April 18: A debate on voting rights: Should special
voting districts exist based on race? 
     Such districts were created by the Voting Rights Act of
1965, which was intend to protect the rights of black voters. Is
the law still necessary. Is it constitutional?

�    Wednesday, April 19: A conversation with U.S. congressman
Benjamin Cardin, on everything from nuclear proliferation to the
federal empowerment zones planned for Baltimore city.

�    Thursday, April 20: The 25th anniversary of Earth Day, with
Charlie Stine and environmental activists.

     The Marc Steiner Show is a public affairs call-in program
broadcast every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7 to 8:30
p.m. on WJHU, 88.1 FM. Topics and guests are subject to change. 
     For more information, call 516-WJHU.

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