11.30.2021 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: $5M to Dillard Univ.; CRT complaint against MLK books denied; Jussie Smollet, Kim Potter trials
Jury selection is underway in the trial of former Minnesota police officer Kimberly Potter, who shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop earlier this year. Today, some jurors have been chosen, and Potter’s attorney said she will be testifying during the trial. Journalist Georgia Fort is covering the trial. She’ll join us with the latest.
Philadelphia prosecutors want the U.S. Supreme Court to review Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case and restore his conviction.
He was freed after serving decades in prison for a crime he did not commit with absolutely no compensation for the state of Missouri. Kevin Strickland is close to being a millionaire now after a fundraiser.
President Joe Biden signs four bills into law aimed at helping veterans. Thanks to Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock, one bill will study the race and ethnic disparities in compensation benefits administered by Veterans Affairs.
A study finds landlords are discriminating against applicants based on their names.
In our HBCU Connect segment today, we’ll talk to the man who had a big part in Dillard University getting $5 million to create internships.
An anti-Critical Race Theory complaint targeting books about Martin Luther King Jr. and Ruby Bridges by a Tennessee group gets denied.
In our Marketplace segment sponsored by Verizon, we’ll talk to one black entrepreneur who wanted to ensure other black women do not get sick from chemicals in feminine products – so she created her own.
Barbados celebrates as it cuts colonial-era ties with Britain and Queen Elizabeth II.
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