NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Senate Showdown Over Gorsuch SCOTUS Nomination, MLK’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ Speech 50 Years Later


• The vote for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch heads to the Senate floor on Friday. Democrats threaten to filibuster the vote and Republicans respond they’ll go nuclear.

• During Tuesday’s special edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Monique Pressley, Rev. Jesse Jackson and the discussion panel analyzed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s controversial ‘Beyond Vietnam’ speech.

• 50 years after Dr. King’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ speech, Dr. Barber echoes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s sentiment when it comes to America ignoring the poor.

• Dr. Amy Butler, Senior Minister of Harlem’s Riverside Church spoke about Dr. King’s concerns about young Black men being sent to Vietnam to perpetrate violence in the name of the U.S. government and then returning home to become victims of violence and racism in America.

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

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