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(WEAA)— Cari K. speaks with a local hero whose harrowing experiences as a NICU mom motivated her to create vital resources for women dealing with the tough challenges of motherhood in communities where support is either scarce or non existent.  

(WEAA)— September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month


On Wednesday, Morgan State University students and staff teamed up with the American Red Cross to spread awareness for sickle cell disease by hosting a campus-wide blood drive. 


(WEAA)—Conversation with Garrick Good with North East Housing Initiative and Meleny Thomas with the South Baltimore Community Land Trust. 




BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA)—Helping Up Mission, a faith-based non-profit organization, is building a center for women and children in Baltimore.  The resource center, created for those experiencing homelessness and poverty, is set to open in January 2022. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Hosts Anthony McCarthy and Cara Williams are joined by Dr. Willie May, Vice President for Research and Economic Development at Morgan State University and Doug Bender, Deputy CEO of Base 11, a nonprofit 501c3 STEM workforce and entrepreneur accelerator. 


Dr. May and Bender discuss the Parity Project which focuses on STEM education and share details regarding an upcoming virtual conference for STEM entrepreneurs. 



BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — On Monday, R&B singer R.Kelly was found guilty of charges including sexual exploitation of a child, bribery, racketeering and sex trafficking involving multiple victims. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Author Cindy Freland specializes in children’s books about the Chesapeake Bay.


Freland’s books include: Macy the Mermaid, Jordan the Jellyfish and Curtis the Crab. 


She joins Two Way Talk to share the inspiration behind her creative stories.

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5 zebras that escaped in Maryland a month ago still loose

Sep 29, 2021
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UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Five zebras that escaped from a Maryland farm nearly a month ago are still on the loose.

The Washington Post reports they got away from a private farm near Upper Marlboro on Aug. 31.

Prince George’s County animal control officials say the caretakers have been trying to lure the zebras into a fenced feeding area ever since.

Residents have been sharing stories of zebra sightings on social media.


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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Author Dawne Allette has written several children’s books including one detailing the life of Henrietta Lacks, biographies of former President Barack and Michelle Obama and a memoir. 

Two Way Talk: Being Black in America

Sep 28, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Award-winning journalist Patrice Gaines, co-author of the compelling book SAY THEIR NAMES: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America, joins Two Way talk to discuss disparities that have characterized the dangers of being Black in America.



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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Dr. Kaye holds a ‘weekend round-up’ with freelance writer Trae Lewis and Philadelphia reporter, columnist Denise Clay to address the latest top stories in national and local news.  

Morgan News Hour: 9-27-2021

Sep 28, 2021

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

It has been one month since the Morgan community returned to campus for the first time in 18 months.

Students have adjusted to in-person interactions and activities while following the university’s safety guidelines against COVID-19.