February 17, 2017 – Segment 2 – An update on national news with writer and on-air analyst Imara Jones, focusing on Donald Trump’s latest news conference.
Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s recent controversial comments to a group of donors, in which he said that 47% of voters think of themselves as “victims,” are “dependent” on government, and “believe that they are entitled to healthcare, to food, and to housing, to you-n
We will discuss national politics, including the presidential election, with:
You may remember the film, Daughters of the Dust, about the Geechee (sometimes called Gullah) people, Creole-speaking descendents of West African slaves who have lived on Sapelo Island off the coast of Georgia for the past 200 years.
It’s Monday, and co-host Anthony McCarthy will be joining me for tonight’s show!
We turn to the 2012 Presidential election, as we head into the final day of a tight race between President Obama and Governor Romney.
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We start with a commentary from Maryland State Senator James C. Rosapepe related to the response to Hurricane Sandy in Baltimore. We then revisit a conversation we began yesterday, about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York City.
February 13, 2013 – Segment 1 – A roundtable of analysts and commentators from across the political spectrum to talk about the speech. The panel includes: DeWayne Wickham, Chair of the Communications Studies Department at Morgan State University and columnist for USA Today; Tony Campbell, professor of Political Science at Towson University; Dr. Margaret Flowers, co-director of It’s Our Economy US and co-host of the radio show Clearing the Fog; and Imara Jones, economic justice contributor for Colorlines.com.
February 27, 2013 – Segment 2– We move into a conversation on the upcoming sequestration – across the board cuts in federal spending – that will take place on Friday if President Obama and Congress cannot come to an agreement on the budget.