9.13.2022 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Ill. SAFE-T Act, DNA Arrest Lawsuit, Stacey Abrams, Salamander Resorts, Remembering Ramsey Lewis
Illinois' massive crime reform package, the SAFE-T Act, is designed to eliminate cash bail reducing the number of people detained in jail while they await trial. But misinformation about the bill set to go into effect in January 2023 is popping up all over the internet, claiming that violent criminals will be released without bail. We have two Illinois lawmakers here to address the false narrative surrounding the "Illinois Purge bill."
A California rape victim gets arrested after San Francisco police use her DNA from her sexual assault in an unrelated crime. She's now suing the police department. Her attorney will explain the case.
A South Carolina middle school teacher defends herself referring to a black teacher as the "monkey next door" in front of her students because they are friends.
A federal judge temporarily halts Arizona's law preventing the video recording of law enforcement within eight feet.
I talked to Stacey Abrams, who's gunning for Georgia's governor's mansion again. She explains why she thinks the current governor, Brian Kemp is dangerous to the entire state.
In today's Marketplace, a black-owned cookware and utensil company. Also, Salamander Hotels and Resorts takes over Mandarin Oriental Hotel here in D.C.
And a special tribute to jazz great Ramsey Lewis.
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