Local and National News Roundtable

waverlyAugust 4, 2014 – Segment 2

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. Lester SpenceCenter for Emerging Media Scholar-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University; ER ShippPulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Journalist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Journalism at Morgan State University; Tyrone Keysauthor, 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.