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#RolandMartinUnfiltered is a daily show broadcast from Washington, DC, that will focus on news, politics, culture, entertainment, social justice, sports, education, business, and finance. If it’s important to you, we will cover it. You will be treated to some of the top minds in education, public policy, and academia, discussing the news of the day and why it matters to us. Visit http://rolandmartinunfiltered.com for more information and to join the #BringTheFunk Fan Club. Your support is vital and will help make the #RolandMartinUnfiltered Daily Digital Show a reality.

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#RolandMartinUnfiltered is a daily show broadcast from Washington, DC, that will focus on news, politics, culture, entertainment, social justice, sports, education, business, and finance. If it’s important to you, we will cover it. You will be treated to some of the top minds in education, public policy, and academia, discussing the news of the day and why it matters to us. Visit http://rolandmartinunfiltered.com for more information and to join the #BringTheFunk Fan Club. Your support is vital and will help make the #RolandMartinUnfiltered Daily Digital Show a reality.

    Haiti's Humanitarian Crisis Worsens, Working with Shirley Chisholm, The Anti-DEI Crusade

    Haiti's Humanitarian Crisis Worsens, Working with Shirley Chisholm, The Anti-DEI Crusade

    3.22.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Haiti's Humanitarian Crisis Worsens, Working with Shirley Chisholm, The Anti-DEI Crusade

    The situation in Haiti is worsening as gangs continue to wreak havoc on the innocent and the country's transitional government struggles to take shape. Retired Army Lieutenant General Russel Honoré is here to explain what needs to be done to get Haiti back on track. 

    Netflix's biopic Shirley premiered today. Tonight, I'll talk to Robert Gottlieb, a man who worked on Shirley Chisholm's presidential campaign, about what it was like to work for the first black woman to run for president and how he felt about being portrayed in the film. 

    "Shirley" PREMIERES Friday, March 22nd on Netflix 👉🏾 www.netflix.com

    Republican Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a law prohibiting state funding for maintaining, sponsoring, endorsing, promoting, or affirming DEI programs. The chair of Alabama's  Democratic Conference will be here to discuss what this new law means to the state. 

    All of that and much more. 

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    • 2 hr 17 min
    OJ Simpson Dies, OH Cop Shoots Black Teen With Fake Gun, DEI & Corporate Responsibility

    OJ Simpson Dies, OH Cop Shoots Black Teen With Fake Gun, DEI & Corporate Responsibility

    4.11.2024  #RolandMartinUnfiltered: OJ Simpson Dies, OH Cop Shoots Black Teen With Fake Gun, DEI & Corporate Responsibility

    We are remembering Orenthal James Simpson. The college and pro football hall of famer, actor, and broadcaster has died of cancer at age 76. 

    Bruce S. Gordon, former Verizon Executive and former CEO of the NAACP, will join us to discuss the importance of corporate responsibility and DEI. 

    House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries calls Trump out for his lies about his stance on a national abortion ban.

    The white Ohio officer who shot a black teen with a fake gun was fired three years ago but negotiated to get his job back. We have the bodycam video of the shooting. 

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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Ill.'s 96 shots in 41 seconds, Fla. Deputies Disciplined for Strip Search,Miss. Goon Squad Sentenced

    Ill.'s 96 shots in 41 seconds, Fla. Deputies Disciplined for Strip Search,Miss. Goon Squad Sentenced

    4.10.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Ill.'s 96 shots in 41 seconds, Fla. Deputies Disciplined for Strip Search,Miss. Goon Squad Sentenced

    LIVE from Augusta, Georgia, at the Masters Tournament.    

    Chicago police fired 96 shots in 41 seconds, killing a young Black man during a traffic stop. We'll show you some of the bodycam videos and talk to the civil rights attorney representing the family. 

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    Florida Sheriff deputies get disciplined for strip-searching a black man on a public street. The investigative reporter who broke the story will explain what kind of discipline the deputies faced. 

    The Mississippi Goon Squad, who tortured two black men, will never know what freedom feels like again after a state judge hands down their sentences. 

