Jin Hee Lee, Senior Counsel of the NAACP LDF joined Jeff Johnson Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the numbers of unarmed minorities being killed by police officers and how to obtain justice for the victims.
Pastor Jamal Bryant delivered an update on the situation in Ferguson. Bryant detailed a town hall meeting that took place last night and explained how the community is being trained to protest nonviolently against local law enforcement.
Bryant also explained that the some of the nonviolent protesters in Ferguson are being arrested for assembling, which as he states, is against their constitutional rights.
The family of Mike Brown has called for peace in Ferguson, but will the outraged community be able to hold on long enough without being provoked to violence during their quest to obtain answers from law enforcement officials?
Johnson talked with Dr. Cedric Alexander, Lenny McAllister, Michelle Hudgins and Ray Baker about the tense conditions in Ferguson.
Twitter users posted photos of themselves to show the disparity of their lives and accomplishments verses public perception. This lead to the question,
#IfTheyGunnedMeDown what picture would they use to identify me?
Singer/ songwriter Anthony David discusses his “Simple Man Tour
Will Crossley discusses his his appointment as president of the Piney Wood School and his vision for the future of the boarding school.
All that and more in this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.