For The Culture with Farajii

Weekdays, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

WEAA introduces a new fast-paced talk show from various perspectives throughout the Baltimore community, discussing politics, education, money, health and more with Farajii Muhammad. For The Culture focuses on bringing thought-provoking, culturally relevant topics to the table that informs, entertains and give our audience a voice.

Tune in Everyday to hear whats good "For The Culture."

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) – Following a violent weekend in Fells Point, outraged businesses owners have threatened to withhold taxes and fees if Baltimore City officials don’t resolve issues surrounding crime, violence and trash pickup. 

 

Thiru Vignarajah, former Deputy Attorney General of Maryland and Baltimore mayoral candidate weighs in on the neighborhood’s concerns and actions needed to deter crime. 

 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Marvin “Doc” Cheatham, former President of the Baltimore NAACP and a community activist discusses his latest project, a skatepark for Baltimore City youth. 

 

Later in the show, Dr. Samuel Ramsey, an entomologist, shares his expertise on Brood X cicadas! 

 

Dr. Sammy shares how long we can expect the critters to stick around, why they are emerging after 17 years and the impact they have on the environment. 

 

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Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center was founded in 2004 by Dr. Dermell M. Brunson and his childhood friend Ronald Fitzgerald. 

The non-profit organization started off as a summer workshop and has grown into a school- and community-based program for youth in Baltimore and neighboring counties. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Motor House, a non-profit arts center in Baltimore City, has a new powerful exhibit celebrating Black artists and culture. 

The exhibit is dedicated to Baltimore native and “afro-deco” founder, Tom Miller who was able to bring fantasy to the physical world through art and storytelling. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Following tennis star Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open due to mental health concerns and the backlash she is facing because of her decision, Farajii Muhammad and callers weigh in on self care and ‘the power of saying no’.

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — To make the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, President Joe Biden became the first president to visit the site Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

The president traveled to Tulsa on Tuesday to acknowledge one of the deadliest incidents of racial violence in U.S. history. 

As many as 300 Black residents were killed by a white mob who also terrorized and destroyed the city's 35-block Greenwood neighborhood — a business district known as "Black Wall Street.”


BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore City Council President Nick Mosby joins Farajii Muhammad for their monthly conversation. 

The two discuss the veto of a bill that was created to offer renters more options when paying security deposits and the surge in gun violence happening across Baltimore City. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Facebook and Instagram are adjusting their features to give users the option to hide “like” counts on posts. 

The change could have a positive effect on users’ mental health. Some people applaud the new option, others are frustrated by it. 

Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram says,  it’s a project he’s been working on for a long time. 

 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —  Following the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, Farajii Muhammad talks about using economic justice as a tool to obtain racial and social justice.

 

Is corporate America doing enough in the fight against racism ? Should Black America  expect more from major companies? 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —  It has been one year since the publicized murder of George Floyd. 

 

Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of Floyd’s murder, a murder that was caught on camera by a 17-year-old girl. 

 

The heartbreaking and traumatic video of his death ignited protests around the world as many demanded police reform, racial equity and justice.  

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Farajii Muhammad discusses the recent mass shootings that occurred across eight states in one weekend. 

 

At least 11 people were killed and 69 others were injured.

 

According to CNN, the shootings occurred between Friday night and Sunday in Illinois, New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana, South Carolina, Virginia, Texas and Minnesota.

 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — A report conducted by a sociologist at the University of Maryland states the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased household demands and women are taken on the burden.

The report says, women are spending more time cleaning, shopping and caring for children and/or adults more than men. 

Farajii and callers weigh in on the topic

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss relaxing COVID-related capacity restrictions, restarting the Baltimore City Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) and concerns surrounding dirt bikes. 

 

“It’s impossible for a city to thrive and be the best version of itself when residents don’t feel safe,” Mayor Scott said when asked about the CJCC. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Dr. Sonja Santelises, CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools joins Farajii Muhammad to address a number of issues surrounding the school system. 

The two discuss the removal of Reginald F. Lewis High School's principal due to insubordination, a lawsuit filed against Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners after a 10-year-old girl was knocked unconscious, mental health support and more. 

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