In a special Facebook Live episode of the AFRO First Edition, Marvin “Doc” Cheatham, veteran civil rights leader, former president of the Baltimore branch of the NAACP and president of the Matthew Henson Community Development Corporation speaks to Baltimore’s rising violence. Specifically, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s proclamation that violence in Baltimore is, “out of control.”

These stories today on AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes.