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On the eve of the Baltimore CeaseFire (August 4-6), which has garnered international attention,  First Edition Host Sean Yoes concludes the series of conversations on violence and homicide, focused on solutions, with two of the movement’s organizers, Erricka Bridgeford and Ellen Gee. 

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The Trump administration is taking aim at affirmative action in college admissions, allegedly fighting on behalf of White students who allege reverse discrimination. First Edition host Sean Yoes, discusses the issue with Baltimore City Councilman John Bullock, a professor at Towson State University and Matthew Crenson, professor emeritus of political science at Johns Hopkins University. 

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NFL observers have speculated embattled quarterback Colin Kaepernick would be a good fit for the Baltimore Ravens, because of Joe Flacco’s lingering back injury. The subject sparked a heated debate between former Ravens great Ray Lewis and Fox Sports commentator Shannon Sharpe, which went way beyond football. First Edition host Sean Yoes talks about it with AFRO sports editor Perry Green.

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First Edition host Sean Yoes hosts a discussion about the state of the Department of Justice given the fact Donald Trump is engaged in active feuds with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Robert Mueller, the special prosecutor in the DOJ’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

First Edition host Sean Yoes gets a review of some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High.