Selwyn Jones and panel discuss the unfairness that the American Legal systems gives out based on race and socioeconomic status. In this conversation various comparisons through a conscious, but honest opinions are made.
Brittney Griner, an American & WNBA player, caught in the middle of Russia’s agenda and U.S. diplomacy. Why is she serving a 9-year sentence in a Russian prison for hash-hish oil. Selwyn gives his honest take on how she and other American black women are treated.
Selwyn Jones speaks his honest take on the Brett Favre scandal. Open and honest dialog that delves into the heart of the matter. Taking money from the poor to give to the rich.
string(123) "Abuse of Power – A Conversation with RaShall Brackney – Former Chief of Police Charlottesville, Virginia (S1-Episode 1)"
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Former Chief of Police of Charlottesville, Virginia after the deadly “Unite the Right” rally, RaShall Brackney (Ph.D) joins Selwyn to share her take on qualified immunity, law enforcement training standards, and racial equity in the legal system.
Setting it Straight with Selwyn Jones is a weekly show traversing Selwyn’s unique hot takes on current social justice topics that affect our society. In each episode, Selwyn closely explores some of the most challenging issues on race and inequality, alongside impactful social justice leaders, in hopes to communicate practical solutions that resolve conflicts – one person at a time.
Selwyn Miles Jones grew up in the Jim Crow South where he experienced extreme racism, poverty, and oppression throughout his childhood. When he turned on the television On May 25, 2020 to see his nephew George Floyd being murdered by a Minneapolis Police officer he quickly realized what he experienced his whole life needed to come to an end. Following his nephew’s death Selwyn made it his life mission to put an end to police murder and violence by carrying on his Nephew’s story and advocating for systemic reform.