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.

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At a bail hearing Friday, a judge ordered suspected gunman Jarrod Ramos held without bail. Governor Larry Hogan is ordering all flags in Maryland to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the Capital Gazette shooting  victims. "Today, I have ordered Maryland flags to fly at half-staff to honor the dedicated journalists of our hometown newspaper in our state’s capital. 

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The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will increase the amount of financial assistance offered to certain low-income City water customers, matching the upcoming adjustment in water and sewer rates.

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President Trump is advising congressional Republicans to stop wasting their time on immigration.  Trump tweeted Thursday that GOP leaders should wait until more Republicans are elected in the upcoming midterm elections.  Trump also predicted a "Red Wave" of Republican victories in November.  One House Republican immigration bill failed  and a Thursday and a vote on a more moderate second bill has been postponed until next week.


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Valerie Ervin, a former candidate for Maryland governor, claims a Democratic frontrunner in the race bullied her and played a part in her being fired from the Working Families Party.  Ervin says former NAACP President Ben Jealous has been bullying her since February.  WFP National  Communications  Director Joe Dinkin, tells WEAA's Julius White that Ervin was not fired--but rather, she left the organization to mount a gubernatorial run of her own.


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Funeral services for 19 year old Jordan McNair will be held at New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore with burial to follow at King Memorial Park.

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