Morgan News Hour

 


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WEAA News along with students in the School of Global Journalism & Communication are striving to bring content that is relevant to you. 

The student-led production will cover everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large. 

 

More Reporting, Less Repeating

5th Annual BmorePopUp Series

2 hours ago
Baltimore SAO

Don't have any summer activities planned for your kids this summer? WEAA spoke with the organizers of the 5th Annual #Bmore PopUp Series for Baltimore's Youth. This virtual series runs Fridays until August 27th.  WEAA's Student Reporter Jasmine Johnson tells us more.


Poor People's Campaign March

Jul 19, 2021

Today the Poor People’s Campaign is continuing its season of nonviolent moral direct action with a Women’s Moral March on Washington DC. Today is the anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848, the first women’s rights convention in U.S. history. 

WEAA's News Director Randy Reid caught up with the Co-Chair of the Poor People's Campaign, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis about why the march is ocurring. 

Lamar Jackson's Contract Update

Jul 11, 2021
Associated Press

As we begin a new NFL season, there are still concern around NFL teams about vaccinations including the Baltimore Ravens.  Student Reporter Kendra Pugh says one player is willing to retire if he has to face restriction. 

Baltimore Ravens: Vaccine Update

Jul 10, 2021
Photo credit: Baltimore Ravens Twitter

As we begin a new NFL season. There are still concern around NFL teams about vaccinations including the Baltimore Ravens.  Student Reporter Kendra Pugh says one player is willing to retire if he has to face restriction. 

 

 

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BearWay Capital is a venture capital fund founded by five graduates of Morgan State University. The founding partners are Akin Akinhanmi, Joe Akoun, Emeka Igwilo, Emeka "Obi" Obiaka, Sanmi Kalesanwo. They spoke with WEAA Student Reporter, Devonte Berry about their upcoming New Venture Challenge.

It’s a hotly debated topic among friends and co-workers. Should Sha’Carri Richardson be allowed to run in the upcoming Olympics? Even Three-time Olympic gold medalist and Maryland native, Dominique Dawes supports the suspension of sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson.

WEAA’s Student Reporters Markques Ramirez and Kenda Pugh discuss their thoughts on whether or not she should be allowed to compete.  

Update- Morgan State's Vaccination Clinic

Jul 7, 2021

Morgan State University's vaccination site recently eclipsed 5000 recipients of the COVID 19 vaccine shot. WEAA's Cara Williams spoke to Dr. Kevin Banks, VP of Student Affairs about how the clinic performed. 

Is Black Music Month Needed?

Jul 2, 2021

Student Reporter Devonte Berry asks, Is Black Music Month really neeeded? He spoke to the Host of Master Class, here on WEAA, Robert Shahid, to get his thoughts and on Black Music in general. 


Baltimore Native Goes from Modeling to Acting

Jul 2, 2021
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Rick Palmer Jr. has over 13 acting credits to his name and his stock is just starting to rise. Morgan State University's student reporter Markques Rameriz caught up with the Baltimore native in this report. 

Crime Victims Group Reacts to Cosby's Release

Jul 1, 2021
AP News

WEAA's News Director, Randy Reid, spoke with Kurt Wolfgang, Executive Director, of the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center to get his reaction to Bill Cosby's release from prison.  

The Biden Administration is making a last minute push to get Americans vaccinated. Randy Reid, News Director, at WEAA Radio spoke with the Assistant Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, about this effort.

Ravens Vaccine Update

Jun 25, 2021

The NFL says that players who are fully vaccinated will return back to normal. While players and staff who are not vaccinated will be restricted. Student Reporter Kendra Pugh gives us an update on the Baltimore Ravens and Lamar Jackson's response about the NFL's protocols. 

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott sat down with President Biden this week to discuss community violence and intervention programming. WEAA’s Student Reporter Cara Williams reports.

DC Fire and EMS Twitter Account

A collapsed pedestrian bridge in DC leaves six people injured.  According to media outlets, the bridge- located at Kenilworth Ave and Polk street, in Northeast DC- collapsed just before noon. 

Mental Health Impacts Even Elite Athletes

Jun 18, 2021
Official Website of Naomi Osaka

Recently tennis player Naomi Osaka pulled out of the French Open in an effort to protect her mental health. This week Osaka announced she will not play Wimbleton.

Student reporter Kendra Pugh discusses mental health and its impact on athletes with a Morgan State Bearcats coach.

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