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Assorted stories from WEAA-FM

Rank #1: First Edition August 23: Donald Trump is recieving backlash after " Unhinged" speech in Arizona

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There is a growing chorus of Republicans arguing Donald Trump is not fit for office, after what some would describe as another “unhinged” speech last night in Arizona.

Aug 24 2017

52mins

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Rank #2: First Edition August 21: A united fight against racism

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Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead, a professor at the Loyola University of Maryland, author, and AFRO contributor sits in for Yoes.

Aug 22 2017

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Rank #3: First Edition August 17: Freetown Sierra Leone Mudslide kills over 400

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The machinations of Donald Trump connected to domestic terror in Charlottesville, have largely obscured the international tragedy unfolding in the West African nation of Sierra Leone.

Aug 18 2017

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Rank #4: First Edition August 16: Confederate Statues taken down overnight, DOJ Hearing at Morgan State

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Much of the nation is watching Baltimore after the city’s four Confederate monuments were removed overnight.

Aug 17 2017

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Rank #5: First Edition August 15: Recap of the 2017 NABJ National Convention

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes, shares a report on the recently concluded National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) convention in New Orleans.

Aug 16 2017

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Rank #6: First Edition August 14: Mayor Pugh to take down Confederate Monuments in Baltimore

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In the wake of the deadly domestic terror attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

Aug 15 2017

50mins

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Rank #7: First Edition August 11:The AFRO turns 125

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes shares, a review of some of the top news stories of the week.

Aug 14 2017

52mins

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Rank #8: First Edition August 9: Trump promises “fire and fury,” in response to North Korea's latest antics

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Donald Trump is promising, “fire and fury,” in response to North Korea’s nuclear provocations against the U.S.

Aug 10 2017

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Rank #9: First Edition August 8: Tiffany Ginyard discusses her recent interview with Baltimore Mayor Pugh

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes sits down with Former Afro Contributor, Tiffany Ginyard to discuss her recent interview with Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh.

Aug 09 2017

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Rank #10: First Edition August 7: Life after the Ceasefire

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes, sits down with Ellen Gee, one of the organizers of the Baltimore Ceasefire. They will discuss the path moving forward in promoting non-violence in the city after the Ceasefire weekend, which unfortunately saw two deaths by violence in 72 hours.

Aug 08 2017

53mins

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First Edition September 5: Trump Admininstration ends The Obama Admininstration's DACA program

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Today, the Trump administration officially ended the Obama era program known as DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals, affecting nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

Sep 06 2017

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First Edition August 31: A One on One with Marilyn Mosby

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On this SPECIAL EDITION of First Edition, Host Sean Yoes shares a one-on-one interview with Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

Sep 01 2017

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First Edition August 29:Gov. Larry Hogan Addresses soaring homicide rate in Baltimore

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes sits down with Luke Broadwater, of the Baltimore Sun as he reports on today’s meeting between Gov. Larry Hogan and city criminal justice leaders about Baltimore’s soaring homicide rate.

Aug 30 2017

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First Edition August 24:The aftermath of Charlottesville

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes sits down with Sheryl Wood, former federal prosecutor and founder of the Wood Law Firm, to discuss the aftermath of Charlottesville, possible hate crime charges against James Alex Fields, as well as legislation in the Senate being crafted to protect special prosecutor Robert Mueller from being fired by Donald Trump as he conducts his Russia investigation.

Aug 25 2017

52mins

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First Edition August 23: Donald Trump is recieving backlash after " Unhinged" speech in Arizona

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There is a growing chorus of Republicans arguing Donald Trump is not fit for office, after what some would describe as another “unhinged” speech last night in Arizona.

Aug 24 2017

52mins

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First Edition August 22:1,000 Ministers March for Justice

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Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead, a professor at Loyola University of Maryland, author and AFRO contributor, sits in for Yoes.

Aug 24 2017

51mins

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First Edition August 21: A united fight against racism

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Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead, a professor at the Loyola University of Maryland, author, and AFRO contributor sits in for Yoes.

Aug 22 2017

53mins

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First Edition August 17: Freetown Sierra Leone Mudslide kills over 400

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The machinations of Donald Trump connected to domestic terror in Charlottesville, have largely obscured the international tragedy unfolding in the West African nation of Sierra Leone.

Aug 18 2017

22mins

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First Edition August 16: Confederate Statues taken down overnight, DOJ Hearing at Morgan State

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Much of the nation is watching Baltimore after the city’s four Confederate monuments were removed overnight.

Aug 17 2017

51mins

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First Edition August 15: Recap of the 2017 NABJ National Convention

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes, shares a report on the recently concluded National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) convention in New Orleans.

Aug 16 2017

49mins

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First Edition August 14: Mayor Pugh to take down Confederate Monuments in Baltimore

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In the wake of the deadly domestic terror attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

Aug 15 2017

50mins

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First Edition August 11:The AFRO turns 125

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes shares, a review of some of the top news stories of the week.

Aug 14 2017

52mins

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First Edition August 9: Trump promises “fire and fury,” in response to North Korea's latest antics

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Donald Trump is promising, “fire and fury,” in response to North Korea’s nuclear provocations against the U.S.

Aug 10 2017

52mins

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First Edition August 8: Tiffany Ginyard discusses her recent interview with Baltimore Mayor Pugh

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes sits down with Former Afro Contributor, Tiffany Ginyard to discuss her recent interview with Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh.

Aug 09 2017

51mins

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First Edition August 7: Life after the Ceasefire

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes, sits down with Ellen Gee, one of the organizers of the Baltimore Ceasefire. They will discuss the path moving forward in promoting non-violence in the city after the Ceasefire weekend, which unfortunately saw two deaths by violence in 72 hours.

Aug 08 2017

53mins

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First Edition August 3: The Baltimore Ceasefire Begins

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On the eve of the Baltimore CeaseFire (August 4-6), which has garnered international attention, First Edition Host Sean Yoes concludes the series of conversations on violence and homicide, focused on solutions, with two of the movement’s organizers, Erricka Bridgeford and Ellen Gee.

Aug 04 2017

53mins

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First Edition August 2:The Trump administration is taking aim at affirmative action in college

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The Trump administration is taking aim at affirmative action in college admissions, allegedly fighting on behalf of White students who allege reverse discrimination. First Edition host Sean Yoes, discusses the issue with Baltimore City Councilman John Bullock, a professor at Towson State University and Matthew Crenson, professor emeritus of political science at Johns Hopkins University.

Aug 03 2017

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First Edition August 1: Speculation and Debate about Colin Kaepernick and the Baltimore Ravens

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NFL observers have speculated embattled quarterback Colin Kaepernick would be a good fit for the Baltimore Ravens, because of Joe Flacco’s lingering back injury. The subject sparked a heated debate between former Ravens great Ray Lewis and Fox Sports commentator Shannon Sharpe, which went way beyond football. First Edition host Sean Yoes talks about it with AFRO sports editor Perry Green.

Aug 02 2017

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First Edition July 25: The Week in Review from the Pages of the AFRO

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First Edition host Sean Yoes gets a review of some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO, with managing editor Kamau High.

Jul 31 2017

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First Edition July 31: The State of the Department of Justice

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First Edition host Sean Yoes hosts a discussion about the state of the Department of Justice given the fact Donald Trump is engaged in active feuds with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Robert Mueller, the special prosecutor in the DOJ’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Jul 31 2017

51mins

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