NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Final Report In Flint Water Crisis Released, War On Drugs Purposefully Used To Target Blacks, Rich Black Kids More Likely To Be Incarcerated Than Poor Whites


Flint Water Crisis Final Report Released

The task force appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder has released its final report on the Flint water crisis calling it “a story of government failure, intransigence, unpreparedness, delay, inaction and environmental justice.”

No Jail Time Recommended For Cop Who Shot & Killed Akai Gurley

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson recommended recommended house arrest instead of jail time for the former NYPD officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley.

Nixon Aide Admitted Drug War Was Meant To Target Blacks

A Nixon Aide reportedly admitted the Drug War was meant to target Black people. John Erlichman reportedly said, “we could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings and vilify them night after night on the evening news. Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did.”

New Study Reveals Rich Black Kids Are More Likely To Be Incarcerated Than Poor White Kids

A new study found that rich Black kids have been more likely to go to prison than poor white kids. Darrick Hamilton, PhD, Associate Professor at The New School joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the findings of the study.

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

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