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#RolandMartinUnfiltered is a daily show broadcast from Washington, DC, that will focus on news, politics, culture, entertainment, social justice, sports, education, business, and finance. If it’s important to you, we will cover it. You will be treated to some of the top minds in education, public policy, and academia, discussing the news of the day and why it matters to us. Visit http://rolandmartinunfiltered.com for more information and to join the #BringTheFunk Fan Club. Your support is vital and will help make the #RolandMartinUnfiltered Daily Digital Show a reality.

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#RolandMartinUnfiltered is a daily show broadcast from Washington, DC, that will focus on news, politics, culture, entertainment, social justice, sports, education, business, and finance. If it’s important to you, we will cover it. You will be treated to some of the top minds in education, public policy, and academia, discussing the news of the day and why it matters to us. Visit http://rolandmartinunfiltered.com for more information and to join the #BringTheFunk Fan Club. Your support is vital and will help make the #RolandMartinUnfiltered Daily Digital Show a reality.

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Episodes

Trump pleads NOT GUILTY; Ex-Miss. officers plead guilty to racist attack; Fla. PragerU standards

8/3/2023
8.3.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Trump pleads NOT GUILTY; Ex-Miss. officers plead guilty to racist attack; Florida approves use of conservative content from 'PragerU' in schools Former President Donald Trump pleads not guilty to conspiring to overturn the 2020 presidential election. We'll bring you details from inside the D.C. courtroom and explore the potential implications of this landmark case. In another bombshell arrangement, Six former Mississippi law enforcement officers have pleaded guilty to federal civil rights offenses related to the abuse of two Black men. We will explain what this means for police accountability and transparency in Mississippi. A Woodbridge Democrat files a lawsuit against party leaders and state election officials, alleging irregularities in the 19th District House of Delegates Democratic primary. Virginia House Delegate Candidate Makya Little will join us to explain. In a controversial move, Florida has approved teaching lessons from a conservative educational program in public school classrooms. We'll speak with the Senior Writer with Rapid Response to explain the change in Florida's education system. I sat down with Alvin D. Hall, author of 'Driving the Green Book: A Road Trip Through the Living History of Black Resistance. Prepare for a vivid journey through time as Hall takes us back to the Jim Crow era and reveals the untold stories of millions of Black Americans. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:38:54

Obama Appointed Judge Assigned Trump Trial, OH Reagan Tokes Act, MO Derontae Martin Death Update

8/2/2023
8.2.2023 ##RolandMartinUnfiltered: Obama Appointed Judge Assigned Trump Trial, OH Reagan Tokes Act, MO Derontae Martin Death Update Former President Donald Trump has been given a court date to appear before a judge appointed by Obama to face his federal election fraud indictment in D.C. Tonight, we'll take a closer look to discuss the implications of this court date for Trump and the future of American politics. The Ohio Supreme Court recently upheld the Reagan Tokes Act, which grants the authority to prison officials to prolong the sentences of certain inmates based on their conduct in prison. Tonight, we will speak with an Ohio legal professional to further explore the implications of this controversial law on citizens' rights. Missouri Teen Derontae Martin was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head in the home of a known white supremacist. We will speak with Derontae's mother and The Chief of Staff Campaign Zero to shed light on the absence of arrests and their ongoing fight for justice. In 2023, a white bus driver asked two Black Men to get to the back of an empty bus. We will show you the disturbing video. I had the opportunity to speak with the University of Minnesota Professor Timothy J. Lensmire to discuss how white people form their racial identity based on interactions with people of color. You won't want to miss this insightful RMU Book Club conversation. Download the #BlackStarNetwork app on iOS, AppleTV, Android, Android TV, Roku, FireTV, SamsungTV and XBox http://www.blackstarnetwork.com #RolandMartinUnfiltered and the #BlackStarNetwork are news reporting platforms covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:43:19

Trump indicted; Henrietta Lacks' Settlement, OH Law Extends Prison Term For Behavior