    Pro Football Hall of Famer and Virginia Beach developer Bruce Smith will join us to discuss his Petersburg casino proposal.

    And once again, the orange man is touting what he has done for Black people. I'll let you hear what he said. Then I'm going to tell you the truth.

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    • 1 hr 41 min
    Ariz.'s 160 Yr Old Abortion Law, Fla. Man Paralyzed by Cops' Bullets, Dementia & The Black Community

    Ariz.'s 160 Yr Old Abortion Law, Fla. Man Paralyzed by Cops' Bullets, Dementia & The Black Community

    4.9.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Ariz.'s 160 Yr Old Abortion Law, Fla. Man Paralyzed by Cops' Bullets, Dementia & The Black Community

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    Arizona reinstates a 160-year-old abortion ban. We'll talk to the medical director and owner of a family planning facility in Arizona about how this ruling will affect reproductive care in the state. 

    A Black Florida mother just wanted to help her son, who was experiencing a mental health crisis. Now, he's facing being paralyzed for the rest of his life and a possible prison sentence. 

    A former Michigan police officer pleads guilty to beating an arrestee.

    A New York Robert F. Kennedy Jr. campaign official says getting him on the ballot can help Trump win in November. 

    Former Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was hired to investigate the spending habits of Mayor Tiffany Henyard of the village of Dolton, Illinois. 

    We continue highlighting National Minority Health Month. Tonight, we address the lack of resources and awareness around dementia in African American and faith communities nationwide.

    And we celebrate the life of the man who helped calm Los Angeles after the 1992 riots.  

    Rev. Dr. Cecil L. Murray is now an ancestor. 

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    • 1 hr 51 min
    Jonathan Majors Avoids Jail,Black Fla. Man Guilty of DUI,DEI & Medical School,Minority Health Month

    Jonathan Majors Avoids Jail,Black Fla. Man Guilty of DUI,DEI & Medical School,Minority Health Month

    4.8.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Jonathan Majors Avoids Jail,Black Fla. Man Guilty of DUI,DEI & Medical School, Minority Health Month

    Actor Jonathan Majors escapes jail but must undergo domestic violence counseling. Lauren Victoria Burke was in the New York Courtroom; she'll give us a first-hand account of what happened the the judge handed down Majors' sentence.

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    A Florida jury finds the Black Florida man guilty of a DUI after a white police officer allegedly planted evidence during a May 2023 traffic stop. 

    White conservatives are on a crusade against DEI programs in medical schools. Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton will explain how banning those programs in medical schools could derail decades-long efforts to address health disparities.

    April is National Minority Health Month. It's to raise awareness about the importance of improving the health of racial and ethnic minority communities and reducing health disparities. Tonight, we're going to find out why black women are most vulnerable to dying AFTER childbirth.

    Haiti leaders have laid out a political plan to have a president sworn in by February 2026.   

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    • 2 hr 10 min
    MLK Killed 56 Years Ago Today, Non-Shooting Police-Involved Deaths, Fla. Cop Plants Empty Bottle

    MLK Killed 56 Years Ago Today, Non-Shooting Police-Involved Deaths, Fla. Cop Plants Empty Bottle

    4.4.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: MLK Killed 56 Years Ago Today, Non-Shooting Police-Involved Deaths, Fla. Cop Plants Empty Bottle

    Fifty-six years ago, a shot rang out and struck Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he stood on the second floor of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Tonight, we'll show you how the nation is remembering one of the most prominent leaders in the civil rights movement.

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    Non-shooting deaths involving police receive less official scrutiny than shootings and are not tracked the same. A recent report reveals there have been more than 1,000 deaths in the last decade. The founder of  Mapping Police Violence will join us to discuss why these types of deaths are getting the same attention. 

    California Congresswoman Maxine Waters will be here to talk about her new initiative to combat the maternal health crisis in minority & low-income communities. I'll also get her thoughts on the recent passing of Lou Gossett, Jr.

    And a Black Florida man's trial begins tomorrow for a DUI even though the officer is on bodycam video allegedly opening, then emptying a liqueur bottle and placing it back in his care before arresting him. We have the video! 

     

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    • 2 hr 31 min

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