The debate schedule turns to the Vice Presidential hopefuls. What’s Your Take? Moving on! Remember Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, arrested while black on his own porch? Hit instant replay with Dejuan Yourse, another black man arrested while black on his mother’s front porch.. Are you a CIAA basketball fan? The basketball conference will remain in Charlotte for the near future.
Thanks to a North Carolina law effective Oct. 1st , police videos like the one of Keith Scott will be sealed from the public. How did this one get by us? Donald Trump wants to resurrect the “stop and frisk” policy or should I say “Stop and Kill?” Let’s talk about Monday’s presidential debate, which was promoted as the most watched debate in history and take a look at newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture.
What is Aleppo? Don’t ask Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson who didn’t see that question coming during a recent interview. Hillary said “half of Donald Trump’s supporters fit into a “basket of deplorables”. Including the racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic and you name it.” Is Hillary trying to get down and dirty? Forget the dirt, let’s talk about Chicago, where people are going to hell in a hand basket in record numbers.
Georgetown University announced its plan to make amends for its participation in the institution of slavery. What took so long? Let’s talk about it. Other athletes have joined Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the National Anthem. Taking a political stand, Sean “P Diddy” Combs is urging the Black community to “hold our vote” as a way to spur meaningful action by political leaders.
We are less than 100 days away from voting for the next president of the United States with a choice between candidate Hillary Clinton and candidate Donald Trump. Let’s talk about what’s going on in the country and why we have to show up and show out at the polls to cast our vote !!!! Remember the tainted water incident in Flint, well more have been criminally charged. What does that mean? Will justice really be served or is this more you know what?
It’s official, Hillary Clinton has picked Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her VP pick. The Democratic National Convention is in full swing this week. Hands up don’t shoot means absolutely nothing, just ask Charles Kinsey ,an unarmed Black man who was shot lying in the street with his arms in the air last week in North Miami. Let’s Talk about it. What’s Your Take on the WNBA fines against several players who wore Black Lives Matter tee shirts.
We started this week as we have so many times talking about violence with the loss of three more police officers, this time in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. While we continue to experience violence and chaos here and around the world, the Republican National Convention kicks off in Cleveland, Ohio, an open carry firearm state.
Monday was the 4th of July, Independence Day, yes a holiday for some of and lies for the rest… Let’s talk about it! Many of us are not familiar with Antwun “Ronnie” Shumpert, an unarmed brother who had a horrific encounter with law enforcement ….an encounter that no one seems to be talking about. And…Let’s back track to a topic that time didn’t allow last week, a congressional candidate in Tennessee recently posted a campaign billboard that read “Make America White again”
A lot has happened since last Wednesday’s show, a historic Democratic sit in and protest in the House of Representatives, Supreme Court rulings on affirmative action and immigration, an armed gunman in a theatre in Germany,another terrorist attack in Istanbul and a Donald Trump inspired congressional hopeful posts a “Make America White Again” billboard in Tennessee .You can’t make this stuff up. Speaking of Trump, what’s your take on him now reading from a teleprompter and calling up Michelle Bachman to be his top female Evangelical Voice?