Julius White has the local news: Baltimore mayoral candidates Catherine Pugh, Alan Walden, and Joshua Harris met last night for a candidate forum, where they tackled topics such as police reform and transportation improvement. The Baltimore County Police department has released the name of a police officer, Sgt. Bortner, who shot and killed a police robbery suspect last week.
This Week on WEAA
First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews Monday night’s historic first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Yoes speaks with Eddie Glaude, Jr., chair of the Center for African-American Studies and the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Princeton University.
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.