• Senate Republicans unveiled their revised health care bill, but it looks like the new version is dead on arrival. The revised bill includes $70 billion to help people with out-of-pocket costs and adds $45 billion additional dollars to fight the opioid epidemic.
• On Thursday, Rev. Barber and members of the clergy lead a march on Capitol Hill and rallied outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office protesting the proposed deep cuts in Medicaid.
• Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby addresses the uptick in violent crime in Baltimore, her efforts to build trust between the community and law enforcement. + Mosby discusses being attacked by Baltimore police for doing her job.
• Are fraternities and sororities doing enough as it relates to social activism? Are we seeing urgency from Black Greek organizations and are they sufficiently maximizing their power to impact change?
• Dr. Everett B. Ward, President of St. Augustine University and Alpha Phi Alpha shares his strong belief that fraternities and sororities should be involved in social activism. Plus, Dr. Ward discusses the importance of HBCU giving.
• Gospel mega star Marvin Sapp is the subject of TV One’s new episode of Unsung which premieres this Sunday on TV One.
Sapp’s music has been fueled by his joy, faith and praise catapulting him to the top of the Gospel world. Roland Martin recently spoke with Sapp about his experience filming the latest episode of Unsung.
Don’t miss the new episode of Unsung featuring Marvin Sapp this Sunday at 10/9c on TV One.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast