12.22.2021 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: New Arbery Evidence, Potter Verdict Watch, Covid Pill, Mosby v Hogan, GA Voting, I Heart My HBCU App
It’s Wednesday, December 22, 2021; here’s what’s coming Up on Roland Martin Unfiltered streaming live on the Black Star Network.
We are still waiting for a verdict out of Minnesota. We’ll have a live report from Georgia Fort on what’s happening with the Brooklyn Center jury.
Two Texas teens have been indicted on hate crime charges for dressing up as KKK members and tasing a black classmate on Halloween.
The federal hate crime trial of the three white men convicted of killing black jogger Ahmud Arbery may see some new evidence. We’ll take a look at what could come into play for that trial.
And a Georgia county is proposing to shut down all of their polling stations but one. We’ll talk to one civil rights organizer who’s trying to stop this blatant tactic from keeping about a third of the county from voting.
Plus, Pfizer gets the go-ahead for a pill to combat Covid. Walter Reed researchers have created a vaccine that may protect against all Covid and Sars variants. We’ll also have a sickle cell disease expert to explain just how dangerous Covid is to those who not only have the disease but who carry the trait.
Maryland Governor and Baltimore’s top law enforcement officer are in a war of words over crime – again. We’ll show what Governor Larry Hogan said that prompted Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to respond with a 30-page letter.
There was a surge in Sen. Joe Manchin’s PACcorporate contributions before opposing the Build Back Better Plan. We’ll break that down.
And in our Tech Talk segment, sponsored by Verizon, an HBCU grad found a way for you to help support all HBCUs with your phone. We’ll have the “I Heart My HBCU” app founder tell you how.
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