Free to Bmore Podcast
A podcast of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, this series features conversation with leaders and innovators having a positive impact on Baltimore City. Your journey starts here...
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She suffered as a victim of human trafficking as a young adult, now Donna Bruce has dedicated her life to other victims of trauma. In this episode, she speaks out about how she became an advocate, overcoming her past and inspiring her purpose.
Dr. Malik Muhammad
His difficult childhood gave him a passion for helping children. Now, Dr. Malik Muhammad is working to change lives in Baltimore City.
More Than a Shop
From clippers to coping strategies, Troy Staton has expanded what it means to be a barber shop. His program called More Than A Shop provides literacy help, health screenings, art shows, and more at a dozen barber shops and salons, making Baltimore better one haircut at a time.
The Black Butterfly
He calls himself a scholar of historical trauma, and in his book The Black Butterfly, Dr. Lawrence Brown lays bare the history of harmful politics in Baltimore and what he thinks should be done to make black neighborhoods matter.
It's been a safe space for Baltimore families for more than a decade. In this episode, we speak with Roberta's House founder Annette March-Grier to take a look at the history of the family grief support center and the impact it has had on our community.
Raguel Broy, Baltimore City Health Dept.
There’s a new push to transform Baltimore into a Healing City. And it starts with the city’s approach to trauma. In this episode of the Free to Bmore podcast, Raguel Broy, Director of Trauma and Training Services talks about the impact she hopes this has on Baltimore.