Lauren Podell racial slur controversy; U-M campus chaos

Part 1: Lauren Podell racial slur controversy

The reporter, the racial slur and the resignation. WDIV reporter Lauren Podell resigned Wednesday amid allegations she used the n-word off camera to a co-worker about a shooting story last March.

Was there a better way to handle the situation? And is there a double standard when it comes to saying the word we all say and we despise?

On the panel:

Rev. W.J. Rideout, activist, advocate and pastor.

Sam Riddle, Detroit activist, former political insider

Matt Friedman, public relations expert in crisis management

Larry Dubin, attorney, law professor at University of Detroit Mercy

Part 2: U-M campus chaos

Even with the election over the campus of  the University of Michigan is still in turmoil.

This semester has been filled with threats, hate crimes, and allegations of bias. Can't we all get along?

On the panel:

Grant Strobl, conservative student, national chairman of Young Americans for Freedom

Enrique Zalamea, president, U-M college Republicans

Jason Toweh, progressive student, President of Students for Clean Energy.

Jess Hicks, recent U-M graduate, Trump protester.

Part 3: On the Road

Charlie Langton asks metro Detroiters should we do away with the Electoral College?

 


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