Raoul Jenkins, the father of Marissa Alexander, who is facing a twenty year mandatory term on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon joins the conversation this week. A judge in Florida has denied her a new trial despite her Stand Your Ground claim against an admitted abusive husband.
This week’s topics will also include:
Recent polls indicate President Obama’s approval ratings are improving and but he is only slightly ahead of Mitt Romney in some key swing states. What issue do you think will be the deciding factor in November?
What does it say about our society when elementary school children as young as kindergarten age are arrested and/or handcuffed by law enforcement? Just recently a first grader was suspended for alleged sexual harassment.
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What African American author and activist, born into poverty, went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1985?