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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, where 400 people are dead with hundreds more missing after a massive mudslide devastated the region near Waterloo. We’ll talk to Welma Redd, a professor at Morgan State University, who has worked and lived in Sierra Leone. Also, now that the Confederate monuments have been removed, what do we do with them next? We’ll open the phone lines and ask our listeners what they think…410.319.8888!

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