NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law Could Allow Businesses To Deny Same-Sex Couples


Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Could Allow Businesses To Deny Same-Sex Couples Service

Indiana’s Governor Mike Pence has signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. This new legislation could allow Indiana businesses the legal right to deny service to same sex-couples. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel discuss the legal ramifications of Indiana’s controversial new law.

Know Your Rights: What To Do When Stopped By Cops To Make Sure You Stay Alive

If law enforcement officers stop you, do you know what you should do to make sure the encounter does not turn into a deadly confrontation?

Do you know what your legal rights are? Monique Pressley, principal of The Pressley Firm PLLC, explained what you should and should not do during a police encounter, even if you feel your rights are being violated.

Pressley believes the information shared on NewsOne Now will help you make it home safe, and in some instances, keep you alive.

Black Banks: CEO Of Carver Bank Talks About Growing Black Financial Institutions

In 1987 there were 91 African American owned banks in America. Today there are only 24. Many Black financial institutions are struggling to stay afloat in the face of the recession and have to contend with fierce competition for customers in areas that they once dominated in.

One of the nation’s largest Black financial institutions, New York-based Carver Bank, was also recently struggling, but recently turned the corner. Michael Pugh, the new President and CEO of Carver, joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the bank’s turnaround and ways to expand the reach of African-American-owned financial institutions.

Prior to joining Carver Bank, Pugh worked with two “super regional banks.” He spent five years at Capitol One and fourteen and a half years at Citizens Financial Group. When he left these institutions, Carver said he received some questions about his next career move. He told Martin he choose to become head of Carver because “of the mission of the financial institution — what it stands for and the real need to have Black talent that’s there to help those financial institutions, like Carver to continue to grow.”

Fit!Live!Win! Hollywood Trainer Jeanette Jenkins’ Tips To Get In Shape For Summer

Hollywood trainer to the stars Jeanette Jenkins has whipped everyone into shape from Alicia Keys toKelly Rowland and on Monday, she joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win!

Jenkins shared her fitness and workout tips to help motivate and inspire others to live a healthier lifestyle and prepare for that summer body.

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