ONME 2022 Juneteenth special takes an in-depth look into the critical research on racism against Blacks in California, reported by the California Reparations Task Force
By ONME Newswire
In this part 1 of The ONME Network's 2022 California Juneteenth: An In-Depth Review of Reparations in California with show host Julia Dudley Najieb, the three-hour broadcast begins with a healing prayer delivered by Rev. Dr. Paul Binion, II, of Westside Church of God, followed by a review of the history of Juneteenth, then a definition of slave codes, and a feature of prominent author, Shawn D. Rochester, who explains the meaning of "the Black Tax."
The three-hour broadcast continues by explaining AB3121 and reviewing the California Reparations Task Force's key findings overall. Show host and executive producer, Julia Dudley Najieb, expresses brief, personal commentary as she delves into the first two topics of environmental racism, (Anthony Rogers-Wright, C.N.E. Corbin, Ph.D, and Helen Kang, J.D.) and the effects of deliberate racism on mental health, (Dr. Theopia Jackson, Dr. Joy De Gruy, Dr. Kristee Haggins and Dr. Howard Stevenson.)
People an also watch the three-hour broadcast online starting at 5:00 PM PST via The ONME Network, the Black Headline News channel or via ONME PAN partners throughout California.
Watch the release of Part 2 later this week!
Part 2: Exploring physical health and the criminal justice system
Part 2 is a two-hour, Juneteenth broadcast that begins with the detriments of physical health affected by racism over a period of time, thus also attributing to low-birth rates of babies among Black mothers, (Dr. Chris Kuzawa, Dr. Joan Kauffman, and Kkem Ndefo.) The ONME Juenteenth broadcast continues with a feature of Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp, explaining what a district attorney does followed by suggested solutions. It then goes into the inequities of the criminal justice system nationwide and in California, featuring Alameda County Public Defender Brendon Wood's witness statement along with criminal law professor, Rachel Barkow, formerly incarcerated individual, DeAndre Brooks, and criminal defense attorney, David Menschel.
In between programming, host Dudley Najieb comments on the video excerpts from the San Jose, CA, Tulare County, and Fresno, CA Juneteenth celebrations.
Part 2 can be watched on CMAC TV in the Central Valley starting Thursday, June 23 at 9:00 AM & Friday, June 24 at 5:00 PM, which will be followed by 2021 Juneteenth rebroadcast from last year. Part 2 broadcast for the northern California is to be announced.
Part 2 can also be watched online, starting Thursday, June 23 @ 5:00 PM.