NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: University Of Missouri President And Chancellor Resign Amid Race Controversy


University Of Missouri President And Chancellor Resign Amid Racial Unrest

University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin and President Tim Wolfe have resigned amid increasing pressure over a race controversy.

Watch Roland Martin, David Wallace, Student Communications Dir. of the Missouri Students Association and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the resignations of Wolfe and Loftin.

Prosecutor Smears Mom Of Tamir Rice, Says Family Is Out For Financial Gain

The prosecutor overseeing the case of the 12-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police in a Cleveland park as he played with a toy gun is being blasted for comments he made that suggest the grieving mother of the slain boy has “economic motives.”

On Tuesday Roland Martin and NewsOne Now discussed the derogatory allegations made by Ohio Prosecutor Timothy McGinty.

Does The Punishment Fit The Crime? Howard University Student Kicked Out Of Dorm For Breaking Rules

Howard University Sophomore Jawanza Ingram was kicked out of on-campus housing after throwing his friend a birthday party and violating a myriad of dorm rules.

On Tuesday, Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discussed Ingram’s ousting and if the punishment administered by Howard University meets the crime.

In a recent interview, Ingram told reporters, “Everybody else before me who has committed this infraction has either gotten off with a warning or relocation — or even relocation to another dorm. My housing campus-wide has been terminated.”

Ingram, who is from Miami, does not have any family living in the Washington D.C. area and is now trying to figure out where to live while pursuing his degree.

Rickey Smiley Dishes On His New TV One Docu-Series, “Rickey Smiley For Real”

Comedian and nationally syndicated radio show host Rickey Smiley is back on TV One with the new docu-series, Rickey Smiley For Real.

Smiley joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the new show, chat about sports, and talk a little smack.

Smiley told Martin he is really “excited” about his new venture. He continued, “You get a chance to see all of the drama that goes on behind the scenes with the Rickey Smiley Morning Show and at home.”

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

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