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A Just Cause

June 12, 2015 12:10 ET

Congressman Charles B. Rangel on Education, Trade, Justice and President Obama -- AJC Radio, Spotlight On Capitol Hill

AJC Radio's Lamont Banks Interviewed Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D - NY) for Thursday's Spotlight On Capitol Hill Segment, Says Advocacy Group, A Just Cause

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - June 12, 2015) - A Just Cause's Executive Director, Lamont Banks, interviewed Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D - NY) for AJC Radio's Thursday evening segment (6/11/15), "Spotlight On Capitol Hill." Congressman Rangel shared thoughts and concerns about education, trade, justice and President Obama.

"It was an incredible opportunity to interview Congressman Rangel," said Banks. "Congressman Rangel used the 'Spotlight On Capitol Hill' segment to do exactly what the segment is designed to do, and that is to allow members of Congress and the Senate to discuss issues and legislation that are critical to their constituents and to the nation on a whole," Banks added.

Congressman Rangel, now in his 23rd term in Congress, spoke about criminal justice reform, education, technology, policing and the the hope for continued success for President Obama. During the interview Mr. Rangel reiterated that this is his last term in office, but that there are several things he hopes to see happen before he leaves office.

"'Spotlight On Capitol Hill' is like 'must see TV'; it's 'must listen radio,'" says Sam Thurman, A Just Cause/AJC Radio. "To hear how candidly Congressman Rangel shared with Mr. Banks is truly refreshing and we know that our listeners will benefit tremendously by this type of dialogue with our elected officials," Thurman concludes.

"When our listeners tune in on AJC Radio's segment, 'Spotlight On Capitol Hill,' they will not be disappointed," says Banks. "Congressman Rangel's office made it work. They got the Congressman scheduled, and obviously the Congressman saw the value that 'Spotlight On Capitol Hill' provides for lawmakers to reach out to the nation," Banks emphasizes. "If anyone missed the live broadcast, the beauty of the internet is that the archives are available 24/7 on our website and I would encourage everyone to listen to the interview with Congressman Rangel -- a truly inspiring man and patriot of America," Banks concludes.

AJC Radio says "Happy Birthday" to Congressman Charles B. Rangel. The AJC Radio interview with Congressman Rangel was conducted on June 11, 2015 -- Congressman Rangel's 85thBirthday.

AJC Radio interview with Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) is at www.ajcradio.com - Rangel Interview.

For more info on AJC Radio programming -- including program archives -- visit www.AJCRadio.com. Follow the channel on Twitter @AJCRadio. AJC Radio, "Bringing the Message of Justice Around the World," airs Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-10PM ET.

ABOUT AJC Radio

AJC Radio is an Internet radio presentation produced by the advocacy group, A Just Cause (www.a-justcause.com). The program is designed to captivate the American people by dissecting the United States' judicial system, and exposing the hard truths. AJC Radio "…takes the message of justice around the world…" as the panelists review wrongful convictions, judicial misconduct, and mass incarceration across the U.S.

The show provides emotional, as well as entertaining dialogue on issues that may be considered controversial by some, but raw truth by others. AJC Radio promises to deliver open discussions about prosecutorial and judicial abuse in the U.S., with the objective of making the show unique, cutting edge, and intriguing to all listeners.

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