Julius White has the local news: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake speaks about what it is like for a city like Charlotte, NC, to be in a crisis; Maryland health officials are implementing new strategies in hopes of reversing overdose-related deaths; a Howard County executive is urging the sheriff to step down, following reports of discrimination against employees.
This Week on WEAA
First Edition host Sean Yoes continues the discussion on police misconduct and the killing of unarmed Black people, in the wake of the shooting death of 40-year old Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the hands of law enforcement, as well as Keith LaMont Scott who was gunned down in Charlotte, North Carolina.
I had the pleasure of being on the island of Curacao for the 7th annual Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. I was able to experience the island through a few excursions and brought it’s food, history and culture back to the United States via my live broadcast from the island. What a beautiful place with incredible people. Please enjoy these clips and pictures from the exquisite island of Curacao!
In the Community
The Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group invites you to support the creation of the wax figure of Henrietta Lacks for the National Great Black in Wax Museum.