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Last night’s tribute to the R&B superstar is sparking a lot of conversation. What were your thoughts? 👀
07/01/2024

Last night’s tribute to the R&B superstar is sparking a lot of conversation. What were your thoughts? 👀

Arts & Culture BET Awards 2024: Usher is honored, Will Smith returns, and the election is top of mind WEAA Published July 1, 2024 at 9:34 AM EDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP / InvisionUsher accepts the award for best male R&B/pop artist during the BET Aw...

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06/28/2024

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We conclude 2024’s Black Music Month celebration at the Tiny Desk with the catalyst for the all-female lineup.

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06/28/2024

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More Than 2,500 Students Received Support Through the Morgan State University Foundation in FY24

06/28/2024
"Despite widespread concern about Biden’s performance, top leaders are publicly standing by the president."
06/28/2024

"Despite widespread concern about Biden’s performance, top leaders are publicly standing by the president."

Democrats spent the hours following the first presidential debate dodging questions about President Biden’s fitness to lead the party and struggling to unify around a message about Biden's performance.

06/27/2024

The Biden administration touts the recent decline in border crossings as a policy win. But one family's story of risking the journey shows why asylum restrictions aren't a long-term solution.

"The Cannabis Workforce Development Program will be offered for free to eligible applicants as the state looks to reduce...
06/27/2024

"The Cannabis Workforce Development Program will be offered for free to eligible applicants as the state looks to reduce barriers to employment."

Maryland is looking to help people with a history of marijuana-related offenses to get jobs in the state’s legal cannabis industry.

"Two Baltimore Police Department employees could lose their jobs and another 10 face lesser disciplinary actions for the...
06/27/2024

"Two Baltimore Police Department employees could lose their jobs and another 10 face lesser disciplinary actions for their responses to a July 2023 mass shooting at a neighborhood block party that left two people dead and 28 more injured."

Two Baltimore Police Department employees could lose their jobs and another 10 face lesser disciplinary actions for their responses to a July 2023 mass shooting at a neighborhood block party that left two people dead and 28 more injured.

06/27/2024

Today with Dr. Kaye 6/27/24: Presidential Debate -Tayzha Warren Found

06/27/2024

Show aired June 26, 2024.

In prequel 'A Quiet Place: Day One,' Lupita Nyong'o's performance speaks for itself
06/27/2024

In prequel 'A Quiet Place: Day One,' Lupita Nyong'o's performance speaks for itself

It’s rare for the third installment of a franchise to resonate just as deeply, if not more, than its predecessors. But Day One manages to raise fresh, existential questions.

06/26/2024

Inside Morgan Sports

🚨HELP FIND: 12-yr-old Tayzha "Alona" Warren was last seen on June 20th
06/26/2024

🚨HELP FIND: 12-yr-old Tayzha "Alona" Warren was last seen on June 20th

Baltimore County Police, Maryland State Police and the FBI are continuing to search for a 12-year-old girl who has been missing since last week.

"America’s schools received an unprecedented $190 billion in federal emergency funding during the pandemic. Since then, ...
06/26/2024

"America’s schools received an unprecedented $190 billion in federal emergency funding during the pandemic. Since then, one big question has loomed over them: Did that historic infusion of federal relief help students make up for the learning they missed?"

The short answer is yes, the money did help students make up for the learning they missed during COVID. But it didn’t get them all the way there.

06/25/2024

Every year, we remember the tragic loss of Tamir Rice, who would have been celebrating his 22nd birthday with his family today.

As we continue to fight for true justice and police reform, let us never forget to .

"In this sprawling interview, we talk about what made him lose (and regain) his passion for hip-hop, why he and Black Th...
06/25/2024

"In this sprawling interview, we talk about what made him lose (and regain) his passion for hip-hop, why he and Black Thought are finally returning with a new album from The Roots after a decade and how self-sabotage is an unfortunate byproduct of Black success..."

In a new interview, Questlove reveals why Drake vs. Kendrick was so triggering, how he regained his passion for hip-hop and what to expect from the new Roots album.

Heat wave? No problem! ☀️🔥 From good vibes to great music to delicious cuisine, WEAA had a blast at ! 🎉🎶🍔 Thanks to ever...
06/24/2024

Heat wave? No problem! ☀️🔥 From good vibes to great music to delicious cuisine, WEAA had a blast at ! 🎉🎶🍔 Thanks to everyone who stopped by the WEAA booth!

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06/24/2024

Local News Baltimore mayor and others take the Harbor Splash plunge WEAA Published June 24, 2024 at 1:12 PM EDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email x.com/BrookeELierman (Baltimore, MD) -- Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott joined 150 other people in taking a plunge into the Inner Harbor Sunday.The Waterfron...

06/24/2024

The cargo ship Dali is headed out of Baltimore for Virginia. It departed Monday morning, nearly three months after it lost power and crashed into one of the Francis Scott Key bridge’s supporting columns and caused the bridge to collapse.

What to Expect at AFRAM Festival: Music, Family Fun, and Safety Tips
06/21/2024

What to Expect at AFRAM Festival: Music, Family Fun, and Safety Tips

Show aired June 21, 2024.

06/21/2024

The boundary-pushing singer-songwriter brings her country sensibility to the Tiny Desk.

06/20/2024

Crew members on the cargo ship Dali can head home as soon as Thursday under an agreement that allows lawyers to question them amid ongoing investigations into what led to the deadly collapse of Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge.

06/20/2024

Education, Activism, and Change: Exploring Juneteenth with Dr. Kaye and Professor Kimberle' Crenshaw Published June 20, 2024 at 12:55 PM EDT Listen • 1:43:45 Nam Y. Huh/AP / APKimberly Thomas holds a sign on the field before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago Cubs in Ch...

06/20/2024

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"Researchers believe early detection, obesity and sedentary lifestyles might explain some of the rise in cancer rates. S...
06/20/2024

"Researchers believe early detection, obesity and sedentary lifestyles might explain some of the rise in cancer rates. Some research also points to pollutants, including a class of manmade chemicals known as PFAS, as possible culprits."

If current cancer trends continue, authors of a new study project “cancer incidence in the US could remain unacceptably high for decades to come.”

06/20/2024

Master Class with Robert Shahid
Special Guest: Actor, poet, songwriter Keith Snipes

Who built house music? Test your knowledge with the Throughline quiz.
06/20/2024

Who built house music? Test your knowledge with the Throughline quiz.

Electronic dance music is one of the largest and most popular sectors of the music industry. But do you know where it came from? Test yourself with Throughline’s quiz.

06/20/2024

Astronomical summer officially arrives in the Northern Hemisphere — amidst a heat wave — at 4:51 p.m. ET. It's the earliest start to the season since 1796, thanks to quirks in the calendar.

3 things you need to know about student loans this summer
06/20/2024

3 things you need to know about student loans this summer

The Biden administration's student loan relief program, SAVE, is set to reduce payments this summer for many borrowers, but there are legal challenges looming.

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