MARCH 25 EDITION OF WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN CONTINUES TO ADVANCE THE CAUSE FOR JUSTICE STIRRED BY THE TRAYVON MARTIN KILLING
GUESTS TO INCLUDE U.S. REP. ANDRE CARSON (D-IN), REVEREND JENNIFER BUTLER, BISHOP AUBREY SHINES, DREXEL UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR DONALD TIBBS AND AUTHOR AND SPIRITUAL ADVISOR IYANLA VANZANT
– Topics to include how the killing of Trayvon Martin has galvanized Black America and captured the nation’s attention, future implications from this tragedy, coping with the death of a child, salvaging the mental health of our war-weary troops, and a tribute to the late Dr. Dorothy Height –
March 23, 2012, Silver Spring, MD – Following last week’s exclusive and compelling interview with Trayvon Martin’s parents on WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN, this Sunday’s show continues its in-depth examination of this senseless tragedy. In solidarity with the movement protesting Trayvon Martin’s murder, Roland Martin dons a black hoodie throughout the show.
Guests on this Sunday’s show include: U.S. Rep Andre Carson (D-IN), Rev. Jennifer Butler, executive director of Faith in Public Life, Bishop Aubrey Shines, Senior Pastor of the Glory to Glory Ministries in Tampa, FL, Donald Tibbs Drexel University law professor and Iyanla Vanzant, spiritual advisor and author of Peacefrom Broken Pieces . WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN on TV One this Sunday, March 25 at 11 AM.
The journalist/commentator panel will include: April Ryan, American Urban Radio Networks White House Correspondent; Dr. Chris Metzler, Georgetown University professor; Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director of the Advancement Project and Michelle Bernard, President and CEO, The Bernard Center.
The show kicks off with a special perspective from Roland Martin on the Trayvon Martin tragedy followed by a discussion about the national outcry over this case and where we go from here as well as how to cope with the death of a child. Other topics to be explored during the hour include: protecting the mental health of our troops, many of whom have had three or four tours of duty and suffer from PTSD; gaffes by the Romney campaign regarding the “Etch-a-Sketch” comment; and a look at the centennial celebration of the life of Civil Rights advocate and former President of the National Council of Negro Women, Dr. Dorothy Height.
Hosted by TV One political editor, CNN and Tom Joyner Morning Show analyst Roland Martin, TV One’s hour-long weekly public affairs series focuses on issues of importance to African Americans, through interviews with officials from the Administration, Congress and other policymakers who represent black communities, as well as discussions with journalists and commentators, and a wide range of policy experts. Washington Watch with Roland Martin also explores a wide range of timely and relevant topics including history, books, music, films, technology and black culture.
Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvone.tv) serves more than 56.6 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies, and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult African American viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK; www.radio-one.com], the largest radio company that primarily targets African American and urban listeners; and Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK);www.comcast.com], one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services.
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