MARYLAND CONGRESSMAN ELIJAH CUMMINGS AND AFL-CIO CHIEF ECONOMIST WILLIAM SPRIGGS DISCUSS SEQUESTRATION ON MAY 5WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN
–Topics to include: sequestration; diversity in President Obama’s cabinet; Washington Wizards Center, Jason Collins’ coming out and assessing financial compatibility before marriage–
May, 3, 2013, Silver Spring, MD—Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland and AFL-CIO Chief Economist, William Spriggs are the newsmaker guests on this week’s Washington Watch with Roland Martin, airing on TV One this Sunday, May, 5, 2013 at 11 AM ET.
Other guests include: Washington Post Personal Finance Columnist and Author of “Your Money and Your Man,”Michelle Singletary; Private Equity Investor, Fred Scott; National Sports Columnist and Shirley Povich Chair in Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland, Kevin Blackistone; Founder and CEO of the Black Men’s Xchange, Cleo Manago and President and CEO for the Center for Black Equity, Earl Fowlkes.
The journalist/commentator panel includes: Journalist and Writer, Dee Griffin; Host of The Right Side with Armstrong Williams, Armstrong Williams; Co-founder and Principle at IMPACT, Angela Rye and Political Editor for TheGrio.com, Perry Bacon.
Topics to include: the continued effect of sequestration cuts on African Americans; diversity in President Obama’s cabinet; Washington Wizards’ Center, Jason Collins’ becomes the first openly gay athlete playing in a major league American team sport and assessing financial compatibility before marriage.
Hosted by TV One political editor 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.
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