8/1/2023
8.1.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Trump indicted; Henrietta Lacks' Settlement, OH Law Extends Prison Term For Behavior Breaking news ... Donald Trump indicted by grand jury on 2020 election interference As we celebrate the 103rd birthday of Henrietta Lacks, the family has finally settled their Lawsuit against the biotechnology company Thermos Fisher Scientific. We'll show you what The Lacks Family had to say and explore why it matters to the future of medical ethics and patient rights. The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a law that allows prison officials to extend the sentences of certain inmates based on their behavior behind bars. Ohio attorney Fanon A. Rucker will join us to explain the law's controversy and uncover its implications for the judicial system. The Circleville, Ohio, police department just released records shedding light on the shocking reason behind the firing of an officer who released a dog on an unarmed black man. You won't believe why. It's not what you think. Alvin D. Hall's new book, "Driving the Green Book: A Road Trip Through the Living History of Black Resistance," takes readers on a powerful journey through the Jim Crow era. I will show you my interview with Alvin about the significance of the Green Book. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:08:18

Benefits & Care For Black Vets, TX Police Terrorize Black Family, Dems Debate Voting Strategy

7/31/2023
7.31.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Benefits & Care For Black Vets, TX Police Terrorize Black Family, Dems Debate Voting Strategy The Department of Veterans Affairs announces a groundbreaking initiative to address health access disparities among black veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs Press Secretary joins me to discuss the initiative and the impact of the PACT Act. A black family in Texas faced terror at the hands of police officers who mistakenly accused them of driving a stolen vehicle. We will show you the chilling video highlighting the racial disparities in law enforcement and the urgent need for accountability. The Democratic Party finds itself at a critical juncture, grappling with internal divisions over the path forward for voting rights litigation in the lead-up to the 2024 presidential election. We will speak with the Founding Partner of HIT Strategies to unpack how this battle over legal strategy shapes the future of voting rights. I got the chance to speak with Theresa Runstedtler, a Professor and Historian of Race and Sport at American University, to discuss her book, "Black Ball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Spencer Haywood, and the Generation That Saved the Soul of the NBA." I will share the enlighting interview later in the show. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:02:41

TN DOJ Investigation, National Urban League Conference 2023, Cincinnati Music Festival Recap

7/27/2023
7.27.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: TN DOJ Investigation, National Urban League Conference 2023, Cincinnati Music Festival Recap The Justice Department is investigating a pattern or practice investigation into police conduct in Memphis, and we'll discuss the findings of this investigation. You'll hear Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke break it all down. The Alabama woman who lied about being abducted could face charges for filing a false police report. Tuesday would have been Emmett Till's 82nd birthday. President Biden signed a historic proclamation establishing the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument in Mississippi and Illinois. We'll talk to one of Till's family members and an activist about what this means and how the pursuit of justice continues. The NAACP's Senior Vice President of Strategy and Advancement will be here to talk about how the move to ban menthol cigarettes is a social justice issue. Plus, we'll be recapping the Cincinnati music festival with our exclusive interview with comedian and television host Sheryl Underwood. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:16:02

Emmett & Mamie Till-Mobley Monument, CA Mother Punch By Cop Lawsuit,Cincinnati Music Festival Recap

7/25/2023
7.25.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Emmett & Mamie Till-Mobley Monument, CA Mother Punch By Cop Lawsuit,Cincinnati Music Festival Recap In a proclamation ceremony, President Joe Biden establishes a national monument honoring Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, while calling out Republican efforts to stymie civil rights education in classrooms. We'll have some of that ceremony for you. In California, a black mother sues law enforcement officers for excessive force after a disturbing incident that shows a deputy punching her multiple times in the face while holding her 3-week-old baby. Her Attorney will join us to explain the details of the lawsuit and how she is fighting to get justice. The Rainbow PUSH Coalition's new president, Rev. Frederick Douglass Haynes III, will be here tonight to discuss his appointment from civil rights icon Jesse Jackson and the coalition's future. Nearly 60 years after Malcolm X's assassination, a man who says he witnessed the civil right's leaders death is coming forward with allegations undercover officials were involved in Malcolm X's 1965 murder. And I'll recap the Cincinnati Black music festival and its Black Music Walk of Fame grand opening. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:50:31

