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The Legal Eagle Review is an informative and thought-provoking weekly radio show and podcast where the show hosts, NCCU law professors Irv Joyner and April Dawson, talk with guest experts and discuss current legal and political issues affecting everyday people in Durham, the surrounding community, and the state. The show airs on WNCU 90.7 FM on Sundays from 7-8p. The Legal Eagle Review is sponsored by the North Carolina Central University School of Law, and the Virtual Justice Project.

The Legal Eagle Review Irving Joyner & April Dawson

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The Legal Eagle Review is an informative and thought-provoking weekly radio show and podcast where the show hosts, NCCU law professors Irv Joyner and April Dawson, talk with guest experts and discuss current legal and political issues affecting everyday people in Durham, the surrounding community, and the state. The show airs on WNCU 90.7 FM on Sundays from 7-8p. The Legal Eagle Review is sponsored by the North Carolina Central University School of Law, and the Virtual Justice Project.

    The African American Press

    The African American Press

    On this show, we discuss the history, impact, challenges, and future of the African American press. Joining us for this discussion are Cash Michael, a journalist for several newspapers in North Carolina and Professor Brett Chambers, who teaches in the Department of Mass Communications at North Carolina Central University.

    • 59 min
    Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    In recognition of the MLK Day of Service Federal Holiday which commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth, we talk with Ted Shaw, UNC School of Law Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights and Jarvis Hall, Professor of Political Science at North Carolina Central University.

    • 56 min
    NC Justice Thomas Ruffin, State v. Mann, and Honest History Telling

    NC Justice Thomas Ruffin, State v. Mann, and Honest History Telling

    On this show, talk about NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Ruffin, the State v. Mann decision he authored, and the need for the honest and complete recounting of history. We talk with Eric Muller, the Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor in Jurisprudence and Ethics at UNC-Chapel Hill Law School and James Williams, retired Orange County Chief Public Defender and avid history buff.

    • 57 min
    Comcast v. National Association of African American-Owned Media

    Comcast v. National Association of African American-Owned Media

    The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Comcast v. National Association of African American-Owned Media. This is a discrimination suit brought by the African American actor and comedian Byron Allen against Comcast for failure to carry his network. Allen alleges that the reason Comcast decided not to carry his network was based on race, and Allen is suing under the Civil Rights Act of 1866. During this show, we talk about the Civil Rights Act of 1866, and how the Supreme Court's decision may affect the future of the country's oldest civil rights statute with Don Corbett, Professor of Law at North Carolina Central University School of Law.

    • 56 min
    2020 Census

    2020 Census

    The United States Constitution requires a census of the American population every ten years, and the next census count will occur in April 2020. We discuss the need for an accurate census count and efforts to ensure full participation with Stacey Carless, Executive Director of the NC Counts Coalition, and Juliana Cabrales, Mid-Atlantic Director of Civic Engagement for the National Association of Latino Elected Officials Educational Fund (NALEO).

    • 57 min
    Holiday Scams, Identity Theft, and Internet Safety

    Holiday Scams, Identity Theft, and Internet Safety

    Every year, thousands of North Carolina citizens suffer significant financial loss when they find that they are a victim of a scam, identity theft, or both. Consumers are at even greater risk of these threats during the holiday season. So as the holiday season approaches, we wanted to talk about how people can protect themselves from scams and identity theft, and stay safe on the internet. Joining us for this discussion are Attorney Hugh Harris, Outreach & Policy Counsel for the Public Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice, and Natalie Wood, Outreach Specialist with the North Carolina Department of Justice.

    • 59 min

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