Roland S. Martin, Host and Managing Editor of TV One’s News One Now, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Ben Jealous, Senior Fellow American Progress (Former NAACP President & CEO), Carl Stokes, Baltimore Council Member, Jeff Johnson, Award-winning Journalist and Baltimore Resident, Julianne Malveaux, Economist and Political Commentator, Larry Young, WOLB – Radio One Host, Dr. Umar Johnson, Educator, Psychologist and Political Scientist, Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey Leadership Academy, Dr. David Wilson, President of Morgan State University, Faraji Muhammad, AFCS Baltimore Peace by Peace Program Director, Monique Pressley, Attorney and Legal Commentator, Glenn Ivey, Former Federal Prosecutor, Nyle Forte, and Activist, Patrisse Cullors, Co-Founder of #BlackLivesMatter will meet at Morgan State University to discuss Black America and Law Enforcement.
In the wake of a string of officer-involved deaths in Baltimore, Cleveland, Ferguson, New York and South Carolina, TV One will telecast News One Now’s first-ever town hall meeting, State of Emergency: Baltimore and Beyond A News One Now Town Hall Meeting exploring Black America and law enforcement, featuring diverse voices such as national and local figures and newsmakers, who will address a variety of topics:
– Police Relations, Trust, Accountability and Standards
– Lawless Law Enforcement and Police Brutality
– National Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform
– Law Abiding Citizens, Civil Disobedience and Unlawful Protests
– Disenfranchised and Impoverished Communities
– The Role of the Press, Social Media and Citizen Journalists
TV ONE will air the special town hall meeting Tuesday, May 5, 9-11 p.m. ET, encore 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. ET
Baltimore Radio Stations Majic 95.9, 92Q, Praise 106.1 and WOLB AM 1010 will also air the town hall meeting, 6-8 p.m. ET.