The Mod Squad

Sean Yoes in the studio with Stephen Janis, of the Real News Network.
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First Edition host Sean Yoes continues the discussion about the battle for meaningful reform to the cash bail system in Maryland, with University of Maryland law professor Doug Colbert and bail reform advocate Caryn York. 

Morgan State University Professor, Stacey Patton
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Dr. Stacey Patton of Morgan State University penned an opinion piece that appeared in the New York Times called “Stop Beating Black Children.” First Edition host Sean Yoes opens the phone lines to discuss. 

Baltimore City police car. 2012.
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Known as “knockers,” or “jump out boys,” Baltimore City plainclothes police have been ubiquitous on city streets for many years. But, no more according to Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis. First Edition host Sean Yoes discusses the alleged end of plainclothes policing in Baltimore with The Mod Squad, Taya Graham and Stephen Janis of The Real News Network.

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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. 

First Edition host Sean Yoes has a conversation with Dr. Earl Richardson, former president of Morgan State University, about the landmark HBCU Coalition lawsuit against the State of Maryland.