Bill Clinton Clashes With Black Lives Matter Protesters Over Crime Bill
Former President Bill Clinton clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters during a campaign event in Philadelphia. Protesters Erica Mines and Rufus Farmer spoke with Roland Martin about why they decided to disrupt the Clinton campaign event.
Gifted & Talented School Programs Reinforce Class & Race Inequities
Gifted and talented programs at schools offer high achieving students additional opportunities to excel, but recent studies show that Black students are 66 percent less likely to be admitted to gifted programs than White students with equal academic achievement scores.
Latino students’ odds are 47 percent lower compared to White students. For Asian students, however, the odds of assignment into a gifted and talented program are 44 percent higher than for White students, the report states.
Between long-term unemployment, under-employment and the increased cost of living, hunger is becoming a growing epidemic in America.
According to the Hunger in America 2014 study, 1 in 7 people in our nation use local food banks.
Roland Martin recently sat down with Cheryl “Action” Jackson, who was moved by the staggering numbers and her own personal bout with hunger to create Minnie’s Food Pantry, a non-profit organization that has provided more than 3 million healthy meals to those in need.
The Cast From “I’m Still Your Mama” Dish On The New Stage Play
Keith Robinson, Lo London and Snoop Robinson joined Roland Martin on on NewsOne Now to talk about the new state play, I’m Still Your Mama.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.