S1: The Revolution For Accountability and Justice and Empowerment

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In this episode of Revolt Black News Weekly, Eboni K Williams and panelists examine the Astroworld travesty and if Travis Scott’s career is truly over. Derrian Perry, LaToya Evans, and Morten Thanning Vendelo join for perspective on the events, while looking back at previous debacles... were other music artists able to bounce-back historically?

In the trial of the three white men who plead not guilty to charges of murder, aggraved assault, and false imprisonment in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, only 1 of 12 Jurors are Black. As the trial heads into Day 6, this panel dissects how that jury representation will or won’t equate to justice. Criminal Defense attorney Bernarda Villalona, Transformative Justice Coalition Founder Barbara Arnwine, and Brunswick Activist Triana Arnold James join.

RBN Special Correspondent Kennedy Rue McCullough takes us through this week’s Entertainment Round-Up which includes a reimagining of The Preacher’s Wife, the ‘Atlanta’ Season 3 trailer, and Ye’s Drink Champs interview that broke the internet. Daryl Archie and Blue Telusma join in conversation.

The conflict between the Ethiopian Federal Government and Tigray’s Regional State has surpassed one-year. The government is now allegedly asking retired soldiers to arm-up, while TPLF are reportedly miles away from the capital city of Addis Ababa. As the panel examines the conflict and its impending escalation in the capital, the Guests will address the question - what exactly is this region on the brink of? Ethiopian-American journalist Hermela Aregawi, Community Organizer Nebiyu Asfaw, and Professor of Political Science at UCLA Edmond J. Keller join.

Our final segment will tease our “Black Safety” panel for the Revolt Summit in Atlanta this week, where victims' families who’ve lost loved ones to violence will share personal stories as we try to get to solutions to make Black safety first a priority. The conversation will air in its entirety on RBNW next week.

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