NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Black Women Demand Support From DNC, Send Open Letter To Chair Tom Perez

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• Black women activists and elected officials have a message for Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez – there’s too much at stake for them to be ignored.

 
They are calling for dialogue on how the DNC can step it up with African American women – from supporting Black female candidates to putting them in leadership roles.

• Trump delivered a speech at NATO headquarters scolding European leaders for not footing more of the bill for their own defense and lecturing them to stop taking advantage of U.S. taxpayers.

 
While walking with the NATO leaders Trump pushed his way past Dusko Markovic, the Prime Minister of Montenegro as he moved to the front of the group of leaders.

• Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte, defeated Democrat Rob Quist and won Montana’s only U.S. House seat despite being charged a day earlier with assault for allegedly attacking a reporter from the Guardian.

 
Gianforte cruised to victory after weathering a political firestorm and owned up to his mistake and apologized last night as he thanked his supporters.

• The highly controversial Texas Voter ID Law is getting a makeover that appears to finally benefit voters.

Alabama is restoring the right to vote for thousands of its residents who have been convicted of felonies.

• A group of African American mothers in Mississippi is suing the state for allegedly failing to provide a quality education to their children because they are Black.

• The book “Operation Breadbasket, An Untold Story of Civil Rights in Chicago, 1966 – 1971” is the first full history of a critical part of the fight for civil rights during the 1960s.

Author Martin L. Deppe, one of Operation Breadbasket’s founding pastors spoke with Roland Martin about his book and the civil rights movement in Chicago.