National Roundtable: Trump, Chicago Police, and More

September 1, 2016 – Segment 1

We’re joined by guest host Dr. Karsonya “Kaye” Wise Whitehead. “Dr. Kaye” is Associate Professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and author of Race Brave: New and Selected Works, Notes From a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emile Frances Davis and My Black Sons: Raising Boys in a Post-Racial America.

We have a National News Roundtable, with topics including: Trump and African Americans; Obama commuting some federal inmates’ sentences; and the Chicago Police Department moving to fire five officers over the Laquan McDonald shooting. With: Joseph Flynn, Associate Professor of curriculum and instruction and social justice educator at Northern Illinois University, and an editorialist on the program Perspectives on WNIJ; Dayvon Love, Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University.