NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: MAJOR Concerns With White House Security


Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now;” Lauren Victoria Burke, Managing Editor of; Kevin Martin from Project 21 and communications strategist, Michelle Hudgins discussed the ongoing issues with White House security. In one of the most recent instances, a former Marine scaled the White House fence, ran across the lawn and proceeded through the North Portico doors.

The Secret Service reported the intruder was apprehended at the doors, but an article released by The Washington Post contradicts the initial report. According to The Washington Post, the White House fence-jumper made it all the way into the East Room.

Ohio State Rep. Alicia Reece joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Lauren Victoria Burke, Kevin Martin and Michelle Hudgins) to discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to delay early voting in Ohio.

On Monday, the high court granted an emergency plea to delay the start of early voting one day before it was supposed to begin. Polls in Ohio will now open one week later. The court’s decision may have ramifications in  North Carolina, Arkansas and Texas. Listen to Martin and the panel’s entire conversation about the most recent attempt to suppress the African American vote.

Actress Edwina Findley appeared on “NewsOne Now” Tuesday to dish on Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong.” The series premiere of Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You is Wrong” was the most-watched series debut in OWN history. During her appearance on “NewsOne Now,” Findley talked with Roland Martin about her Abundant Life U organization.  Abundant Life U provides life and career coaching for “Up and Coming” artists in the entertainment industry.

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

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