Episode 3

Abortion Laws, Robert F. Smith, and the Anniversary of the Brown v Board


May 23rd, 2019

28 mins 22 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode Jemar talks about the new wave of laws restricting or almost totally banning abortion, the magnificent gift that black billionaire, Robert F. Smith, gave to Morehouse’s 2019 graduating class, and the anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision and the continuing issue of racial segregation in schools.

Relevant Links
Survivors of Charleston Shooting Forgive, and Cannot Forget: https://stream.org/charleston-church-shooting-emanuel-movie/
When They See Us: You will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You’ll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/when-they-see-us-you-will-not-only-see-the-central-par-1834899356
Alabama Governor Signs Controversial Abortion Ban Bill Into Law: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/alabama-governor-signs-controversial-abortion-ban-bill-law-n1006211
Judge Blocks Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/27/health/medicaid-work-requirement.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share

Boss: The Black Experience in Business https://www.pbs.org/wnet/boss/video/boss-the-black-experience-in-business-nguxge/
The Black Student Loan Crisis That Led Robert Smith to Pay Off HBCU Morehouse Grads’ Debt https://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherrim/2019/05/20/the-black-student-loan-crisis-that-led-robert-smith-to-pay-off-hbcu-morehouse-grads-debt/

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/19/business/robert-f-smith-morehouse-vista-equity.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share

U.S. Churches Recieve Less Trust Yet More Money Than Ever https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2015/june/churches-get-less-trust-more-money-giving-usa-gallup.html
Why We Can't Afford to Leave Race Out of School Funding Conversations http://bit.ly/30sU47a