In this special edition of The Roland Martin Show we broadcast live from the Howard University Ron W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center Conference addressing the school-to-prison pipeline.
During this edition of The Roland Martin Show you’ll hear from Dr. Elsie L. Scott, Director of the Ron W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center at Howard University. Dr. Scott discusses the disproportionate numbers in which African American children are being suspended around the country and being introduced into the school-to-prison pipeline.
Listen toWarren Bell’s (Director of the Honoré Center at SUNO), presentation regarding how to keep young African American men out of America’s prison system.
Later during The Roland Martin Show, Bell and Honoré student Louis Blackmon discuss the Black male teacher development initiative located at Southern University at New Orleans.
Roxanne Ward, a caller on The Roland Martin Show shared her family’s shocking experience with her grandson who was suspended ten times since January of this year.
You’ll also hear portions of a roundtable discussion from the Ron W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center Conference on Black Male Achievement and diverting youths from criminal conduct.
Don’t miss exceprts of Ronald Mason’s (President of the University of the District of Columbia) address about what needs to be done to circumvent the school-to-prison pipeline.
All that and more in this edition of “The Roland Martin Show” Audio Podcast.