For The Culture with Farajii

Weekdays, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Hosted by , Farajii Muhammad

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) —Laura Albast with the Palestinian Youth Movement joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss the latest round of violence occurring between Israel and Palestine.

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BALTIMORE, MD(WEAA) — Black homeownership is on the decline and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge says student loan debt is a major factor. 

 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Farajii Muhammad and callers weigh in on a new report that states Black drivers in Baltimore County are being pulled over, cited and arrested at higher rates than other ethnicities. 

 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —President Joe Biden on Thursday, signed a legislation into law declaring June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day — a US federal holiday. 

Juneteenth is a celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. 

 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — WEAA is celebrating Ernestine Shepherd, an 85-year old competitive bodybuilder, personal trainer and model! 

 

The Guinness Book of World Records recognized her as one of the oldest professional bodybuilders in the world.

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Interracial marriage became legal in the United States 54 years ago. 

On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court justices ruled unanimously in the case of Loving v. Virginia ending race-based restrictions on marriage throughout the nation.

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore artist Loring Cornish joins guest host Anthony McCarthy to share how his faith in God continues to guide him on his artistic journey. 

Later in the show, Wanda Watts from The Wattsline joins Anthony to share weekend getaway ideas for those looking to escape reality and relax. 

 


 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — In his first public interview since leaving the police department, former Baltimore City Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa joins guest host Anthony McCarthy to talk about his career, time spent in federal prison and what he believes should be done to address the ongoing violent crime in Baltimore City. 

  

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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.”


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