Residents there have been dependent on filtered and bottled water since it was announced the city’s drinking water is contaminated with extremely high levels of lead.
Michigan officials have yet to ask the federal government for emergency assistance, but the White House’s chief of staff told Meet the Press they are keeping a close eye on the situation.
On Monday, Pastor Bobby Jackson with the Mission of Hope joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the latest developments in the crisis that has left the Mid-West city’s water undrinkable.
More revelations in the Laquan McDonald police shooting case continue to come to light, alluding to a cover-up orchestrated by city officials in Chicago.
Attorneys for the McDonald family claim Chicago police pressured eyewitnesses to alter their statements about what they saw the night officer Jason Van Dyke brutally gunned down the 17-year-old Chicago native.
Also in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast:
Central Park Five Members are defending a NYC High School Teacher who claims she was fired for teaching about the case because administrators feared it would cause riots.
Rhythm & Blues Legend Otis Clay dies at age 73. We are joined via Skype by Pittsburg R & B Singer Billy Price who collaborated on the album, ‘This Time For Real’ with Clay.
Tech Talk: Christen Rochon shows us the latest and the greatest gadgets from the 2016 CES show in Vegas.
Tune in for a recap of Golden Globe Awards. Denzel Washington has been named the 2016 recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award. Tariji P. Hensen won best actress in a TV series for her role as Cookie Lyons in Empire.
It’s Fit!Live!Win! Monday and Emanuel Soba joins us in Studio to discuss ‘body sculpting’ and his fit camp.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.