Flashpoint: Tackling summer violence; rapping professor wins big & #welcomingthestranger

Flashpoint with Cherri Gregg
Saturday, June 22nd
Host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the recent shootings that claimed at least a half dozen lives and left dozens injured. Bilal Qayyum of Father's Day Rally Committee joins Roz Pichardo of Operation Save Our City, David Harrington of YASP and Theron Pride, Director of the Office of Violence Prevention for the City of Philadelphia to discuss solutions.

The newsmaker of the week is Temple University professor aka "The Rappin' Professor" Dr. Aaron Smith, who just won big on Beat Shazam, a TV game show hosted by Jamie Foxx.

The changemaker of the week is the Welcoming the Stranger, a Bucks County non-profit that provides free services to immigrants and refugees in the region. Board Member and teacher Lois Heist is guest.

Flashpoint airs every Saturday at 9:30pm and Sunday at 8:30am on KYW Newsradio.

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