First, Terry Neal, metro editor and former national political correspondent for the Washington Post
, and Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation
magazine, team up to identify what went wrong in Republican strategy on the way to losing both the House and Senate to the Democrats. Then, Frank Newport, Editor in Chief of the Gallup organization, makes a return visit, matching up his previous predictions to post-election results and finds he was "right" on the mark...with the left. Also, Dr. Joe Marshall, founder and Executive Director of the Omega Boys Club/Street Soldiers, steps up the fight to prevent youth violence and imprisonment. After, singer/songwriter extraordinaire Brian McKnight celebrates his tenth album in the music business with the release of his latest album, appropriately titled Ten
. Then, Congressman-elect Keith Ellison explains why his Muslim religion and African American heritage did not keep him from making history in Minnesota last Tuesday. Also, The Afro American
newspaper reporter Leonard Sparks calls from Iraq to share what he's learning about black men and women soldiers involved in the conflict. After, Ian Inaba, director of the documentary American Blackout
, offers an update on his Video the Vote
project following Tuesday's election. Then, Lonnie Ali, the wife of "The Greatest" Muhammad Ali, discusses their new initiative for youth literacy. Lastly, legendary horn player Hugh Masekela previews his upcoming one-night only benefit concert for young South African musicians in New York. (Broadcast Date: November 11, 2006)
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