Charges against six Baltimore police officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray were upheld during a pre-trial hearing.
This Week on WEAA
As public schools open their doors officially, education experts join Sean Yoes for a round table discussion on engaging students of color in school, the state teachers union lobbying against standardized testing, and the 100+ teacher vacancies that remain in Baltimore public schools as the year begins. Then, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake comes to the WEAA studios to talk with Yoes about topics ranging from law enforcement to education. Listen to the full interview here. And finally, a...
Marcellus Shepard, Program/Music Director and host of "In the Groove," recommends a few reading materials about the role of jazz in the recovery of New Orleans.
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.