NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Officials Charged In The Flint Water Crisis, Trump Supporters Believe Blacks Are Less Deserving, John Hope Bryant Named Innovator Of The Year

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Emergency Managers And City Officials Charged in The Flint Water Crisis

Four officials were criminally charged for their involvement in the Flint Water Crisis. Mayor Karen Weaver discusses the charges and current conditions on the ground.

Trump Voters Think Blacks Are Less Deserving Than “Average Americans”

The Huffington Post recently conducted a survey which found that Donald Trump’s supporters were more motivated by an interesting notion associated with race.

The website found that Trump supporters believe African-Americans are less deserving than average Americans.

Trumps Look To Profit Off Of Presidency On Day One

Eric Trump and Donald Trump, Jr. are offering supporters a chance to hang with the family on January 21st, the day after the inauguration, at an event called “Opening Day.”

Individuals who donate anywhere from $25,000 to $1 million get to take pictures with the new President and take home some presidential swag.

John Hope Bryant Named ‘Innovator Of The Year’ By American Banker Magazine

American Banker Magazine has named John Hope Bryant as their 2016 Innovator of the Year.

Bryant is the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization Operation Hope. The group educates poor and middle-class Americans on a myriad of financial issues including, how to avoid foreclosures, building credit and inspires them to start their own small businesses.

The organization gained national attention as a result of the Hope Inside program whose mission is to give their clients the resources to improve their financial situations.

Bryant spoke with Roland Martin during Wednesday’s edition of NewsOne Now about receiving the honor and what Americans in underserved communities could do to improve their chances of economic advancement.

 

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

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