NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Trump Tries To Take Credit For The Economy, Black Unemployment Numbers Remain High, Should White Filmmakers Tell Black Stories?


President Donald Trump says he has personally made the economy better since taking office, but that’s a lie. The economy began trending upward during President Obama’s time in office.

While things are looking up for some Americans, African Americans are still experiencing high employment numbers

St. Louis set the minimum wage at $10 an hour. The Republican-controlled state legislature has banned cities from setting their own minimum wages rates and now workers are going to take a 25 percent pay cut.

Should white filmmakers make movies like “Detroit” and others that are supposed to chronicle the experiences of Blacks in America?

“Detroit,” which was directed by Academy-Award winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow is reigniting the debate about who should and should not tell African American stories.

More trouble for Fox News. Eric Bolling is out of the anchor chair after allegedly sending lewd text messages and inappropriate pictures to female colleagues.

A group of #BlackLivesMatter protesters stormed a Philadelphia city council news conference, demanding justice for David Jones, who was shot and killed by the police.

NBA Hall of Famer Gary Payton mixes it up with Roland Martin and talks about the state of today’s game and Ice Cube’s Big3 basketball league.

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

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