• Women across the United States and around the world showed their power and marched for gender equality and equal pay during a #DayWithoutAWoman protest on International Women’s Day.
• Rep. Elijah Cummings met with President Donald Trump to discuss how to bring down the high cost of prescription drugs and he delivered a message to the president about his distorted views on issues pertaining to African Americans.
• The State of Texas filed a court document in an effort to prove voter fraud is a big problem in a case challenging the state’s voter ID law. According to the Texas Attorney General’s Office, between 2002 and 2011, the office investigated only 12 cases of voter impersonations.
• Dozens of black voters in Georgia will get their voting rights back after they were snatched from the voting rolls.
The move concludes a dispute between Hancock County and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights.
• The Kentucky House of Representatives passed a bill that will resegregate public schools in the state’s largest county. If the bill passes in the Kentucky State Senate, it will allow Jefferson County students to attend schools that are closest to their homes.
• Republicans have introduced a resolution to overturn regulations that were implemented to improve low-performing schools. If the GOP has their way what impact will removing these protections have on public education?
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast