NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Unsealed 2005 Deposition Reveals Bill Cosby Gave Woman Drugs Before Sex


Federal Judge Unseals 2005 Court Documents Revealing Cosby Gave Drugs To A Woman Before Sex

In documents obtained by the Associated Press, during a 2005 deposition Bill Cosby admitted he gave one woman quaaludes for sex.

Tuesday on NewsOne Now, members of the Straight Talk Panel got into a heated debate over the released documentation and if Cosby’s right to privacy was violated as a result of a federal judge deciding to unseal court documents.

Will A ‘Dog Fight’ Ensue In The SC State House Over The Confederate Flag?

Rep. Joseph H. Neal (D-SC) joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the ongoing battle in the South Carolina Legislature over the Confederate flag.

On Monday, the South Carolina State Senate voted 37-3 to have the Confederate flag removed from the South Carolina State grounds, but the same may not hold true in the South Carolina State House of Representatives.

Martin, host of NewsOne Now, called the looming battle over the Confederate flag a “dog fight” that could in actuality just be getting started – despite Monday’s State Senate vote.

When asked if there are enough votes in the South Carolina House to get a bill passed in order to bring the Confederate flag down, Rep. Neal said, “I believe in the House there will be a challenge.” State Rep. Neal explained that “there is apparently a move to substitute the Blue Bonnie Flag for the Battle Flag.” Neal also said he was unsure how that would “shake out in the House as of yet.”

According to Rep. Neal, there is an “understanding” that an effort to keep some remnant of the Confederacy on South Carolina State grounds is in the works. He told Martin, “In talking to some of my colleagues across the aisle, there seems to be an effort to substitute another Confederate flag for the Battle Flag.”

So if the bait and switch is truly in effect, Neal said, “it really does not solve this issue.”


WealthyU: 5 Tips To Reboot Your Retirement

Many of us never really think about our retirement, but in actuality, we really should think about saving for the “golden years” all the time.

There are many individuals who do not have enough money to retire and live the “right kind of retirement,” where they do not have to constantly worry about running out of money.

America’s Wealth Coach Deborah Owens joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to help all of us plan for our later years by way of her 5 Tips to Reboot Your Retirement.

According to Owens, “nearly two-thirds of millennials have nothing saved and fifty percent of baby-boomers have nothing saved for retirement.” Fortunately there’s good news; there is still time to “reboot” your retirement savings.

In order to get a “nest egg” growing for retirement, Owens offered five tips to help you reboot your retirement savings. Her tips are as follows:

Retirement Reboot Tips:

  • Determine what you need to save
  • Evaluate your situation
  • Find the money
  • Evaluate growth funds
  • Set it on autopilot


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

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