We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our first guest was Lia Tarachansky, journalist, filmmaker with Naretiv Productions, and former Israel Palestine correspondent at the Real News. She will offer a historic perspective on why the soldiers were fighting and what the War meant for the world.
Republican strategist Lenny McAllister offers a commentary on yesterday’s announcement that Texas Senator Ted Cruz has thrown his hat into the ring for the 2016 Presidential elections. McAllister is host of NightTalk: Get To The Pointon the Pittsburgh cable news channel and Get Right with Lenny McAllister on NewsRadio1020 KDKA in Pittsburgh.
Marc sits down with Stephen A. Crockett Jr., Associate Editor of News at The Root; and Dr. Karsonya “Kaye” Whitehead, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland, to discuss the media coverage of the bombing outside the Colorado Springs NAACP offices and the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot by a Cleveland police officer whilst playing with a toy gun.
We host a local and national news roundtable. Our topics include: the Republican Party’s lawsuit against President Obama; Eric Garner’s death being ruled a homicide; immigration; the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) giving their “Thumbs Down” award to NPR; and the tragic death of a 3-year-old girl who killed by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting in the Waverly neighborhood of Baltimore this weekend. Our guests are: Dr. LesterSpence, Center for Emerging Media Scholar-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University; ER Shipp, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Journalist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Journalism at Morgan State University; Tyrone Keys, author, public affairs strategist and public relations expert; Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health at Morgan State University; and Rob Drowos, Member of the 300 Man March Street Engagement Unit.
We look back at 2013 and forward towards what’s in store for 2014, as our commentators share their hopes and visions for the year ahead. Joining us are: John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for The Nation and co-author of Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America; Sarah Van Gelder, co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of YES! Magazine and YesMagazine.org; and Dedrick Muhammad, Senior Director of the Economic Department and Executive Director of the Financial Freedom Center at the NAACP.
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