EPISODE 43: Hornbeck explains the long struggle of government vs. education in America

David Hornbeck is a local legend in the education circles and joined us for a “before school starts” set of episodes of Baltimore Positive at Faidley’s in Lexington Market.

A self-described “child advocate,” Hornbeck has been ornery in fighting for the rights of children to be educated throughout his life from East Texas to Baltimore to Philadelphia and back to Maryland again.

His story and vision is told during this trio of Baltimore Positive episodes as we send the kids back to school in America.

Our #BaltimorePositive schedule has picked up and our calendar is getting full. Please join us soon:

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28: Baltimore Ravens president Dick Cass will join us for a rare evening ‘happy hour” edition of Baltimore Positive at Ruth’s Chris Pier 5 at 5 p.m.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29: Legendary sports agent Ron Shapiro joins us for a crab cake at Faidley’s in Lexington Market at 11 a.m. (We will show him how to pick a crab, “Catonsville style”)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5: Reverend Al Hathaway will join us for a crab cake at Faidley’s at Lexington Market at 11 a.m. (We will show him how to pick a crab, “Catonsville” style”)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12: Sarah Hemminger of Thread will join is at Jennings Cafe in Catonsville at 11 a.m.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (NEW DATE): Former NAACP President Ben Jealous at State Fare in Catonsville at 9am for a breakfast chat.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott will join us at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26: Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will join us at State Fare in Catonsville at 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10: State Senator Bill Ferguson will join us at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market at 9 a.m.

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!

We also want to recognize the partnership at Center Maryland the Building Equity: Education Equity And Affordable Housing Conference coming up on September 10th for their support in being Baltimore Positive! We will also feature Damian O’Doherty discussing this very important event next week as BP Episode 45.

Hope to see you around Baltimore soon…

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