Flashpoint: 400 Years since the African landing, death threats after standoff & Hug Mobsters

Flashpoint with Cherri Gregg
Saturday, August 24th
Host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about August 25, 1619- the first documented date of arrival of Africans in British Colonial America. Molefi Asante, Professor and Chair of the Department of Africology and African American Studies at Temple University joins Errin Haines, national race writer for the Associated Press and Dr. Marion Lane, a member of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution.

The newsmaker of the week is attorney Shaka Johnson who helped his former client peacefully surrender after a violent eight hour police standoff in Nicetown, North Philadelphia. Johnson discusses recent death threats.

The changemaker of the week is Edie Weinstein, founder of Hug Mobsters, Armed with Love.

Flashpoint airs every Saturday at 9:30pm and Sunday at 8:30am on KYW Newsradio.

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