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.

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Sadiki Kambon, founder of the Nubian Leadership Circle joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss Black leadership and the motivation behind the virtual National Black Leadership Summit. 

Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

Apr 5, 2021
Photo credit: @CapitolPolice on Twitter

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer has been killed after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding a knife.

The suspect died at a hospital. Police identified the slain officer as William “Billy” Evans, an 18-year veteran who was a member of the department’s first responders unit.

Authorities said the attack did not appear to be related to terrorism. The crash and shooting happened at a security checkpoint near the Capitol as Congress was on recess.

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Baltimore-area attorney Ivan Bates joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss the latest developments in Derek Chauvin’s trial, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd. 

  

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — After a year-long experiment with the Covid Criminal Justice Policies, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby says the city will no longer prosecute low-level, non-violent offenses.

 

Mosby's office says, "The policies enacted over the past year have resulted in a decrease in arrests, no adverse impact on the crime rate, and address the systemic inequity of mass incarceration".

 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Journalist Melody Simmons with the Baltimore Business Journal joins Farajii Muhammad to provide insight on the drastic impacts of COVID-19 on Baltimore businesses and the economy. 

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12.

The announcement Wednesday marks a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before the next school year.

Most COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out worldwide are for adults, who are at higher risk from the coronavirus.

Pfizer’s vaccine is authorized for ages 16 and older. But vaccinating children of all ages will be critical to stopping the pandemic.

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Dr. Kathleen Page, an infectious disease specialist with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Dr. Clifford Mitchell, Director of the Environmental Health Bureau with the Maryland Department of Health join Farajii Muhammad to address COVID-19 vaccine concerns, effectiveness and herd immunity.

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Should Baltimore City create a reparations fund, commission and policy?

Dr. Raymond Winbush, a research professor and the Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University joins Farajii Muhammad for the discussion. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Following a new report, “Green For All: Integrating Air Quality and Environmental Justice into the Clean Energy Transition", Farajii Muhammad holds a discussion on the impact decarbonization has on Black and Brown communities. 

The study’s authors, Bridget Diana, a doctoral candidate in economics and Michael Ash, a professor of economics and public policy join Farajii to address environmental racism and actions needed to save communities of color.  

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Dr. Robert Redfield, former CDC Director and current advisor to Governor Larry Hogan stated during a CNN interview that he believes the coronavirus was created in a lab in Wuhan, China. 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — President Joe Biden gave his first news conference of his presidency at the White House on Thursday.  

The president addressed a variety of topics including, gun control, voter suppression, COVID-19 vaccines, stimulus payments and his plan to seek reelection in 2024. 

Farajii Muhammad and callers weigh in on the many topics discussed during the wide-ranging news conference. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —  Attorney J. Wyndal Gordon, also known as "The Warrior Lawyer" and Nicole Hanson, an expert on criminal justice policy and founder of Out For Justice, join Farajii Muhammad to address issues that face Black women in the criminal justice system and changes they are fighting to make. 

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises joins Farajii Muhammad to provide the latest information on the reopening process and adjustments being made as more student return to classrooms. 

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

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA)— Amazon is using artificial intelligence- powered cameras in delivery trucks to monitor drivers. 

According to a report, by The Information, the surveillance system will be able to detect "risky behavior" by drivers. 

Amazon says the cameras are being used as a safety measure to track the delivery of products and quality of service. 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Baltimore City Police Commissioner Michael Harrison joins Farajii Muhammad to discuss several challenges and achievements within the police department as well as within Baltimore City communities. 

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