Betsy Devos Makes Education Budget Cuts, The Philando Castile Verdict, and How Toxic Hip Hop is Poisoning Our Youth.
On this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series we discussed Betsy Devos and how her cuts to the education budget will affect black school children. Philando Castile was brutally murdered by former police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who received a not gulilty verdict in the trail for the murder of Castile. What can black America do to better protect ourselves? Lastly, we discussed the current promotion of substance abuse within the mainstream Hip Hop scenes. Why is it cool to promote drug use and why do we support the music and artist??? Click below to hear our thoughts and opinions and solutions on the topics above.
On this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series, we discuss whether or not black America should boycott the NFL for blackballing Colin Kaepernick, and should Bill Maher be boycotted for calling himself a "House Nigger"? We often call for boycotts when members of other racial groups demean a member of our community. When is the proper time to boycott an institution that has disrespected our community? Why do we boycott rather than abandon the institution all together? What are the best ways to defend our community from blatant attacks from outside groups? Is building our own institutions the best solution to help prevent the amount of racism we face? Tune in to listen to our conversation about the topics.
The Paris Climate Agreement & Donald Trump, Jason Witlock on Racism, The Alt-Right vs. Charles Barkley, and Betsy Devos visits BCU
On this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series we discussed Donald Trump and his decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Sports Journalist Jason Witlock's idea that racism only affects poor blacks, Charles Barkley's meets Richard Spencer a leader of the Alternative Right, and Betsy Devos' ruin Bethune Cookman College's Graduation. We decided to take a look at some of the latest events and examine how they affect black America. Click the play button below to listen to what we have to say about these topics. Make sure you follow us on Twitter @Freedomtrainnet to participate in our Twitter Poll on Wednesday June 7th.
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