An autopsy for Victor White III, 22, the Louisiana man who police said shot and killed himself in March while handcuffed in the backseat of a sheriff’s car, was really shot in the chest, according to the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office.
Carol Powell-Lexing, attorney for the family of Victor White and Louisiana activist, Arthur Reed, spoke to Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the coroner’s report that contradicts the police officers account of the incident.
Pastor Jamal Bryant, Dr. Chris Metzler, Michelle Hudgens and Malik Husser joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what is next for Ferguson and America now that Michael Brown has been laid to rest. During their conversation, Pastor Bryant explained that Brown is the Emmett Till for the Hip Hop generation. Other panelist expressed the need for the African American community to demand justice and significant changes to community policing.
Actor/activist Hill Harper appeared on “NewsOne Now” and talked about how traumatized the young people in Ferguson are as a result a of the murder of Mike Brown. Harper also explains some people in the community are experiencing post traumatic stress disorder.
All that and more in this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.