Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses the lack of employment diversity in the tech industry and pressing Twitter to release their diversity numbers. Roland Martin explains how important access to capital and access to high paying jobs/contracts are vital to the economic advancement of African Americans. Martin went on to explain that the fight for economic parity and inclusion is not just about someone getting a job today, but on about what future generations will be able to do.
The trial of the man charged with fatally shooting Renisha McBride began this week. Theodore Wafer‘s lawyer has tried entering evidence into the proceedings to defame McBride’s character.
Roland Martin talks with Rashad Robinson and Dream Hampton about theMcBride shooting trial on “NewsOne Now.” A new report says mainstream Gay organizations are ignoring minority LGBT concerns and issues.
Roland Martin talks with Jasmyne Cannick, Cleo Manago and Terrance Laney about minorities in the LBGT community demanding diversity.
Aruba “Tommy” Bennett and Ebony Steele joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” for “WTH?! Thusday” to break down all of this week’s craziest stories. This week’s list includes the story of A woman shot her lover for bad sex? Check out all of this week’s craziest stories on WTH?! Thursday on “NewsOne Now.”
All that and more in this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.
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