Attorney General Eric Holder delivered his first remarks after announcing resignation on Thursday in an emotion press conference with Pres. Barack Obama. Friday, during an address to the Congressional Black Caucus, Holder thanked the CBC for their support and explained that he is still the current Attorney General of the United States. Holder went on to say there is still more work to be done and that he has no plans on slowing down.
Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Lauren Victoria Burke, J Hogan Gidley, Dr. Jason Johnson, Pierre Thomas, Rep. James Clyburn and Barbara Arnwine) shared their views on Holder’s tenure as Attorney General and discussed his legacy as the “people’s lawyer.”
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will bestow its coveted Phoenix Award on Cathy Hughes, Chairperson and Founder of Radio One. Ms. Hughes joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about the upcoming honor, her origins in broadcasting and discussed some of the pitfalls African Americans fall prey to.
Actor, activist and author Hill Harper joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about his nonprofit Manifest Your Destiny. Harper explained his organization’s goal is to pass along lessons he has learned and to provide a foundation for underserved teens to use as a launching pad to academic success.
All that and more in this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.