TV One Explores Black America and Law Enforcement in Two-Hour Primetime Special "State of Emergency: Baltimore and Beyond A News One Now Town Hall Meeting"

Moderated by Roland S. Martin, Host and Managing Editor of TV One’s “News One Now,” Town Hall Meeting to Be Taped Live at Morgan State University in Baltimore

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 5/5/2015, 10:24 a.m.
In the wake of a string of officer-involved deaths in Baltimore, Cleveland, Ferguson, New York and South Carolina, TV One ...

WHO: 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

ADDITIONAL GUESTS TO BE ANNOUNCED

WHAT: 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’sfirst-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

WHERE: 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)

www.murphyfineartscenter.org

Admission and Parking are FREE

Please Note: Attendees must be seven years and older to attend.

WHEN: TAPING: Tuesday, May 5, 6-8 p.m. ET

DOORS OPEN FROM 4:30-5:30 P.M. ONLY

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

WHY: 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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