Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: Prince Remembered, Super Tuesday Preview & Beyonce’s “Lemonade” | Roland Martin Reports

Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: Prince Remembered, Super Tuesday Preview & Beyonce’s “Lemonade”

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Dr. Avis Jones DeWeaver, author of How Exceptional Black Women Lead guests hosts for Roland Martin in this edition The Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast.

The nation continues to mourn the death of Prince. Dr. DeWeever reviews Prince’s history, his influences, his ability to play all the instruments on his albums and his historic fight against the music industry.
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Dr. DeWeever previews Tuesday’s presidential primary races and what we should expect from the upcoming political contests.
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Rep. Donna Edwards faces off against Rep. Chris Van Hollen for a Senate seat in Maryland. Dr. DeWeever discusses Edward’s historic campaign for retiring Sen. Barbara Ann Mikulski Senate seat, the power of African American women voters and their impact on the nation’s recent elections.
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Will Bernie Sanders be able to force his agenda to be addressed during the Democratic National Convention? Sanders has vowed to stay in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination all the way to the DNC.
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The U.S. Treasure Department announced that Harriet Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $2o bill. Dr. Avis Jones DeWeever details Tubman’s contributions to the Union during the Civil War and her heroic campaign to free slaves from captivity in the South to bring them to the North.
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Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.), Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.) recently announced the formation of the The Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls. This political action committee is the first of it’s kind focusing on the plight of African American women and is devoted to creating public policy that “eliminates significant barriers and disparities experienced by Black women.”
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Dru Ealons, the National Director of Advocacy and Public Policy for Mocha Moms, Inc. joins today’s conversation on The Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast. Ealons discussed the $6 million settlement reached by the City of Cleveland in the shooting death of Tamir Rice.
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Beyonce broke the internet this weekend with the release of her visual album titled Lemonade.  Ealons discusses the evolution of Beyonce and Jay-Z as philanthropists, exclusively streaming Lemonade through  Tidal “in perpetuity” and should we expect Black celebrities to speak out on injustices in the African American community.

All that and more in this edition of “The Roland Martin Show” Audio Podcast.

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