5.2.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: FL States Attorney DeSantis Letter, Tegna Deal Gets New Life, Rep. Maxine Waters Remembers Belafonte
Republicans across the nation are in an all-out assault on black prosecutors. Today we will speak with a Black state attorney from Florida who has come under fire from conservatives, including DeSantis, who alleges that she's soft on crime.
The controversy surrounding the acquisition of cable company Tenga by Standard General continues. This time New Jersey Democrat Senator Bob Menendez is calling out his colleagues and threatening to boycott all further appointments to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. We will show his entire speech as he railed on the Senate floor.
The white woman, Carolyn Bryant Donham, who was the catalyst for the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till, has sparked a debate about justice versus vengeance. I will share my thoughts on the Yazoo Herald article "Pursuit of Donham Finally Over."
Y'all have been texting and tweeting me about the Republican guest Robert had on yesterday's show. I was in L.A. for an event; when Stacey Washington said Trump's policies are better for black people than Biden's. Today, I have a little to say about what Ms. Washington said on my platform. Ya'll don't want to miss that!
One week to the day, the icon Harry Belafonte died, and today we continue our coverage honoring his life as we speak to Representative Maxine Waters about how she remembers Belafonte and all the work he's done as an activist.
In our Marketplace segment, we speak to a mother and CEO Of Kalico Bay Kids, a colting company that started from a mother's quest to create unique looks for her daughter and has turned into an international business.
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