AL Carlee Russell Admits She Lied, Alabama Redistricting Battle, Cincinnati Music Festival recap

7/24/2023
7.24.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: AL Carlee Russell Admits She Lied, Alabama Redistricting Battle, Cincinnati Music Festival recap Carlee Russell admits she was not kidnapped and she made up seeing a baby on Alabama's I-459. We'll have her confession her attorney sent to the Hoover police chief. Alabama Republicans' newly approved district lines are causing quite a stir. The maps are heading back to federal court, potentially causing far-reaching consequences. An Alabama Democratic state representative will be here to explain how they are again battling an issue the Supreme Court settled. Texas A&M University President M. Katherine Banks abruptly resigns following the botched hiring of a Black journalist to revive the university's journalism department. We'll explore what this means for the university and the broader conversation surrounding racial equity in educational institutions. Controversy clouds Florida's education system after adopting a new African American history standard taking students back in time to learn from late 1800s rhetoric. Plus, hear from Florida State Representative Kim Daniels on the board as she appears in a shocking video expressing gratitude for slavery. I will take you on a musical journey as we bring you exclusive interviews and unforgettable moments from the Cincinnati music festival. Trust me; you won't want to miss the highlights from Cincinnati's Music Festival. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:43:42

Cincinnati Music Festival, TX Texas A&M President Resigns, VP Harris Defends History in Florida

7/21/2023
7.21.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Cincinnati Music Festival, TX Texas A&M President Resigns, VP Harris Defends History in Florida Texas A&M University's president, M. Katherine Banks, resigns after the botched hiring decision that aimed to revive the university's journalism department with a Black journalist. We'll break it all down and explain the implications of this resignation. Vice President Kamala Harris takes a stand against newly approved Black History standards by the Florida Board of Education. We will play the powerful speech from Madam Vice President expressing concern over these guidelines. Alabama lawmakers faced a critical deadline today to redraw congressional districts to give Black voters a stronger voice, as ordered by the courts. However, little willingness has been shown by legislators to comply fully. We'll dive into the proposed plans and the ongoing struggle for fair representation. I got to catch up with legendary hip-hop artists like Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, and more. Get ready for an up-close look at the excitement and talent-making waves in the music industry. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:26:42

Cincinnati Music Festival, TX Texas A&M President Resigns, VP Harris Defends History in Florida

7/21/2023
7.21.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Cincinnati Music Festival, TX Texas A&M President Resigns, VP Harris Defends History in Florida Texas A&M University's president, M. Katherine Banks, resigns after the botched hiring decision that aimed to revive the university's journalism department with a Black journalist. We'll break it all down and explain the implications of this resignation. Vice President Kamala Harris takes a stand against newly approved Black History standards by the Florida Board of Education. We will play the powerful speech from Madam Vice President expressing concern over these guidelines. Alabama lawmakers faced a critical deadline today to redraw congressional districts to give Black voters a stronger voice, as ordered by the courts. However, little willingness has been shown by legislators to comply fully. We'll dive into the proposed plans and the ongoing struggle for fair representation. I got to catch up with legendary hip-hop artists like Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, and more. Get ready for an up-close look at the excitement and talent-making waves in the music industry. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:26:42

AL Congressional Maps Redrawn, FL Voting Rights Law, Menthol Cigarettes & Black Health Equity

7/21/2023
7.20.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: AL Congressional Maps Redrawn, FL Voting Rights Law, Menthol Cigarettes & Black Health Equity In Alabama, Republicans pass a proposed congressional map that draws intense criticism from Black lawmakers. An LDF Political Participation Fellow will be here to help us understand the controversy and its impact on voting rights. Tuesday, we told you about Louisiana's Angola State Prison allegations highlighting the treatment of primarily Black boys detained in the former death row building. The Deputy Director of the ACLU's National Prison Project will be here to update us on the case. Nikki Fried, the head of Florida's Democratic Committee, will join us to discuss the state's voting laws, and the president of Kappa Alpha Psi will explain why they are joining forces to denounce Gov. Ron DeSantis's racist policies. And we're looking at the health disparities associated with tobacco-related illness in the black community. The President and CEO of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids will shed light on the critical importance of eliminating menthol cigarettes and the impact it can have on Black health. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:55:05

