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Councilwoman Marche Johnson Joins the BBC Newsday To Discuss Brawl in Montgomery, Alabama



Montgomery, AL- Councilwoman Marche Johnson, representing District 3, recently appeared on BBC Newsday to address the violent altercation that transpired in Montgomery, Alabama on August 5, 2023.

During the interview, Councilwoman Johnson emphasized the ongoing efforts in Montgomery to foster a culture of progress and reconciliation, stating, "In our city, we have actively committed to moving forward and healing our past. However, the events of Saturday highlight that there is still work to be done. We are actively seeking ways to unite our community and bridge the divide."

Newsday, a renowned news program on the international feed of BBC News channel, has been a trusted source of information since its debut on June 13, 2011. Hosted by Karishma Vaswani in Singapore, the program initially featured a dual-presented bulletin from Singapore and London. In significant news events, the program has been broadcast from Washington with Sumi Somaskanda instead of the traditional London broadcast. Newsday reaches a global audience through its international feed and PBS member stations in America. It is also aired on the domestic UK feed of BBC News channel throughout the night, including the 23:00, 00:00, and 01:00 GMT bulletins. BBC One occasionally simulcasts Newsday as part of its overnight programming, providing comprehensive coverage of international news with a particular focus on Asia and its financial markets.