Roland Martin, White Delta Go In On VH1’s “Sorority Sisters” VH1 premiered their new reality TV series, “Sorority Sisters,” which has drawn the ire of many, including Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” and a White member of Delta Sigma Theta. They shared their impressions on the show. The show features women from Alpha Kappa […]
NewsOne Now Video Podcast: ALL Hands On Deck, We Need Everyone Involved In The MovementIn the midst of the fight for justice for Michael Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner and others, young activists are calling for older more established voices to step aside. Elders in the movement say they still have a voice and a role to play in the struggle for social justice. While this battle is going on between millennials and elders, African Americans of all ages are being marginalized, disenfranchised and in many cases murdered.
NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Will VH1’s “Sorority Sisters” Survive The Massive Backlash & Growing List Of Advertisers Pulling Out?
More Sponsors Pull Ads From VH1’s “Sorority Sisters,” Is The Show Doomed? More sponsors have pulled their ads from VH1’s “Sorority Sisters.” Will VH1 pull the program or continue to air the show that has everyone upset over how Black women are depicted on the show? Despite the four presidents of the African American sororities […]
On MSNBC Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Roland Martin Talk VH1’s Ratchet New Reality Show Sorority Sisters (VIDEO)
Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss advertisers pulling their ads from VH1’s Sorority Sisters. The often times heated conversation pitted Martin against Brzezinski in a debate of the viewers changing the channel if they did not like certain programs or pushing for the trashy reality show to be […]
NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: US Normalizes Relations With Cuba, What Does It Mean For Afro-Cubans, Blacks
What Does Ending The Cold War With Cuba Mean For Afro-Cubans And African Americans On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced the normalizing of relations with Cuba and subsequently ending the Cold War with our neighbor just 90 miles off coast of Florida. During Pres. Obama’s address, he told the nation, “These 50 years have shown […]
Does The “Sheer Volume Of Accusers” Make Bill Cosby Guilty Of Rape? Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel look at the latest accusations being made against Bill Cosby for allegedly sexually assaulting a large number of women over the course of the past 30 years. The count now stands at 26 women who have […]
NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Will The Nationwide #BlackLivesMatter Protests Lead To Policy Change In America?
Are Nationwide Protests Against Police Brutality And Violence Making A Difference? This past weekend protesters took to the streets for a national Day of Resistance for Americans to show solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter, #ICantBreathe and #HandsUpDontShoot movements. On Monday, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” and the Straight Talk panel (featuring Rev. Carlton Lee, Erika Totten and […]
Black Women And Reality TV: Why Sil Lai Abrams Is #RedefiningHerStory Through Truth In Reality [VIDEO]
In this one on one interview, Roland Martin speaks with Sil Lai Abrams, founder of the media advocacy organization Truth in Reality, about the exploitation of Black women in the media, especially on reality television. Note: Roland is a member of Truth in Reality’s Advisory Council and an Ambassador for the Redefining HERstory Movement.
The Democratic-led Senate panel says the CIA tortured people. Do you have a problem with enhanced interrogation techniques? Saturday was a Nat’l Day of Resistance tied to #BlackLivesMatter #HandsUpDontShoot #ICantBreathe movement. Did you go out to protest? The GOP always talks states rights/local control. So why did they pass a bill preventing DC from legalizing marijuana? Beverly Johnson says Bill Cosby […]
Dr. Phil, Roland Martin, New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson, former police detective Mike Brooks discuss a potentially deadly encounter between two college students and and two police officers. Dr. Phil told the two young African American men who fought with officers, “show them your license, write down all of the information, file a complaint. […]
Roland Martin appeared on the Dr. Phil show to discuss police brutality and issues of race in America. During this segment of the show, Dr. Phil highlights the story of 20-year-old Dillon Taylor, who was unarmed and was gunned down by police officers after 911 callers claimed he had a gun in his waistband. Martin […]