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The Afro-American Newspaper is turning 125 on August 12, 21017. Keep It Moving host Marsha Jews interviews Chairman and Publisher of the Afro-American Newspaper, John "Jake" Oliver, and Pastor Frances Murphy Draper, the Afro's former President and member of the Illustrious Murphy Family.

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First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High. Then Jayne Miller, chief investigative reporter with the 11 investigates I-Team of WBAL, discusses the police union accusation that the police department does not have a crime plan, and the politics of drug treatment. 

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First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High. Also, a conversation with Bobby Marvin Holmes, founder of, “Son of a Dream,” a mentoring and youth advocacy group, who wrote a poignant Father’s Day op-ed piece in this week’s AFRO about forgiveness. Plus, The Mod Squad, Taya Graham and Stephen Janis of The Real News Network, report on law enforcement and politics, including more reporting on the egregious murder of Charmaine Wilson.

 

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A review of some of the top news stories of the week directly from the pages of the AFRO, with Managing Editor Kamau High. 

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First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews some of the top news stories of the week directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High. Then The Mod Squad, Taya Graham and Stephen Janis, report on law enforcement and politics, including thoughts on the issuing of the first license to grow medical marijuana in the state, despite none of the companies in line for the potentially multi-billion dollar industry are owned by people of color.

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