Roughly Speaking podcast: What's next for arabbers who won case but lost horses? (episode 67)

In this podcast:

  • 3:23: In the empty Carlton Street Stables in West Baltimore, 60-year-old arabber Malik Muhammad talks about how Baltimore city officials have deprived him of horses and an income for more than a year. Muhammad is one of five arabbers who had their horses confiscated from health officials in January 2015. The men were each cleared of animal cruelty charges last week, but the horses that pulled their produce wagons are gone — adopted by others through a horse rescue farm 30 miles from the city. Muhammad invested $2,500 in a new, Amish-crafted arabber wagon but has never been able to use it. (Preview this segment on SoundCloud)

  • 17:36: Rep. Elijah Cummings blasts the governor of Michigan for the Flint municipal water crisis. Let’s listen to some of the confrontation, in which Cummings calls for Gov. Rick Snyder to resign.

  • 24:26: President Obama’s nomination for the Supreme Court: an assessment of Judge Merrick B. Garland and the battle over his nomination by Maryland law professor and Supreme Court veteran Michael Greenberger.

  • 34:33: "Reasons To Stay Alive," a memoir of depression reviewed and recommended by Baltimore County librarian and Roughly Speaking critic Paula Gallagher.

  • 37:18: What’s cooking for Easter and spring, plus Dan declares the best sandwich ever, with foodies John Shields and Henry Hong.

  • 1:00:12: A beer-lover’s Baltimore, with “Brewmore” filmmaker Nick Kovacic.


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