Setting It Straight With Selwyn Jones

Setting It Straight With Selwyn Jones

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.

Episodes

January 31, 2023 34 min

A son’s life was tragically taken seventeen years ago. A mother continues to fight for justice. Adrienne Miranda joins us to shed light on this senseless act of hate.

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Listen to this heartbreaking and shocking story of injustice and corruption surrounding Christian Parker. He is serving a life sentence due to a Florida statute that gave prosecutors discretion to “throw away the key” on this young man. Join the fight and learn how you can help change this egregious error in the legal system.  Guest: Christian Parker

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A paralegal specialist describes how a neglected youth in Florida is serving life plus 81 years for nonviolent crimes. She will also describe how the state’s Prisoner Release Re-offender laws made this possible. Guest: Malissa Hurry

 

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January 10, 2023 29 min

In this episode, Yolanda McNair joins the show to share her powerful testimony about a police officer who killed her daughter and how law enforcement continues to hide the truth regarding the facts surrounding her death. 

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December 13, 2022 29 min

Liz Darden and Selwyn Jones share some Christmas memories and community organizations that lead the charge in serving others during the holiday season. From mental health to children’s health care needs, join Setting It Straight in bringing awareness and please participate in the giving!  

 

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Tavis Crane was killed by an Arlington, TX police officer during a traffic stop. Questions surrounding the reasoning for his death lead his mother, Dee Crane, to seek justice for her son. Selwyn interviews Dee Crane to learn how she won the fight to quash the qualified immunity defense from Tavis’ civil case.  

 

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Without a doubt, Critical Race Theory is one the most controversial topics impacting how American history is taught to our children. Selwyn delves into this topic with none other than its foremost proponent, Erin Jones, who explains what Critical Race Theory is about. 

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November 22, 2022 34 min

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.  

 

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November 15, 2022 33 min

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.

 

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November 8, 2022 44 min

Selwyn “drops the mic” with his direct response to Ye’s false claims regarding the true cause of George Floyd’s death. Get ready for a “hot take” you won’t forget.  

 

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November 1, 2022 32 min

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.

 

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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.

 

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