Mayor Estes will provide weekly videos, live periscope videos and podcast from other sources, as well as, the Mayor, as we develop the platforms for communicating with constituents.
Bisnow Economic Development Forum
Booker: Taught all my life to take on people like Trump
Black Excellist:: Black Excellence Enthusist
America Protest Police Brutality and Systemic Racism
Colin Powell Explains why Trump should not be re-elected
Mayor Estes Vision Podcast
Code Switch [NPR]
A Decade of watching Black People Die
Episode 3: The Birth of American Music
Black music, forged in captivity, became the sound of complete artistic freedom. It also became the sound of America. Guest: Wesley Morris, a critic-at-large for The New York Times.
Listen: 35 min
Episode 2: The Economy That Slavery Built
The institution of slavery turned a poor, fledgling nation into a financial powerhouse, and the cotton plantation was America’s first big business. Behind the system, and built into it, was the whip. Guests: Matthew Desmond, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and the author of “Evicted,” and Jesmyn Ward, the author of “Sing, Unburied, Sing.”
Listen: 33 min
In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th anniversary of this fateful moment, it is time to tell the story.
Listen : 4:42
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E12: Helping Low Wage Workers Advance to High Wage Jobs
In this episode, you’ll learn about the Job Opportunities Task Force, and the work that they are doing to get low wage workers access to high paying jobs. Discover initiatives including Project JumpStart, Baltimore’s pre-apprenticeship program in the building trades. You’ll also learn about some of the additional barries that low wage workers face when it comes to obtaining employment and how JOTF is advocating for policy changes in areas including housing and criminal record reform.
E04: The Successful Millennial-Government Officials
Millenials are commonly the reference of negative connotations in today’s workforce. The Success Millennial is a New Wire series dedicated to highlighting succesfull milennials while providing tips to assist in the development and growth of millennials in the workforce. This episode will discuss careers in government and how millennials can achieve success with the public sector.
This episode features an interview with Hon. Shawn Maldon, Mayor, Capitol Heights, MD & Hon. Jazz Lewis, Delegate, District 24, Maryland House of Delegates.
Local Gov Life, Podcast Episode 3: Reinvigorating Downtown
This episode takes an in-depth look at how leaders are reinvigorating their downtowns
LOCAL GOV LIFE IS A MIX OF STORIES, INSIGHTS, AND ADVICE FROM LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEADERS. HOST ROB CARTY, DIRECTOR, ICMA CAREER SERVICES AND NEXT GENERATION INITIATIVES, PROVIDES THE NARRATIVE THAT GUIDES YOU THROUGH EACH EPISODE.
This episode takes an in-depth look at how leaders are reinvigorating their downtowns. Learn more about Episode 3 here
Share your thoughts on this episode by commenting below or on social media using the #LocalGovLife.
The power of black motherhood: Finding joy beyond the numbers on maternal mortality
Helena Andrews-Dyer looks for joy in her pregnancy in the face of scary statistics about black women and childbirth. And Peter Holley explains what life after death could look like, thanks to new technology.
Can He Do That?
How Trump’s racist comments can be used against him in court
President Trump’s language may be part of his political strategy, but this moment raises questions about what consequences the president can face for using inflammatory language. Fred Barbash explains how Trump’s words can legally work against him.
How far can a president go to get the intelligence chief he wants?
Some officials have questioned whether President Trump’s pick for the Director of National Intelligence might use the position to serve Trump’s political interests. Reporter Shane Harris explains the role of the law in the job’s qualifications.