NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Is The NAACP Still Relevant?

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In his inaugural speech before the NAACP delegates, president & CEO Cornell W. Brooks talked about the relevance of the organization. Do you believe the NAACP is still relevant today? Do they have a modern agenda addressing the issues that are most important to African Americans? If not, what issues do you want the storied civil rights organization to address? Roland Martin takes your calls.

More than 40,000 nonviolent drug offenders could be released early from prison as a result of the U.S. Sentencing Commission voting to reduce their sentences.

“NewsOne Now” guest host, Mo Ivory talked with Corey DadeJoia Jefferson Nuri and Paris Dennard about the impact of the ruling and how it can change the lives of many young African-Americans who are currently incarcerated for nonviolent drug offenses.

Black owned businesses are helping Detroit get back on track. “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory,Corey DadeJoia Jefferson Nuri and Paris Dennard discuss how the Motor City is rebounding after bankruptcy.

Author Omar Yamini joined “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory to talk about his new book, “What’s Wrong With You!” Yamini detailed how a series of bad choices and hanging out with the wrong people got him a 15 year prison sentence. Yamini also details the effect incarceration has on people.

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

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