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First Edition host Sean Yoes talks to Lisa Snowden-McCray, associate editor of City Paper, about the seemingly convoluted process of installing a law enforcement Civilian Review Board as well as the implementation of the consent decree with the Department of Justice. 

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In the wake of the recent murder murder captured on Facebook live and the accidental suicide on Instagram, how do we protect our children from the burgeoning horrors of social media? First Edition host Sean Yoes talks to Kaye Wise Whitehead, author, public intellectual and professor at Loyola University of Maryland. 

First Edition host Sean Yoes and Luke Broadwater of the Baltimore Sun discuss the state of the beleaguered Baltimore City Police Department, as we approach the two-year anniversary of the death of Freddie Gray and the Uprising. 

First Edition host Sean Yoes reviews some of the 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 of The Real News Network report on politics and law enforcement, including thoughts on the three white police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, receiving accolades and money from a right wing media organization.

SA Mosby discusses conviction of man who disguised himself as woman and carried out a brutal murder. Sept 26, 2016.
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Julius White has the local news: with rain projected for the next few days, there is a flood advisory in effect for Baltimore. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has responded to State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's criticisms in the New York Times Magazine, where Mosby accused Rawlings-Blake of delivering misinformation following Gray's death. Baltimore schools will expand their breakfast program with funding from a DC nonprofit, Share our Strength.