• Justine Damond, a white Australian national was fatally shot by a police officer after calling 911 to report what she said was a sexual assault near her home.
Over the weekend there was a march to protest Damond’s killing. The Minneapolis Police Chief has resigned and calls are increasing for Minneapolis mayor, Betsy Hodges to resign.
• Trump shakes up the White House, Congress votes to slap Russia with fresh sanctions for its interference in the 2016 presidential election and now new reports claim that Trump is looking into his pardoning power.
• NAACP interim president Derrick Johnson discusses NAACP leadership and how the storied civil rights organization is planning to move forward during a special NewsOne Now / TJMS simulcast.
• The NAACP will launch a listening tour to figure out the work that needs to be done in the current political climate.
• Mayor Catherine Pugh joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss economic development, community investment and policing in Baltimore.
• The NAACP ACT-SO competition is a youth program designed by the NAACP to recruit and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African American high school students. The program combined with the NAACP convention this year in Baltimore and gives students the opportunity to showcase their talents.
• Today’s #HBCUGivingDay university is Morgan State University. To donate visit www.givetomorgan.org.
• The much-anticipated movie “Girls Trip” debuted this weekend pulling in big bucks.
The comedy starring Queen Latifa, Regina Hall, Had Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish took the number two spot at the box office this weekend with $30.7 million dollars on nearly three thousand screens.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast