Julius White

News and Public Affairs Director

Julius White (“Juice” to many of his friends) is WEAA 88.9 FM's News and Public Affairs Director.  Julius is an award winning journalist, who began his broadcasting career in Montgomery, Alabama at Alabama State University’s public radio station. Since that time, Julius has worked in both commercial and public radio--occasionally at the same time, i.e., commercial radio in the morning and public radio in the afternoon.  Julius has worked as a stringer for National Public Radio, American Urban Radio Networks, and appeared on BET Nightly News with Ed Gordon, covering the trial of one of the suspects in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church—a blast that killed 4 little girls. Other experiences for Julius include talk show host, news analyst on Alabama Public Television and a brief stint in politics, as Office Manager/Committee Assistant for a Birmingham City Council member. Julius and his wife, Charlita, have been married for 3 years and live in Towson, MD.

MSU School of Global Journalism and Communication

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington DC is a year old this week. Morgan State University/WEAA student reporters Firdausa Stover and Awan Wye were there to capture the festivities.    

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The family of Tawon Boyd filed the lawsuit that also claims Boyd’s constitutional rights were violated.

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Prosecutors in Montgomery County are weighing whether to charge a man with the murder of his unborn child.  Police arrested Tyler Tessier late last week and charged him in the murder of his girlfriend Laura Wallen, who was said to have been four months pregnant. 

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Baltimore City Council President Bernard “Jack “ Young and Council member Eric Costello (who chairs the budget and appropriations and judiciary and legislative investigations committees) will introduce the bill at Monday’s Council meeting. Julius White reports.

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Anybody from Alabama to North Carolina should be closely monitoring Hurricane Irma.  That advice came from FEMA Administrator Brock Long at a briefing in Washington Friday morning. As far as Florida is concerned, Long says the question is not if the Sunshine State is going to be impacted, it's a question of how bad it will be impacted.  

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