During Friday evening’s broadcast of the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards on TV One, Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will present NAACP Chairman’s Awards to several individuals and groups for their work on social justice.
One of the groups being honored with a NAACP Chairman’s Award was founded in 2005 by Harry Belafonte, has established itself as a leader in the movement, and most notably recognized for leading the March 2 Justice, a 250-mile, nine-day journey to deliver a Justice Package to Congress.
On Thursday, NewsOne Now host Roland Martin spoke with Tamika Mallory, Board Member of The Gathering for Justice, Carmen Perez, Executive Director of The Gathering for Justice, and Mysonne Linen, Gathering for Justice member, about being selected to receive the prestigious NAACP Chairman’s Award, the social justice movement, police accountability, criminal justice reform, and mass incarceration.
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All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.