Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is issuing new guidelines aimed at stopping discriminatory profiling by police in the state. Frosh issued a memorandum yesterday calling on all law enforcement agencies in Maryland to ban profiling during routine police work based not only on race, but also ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation and disability.
This Week on WEAA
The biopic Straight Outta Compton shattered box office records. But since the film was released, there has been a firestorm of controversy over the omission of domestic violence from Dr. Dre’s life and the culture of misogyny in hip hop embodied by the group N.W.A. Today on First Edition, a panel of experts — all women — discuss issues of domestic violence and the misogyny in hip hop and in our community.
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.