8.23.2022 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Fla. State Atty Suspended, Breonna Taylor Cop Pleads Guilty, GA Cops Charges Dropped
One of the officers connected to the death of Breonna Taylor pleaded guilty today in federal court for lying on the affidavit for the March 2020 search of Breonna’s apartment.
Two white Georgia officers will not be charged in the June 2020 death of black motorist Rayshard Brooks. The special prosecutor appointed to the case says the officers did nothing wrong.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis suspends state Attorney Andrew Warren claiming Warren refused to enforce the state laws. Andrew Warren is here to discuss the suspension and his lawsuit to get his job back.
The woman appointed by DeSantis to replace Warren reverses a policy that disproportionately targets Black cyclists. I’ll talk to the NAACP President of Hillsborough County Florida Branch about biking while black.
A Florida family is remembering their brother on his 37th birthday today. They say he’d be here to celebrate if officers knew how to handle his mental health crisis. Tonight, we’ll talk about the tragic case of Samuel Celestin.
We’ll also talk to a counselor who can shed some light on what needs to be done to keep those in a mental health crisis alive when police get involved.
And in today’s Marketplace, an organization that’s stepping up to help Black and Brown entrepreneurs secure the bag to start their businesses.
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