Julius White has the local news: At a public planning session on Saturday, Commissioner Davis announced an initiative to increase transparency in the Baltimore police department, including releasing data on things like complaints against officers. And today, a group of Howard County residents are gathering outside of the Howard County Sheriff’s office to demand the resignation of Sheriff James Fitzgerald.
This Week on WEAA
First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High. Then the Mod Squad, Taya Graham and Stephen Janis of The Real News Network, report on politics and law enforcement, including the latest on the police killing of Keith Scott 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.