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February 15, 2024 116 mins

2.14.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: K.C. Kan. Shooting,GOP's House Majority Shrinking,MLK Advisor Superbowl Ad,Chatbot Engineer Academy

Chaos in Kansas City after today's Super Bowl Champions parade. One person is dead, ten injured, and two people are reportedly in custody. 

The House is closing the power gap after Tuesday night's special election win replaced expelled George Santos. 

The Black Economic Alliance Foundation releas...

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2.13.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Black Women Murdered Most, Black Single Mothers On Politics, Replacing George Santos, Congo Crisis

Black women are being murdered at a higher rate than white women. We'll dissect the study published in The Lancet medical journal that breaks down homicide rates of Black women ages 25 to 44 across 30 states with Senior Adjunct Professor, Adelphi University School of Social Work.

We'll also discuss...

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2.12.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Black Girl Dad Week, SCOTUS to Decide Trump's Immunity, Defense Secretary Back In Hospital

LIVE at the Lincoln Theater in Columbus, Ohio, kicking off Black Girl Dad Week, sponsored by Male Behavioral Health. During the second hour of tonight's show, I'll be moderating a fireside chat with Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty. Here's what's coming Up on Roland Martin Unfiltered streaming live on the Bl...

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2.9.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: TSU Board Dismantling, Call to Colonized Africa, VP Harris Defends Biden,NFL Denying Dementia Claims

Tennessee lawmakers want to dismantle Tennesse State University's Board of Trustees. One of the two opposing the measure will join us tonight to explain why White Republicans are going so hard after TSU. 

Blackwater founder Erik Prince says the countries immigrants are fleeing from lack the proper...

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2.8.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: GA DA Blamed for Fumbling Cop Shooting Case, Flint Water Crisis, Black Trumper Calls out Racism

A black Georgia family says a black district attorney mishandled the case of the fatal officer-involved shooting of Devonte Brown by not presenting all of the evidence to the Cobb County grand jury. The Brown family attorney is here to explain. 

The Supreme Court heard arguments in the election case to...

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2.7.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Lexington, Miss. Discrimination Lawsuit, Fani Willis Woes, Flint Water Crisis, GOP Bust Border Deal

A Mississippi civil rights group says the police in Lexington harass and abuse black residents of the major-black town. The Justice Department is already investigating the city for discrimination practices. Civil rights group JUILAN just slapped the city with a lawsuit. The founder of JUILAN is here...

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2.6.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Snoop Dogg & Master P Cereal Lawsuit, Flint Water Crisis, Black-owned Business Call Out Use of Brand

Snoop Dogg and Master P are taking on retail giants Walmart and Post Foods for allegedly keeping Snoop Dogg's cereals off store shelves. Attorney Ben Crump and Master P are here to explain what's being done to keep their products from the consumers. 

Vice President Kamala Harris stopped in Sav...

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2.5.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Gov't Advertising Act, Tenn. GOP Want Black Rep. to Resign, Flint: 10 Years Later, Grammy Recap

Black-owned media gets pennies on the dollar, if anything, compared to mainstream media complaints. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will be here to explain the Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act, which would require agencies to justify the amount of money they spend with minori...

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2.2.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Black Clergy Want Ceasefire, Female Pastor Sermon Removed, Amir Locke, Carl Weathers, & Joe Madison 

Black Clergy calls on the Biden Administration to push Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a cease-fire. I'll talk to one spiritual leader who says a cease-fire is necessary. 

Dr. Gina M. Stewart broke the precedent by becoming the first woman to deliver a sermon during the National ...

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2.1.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Remembering Joe Madison, New Rainbow Push CEO, Black Clergy Want Ceasefire

We're LIVE from Dallas, Texas, for the installation of  Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III, as the new President and CEO of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Here's what's coming Up on Roland Martin Unfiltered streaming live on the Black Star Network.

The South Carolina School Board that fired a black superintendent after two mont...

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1.31.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Jam Master Jay Murder,Nikki Haley & The Breakfast Club,Plies' to Biden-Harris, Canceled Black Shows

It's been over 20 years since Run DMC's Jam Master Jay was murdered. The trial for the two who police say gunned the DJ down in his New York studio started this week. Journalist Janell Snowden, who's been following the case for years, is here to let us know what's happening in the case. 


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1.30.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Voting Rights Act In Jeopardy, Cori Bush Investigation, Black Attorneys Face Discipline, Real or IA?

A federal appeal court declined to reconsider the ruling that says private entities cannot bring lawsuits under a provision of the law known as Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. 
Barbara Arnwine, the President and Founder of Transformative Justice Coalition is here to discuss the implications...

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1.29.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: BLM Activist Attorney's Home Raided, Fight for Reproductive Freedoms, Jackie Robinson Statue Stolen

A California judge orders the Los Angeles Police Department to destroy photographs of legal documents officers allegedly took during an unannounced raid on the home of an attorney representing a prominent Black Lives Matter activist, Melina Abdullah.  She and her attorney join us tonight. 

A Flori...

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1.26.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: UN's Highest Court Tells Israel To Prevent Genocide, Judge Blocks EPA Efforts In LA's Cancer Alley

It's Friday, January 26, 2024. Roland's in Toledo, Ohio. Here's what's coming Up on Roland Martin Unfiltered streaming live on the Black Star Network.

The International Court of Justice stops short of calling for a cease-fire but does demand Israel prevent genocide and ease the humanitarian plight ...

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1.25.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: MN Trooper Charged For Killing Black Motorist, Biden's Strong Economy, Texas CROWN Act On Trial 

A Minnesota State Trooper is facing murder charges in the death of a black man during a traffic stop. Civil Rights attorney Harry Daniels is representing Ricky Cobb II's family. He's here to discuss the charges and why it took so long for trooper Ryan Londregan to be held accountable. 

President ...

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1.23.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Are Primaries Predictive?, Ala.'s Racist Death Penalty Laws, King Family Speaks, Black Travel Box

It's officially election season as primaries are underway. Do you know why we have a primary process? The National Political Director of People For the American Way will be here to explain if primaries predict who the next president will be. 

Alabama is on track to use an untested execution method. ...

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1.22.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Roe v Wade 51 Years Later, New Hampshire Primary Preview, Dexter King Dies

It's the 51st anniversary of Woe v Wade. Vice President Kamala Harris kicks off her tour on abortion rights in Wisconsin. She blasted Republicans as extremists for trying to ban abortions. We'll hear what she had to say and look at how abortion is taking center stage in the 2024 election with the spokesperson for Planned P...

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1.17.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Battle for LA's 2nd Majority-Black Congressional Dist., MD Principal's Alleged Racist Remarks

The battle over Lousiaina's second majority-black congressional district continues after the state legislature reneges on a bipartisan agreement on the proposed congressional maps. Louisiana State Representative Candace Newell and Jared Evans from the Legal Defense Fund are here to update us on the case ...

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1.16.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Louisiana's Proposed Congressional Map, Iowa's Brown Bag Ballots, Breaking Down Racism in America

Louisiana's new proposed congressional map will create a second majority-black district. 
House Speaker Mike Johnson, who is from the Pelican state, isn't happy with that.  I'll explain why. 

Our economy is booming, but some folks aren't really excited about the growth.  We'll break down why Wall...

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1.15.2024 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr. Iowa Caucus, 14 States Reject Summer Food Program

Folks across the nation are remembering the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday. We'll show you how folks, including the president and the vice president, commemorated the life of the civil rights icon.

The great-great-grandson of Civil War hero Robert Smalls, who commandeered ...

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