http://naacpconvention.org/

NAACP 108th National Convention Kicks Off Today In Baltimore

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the oldest civil rights organization in the U.S., will hold its 108th national convention at the Baltimore Convention Center July 22-26. A big feature of the convention is the diversity career fair July 25. More Information here: http://naacpconvention.org/

Read More
<a href="http://news.morgan.edu/morgan-and-towson-hold-press-conference-to-announce-renewed-baltimore-football-rivalry/">MSU</a> / Morgan State University News

MSU News: Morgan and Towson Renew Baltimore Football Rivalry

This Week on WEAA

First Edition July 21: Continued Disscusion of Baltimore Cease Fire

First Edition Host, Sean Yoes continues the conversation of the rapidly approaching "Baltimore Ceasefire," from August 4th to August 6th.

Read More

Music

CD of the Month: Julian Vaughn's Bona Fide

Kansas City native and self- taught bassist Julian Vaughn is back with his 4th CD as a leader, titled Bona Fide for Trippin ‘N’ Rhythm Records.

Read More

NPR News

More than half of female murder victims were killed in connection to intimate partner violence — and in 10 percent of those cases, violence shortly before the murder might have provided an opportunity for intervention.

That's according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control, published Thursday, that takes a close look at the homicides of women.

Xanda, Son Of Cecil The Lion, Also Killed

4 minutes ago

It appears that the six-year-old son of Cecil the Lion has met with the same fate as his father, two years after the famed lion's killing at the hands of a trophy hunter sparked a global outcry.

Xanda was killed near Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park on July 7, according to the Oxford scientists who were tracking him with a GPS collar like the one they used to track his father.

Copyright 2017 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air.

The remains of Salvador Dalí were exhumed Thursday night, pulled from their resting place by Spanish officials hoping to confirm whether the surrealist painter fathered a child in an affair. The closed procedure extracted some samples of hair, nails and two long bones from the artist's embalmed body, the DNA of which might offer the conclusive answer to a high-profile paternity lawsuit long underway.

Updated at 1:55 p.m. ET

Sean Spicer is out as White House press secretary. Spicer formally tweeted word of his resignation after it had been reported by multiple media reports.

Spicer resigned Friday morning, after President Trump appointed Anthony Scaramucci, a wealthy New York financier, as his communications director.

Prior to joining the Trump administration, Spicer had been communications director for the Republican National Committee after stints as spokesman for House Republicans and for George W. Bush's trade representative.

In an attempt to reach a younger and more diverse audience, the largest and most well-known Latino advocacy group in the U.S., the National Council of La Raza, renamed itself this month. The new name, UnidosUS, was announced at the group's 2017 conference in Phoenix. This has caused a rift in the U.S. Latino community — some see it as shedding a dated name, but others see it as leaving a legacy behind.

Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?

3 hours ago

Chronic, low-level inflammation seems to play a role in a host of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer and even depression. And even though the science on inflammation and disease is far from settled, tests and treatments are being promoted that claim to reduce that risk.

That's even though inflammation is also a force for good, protecting against infection and injury. Acute inflammation occurs when you sprain your ankle or get a paper cut. It's part of the immune system's box of tricks to spark a defense and promote healing.

Given the fact that "New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee" has been marketed as a "male enhancement" product, it might be fair to assume that consumers who plucked the instant coffee off store shelves had a clear idea of its intended effects.

Pages

Visit WEAA at Artscape!

FIND US IN BOOTH E141

NAACP 108th National Convention

Baltimore: July 22-26, 2017

July Community Cares: The Summer Activity Extraodinaire (SAX) Music & Dance Camp Program

The Summer Activity Extraordinaire (SAX) Music & Dance Camp is held for youth ages 4-17. This year, SAX is celebrating their 20 th year of service to the children of the Baltimore community.

Read More

TUNE IN WEEKDAYS at 1PM