TV One To Air “State of Emergency: Baltimore and Beyond A News One Now Town Hall Meeting”


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, Activist
Patrisse Cullors, Co-Founder of #BlackLivesMatter

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

Morgan State University, One of the United States Historically Black Universities
Murphy Fine Arts Center in the Gilliam Concert Hall
2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 (Between Hillen and Harford Road)
Admission and Parking are FREE
Please Note: Attendees must be seven years and older to attend.

TAPING: Tuesday, May 5, 6-8 p.m. ET
TV ONE AIRINGS: Tuesday, May 5, 9-11 p.m. ET, encore 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. ET
LIVE RADIO: Baltimore Radio Stations Majic 95.9, 92Q, Praise 106.1 and WOLB AM 1010, 6-8 p.m. ET

Although six Baltimore police officers were charged for Freddie Gray’s death, TV One’s News One Now, the first and only daily news program targeting Black viewers, is dedicated to broadening the national discussion as it relates to ongoing tensions and larger issues between the Black community and law enforcement.

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