Editorial Producer Allison Gilbert and "Legal View" Anchor Ashleigh Banfield discuss Gilbert's new book, "Covering Catastrophe," which highlights how broadcast journalists covered the events of September 11, 2001.
The two relive the most memorable moments from that day and the challenges they faced as journalists.
To read Gilbert's Op-Ed, click the link below:Journalist and survivor: The rules blurred on 9/11
Retired Law Enforcement Agent Lou Palumbo says paying attention to warning signs is not enough to stop the next shooting rampage in America. He advises U.S. policy change is the only way to prevent shooters like Elliot Rodger.
This weekend marks the 60th Anniversary of the historic Brown v. Board of Education ruling. The ground-breaking decision desegregated schools and forever changed the makeup of American classrooms. But many people– including Attorney General Eric Holder– say racism is still very much alive. Saturday, during his commencement speech at Morgan State University, he referenced recent comments made by Donald Sterling and rancher Cliven Bundy, saying:
"These outbursts of bigotry, while deplorable, are not the true markers of the struggle that still must be waged, or the work that still needs to be done – because the greatest threats do not announce themselves in screaming headlines. They are more subtle. They cut deeper."
"New Day Weekend" sat down with political science professor Jason Johnson and educational administration professor Sheneka Williams to discuss.