In this segment of the Hip Hop Chronicles, Mike Nyce talks with local activists from the Baltimore Housing Roundtable and Fight Blight Baltimore about their movement to rebuild blighted city neighborhoods and create fair housing and job opportunities in the inner city.

WEAA News Director Julius White brings you On Blast, a show that reviews the news of the week.

This week on the show, author Alejandro Danois talks about The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope and Basketball. Then Danyelle Smith of the Positive Change Foundation discusses the Baltimore week of non-violence events.  And finally, J. Wyndal Gordon, attorney for the family of Korryn Gaines, reports on the latest in the case.

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A digest of Baltimore news from local sources.

The six Baltimore Police officers charged in Freddie Gray's homicide.
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A digest of Baltimore news from local sources.

Activist Kwame Rose during the trial of Officer William Porter.
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The fifth installment of The World That Brought Us Freddie Gray explores the current situation and solutions. The segment was produced by students at the University of Maryland Baltimore County as part of a 5-part radio documentary, in collaboration with the UMBC American Studies Department, Baltimore Traces, and the Center for Emerging Media.