NewsOne Now Podcast: Cities Making Millions Off Of Targeting Blacks And The Poor


Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Founder of the Advancement Project joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss how Ferguson and other cities are using African Americans as a revenue source through tickets, court fees, fines and the criminal justice system.

TV producer Charles Belk details his harrowing experience of being detained by Beverly Hills police officers without cause or proof for six hours. Belk explained to Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel that he was misidentified, accused of robbing a bank and was aggressively interrogated. Blek was released after officers looked at the bank’s surveillance video and realizing he was not involved in the crime.

Author Carolyn Finney appeared on “NewsOne Now” to discuss her book, “Black Face, White Space: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors.” Finney explained African Americans have always been involved with the environment and environmental issues.

Actress Terri J. Vaughn talks with Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel about her new movie “Girlfriend’s Getaway.” The hilarious, TV One original movie premiering August 30th at 8pm est / 7pm cst.

All that and more in this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.