Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: 2016 Preview, The Fight To Confirm Loretta Lynch


In this edition of The Roland Martin Show, Stephanie Brown James sits in for Roland Martin. During todays’ show James talks with Co-Founder of Higher Heights shares her insights on the upcoming 2016 presidential election and what it could mean for African American women.

Michelle Jawando, Vice President for Legal Progress at the Center for American Progress joins the conversation to discuss Senate Republicans holding up the vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next Attorney General of the United States. Jawando also details what individuals can do to show support for Loretta Lynch and apply pressure to the Senate to force a vote.

Dr. Francis Johnson, President of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP and Dr. Danette Gerald Howard, Vice President for policy and mobilization at Lumina Foundation discuss the education achievement gap and why African Americans must continue to advocate for our children.

Community organizer Malik Hubbard talks with James and Dr. Johnson about the March2Justice march that began in New York City and culminated in Washington D.C.

Tasha Coleman, Senior Manager for Donor and Board Relations, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and Anna Barber, Central Major Gift Officer at Smithsonian Institution discuss the Smithsonian’s new African American History and Cultural Museum that is being built on the National Mall.

Joshua DuBois, former head of the Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in the Executive Office of the President joins the conversation to talk about his efforts to increase diversity on ABC’s smash hit show Shark Tank.

All that and more in this edition of “The Roland Martin Show” Audio Podcast brought to you by the Empowerment Radio Network.

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