Julius White has the local news: with rain projected for the next few days, there is a flood advisory in effect for Baltimore. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has responded to State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's criticisms in the New York Times Magazine, where Mosby accused Rawlings-Blake of delivering misinformation following Gray's death. Baltimore schools will expand their breakfast program with funding from a DC nonprofit, Share our Strength.
This Week on WEAA
First Edition host Sean Yoes and Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead discusses a recent report by the United Nations that argues that Black Americans should be paid reparations. Then, Yoes continues the discussion about the controversial New York Times Magazine article featuring Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby. Veteran defense attorney A. Dwight Pettit joins the conversation.
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.