Micarie Kemp

Web Manager/ Digital Host

Baltimore native, Micarie Kemp has always been passionate about working in the media. 

 

Growing up, she would perform skits with her sisters and cousins where she often acted as a television host. 

 

She graduated from Baltimore City College High School and obtained a bachelor's degree from Bowie State University where she majored in Broadcast Journalism. 

 

The social media maven loves being able to share impactful and inspiring stories to keep communities connected. 

 

Micarie, also known as Cari K., has worked in the media industry for over 6 years. 

 

Before joining WEAA 88.9, she worked as an Assignment Editor and Web Producer at FOX45 News in Baltimore, Maryland and held the same position at CBS21 News in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania prior to her employment at FOX. 

 

She serves as the Web Manager and Digital Host for WEAA. 

 

Instagram: CariMoniqueK

Facebook: Cari Kemp

Email: micarie.kemp@morgan.edu

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — A House committee voted to advance a decades-long effort to create a commission to study the effects of slavery and reparations for Black Americans. 

This is the first time the bill, H.R. 40, has made it out of the Judiciary Committee since it was originally introduced by Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) in 1989.

 

The bill now moves to a full House vote.

 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Maryland is once again seeing a surge in coronavirus cases. 

 

As of Thursday morning, state health officials report an increase of 1,444 positive cases within 24 hours. 

 

Data shows, 19 more virus-related deaths have also been reported. 

 

More than 8,300 people have died from COVID-19 in Maryland. 

(BALTIMORE, MD) —During the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, a former police officer and use-of-force expert said Chauvin’s actions were justified. 

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(BALTIMORE, MD) —“This takes an emotional toll on you, every death, every abuse, every time that our humanity is not recognized by this government… it’s painful…”- Senator Jill Carter

On Saturday, Maryland lawmakers enacted multiple police reform measures by overriding Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the bills. 

 

The extensive measures include a new statewide use-of-force policy, expansion of public access to records in disciplinary cases and limiting the use of no-knock warrants. 

(BALTIMORE, MD) The country is once again focused on what happens when an unarmed Black person is killed by police.  

Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man was killed Sunday by police following a traffic stop in Minnesota. Dereck Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer is currently on trial for the murder of George Floyd. 

 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Following the death of hip hop legend DMX, Farajii Muhammad reflects on the rapper’s life and his impact on the music industry and Black culture. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — April is Confederate History Month in many Southern states. Confederate History Month was established to recognize and honor the history of the Confederate States of America.

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — The bill pushing for local control of the Baltimore City Police Department, was unanimously approved by State senators on Wednesday under the Maryland Police Accountability Act of 2021. 

The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Cory McCray and Del. Melissa Wells, is now headed to Governor Larry Hogan's desk. 

It will be the first time since 1860, that Baltimore City will have control of the Baltimore City Police Department. 

 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Maryland health officials are reporting 1,840 new coronavirus cases within 24 hours, the most daily cases in months. 

 

Data shows 14 deaths have been added bringing the state’s COVID-related death toll to 8,238. 

 

Currently, 1,249 people are hospitalized due to the virus. An increase of 33 patients since Thursday morning. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Rapper DMX remains on life support after suffering from a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack.

Farajii Muhammad and callers share their experiences with facing end-of-life decisions and the importance of having the dire conversation regarding life-sustaining measures and difficult family dynamics. 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss how she is using her power to challenge the status quo, being under investigation and how her office is redefining public safety. 

 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — During Dr. Kaye’s ‘weekly wrap’ she addresses a number of topics and provides listeners with the opportunity to call in and discuss whatever is on their mind. 

 

During the discussion Dr. Kaye weighs in on: 

 

  • Hubert Davis facing backlash for his comments during a news conference. Davis spoke on the significance of being the first Black head coach in University of North Carolina history and how he is “very proud” his wife is white.

“It’s significant that I’m African American and I’m the head coach here. It’s significant…I know that in terms of Division 1 head coaches all around the country, only 26 percent of the head coaches are compromised by minorities, specifically African-Americans… I know that it is significant that I’m fourth African-American head coach in any sport in the history of North Carolina. I’m very proud to be African American. But I’m also very proud that my wife is white, and I’m very proud that my three beautiful, unbelievable kids are a combination of both of us,” Davis said.

 

  • Vaccine passports, documentation that proves you’ve received a COVID-19 vaccine, sparking debate and division. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine mixup, the recent removal of Captain John O’Donnell’s statute in Canton Square and a host of other issues affecting Baltimore communities. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Students and graduates of a public arts high school in Baltimore are speaking out against sexual harassment, bullying and assault. 

Alarming stories posted on an Instagram account, allege the school's administration dismissed and overlooked their complaints of abuse. 

 

Dr. Kaye speaks with the junior high school student who created the Instagram account as a platform for others to share their stories in hopes of finally having their voices heard. 

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