• 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.
• 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