EPISODE 154: Dixon recaps her life in West Baltimore and pitch to be mayor again

There is no more polarizing figure in this 2020 Primary Election on the Democratic side in the crowded race for the next Mayor of Baltimore than Sheila Dixon. We have tried to feature all of the candidates who figure to garner double-digit percentage votes on April 28th over the past six months here at Baltimore Positive and Dixon is our final long form conversation.

Sheila Dixon is no stranger to any Baltimore citizen. Her misdeeds are well documented as is her run twice four years ago to once again become the Mayor of Baltimore. In a poll last week featured in The Baltimore Sun, she is considered a frontrunner to win next month.

We sat down for three chats with Dixon recently at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market to discuss her past, present and Baltimore’s future.

We talked a lot about trust and honesty and transparency. We hope you listen and learn. We certainly did…

This is Part Two with Dixon, where we learned about her history as an educator and community leader in West Baltimore and her rise to become mayor two decades ago. In Part Three, we’ll discuss the future of Baltimore, crime, education, Harborplace and squeegee boys.

No one is covering Baltimore mayoral race better than we are and we appreciate all of our friends sharing our work this week! (It does not go unnoticed!)

Later in the week, we will spend some quality time with Frank Kelly III, who told us about his work with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and lacrosse work throughout the community and at Calvert Hall.

AND A HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT IS ALSO COMING LATER THIS WEEK:

HOLD THE AFTERNOON OF TUESDAY, APRIL 14TH FROM 11am-1pm to JOIN US FOR SOMETHING REALLY SPECIAL!!!!!

AND COME SEE OUR SHOW LIVE IN 2020:

(Yes…you are invited to join us!)

Thursday, March 12 – Harford County Executive Barry Glassman will join us at State Fare in Catonsville at 10 a.m.

Thursday, April 16 – Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh will join us at 10 a.m. at State Fare in Catonsville.

Thursday, April 23 – Scott Shellenberger will be our guest at State Fare in Catonsville at 11 a.m.

AND MANY MORE TO COME…

We want to thank all of our sponsors, supporters and friends who have allowed this Baltimore Positive platform and movement to become part of your lives and routine. And thank you for sharing our conversations with your community and world!

Hope to see you around Baltimore soon…

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