6.6.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: ATL Cop City Funds Approved, Jackson, Miss. $115M for Water Crisis, Famous Amos Success Initiative
The Atlanta City Council votes 11 to 4 to fund a controversial police training facility, despite hundreds of community members speaking out against it. One of the four council members who voted against the measure will join me tonight.
Jackson, Mississippi, receives millions in federal funds to fix its infrastructure that caused last year's water crisis. We'll talk about how the funds will help the predominantly black capital city that the state keeps ignoring.
In our Marketplace segment, we'll speak with a recipient of the Ingredients for Success Initiative by Famous Amos. They'll tell us how the initiative helps black small business owners close the wealth gap.
And later in the show, my one-on-one interview with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, the author of "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race."