5.8.2023 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Mass Shootings & Anxiety, DOJ Finds AL Neglects Black Residents, Remembering Harry Belafonte
The decades-old water and sewage crisis in Alabama's "Black Belt," Lowndes County. The Department of Justice found a pattern of neglect from Alabama's Department of Public Health had a pattern of neglect and failed to act on the county's water problems. I'll talk to the Rural Development Manager of the Equal Justice Initiative about how black Alabama citizens have disproportionately been impacted.
It's Mental Health Awareness Month. I'll talk to a licensed professional counselor about how the rise in mass shootings affects people's daily lives and mental well-being.
Actor Richard Dreyfuss faces backlash after defending blackface and expressing regret over being unable to play a Black man. We will show you the video of him criticizing diversity standards in Hollywood.
And we're still remembering legendary performer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte. I'll show you one of my favorite interviews I had with him.
Download the #BlackStarNetwork app on iOS, AppleTV, Android, Android TV, Roku, FireTV, SamsungTV and XBox http://www.blackstarnetwork.com
The #BlackStarNetwork is a news reporting platforms covered under Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research.