NewsOne Now Podcast: Should AFSCME Sever Ties With UNCF Over Koch Bros. Donation?

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Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union has decided to sever ties with the UNCF because they accepted a $25 million Koch Brothers donation.

There are thousands of young illegal immigrants being held at the United States border, Rep. Bill Flores and Rep. Yvette Clarke discuss what can be done to alleviate the looming humanitarian crisis and deal with immigration reform.

Afro-Latinos are demanding representation in the media. Victoria and Sophia Arzu discuss how people of color are treated by media outlets in the Latino community.

Slam Poet/Actor, Saul Williams and singer/actress Saycon Sengbloh joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about the new Broadway musical, Holler If Ya Hear Me. The musical uses Tupac Shakur’s music to imagine a current-day Midwestern American industrial city full of strife, joblessness and hopelessness.

HipHollywood’s Jasmine Simpkins chats with Nick Cannon about his directorial debut and new movie “School Dance”. Plus,  Cannon talks about playing the role of Richard Prior in an upcoming biopic.

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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