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Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

Today With Dr. Kaye: The overlap of race & class; Former police chief addresses Baltimore violence

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Dr. Kaye starts the show by discussing white supremacy and the overlap of race and class. 

Halfway through the first hour, retired Baltimore Police Chief Melvin Russell joins Dr. Kaye to address the recent shootings of children throughout Baltimore City. 

 

“ We have to come together because this isn’t going to get any better… the only thing that’s being empowered right now are those who are committing these atrocities…” 

To listen to the second hour of the show, click here. 

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.