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Real Black News

Apr 14, 2019

This week’s episode 39 of Real Black News features Brooklyn Community Advocate Anthony Beckford who lead the Brooklyn nail salon protests. He discusses his campaign to become Councilman for the 45th City Council District in Brooklyn, NY, the seat vacated by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Entertainment Journalist Ronda Racha Penrice joins “The Screen Grab” to discuss DJ Quik, Donald Glover, Star Wars, and Issa Rae. Cartoonist and co-founder of the Schomburg’s Black Comic Book Festival, Jerry Craft, discusses his graphic novel “New Kid.” Other topics include reparations, Black maternal mortality rates, and Color of Change’s latest campaign against hate groups.