At the top of our agenda this week: a government financial aid rule forces thousands of black students to drop out of college. $2.7 million – that’s what it cost to use the likeness of Dr. Martin Luther, Jr., in the new memorial on the National Mall. What gives? The Republican Party wants to reach out to African-Americans and other minorities. The question is, can they succeed?
In the “Washington Watch” roundtable: Avis Jones-Deweever, president and CEO of Incite Unlimited; Elroy Sailor, co-founder and CEO of the J.C. Watts Companies; Angela Rye, principal at IMPACT Strategies; and Armstrong Williams, host of “The Right Side.”
A program from Bishop T.D. Jakes keeps former inmates from going back to prison. Plus, radio deejay, writer and movie director Russ Parr previews his controversial new movie airing on TV One, “The Undershepherd.”
All that and more happening right now on “Washington Watch.”
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