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Oct. 16 marked the 26th anniversary of the historic Million Man March in Washington, D.C. led by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. 

 

Ertha Harris, co-chair of the D.C. Local Organizing Committee for the 1995 march joins Two Way Talk to reflect on the momentous day and to share details on her illuminating documentary, Men of the March: Before, During & After. 

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(WEAA)— Ralph E Moore Jr, community advocate and columnist for the AFRO newspaper joins Two Way Talk to discuss his new column, The Moore Report, the history of the media platform and its impact on Black Americans. 


(WEAA)—Every Friday, Two Way Talk holds a media roundtable covering the latest top stories in local and national news.

This week’s guests include: Hassan Giordano, political strategist and owner of DMVDaily Media and Gary Collins, a republican activist and advocate. 


Morgan News Hour: 10-15-2021

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The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.

  

Ravens shut down Herbert, Chargers in 34-6 victory

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw for 167 yards and a touchdown, and the Baltimore Ravens frustrated Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers in a 34-6 victory.

A week after scoring 47 points in a win over Cleveland, the Chargers came up empty on their first five possessions.

Los Angeles was held under 16 points for only the second time since drafting Herbert before last season.

The Ravens completely controlled this matchup of division leaders.

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(WEAA)— Four Black men join Dr. Kaye to share their perspectives from attending the historic Million Man March that took place in Washington, D.C. in 1995. 

Baltimore Community Lending is a US Treasury certified nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution.

BCL provides loan capital to small real estate developers and small business owners in Baltimore City who have no relationship with or are unable to get a loan from a bank, and who are committed to developing underserved neighborhoods.

(WEAA)—Domestic violence, also known as "domestic abuse”, is defined as violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving a spouse or partner.

Abuse is physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person.

Lenora Yancey, author of Broken Wings joins Two Way Talk to share her harrowing story of abuse and her journey as a survivor. 

 

(WEAA)— Baltimore Community Lending, a community development financial institution is laughing a new program on WEAA radio.

 

(WEAA)— Al Hutchinson, President and CEO of Vist Baltimore, a marketing organization in Baltimore, joins Dr. Kaye to discuss a new initiative to promote diversity, equity and inclusion for visitors. 

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(WEAA)—Jawana Jackson-Richie shares her heartening story of living in a house with civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. 

The house in Selma, Alabama, where Jackson was raised and Dr. King often visited, is now a museum which tells a unique story of three generations. 

(WEAA) — George Floyd would have turned 48 years old on October 14, 2021.

Dr. Yohuru Williams, founding director of the Racial Justice Initiative at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota joins Dr. Kaye for a conversation about social justice and equality, past and present.  


Morgan News Hour: 10-14-2021

Oct 15, 2021

The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.

  

White man appeals conviction for Black student's killing

Oct 15, 2021
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A white man serving a life sentence for fatally stabbing a Black college student at a bus stop at the University of Maryland has asked the state's second highest court to throw out his murder conviction.

Officials: Escaped zebra found dead, 2 still on the loose

Oct 15, 2021

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Officials in Maryland say one of three zebras that escaped from a farm in August has been found dead in an illegal snare trap.

News outlets report that Natural Resources Police spokeswoman Lauren Moses said the zebra was found Sept. 16 on private property in Upper Marlboro, a few miles from the farm the animals escaped from.

Moses says investigators don’t know who placed the snare trap there, but such traps are illegal in Prince George’s County.

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