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#TBT (Episode 11) “Is There A Problem Officer???”

It’s THURSDAY! And in the spirit of #ThrowbackThursday I’ve decided to go back into the archives and re-release an older episode that I think might be relevant to today, and also, to show how far along The Spann Report as a podcast, and Mr. Spann as a host has come. This episode is exactly 5 years old today.

In Episode 11 of #TSRP Mr. Spann embraces his inner nerd, talks about the push to make feature film “The Help” into a Hollywood blockbuster and about the state of quality Hip Hop in Detroit. And later in the show Spann addresses the Poverty Bus Tour spearheaded by Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West, the riots over in the UK, and Mr. Spann makes a trip back home to Chicago that was epic for reasons you might not expect.

Music Played During Show:

1.) “Celebration” by: Tank featuring Drake (Now Or Never Album)
2.) “Loud Noises” by: Bad Meets Evil featuring Slaughterhouse (Hell – The Sequel Album)
3.) “Love Through Her” by: The Weeknd
4.) “Homecoming” by: Kanye West featuring Chris Martin (Graduation Album)
5.) “Out Of Character” by: Avant (Avant Album)
6.) “No Church In The Wild by: Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean (Watch The Throne Album)

Larry Wilmore & Jon Stewart Rip McKinney, TX Police, and the Fox News Coverage Of The Story

In a story that gets bigger every day. Larry Wilmore of The Nightly Show, and Jon Stewart of The Daily Show, both of the Comedy Central network, took to the airwaves to talk about the infamous pool party in McKinney Texas.

McKinney TX Police Respond To Pool Party Disturbance, Only Arrest And Detain Black Kids

Apparently, police were called to a disturbance at a pool party. Unfortunately, when the police got on the scene, the only people detained and manhandled were the black kids in the area. The video speaks for itself. Thankfully, the super trooper cop who goes out of his way to drag a teen girl to the ground by her braids, refers to the kids, as a “MOB”, and totally ignores the kids when they try to tell him they just showed up to go to a birthday party, has been put on Administrative leave.

McKinney Police Department Statement

The McKinney Police Department has also held a press conference to address this event.

The Spann Report Podcast (Episode 45) “To Live & Die In Detroit”

In episode 45 of #TSRP Spann talks about getting his girlfriend to shoot with him at the range for the first time, and two guys impersonating cops, try to get in his crib! Later in the show, Spann follows up on the Kamiya Gross killing, with powerful testimony coming out of the killers pre-trial hearing. A New Jersey Reporter quits, after being suspended for a racist editorial on air concerning black people and their relationship with the police. And listener feedback!

THIS IS A $100 SPANN CHALLENGE EPISODE!!!

Music Played During Show

1.) “Now or Never” by: The Roots feat. Phonte & Dice Raw (How I Got Over Album)
2.) “La La La La La” by: Marsha Ambrosious (Friends & Lovers Album)
3.) “If I Can’t Have You” by: Bobby V (Fly On The Wall Album)

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Email: thespannpodcast@gmail.com
Hotline: (313) 288-0485
Twitter: @Mr_Spann
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The Spann Report Podcast (Episode 36) “No Disrespect”

In Episode 36 of TSRP, Mr. Spann goes live! The first live taping of the Spann Report Podcast broadcast through Google +. And in this episode, Spann talks about Income Tax balling gone horribly wrong, 1st Black Person Memes, and whether or not they are funny or disrespectful. And later in the show, Spann talks on the coming out of University of Missouri Defensive End Michael Sam, and his announcement of him being a Gay Football player. All that and more on the first ever live broadcast of The Spann Report Podcast!

Contact The Spann Report!

E-Mail- thespannpodcast@gmail.com
Hotline- (313) 288-0485
Facebook- Mr. Spann Fan Page (LIKE ME!)
Twitter- @Mr_Spann
Instagram- Mr_Spann
Website- www.TheSpannReport.com

Episode 36 As it was recorded.

Detroit Police Punches Woman During Arrest

Stories like this happen far too often. But just this Sunday during a traffic stop on 7 Mile Rd. in Detroit, a woman was stopped for expired plates on her car, no insurance, no driver’s license, no registration, and driving without a seat belt. What happens next was something nobody was expecting. But was the officer wrong for his use of force in this situation? You take a look and decide for yourself.

And here is the raw surveillance video of the incident.

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