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Lawrence Bell guest hosts, explores Baltimore's dirt bike culture


Segment aired April 23, 2024.

Lawrence Bell, an activist, author and former President of the Baltimore City Council fills as a guest host for Dr. Kaye.

During the broadcast, Bell discusses dirt bikes in the city and shares his personal connection to the issue, recalling his involvement in legislation related to dirt bikes during his time on the City Council.

He highlights the divisive nature of dirt bike culture, including the noise, public disturbance, and its association with illegal activities.

The discussion also covers broader questions about community cohesion and the role of Black elected officials.

Various callers share their perspectives, including proposals for economic development through dirt biking, the establishment of dirt bike parks, and concerns about safety and public respect.

Click the audio to listen.