NewsOne Now Podcast: Cop Acquitted In Sylville Smith Killing, DNC Refused DHS Help With Russian Hacking, CBC Declined Meeting With Trump


• A jury in Milwaukee has acquitted a former police officer in the fatal shooting of Sylville Smith.

• Voting Rights Advancement Act: Members of Congress and activists will conduct a voting rights ‘Speak Out’ today on Capitol Hill to introduce new legislation that would restore full protections to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

• Jeh Johnson, the former Secretary of Homeland Security under President Obama testified before Congress telling lawmakers he was “not pleased” that the DNC refused his agency’s help to contain the Russian hacking into their email servers.
Counter-Terrorism expert Malcolm Nance joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing Russian election meddling probe.

• The Congressional Black Caucus has declined a request from the Trump Administration for a second meeting.

Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) spoke with Roland Martin during Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now to explain why the CBC turned Trump down.

• Known for his provocative films based in South Central, Los Angeles, John Singleton continues to push the envelope to tell the stories of real people. Singleton spoke with Roland Martin during the American Black Film Festival about his new series “Snowfall” and the importance of attending ABFF.

• A week after being wounded in a shootout during a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner was honored at the Congressional Women’s Softball Game where she threw out the first pitch.

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

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