News Roundup: 26 Shootings In Baltimore This Weekend | Gov. Hogan Vetoes Ex-Felons Right To Vote | Summer & Baltimore’s Children | Top Criminal Justice Officials Leave Mayor’s Office

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeMay 26, 2015 – Segment 2

We host a local, regional, and national news roundup, with discussions on the issues behind the headlines. Our topics will include: the 26 shootings in Baltimore over the weekend; Governor Hogan’s veto of a bill that would have given voting rights to former felons; summer is coming and where will Baltimore’s children go; and the departure of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s top criminal justice official last week.

Our guests are: E.R. Shipp, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Journalist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Journalism at Morgan State University; Dr. Karsonya “Kaye” Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, and author of Notes From a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emile Frances Davis and My Black Sons: Raising Boys in a Post-Racial America; and Dr. Richard Vatz, Professor of Rhetoric and Communication at Towson University’s Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development.