Carlee Russell Update, VA NAACP Fight for Voting Rights, Northwestern U Racial & Abuse Lawsuit

7/19/2023
7.19.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Carlee Russell Update, VA NAACP Fight for Voting Rights, Northwestern U Racial & Abuse Lawsuit A racial discrimination and sexual assault lawsuit was filed on Tuesday by student-athletes against Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. We will show you what the students and their attorney Ben Crump had to say at a press conference shedding light on this disturbing case. Stay tuned for the details. The NAACP has called out Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin for trying to exclude former felons from the voting process. We'll speak with Robert N. Barnette, Jr., President of the NAACP Virginia, to get his perspective on this crucial issue. And Police finally concluded its investigation of an Alabama woman Carlee Russell who went missing for 48 hours. We will tell you why the Police believe that she was not abducted. Greenwood Inc., a Black-owned digital banking platform, is entangled in a lawsuit with The Gathering Spot, a famous private club for Black professionals. We'll be joined by the Principal of OBI Advisors, who will break down the details of this multi-million dollar mess. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.'s 56th National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, is coming up. Celebrating 60 years of their Social Action Commission, the Sorority has a special guest delivering the keynote address - Vice President Kamala Harris. Elsie Cooke-Holmes, the National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., joins us to discuss this momentous event. And in our Tech Talk segment, we have a milestone to share. The mobile app Fanbase has reached new heights. Isaac Hayes III, Manager and Founder of Fanbase, is joining us to discuss this achievement. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:12:31

LA Angola Youth Heat Conditions, Trump Presidential Power Plan, Rep. Hosford schools GOP MAGA Agenda

7/18/2023
7.18.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: LA Angola Youth Heat Conditions, Trump Presidential Power Plan, Rep. Hosford schools GOP MAGA Agenda A shocking lawsuit against Louisiana's Angola prison reveals horrendous conditions in which nearly 80 Black boys have been forced into solitary confinement in extreme heat and abusive treatment. We'll dive into the details of the emergency filing, which seeks to protect the rights of these children and prevent them from being placed in adult facilities. Former President Donald Trump has plans to expand executive powers if he were to reclaim the White House in 2024. We will speak with Tamia D. Booker, Founder & Managing Director of T. Booker Strategies, to find out how these plans could reshape the structure of the executive branch, concentrating authority directly in Trump's hands. The parents of Carlethia "Carlee" Russell, the Alabama woman who miraculously returned home after a frightening abduction, sat for an exclusive interview with NBC News. We will play the interview and hear why the Russells believe their daughter's abductor remains at large. Rep. Steven Horsford takes a bold stance against MAGA Republicans, shining a light on their agenda focused on fighting against "wokism." Stay tuned to hear him call out MAGA. In our marketplace segment, we'll speak with the CEO of Mylegkini, a groundbreaking bikini brand that empowers people of all shapes and sizes to feel confident on the beach. Discover this inclusive brand's inspirational story. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:01:49

Rev. Jackson steps down;Ala. ignores Black voters;Texas A&M ripped over treatment of Black professor

7/17/2023
7.17.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Rev. Jackson steps down;Ala. ignores Black voters;Texas A&M ripped over treatment of Black professor Explosive reports suggest that former President Donald Trump and his allies are already strategizing their plans if they were to secure the White House in 2024 to expand presidential power. We will break it all down. A shocking move by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents" left renowned Journalists Kathleen McElroy without a job because of concern about McElory's past work on race and diversity. Today we will speak to a Texas State Representative working to make things right. Secondly, a significant development over the weekend as Rainbow Push's founder Jesse Jackson stepped down and Rev. Frederick Haynes III was named to lead the Rainbow PUSH. We'll bring you exclusive interviews and footage from the organization's 57th annual conference with Vice President Kamala Harris in attendance. And an update on the missing Alabama woman Carlee Russell. She returned home safe and sound after being missing for over two days. We share the details about her miraculous return. Recent studies show that skin cancer is the most common type in the US, but racial disparities in outcomes are prevalent. A family Medicine Specialist joins us to discuss the findings and why it matters. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:11:03

