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Today With Dr. Kaye: Mayor Scott addresses Baltimore violence, education system, vaccine equity

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott joins Dr. Kaye to address a number of issues affecting city residents. 

“My heart goes out to all the young people and families that are broken and left to pick up the pieces of lives that, in that case, never reached full potential and others that will be forever changed and traumatized…” - Mayor Brandon Scott. 

 

Mayor Scott discusses the recent shootings involving children, accountability within the education system and vaccine distribution. 

 

The mayor also addresses changes needed within communities as well as city government in order to make Baltimore a safer city. 

RELATED| Mayor Scott provides update on COVID-19, addresses children being shot in Baltimore

 

Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is an associate professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and the award-winning author of Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis; a featured Public Commentator for WYPR and Op-Ed columnist for the Baltimore Sun; a K-12 master teacher in African American History; an award-winning curriculum writer and lesson plan developer; an award-winning former Baltimore City middle school teacher; and, a three-time New York Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker.