Source: Michael A. Fletcher / The Washington Post An influential group of black and Hispanic business leaders is calling on the nation’s leading corporations to agree to interview black and Hispanic candidates before filling every top job and board position. The group of 30 executives and corporate board members met at the W Hotel in [...]
It’s a given in black communities that education is the key to social and economic growth. It’s what we believe. It’s what we teach our children. But there is new research out of Brandeis University in Boston that shows that that may not be enough. The wealth gap between blacks and whites has tripled in [...]
WASHINGTON WATCH ROUNDTABLE: Mitt Romney Says Obama’s Gifts Won The Election, Some Republicans Push Back Against The Idea (VIDEO)
Republicans are ticked off at Black people, Latinos, women, young people and the rest of the 47 percent. Mitt Romney and his supporters are tossing around a whole lot of crazy reasons whey he lost the 2012 election. This week’s Washington Watch roundtable features Sonya Ross of the Associated Press, political commentator Armstrong Williams, political [...]
WASHINGTON WATCH ROUNDTABLE: Is The GOP Trying To Suppress Good Economic News? What Will Romney Say At The NAACP National Convention (VIDEO)
Roland Martin and the Washington Watch roundtable continue their discussion on Attorney General Eric Holder coming under fire for the flawed Fast and Furious program. Plus, the Romney campaign has allegedly asked Gov. Rick Scott to suppress good economic news and the improving economy. This week’s Washington Watch roundtable features : Keli Goff, contributing editor [...]
Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher, Michael Fletcher, Sophia A. Nelson, Janaye Ingram and Maj. General John Hawkins discuss the dynamics of the 2012 presidential election, the influx of money into politics and conservatism.
Roland Martin, Michael Fletcher Discuss Who Is Really Responsible For The Recent Increase In Gas Prices
Roland Martin talks with Washington Post economic correspondent Michael Fletcher about rising gas prices, what are the real reasons for the recent price increase and if the White House is responsible for it.
Roland Martin, Armstrong Williams, Michael Fletcher and Sonya Ross discuss the Obama Administration’s housing plan and the economic team not requiring big banks to do anything to help struggling Americans.