NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Mandatory 21-Day Ebola Quarantines


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Gov. Chris Christie are backtracking on their 21-day mandatory quarantine for anyone who travels from West Africa and may have come in contact with Ebola patients. Kaci Hickox, a nurse, was forced into quarantine Friday after arriving from Sierra Leone. She was symptom-free  and tested negative for Ebola, but was still held for observation. Since being detained, Hickox has discussed suing to protect the rights of health care workers and has gotten into a war of words with Gov. Christie over the mandatory quarantine mandate.

NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel discuss the use of mandatory quarantines to stop the spread of the Ebola virus in America. Do you think the use of mandatory quarantines are a necessity or a violation of civil rights? Should politicians be the ones making decisions about who should and should not be quarantined?

Gospel singing sensation J.J. Hairston stopped by “NewsOne Now” to discuss his new album “I See Victory” with guest host Mo Ivory. During their chat, Hairston talked about everything from his evolution in gospel music and his marriage, to his origins in the musical genre and initially never wanting to be a gospel artist.

Hairston & Youthful Praise’s new album,”I See Victory,” features the hit singles “It Pushed Me” and “Bless Me” with gospel heavyweight Donnie McClurkin along with special appearances by VaShawn Mitchell, Jason Nelson and Karen Clark Sheard.  I See Victory” is available now, be sure to pick up a copy and be blessed.

R&B Divas LA“alumn, Chanté  Moore sat down with “NewsOne Now” for an exclusive interview.  During part one of this two-part exclusive interview, Moore shares her humorous and bubbly side. She opens up about her life as a mom, singer and a reality TV star.

Moore also revealed that she suffered from a herniated disc in her neck after saying she needed to take a break. She had to have the damaged disc removed and still needs an additional procedure performed on her neck. Moore explained that she doesn’t want to have the procedure done because she can’t afford to take the time off.

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