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The selection of the Exiger group to fill the critical position of “independent monitor” for implementation of the Department of Justice consent decree with Baltimore, has many members of the community questioning the selection process. The favorite of many community activists and leaders was the Powers Group led by Dr. Tyrone Powers. We’ll speak to Dr. Powers today at 5. Then, we discuss the implications of the selection of Exiger with Adam Jackson and Lawrence Grandpre of the Baltimore grassroots think tank, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.

These stories and much more on AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday through Friday, 5-7 p.m.