NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Challenging Your Blackness

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How do you feel about Blacks calling another Black white? Is it designed as an insult? Is it an attempt to challenge their blackness? Roland Martin takes your calls on this highly contested topic.

On Wednesday, Ray Nagin was sentenced to 1o years in prison on corruption charges. Jarvis DeBerry, columnist from The Times-Picayune and Travers Mackel, WDSU Reporter discussed the sentencing of the former New Orleans mayor. Plus Mackel broke down his exclusive interview with Nagin where he says that he was targeted by federal authorities calling the case a “modern day witch hunt.”

Amnesty International Executive Director Steven Hawkins says the epidemic of gun violence in Chicago should be considered a human rights issue. Hawkins joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss Amnesty International’s new campaign to address gun violence in America. Listen to Steven Hawkins comments in their entirety below.

Debbie Allen talks about her career, new stage play, “Brothers Of The Knight”  and role on “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Plus our “NewsOne Now” panel took on the craziest stories of the week for “WTH?! Thursday,” including a deadbeat, live-in nanny who refused to work or leave her employers’ home.

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

Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One. 

 

 

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