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Living through a pandemic; Kirk Franklin’s “disturbing” phone call with son

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic.

Dr. Kaye shares challenges she has faced and reflects on major stories she has covered during the first year of the pandemic. 

Dr. Kaye also addresses the "disturbing" phone conversation between gospel superstar Kirk Franklin and his 32-year-old son that was recently posted to social media. 

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Today With Dr. Kaye: 3/15/21 Hour 2

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.