CA Police End Bodycam Analysis, Horsford v Gaetz, SAG-AFTRA Strike, GOP AGs Warn Companies about DEI

7/14/2023
7.14.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: CA Police End Bodycam Analysis, Horsford v Gaetz, SAG-AFTRA Strike, GOP AGs Warn Companies about DEI A police chief in California was caught in a controversy over ending the analysis of body camera footage. We speak with a Civil Rights Attorney on the implications of this decision and what the community can do to get transparency. Rep. Steven Horsford unleashed a fiery showdown with Rep. Matt Gaetz on the House floor over a decision to remove diversity, equity, and inclusion from the military. We will show you the interaction and explain how this will impact black servicemen and women. The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has announced an imminent strike. Actress Yvette Nicole Brown, a vocal supporter of the strike, joins us to share her thoughts on the pressing issue. The city of Evanston in Illinois delivers on its promise to pay reparations to black residents. The Founder & Executive Director of FirstRepair will explain what this means and how it could change the course of history. Lastly, Addressing the growing threat of wildfires and the underrepresentation of minorities in wildland firefighting, the U.S. Forest Service and Historically Black Colleges and Universities have united to boost diversity. The USDA Forest Service National Diversity Student Programs Manager joins us to discuss this breakthrough partnership. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:01:52

Donald Trump Arrested & Arraigned, Randy Cox Settlement, NYPD Report Shows Racial Disparities

7/14/2023
6.13.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Donald Trump Arrested & Arraigned, Randy Cox Settlement, NYPD Report Shows Racial Disparities It's a historic day as former President Donald Trump makes his first court appearance to answer for the 37-count federal indictment related to hoarding top-secret government documents. We'll have the latest on what this means and how it could impact the political landscape. Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump will join us to discuss the largest settlement in U.S. history over police misconduct in the Randy Cox case out of New Haven, Connecticut. The mother of the Florida black woman gunned down by a racist white woman pleads with funeral-goers not to let her daughter's death be in vain. A shocking move in Illinois. The Governor just signed a bill into law banning books. And in our marketplace segment, we highlight the first minority-owned stock exchange. We are talking to the leaders of Dream Exchange. Download the #BlackStarNetwork app on iOS, AppleTV, Android, Android TV, Roku, FireTV, SamsungTV and XBox http://www.blackstarnetwork.com The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platforms covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:55:24

Buffalo shooting lawsuit; DOJ joins suit against Miss.; Tobacco companies targeting Blacks exposed

7/14/2023
7.13.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Buffalo shooting lawsuit; DOJ joins suit against Miss.; Tobacco companies targeting Blacks exposed The families of the victims of the tragic 2022 Buffalo Tops Supermarket massacre are taking legal action. One of the attorneys will be here to explain why they are going after social media firms and firearm manufacturers. The Department of Justice launches an investigation into Fulton County, Georgia, Jail where a black man, LaShawn Thompson, died covered in insects and filth. Civil Rights attorney, Ben Crump, will be here to tell us more. The DOJ files to become a part of the NAACP's lawsuit against the state of Mississippi, trying to create a separate legal system for the state's Capitol City. And One of Los Angeles' largest hospitals, Cedars-Sinai Hospital, is facing a federal investigation over how they treatment of black women, especially those having babies. The family of a black Indiana man who died after he was tased and handcuffed while naked during a mental health crisis will be here with their attorneys to talk about their civil lawsuit and how they are preparing for the trial of the cops who killed their son. We have a special report on the disproportionate use of menthol products in Black communities. Tonight, we'll examine how tobacco companies targeted black communities with an expert from the Department of African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:26:10

Tuberville & White Nationalists, GA Black Rep Switches to GOP, TX A&M DEI Hysteria

