First Edition host Sean Yoes continue to cover the HBCU crisis in Maryland. Yoes gets a full report of the rally in Annapolis with Faraji Muhammad, host of WEAA’s, “Listen Up!” 

Baltimore City skyline.
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The trial of Devante Brim has been postponed until May. Brim is charged with the murder of Kendal Fenwick, a single father of three who was active in the fight against drugs in his community. And, a contest is underway to name the first giraffe born in more than 20 years at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Maryland State House in Annapolis.
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There is a rally on behalf of Maryland’s HBCU’s planned for Tuesday in Annapolis. First Edition host Sean Yoes talks to two of the rally organizers, Marvin “Doc” Cheatham and youth leader Dujuan Patterson. 

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A review of some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO, with assistant managing editor James Bentley.