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) —Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford joins Farajii Muhammad to discus the gas shortage occurring across the East Coast, Maryland lifting COVID-19 restrictions and Mental Health Awareness Month. 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — “Power is inextricably linked to land. That’s why our forefathers worked the land, fought for land, were burned off the land, because power is equated to land…”, says Danise Jones-Dorsey.

 

North East Housing Initiative Executive Director Garrick Good and Board President Danise Jones-Dorsey join Farajii Muhammad for a discussion on affordable housing, economic self-sufficiency and community land trust. 

 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — The Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office has filed a formal complaint with the Federal Communications Commission against a local news station.

The state’s attorney’s office is requesting an investigation into FOX 45’s broadcasting and media practices, specifically content released to the public regarding State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and her family. 

 

Nick Mosby, Marilyn’s husband and Baltimore City Council President says: 

 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — House Majority Whip James Clyburn, (D-S.C.) is facing backlash for his comment on a policing reform bill. 

During a CNN interview, Rep. Clyburn said Democrats should not delay the new policing reform legislation even if it does not end qualified immunity.

He said, "I want to see good legislation and I know that sometimes you have to compromise... I don't want to see us throw out a good bill because we can't get a perfect bill". 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —In light of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates announcing they are getting a divorce after 27 years, Farajii and callers weigh in on challenges and benefits of long-term relationships and marriage. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss policing in America, what his department is doing to improve police and community relations and ways society can change the culture of violence into a culture of peace.  

Baltimore Children and Youth Fund

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —John Morris and Kera Ritter with the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund join Farajii Muhammad to discuss the significance of the organization, funding, community resources and a recent Baltimore City Council hearing. 

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Donald Trump will find out whether he gets to return to Facebook on Wednesday.

That's when the social network’s quasi-independent Oversight Board plans to announce its ruling in the case involving the former president.

The decision is likely to stir up strong feelings no matter which way it goes.

If the board rules in the former president's favor, Facebook has 30 days to reinstate his account.

If it upholds Facebook’s decision, Trump will remain “”indefinitely suspended."

Court: Black man made to work without pay entitled to $546K

May 4, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a Black man with intellectual disabilities who was forced to work more than 100 hours a week without pay in a South Carolina restaurant is entitled to double the amount of restitution a judge originally ordered his former manager to pay.

A federal judge ordered Bobby Edwards to pay John Christopher Smith nearly $273,000 in restitution for unpaid wages and overtime over a five-year period.

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Tonesa Welch, also known as the “first lady” of the notorious Black Mafia Family joins Farajii Muhammad to share her powerful story. 

The Black Mafia Family, a drug trafficking and money laundering organization, was founded in the late 1980s by the infamous Detroit brothers, Demetrius ‘Big Meech’ Flenory and Terry ‘Southwest T’ Flenory.

 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners Chair Linda M. Chinnia and Vice Chair Johnette Richardson join Farajii Muhammad to discuss the responsibilities of the committee and how the board works to promote equity and high-quality education for all students. 

 

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

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —The Census Bureau recently released the 2020 Census results.

Farajii Muhammad discusses the latest data and its impact on the cost of living, culture, redistricting, and upcoming elections. 

 

In the second hour, Farajii talks about an allegation against a pastor in Washington, D.C., who authorities say fraudulently obtained more than $1.5 million from the coronavirus-related Paycheck Protection Program. 

 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —According to Mike Africa Jr., a MOVE member, two Ivy League universities have been using the remains of two Black children killed in a police bombing for educational purposes without knowledge or consent from family members. 

 

In May of 1985, Philadelphia police used a helicopter to drop a bomb over the MOVE organization, a Black liberation group, who were living in a row-home.

 

Eleven people were killed, including five children. More than 60 homes were destroyed. 

 

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