1.21.2022 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: What happened to Lauren Smith-Fields? Biden & Cannabis Reform Promise, MS Lawmakers Walkout, FL CRT
She died in her home. And it was a white man with her who alerted the police. But the police didn't take him into custody because he "looked like a nice guy." I'm talking about the death of Lauren Smith-Fields out of Bridgeport, Connecticut. The family has filed a notice to sue the police department over the investigation. It's been over a month since she died, and the cause of death has yet to be determined. There is so much to unpack with this story. The Fields' family attorney will join us tonight to help us understand the bizarre case.
In Oklahoma, a white man is back behind bars after violating his bond in the murder of a black man whose body was buried under the white man's septic tank.
Flordia's Republican Governor Ron DeSantis is pushing a bill aimed at prohibiting public schools and private businesses from making white people feel "discomfort," What does that even mean? A Florida state senator will try to explain what's happening down there.
Black Mississippi lawmakers walk out as the state Senate passes an anti-Critical Race Theory Bill.
Voting rights aren't the only unfulfilled campaign promises made by President Joe Biden. He made some about marijuana reform that he has yet to address. We'll talk to a cannabis activist who will explain how Biden has fallen short.
More Black families are homeschooling their children, citing the pandemic and racism. In our Education Matters segment, we'll meet two women who created a community where children can learn in a less stressful environment.
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