7/13/2023
7.12.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Tuberville & White Nationalists, GA Black Rep Switches to GOP, TX A&M DEI Hysteria Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville is now on the defensive after defending white nationalists. In a stunning reversal, Republicans and Tuberville denounce white nationalists. Senator Rand Paul makes a provocative prediction about college basketball players. Claiming they will turn into "rap stars" while attacking anti-trust laws in sports, his comments have captivated social media. A Republican now represents a majority Democratic area in Georgia. State Representative Meisha Mainor says she's taking a moral stand by switching up on the people who put her in office. Oh, Texas A&M, I'm not done with ya'll. I have more thoughts about how you disrespected, dishonored, and disappointed your distinguished alums with how you treated black journalist Kathleen McElroy. In our Tech Talk segment, the creator of The Party Starter will explain how you can plan any event with your fingertips. I'll also recap the Jeffery Osborne Celebrity Classic Golf Tournament. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:02:09:04

LA Ronald Greene Charges Quashed, TX A & M DEI Hysteria, OK Tulsa Race Riots Reparations Dismissed

7/11/2023
7.11.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: LA Ronald Greene Charges Quashed, TX A & M DEI Hysteria, OK Tulsa Race Riots Reparations Dismissed A Louisiana judge drops charges of two of the officers involved in the death of Ronald Greene. His mother is here tonight to give us the latest. Yesterday we told you an Oklahoma judge dismissed the Tulsa Race Riots Reparations case. Civil Rights Attorney and Founder of Justice for Greenwood, Damario Solomon-Simmons, will tell us what's next for his clients, the last three survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre. Roland will be here to comprehensively analyze how the Texas A & M Board of Regents allowed DEI fears to sabotage the university's journalism program. In our marketplace segment, a personal trainer's invention helps prevent injuries while working out. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. " See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:53:42

OK Tulsa Race Riots Reparations, Hill Harper Senate Announcement, GA Mayor Arrested

7/11/2023
7.10.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: OK Tulsa Race Riots Reparations, Hill Harper Senate Announcement, GA Mayor Arrested An Oklahoma judge throws out a lawsuit seeking reparations for the 1921 "Tulsa Race Massacre".... killing any measure of legal justice for the last three survivors of the deadly racist rampage. Black farmers can FINALLY file claims for the "long-awaited" TWO-POINT-TWO BILLION DOLLAR U-S-D-A program.....The National Association of Black Farmers president will be here to explain why this program is CRUCIAL to addressing historical discrimination. Actor and activist Hill Harper is getting into politics as a candidate. We'll tell you what he's running for and against. The legal battle over Aretha Franklin's handwritten wills shows the importance of estate planning..... An expert estate planner will explain why you need to think about what happens after you die---no matter how much you have... It's Fibroids Awareness Month.... and we're shedding light on this condition that disproportionately affects women of color....In our '"FIT...LIVE...WIN" segment.... the Founder of "Advocating for My Uterus" will explain how to advocate for yourself--- and learn about your options. And hundreds gathered to say their final farewell to Howard University's Dr. Bill Spriggs. We'll show you some of Saturday's memorial service. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:51:28

Black Unemployment Rises, Tulsa Race Riot Not About Race?, Twitter's Rival, Spill, Legacy Admissions

7/7/2023
7.7.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Black Unemployment Rises, Tulsa Race Riot Not About Race?, Twitter's Rival, Spill, Legacy Admissions The June jobs report indicates the black unemployment rate contributes to the 90-percent rise in the nation's unemployment rate. We'll examine how much the black unemployment rate rose for the third consecutive month. #WE-TRIED-TO-TELL-YOU Conservatives are doing their best to rewrite history. Oklahoma's state superintendent says teaching about the Tulsa Race Massacre is OK. Just leave the part about race out of it. Justice for Greenwood Foundation founder, Damario Solomon-Simmons, will be here to give his thoughts about this foolishness. New York legislators are going after legacy admissions. The executive director of DEFER will join me to explain the "Fair College Admissions Act." Chicago leaders are accusing the school system of racial discrimination and unfairly firing seven black principals. Twitter has a new rival. One of the founders of Spill will be here to explain how his former company inspired him to create a platform celebrating black culture. Download the Black Star Network app at http://www.blackstarnetwork.com! We're on iOS, AppleTV, Android, AndroidTV, Roku, FireTV, XBox and SamsungTV. The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platform covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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