NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Suspect Arrested In Baton Rouge Killings, GOP Presses On With Graham-Cassidy Health Bill, Power Of The Sister Vote Poll Reveals Big Problems For Dems


Kenneth Gleason a domestic terrorist is behind bars after Baton Rouge, Louisiana police find enough evidence to connect him to the suspected racially-motivated murders of two Black men last week and link him to a third shooting at a residence owned by an African American family.

Senate Republicans are racing against a September 30th deadline to try and pass another harsh version of a healthcare bill that would gut Medicaid and leave millions of Americans uninsured.

Jimmy Kimmel blasts the GOP’s latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, says Sen. Bill Cassidy lied to his face.

Igor Volsky, Co-host of the “Thinking CAP” podcast and Vice President of the Center for American Progress spoke with Roland Martin on #NewsOneNow to discuss the impact the GOP’s #GrahamCassidy health bill would have on Americans.

The third annual “Power of the Sister Vote” poll will be released today and it will break down exactly what Black women think about our current political climate.

ESSENCE editor-in-chief Vanessa De Luca and Melanie Campbell of the Black Women’s Roundtable joined Roland Martin during a special NewsOne Now / TJMS simulcast to discuss the results of the “Power of the Sister Vote” poll.

In newly released audio recordings, the trooper who arrested Sandra Bland says he feared for his safety during their encounter.

Even though protests are getting louder, the FBI will not investigate the case of Kenneka Jenkins, the teenage girl found dead inside a hotel’s walk-in freezer just outside of Chicago.

Cornell University officials are trying to get a handle on racial incidents after a group of people attacked and beat a black student.

Authorities in Ithaca, New York say last week the student tried to break up a fight between his roommates and other students outside his off-campus housing when someone called him the N-Word and the group attacked him. Police arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him with assault.

As part of the “Is School Choice the Black Choice” initiative, we have identified high-performing charter schools started and run by African Americans. In today’s #SchoolChoiceAllstars we’re taking a look at Gestalt Community Schools in Memphis, TN, one of the top schools in the state.

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. and the Rainbow Push Coalition are on a non-partisan voter registration bus tour across the state of Virginia entitled “Healing and Rebuilding”

From Richmond to Lynchburg and Norfolk, Rev. Jackson is encouraging new voters to participate in the upcoming election process.

As gun ownership increases, a new study by The Crime Prevention Research Center finds that Black women are the fastest growing demographic when it comes to new gun license permits.

Sen. Kamala Harris discusses the battle to defeat the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal the #AffordableCareAct and her bi-partisan bail reform bill on NewsOne Now

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

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