8.29.2022 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Jim Crow voting law upheld; Black Duke volleyball player called n-word; Tabitha Brown fires back
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is upholding a voting law it knows is steeped in racism.
It's an1890 Jim Crow law that white supremacist state leaders designed to disenfranchise Black voters. I'll be talking to one of the lawyers from the Mississippi Center for Justice who is fighting to change it.
The only black Duke University volleyball player was called racial slurs during a match against Bringham Young University. Her father will be joining me tonight to discuss how both schools responded and how his daughter is handling the situation. BYU said Sunday that
Internet sensation Tabitha Brown says take her as she is or don't take her at all. We'll be talking about code-switching and how some entertainment leaders want us to tone down who we are to make others comfortable.
And September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. We will be talking to the Senior Advisor of Black Women's Health Imperative about Pfizer's $5.4 billion investment in one of the more promising drugs to treat the disease.
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