Leid Stories Stories and news that affect us all

April 5, 2019  

Have something to say that ought to be heard? Then say it on Leid Stories' "Free Your Mind Friday," the best open forum on the planet.

Go on the record. Call 888-874-4888 and free your mind.

April 4, 2019  

A year before he was assassinated (April 4, 1968) in  Memphis, Tenn.--where he had gone on 1968 to marshal support for sanitation  workers on strike for better pay and safer working conditions--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a wide-ranging interview with NBC News discussed the burgeoning civil-rights struggle, the role and responsibilities of leadership and the prospects for Black progress.

Leid Stories asks: Based on King's criteria and vision, how do we measure up as professed agents of change?

April 3, 2019  
April 2, 2019  

Leid Stories listeners offer their views on major news stories currently in play.

April 1, 2019  

Leid Stories examines these still-unfolding  stories and the impact they are having, or will have, on particular constituencies.

March 29, 2019  

It's "Free Your Mind Friday" on Leid Stories--which means it's time to clear your head of opinions and ideas you're dying to share.

Here's your chance to go on the record. Call 888-874-4888  your head and free your mind.

March 28, 2019  

Haitian authorities continue their investigation into a group of heavily armed men--including five U.S. citizens, two other foreigners and a Haitian national--who the government said were merceneries it captured while on a mission to get  $80 million in petro cash out of the country.

Trump threatens Russia: "Get your troops out of Venezuela now!" 

The president thought it was a clever move: Get millions of dollars Congress denied him for The Wall by raiding the coffers of several federal agencies. But now the Pentagon, which allocated $1 billion of its budget to help build The Wall is now asking for $2.5 billion more in additional funding to cover the cost of "underfunded priorities."

March 27, 2019  

Continuing with yesterday's discussion, we get real about what we can do about the mess we're in.

March 26, 2019  

The same people who've been messing things up for the rest of us are the ones telling us to trust them to put things right. Should we?

Leid Stories picks up from where we left off yesterday, looking at major problems the nation must now deal with because of dim-witted policies of the Trump administration.

March 25, 2019  

Leid Stories takes a deeper look at news stories and issues that developed over the weekend but will have significant impact or fallout for quite a  long time.

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