8.30.2022 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Black mayor under fire for taking down confederate statue; Duke/BYU update; FAMU responds to critics;Jackson water crisis; Rep. Khanna talks student loan debt; Black North Carolina mayor under fire for dismantling a confederate monument
Duke’s United Black Athletes Executive Board makes a statement about the racist comments made to a Duke volleyball player during a game.
And FAMU releases another statement about the football players’ concerns.
Mississippi’s largest city is in the midst of a water crisis. Folks there will have little to no water indefinitely. I’ll talk to one of the city’s council members about how heavy rains and flooding caused the city’s water treatment center pumps to fail catastrophically.
A Black North Carolina mayor is getting heat from white folks for dismantling a confederate monument. Enfield’s mayor is getting hate emails, and a flyer from a white supremacist group is popping up around the town. Mondale Robinson will be here to explain why he took the monument down himself.
Gas prices are steadily declining. I spoke with the U.S. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, about the decrease in money we are spending at the pump.
California Representative Ro Khanna will be joining us to discuss President Biden’s student loan debt relief and explain how his mid-west apology tour attempting to save the Democratic party is going.
In our Marketplace segment, a black woman found a solution to what she calls “overload bag syndrome” by creating a multifunctional designer bag.
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