Welcome to BTR NEWS w/ Scotty Reid as I broadcast from behind the enemy lines of Corporate USA. We have a guest joining us tonight…
Tune in for an hour or more of news, information and commentary.
Today’s Black Business Spotlight will focus on the beauty supply industry which does $15 billion in revenue per year. Black women spend a considerable amount on beauty supply products so how can Black people recycle those dollars in the Black community? Our guest Chambriel Spence of the Beauty Supply Institute will help us to answer question you may have about entrepreneurship in this industry.
In the news…
Since Black Lives Matter is an organization that is participating in the national movement against police terrorism that began before many of today’s youth were born. However, what are the organizational demands? One of the founders of the organization, Alicia Garza, was recently asked what their demands were by corporate media. Take a listen.
It is being reported that a “Black Lives Matter” supporter, Symone Sanders has been hired by the Bernie Sanders campaign to be his national press secretary. Yesterday the Vermont Senator vowed to fight against institutional racism.
The US Department of Defense has ordered Ferguson police to return military equipment as new a rebellion erupting in Ferguson on its one year anniversary.
Speaking of Anniversaries, today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Watts Rebellion that was from August 11 to 17, 1965.