Political strategist Catalina Byrd sits in for First Edition host Sean Yoes. Byrd and political commentator Sean Breeze discuss the latest fallout from Trump’s election victory: protestors across the country gather to march, China's response to Trump, and the petition on Change.org that over 600,000 Americans have signed in effort to elect Clinton to presidency.
And: How do we keep our kids safe and teach them to defend themselves after the election? Byrd and Breeze discuss this in light of a blood drive sign vandalized with a racial slur at a high school in Fulton, Maryland; a Towson area Black Lives Matter sign vandalized; and Errika Bridgeford's daughter sharing her story of having to physically defend herself after a white boy found out she didn’t vote/ or won't vote for Trump.
In the second hour, Byrd speaks to Blaque Diamond, author of a three-book series that explains Foster Care and Adoption to Children for National Adoption Day.
Then, a continued conversation with the Fades and Fellowship, a theatrical commentary set behind the backdrop of a barbershop that delves deeply into some of the most central issues affecting not only the communities in which the barbershops reside, but also the larger collective consciousness of America – issues ranging from educational inequities to racism and homophobia, from entrepreneurship and wealth consciousness to police brutality, and from health and image to relationship wellness.