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Sergeant Clyde Boatwright, President of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police joins Two Way Talk to discuss school policing. 


(WEAA) — Haiti, once the richest colony in the world is now the poorest nation in the American hemisphere. 

DeWayne Wickham, retired founding dean of Morgan State University School of Global Journalism & Communication, former columnist for USA TODAY and founding member of National Association of Black Journalist joins Dr. Kaye to discuss America's long history of mistreating Haitians and what stunted the country’s development. 

 

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(WEAA) — To mark the birthday of the late civil rights icon, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dr. Kaye traces the life and legacy of the influential Black leader while taking a deep dive into America’s syndemic. 

 

Born October 6, 1917, Hamer fought tirelessly for voting rights, reproductive rights, ending racial violence and much more.

 

“Nobody’s Free Until Everybody’s Free”- Fannie Lou Hamer 

 

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Morgan News Hour: 10-6-2021

Oct 7, 2021

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

  

President Wilson addresses current and future plans for Morgan in town hall

Oct 7, 2021

(MSU Spokesman) President David Wilson held Morgan’s annual fall town hall on Wednesday, the university’s first in-person town hall since February 2020.

At his ‘State of the University,’ Wilson was joined by students in-person and virtually via live stream for the first town hall of the academic year.

Maryland residents eligible for free medical equipment

Oct 7, 2021

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — After intensive foot surgery, Prince George’s County resident Janice Joyner says she needed a scooter for her recovery but Medicare couldn’t cover the cost.

Then Joyner came across the Maryland Durable Medical Equipment Re-Use Program, which provides donated equipment sanitized and repaired at no cost, including wheelchairs, walkers and hospital beds. Joyner says she was skeptical, but it was true.

(WEAA)— On Saturday, WEAA host Mykel Hunter, Downtown Kevin Brown and student interns Valencia Charmaine and Shyne Boggs participated in an event in honor of novelist, poet, activist James Baldwin. 

 

Hosted by Station North Arts, ”JIMMY, JAZZ & JAM" was a mash-up of three events that were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The celebration featured a live musical performance, readings from James Baldwin's works and tastings of local jams served with southern-style biscuits.

 

 

(WEAA) — Conversations with Angela Davis chronicles the life of the civil rights activist and her involvement with significant historical events. 

 

Editor Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones joins Dr. Kaye to discuss her inspiration behind the book and what she hopes to instill in readers. 

 

 

  


(WEAA) — On Monday, a massive outage took down Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. 

 

The outage lasted roughly six hours.

(WEAA)— Sanoka Children's Museum of African Cultures is a first of its kind in America. 

Founded in 2016, the interactive museum, located on Pimlico Road in Baltimore, focuses on African history and cultures. 

(WEAA)— Garrick Good with North East Housing Initiative, Jennifer Kunze with Charm City Community Land Trust, Lisa Hodges with West Port Community Economic Development Corporation and Danise Jones Dorsey with SHARE Baltimore discuss how community land trusts are creating and preserving affordable housing in Baltimore. 


(WEAA)—The Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition (MCRC) is a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations that advances economic rights and financial inclusion through research, education, advocacy, direct service, and community organizing.

 

Marceline White, Executive Director of MCRC joins Two Way Talk to discuss housing and tenant advocacy programs, a campaign created to assist student borrowers and race-based inequalities regarding insurance policies. 


(WEAA) —Chris Papst, Investigative Reporter for WBFF Fox45 News’ Project Baltimore joins Two Way Talk to address a number of issues plaguing Baltimore City Public Schools. 

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Oct 6, 2021

  

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