Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: We Honor The Life And Legacy Of Charlie Sifford


Charlie Sifford, The Jackie Robinson Of Golf,  Dies At 92

We pay tribute to Charlie Sifford, the first Black golfer on PGA Tour. Sifford recently had suffered a stroke, died Tuesday night at the age of 92.

This past November, President Obama presented Sifford with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award during a White House ceremony.

In 2004 Sifford became the first black inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Vaccination Debate Flares Up Across The Nation

The political debate over mandated vaccinations was renewed this week in the wake of a multi-state measles outbreak. A spike in measles cases across the country has President Obama, lawmakers and potential 2016 candidates weighing in on the vaccine controversy.

Roland Martin talks with Dr. Jen Caudle about the vaccination debate and the importance of having your children vaccinated. Plus, Martin takes your calls on whether to vaccinate or not.

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