Democracy Awakening culminated their protest in Washington, D.C. this weekend with hundreds of people gathering to protest voting rights restrictions, money in politics, and the vacancy on the Supreme Court.
Democracy Awakening is comprised of a coalition of over 200 organizations representing labor, civil rights, environmental concerns, and political reform.
Actress/activist Rosario Dawson was among the more than 900 hundred people arrested throughout the week of protests. Most were charged with a misdemeanor, processed, and released on the scene.
On Monday, Rev. Ezra Tillman, Pastor of the First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan, and Mark Thompson, host of “Make It Plain” on Sirius – XM radio joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Nowto discuss the Democracy Spring movement.
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The average American sits nearly eight hours a day, which in no way, shape, or form is good for your overall health.
You may be thinking, “I’m at my desk, I’m working, I’m on the phone, it’s no big deal,” but the reality is sitting on your tuchas all day could lead to what health experts call “Sitting Disease.”
The sedentary habit has been linked to several health ailments, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Ivan Hernandez, doctor of physical therapy and fitness enthusiast, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss “Sitting Disease,” who is being impacted by it, and how a sedentary lifestyle may be shaving years off your life.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.