Got something on your mind that you want to talk about? Ferguson leaks, Ebola or the biggest academic cheating scandal in NCAA history got you a little heated? Guest host Mo Ivory opened the phone lines for you to get off your chest for Free Your Mind Friday on “NewsOne Now.
The official autopsy of Michael Brown was leaked earlier this week sparking more protests inFeguson and caused the Justice Department to condemn the release of the information. According to reports, Attorney General Eric Holder is “exasperated” over the “selective leaks” in the Brown case. Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump believes the leaks might be a deliberate move by prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
On Friday, “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel (Ray Baker, Lauren Victoria Burke and Jarvis Stewart) discuss the leaked information, how the Darren Wilson team may be using the leaked information to craft his account of the events that led up to the murder of Michael Brown and what impact the released information may have on the case.
An independent report has found that for 18 years nearly 3,100 students and athletes benefited from bogus classes and artificially high grades at the University of North Carolina.
“NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel (Ray Baker, Lauren Victoria Burke and Jarvis Stewart) discussed the biggest academic cheating scandal inNCAA history and the use of the African American Studies (AFAM) paper classes in the scandal.
When asked about the show Clarke said, “… we speak directly to women, into the areas that they need the most input to empower themselves and make their lives better.”
Women of Power TV premieres nationally Saturday, Oct. 25. (Check your local listings for times in your area.) The show will also be syndicated on TV One every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Viewers can also watch programing on BlackEnterprise.com. This season kicks off with Clarke’s interview with Tracee Ellis Ross, star of ABC’s new hit sitcom “Black-ish.”
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.