NY's Voting Bill, Uvalde Funerals, Ukraine: Thru The Eyes of A Black Man, KY Candidate's Noose Ad

6.1.2022 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: NY’s Voting Bill, Uvalde Funerals, Ukraine: Thru The Eyes of A Black Man, KY Candidate’s Noose Ad

As the New York legislature works in its final week, the N.Y. Senate passes the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York. We’ll talk to the Deputy Political Director of Stand Up America to determine the likelihood the bill will see its final passage from the Assembly before the session ends tomorrow.

The black candidate seeking to unseat Kentucky Senator Rand Paul drops a political ad with a noose around his neck, blasting Rand for his refusal to pass the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act in 2020. Tonight, we’ll show you the ad, and I’ll talk to Charles Booker, KentuckU.S.Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate.

More funerals in Texas today. A teacher, her husband, who died of a heart attack, and a student were remembered. And Texas Governor Greg Abbott wants lawmakers to create committees to develop school safety proposals to prevent another mass shooting.

A black man spent 23 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, and now New York City will pay him $7 million.

He was there when the Russian invasion began in Ukraine. Joining me in the studio tonight is independent journalist Terrell Jermaine Starr. He’ll tell us what it was like to be in the middle of the conflict, as a foreigner and as a black man.

And in our Tech Talk segment, a free app designed to help you budget better and build your credit.

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