NewsOne Now Baltimore Town Hall Meeting Airs Tonight 9/8c

The life and death of Freddie Gray has brought national attention to issues of police brutality, the worth of black lives and the meaning of justice. And with Baltimore bringing charges to six cops connected with Gray’s final hours, NewsOne Now is broadcasting its first-ever town hall meeting, “State of Emergency: Baltimore and Beyond A News One Now Town Hall Meeting,” exploring Black America and law enforcement on Tonight, 9-11 p.m. ET.

Moderated by News One Now’s host and managing editor Roland S. Martin, this special presentation will also include a panel of notable newsmakers, politicians, law enforcement officers and civil rights activists including:

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

Konan, Radio One DJ/Baltimore Resident

Dr. Cleo Manago, CEO of Black Men’s X-change

Timmy Hill, Retired Police Officer

Leigh Maddox, Retired MD State Trooper

Ashley Overbey, Victim of Police Brutality

Tessa Hill Aston, NAACP Branch President

Jeff Johnson, Journalist & Activist

Kenyan Southers, Pastor/Retired Police Officer

Clifton M. Johnson, Jr., Bishop of Mt. Pleasant Church and Ministry

Lauren Victoria Burke, Political Journalist

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