Roland S. Martin is a nationally award-winning and multifaceted journalist. A nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, Mr. Martin is the author of Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith, and Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s View of America, and his newest book, “The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House as originally reported by Roland S. Martin.” Mr. Martin is a commentator for TV One Cable Network and host of “Washington Watch with Roland Mart...more
Payday lenders are companies that lend customers small amounts of money at high-interest rates with the agreement that the borrower will pay that money back. In Florida, payday lenders are preying on Black pastors and Civil Rights organizations and continue to expand their business as they hurt people. Roland Martin talks with Rev. Sekinah Hamlin, Director, Faith & Credit Roundtable with the […]
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Poor People’s Campaign which is dedicated to uniting people all over the country to come against racism, poverty, war economy, ecological destruction, and morality. Roland Martin talks with Rev. William Barber who’s carried the movement since it started. “We’ve got to change the narration and the only […]
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. went to Memphis, Tennessee to fight for sanitation workers rights. He gave his famous speech “I’ve Been On The Mountain Top” only to be killed a day later. Roland Martin had the privilege of talking with Elmore Nickleberry and Cleo Smith, two sanitation workers whose rights Dr. King came to […]
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King. Every year all over the nation people observe this day and use it to unify communities in hopes of making a change.
On Martin Luther King Jr. day Jorge Garcia stood in the Detroit Michigan Airport in tears as he hugged his sobbing family members. After 30 years of being in the United States, he was being deported to Mexico, a country he doesn’t know. The problem surrounding immigration and DACA has continued to rise and this situation is […]
Essence magazine has come under all Black ownership again thanks to Richelieu Dennis who created Essence Ventures. Dennis is the founder and creator along with his mother of Sundial Brands hair and skin products. Dennis has acquired Essence Communications to get the magazine under Black ownership again. Roland Martin talks with him to see what […]
Roland Martin sat down with Frankie Beverly, the front-man of one of the most prolific bands in modern music history for an hour-long interview. During their chat, Beverly talked about his musical roots, the evolution of Maze and their unique relationship with their loyal African American fanbase and the foundation of their illustrious music career […]
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