5.5.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: NAACP Blocks state control in MS, GA oversight to remove prosecutors, Exclusive with Gina Belafonte
The NAACP has won a significant victory against the Mississippi state government, temporarily restoring Jackson residents' voting power and voice in how justice is administered in the city. We will speak with the Executive Director of The Mississippi ACLU to discuss how this move helps hold the Mississippi state GOP accountable for their blatant attack against the predominantly black capital city.
Controversy is brewing in Georgia as Republican Governor Brian Kemp signs a bill granting an oversight commission the power to remove local prosecutors and district attorneys from their positions. We will give you all the details in this developing story.
New allegations have surfaced in the Clarence Thomas ethics scandal involving his wife, Ginni Thomas' payments. These revelations have led to calls for reform in the Supreme Court, and we'll be showing you a video that perfectly sums up why Thomas protects his wife even at the cost of his integrity and possibly his job.
Also, the April 2023 United States job numbers have been released. We'll discuss how they have impacted black Americans with Professor Jane Smith, an expert in economics and race at the University of Massachusetts. This report is crucial in understanding the state of the economy and the job market.
And finally, we'll be celebrating the life of icon Harry Belafonte with an exclusive interview with his daughter Gina as she discusses the impact of her father for the first time since he died. And Phillip Agnew, Co-Director of Black Men Build, will also share his memories of the legendary performer and activist. Stay tuned for these stories and more on tonight's news.
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