Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is working with city officials to prepare for potential protests next week as the Freddie Gray court hearings begin. The Baltimore Sun reports that these precautions include coordinating with law enforcement agencies around the state, upgrading riot gear, and conducting crowd-control training.
This Week on WEAA
Sean Yoes discusses Wednesday’s tragic double murder/suicide in Virginia, in which gunman Vester Lee Flanagan took the lives of journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, with Veteran reporter Charles Robinson of Maryland Public Television's State Circle. Prince George County Delegate Aisha Braveboy and prominent defense attorney A. Dwight Pettit join Yoes to unpack his Wednesday interview with Attorney General Brian Frosh.
Blue Note Recording artist and multi Grammy award-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard stopped by the WEAA studios at the end of June to chop it up with the Bassman.
It’s all about the Ladies on the latest release of Grammy Award winning percussionist, drummer, composer and producer Terri Lyne Carrington.
In the Community
The annual Back to School Fresh Start Family Festival will be on August 22 in Clifton Park. The event offers youth job training, health screenings, and school supplies.