Source: Noah Rothman / Mediaite Julian Bond, chairman emeritus of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, joined anchor Thomas Roberts on MSNBC on Tuesday where he said that he did not believe the federal government was complicit in any wrongdoing given the news that the Internal Revenue Service singled out conservative groups [...]
According to a Census Bureau report released this week, African-Americans voted at a higher rate than any other ethnic group in the 2012 presidential election. Here to talk about what drove that historic turnout and how to leverage our political power is Marvin Randolph, Senior Vice President for Campaigns for the NAACP; and Dr. Michael [...]
by Dedrick Muhammad Economic Department of the NAACP Last week, Bloomberg Businessweek magazine released its latest issue to much-deserved uproar and outrage. On its cover, the magazine featured Jim Crow-esque caricatures that portrayed people of color as money hungry and implicitly suggested that they will cause a future housing bubble. Unfortunately, this offensive image is [...]
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments dealing with Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act this past week. During the hearing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia called African Americans right to vote a “racial entitlement.” Benjamin Jealous, president of the NAACP and Ohio Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus joined Roland [...]
by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com In the age of rapidly shortening attention spans and the mass media hopping from one story to the next, it is fairly remarkable that the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, one year ago Tuesday, continues to resonate in the consciousness of many Americans. Most of this is because of [...]
CNN’s Victor Blackwell talks to Hazel Dukes of the NAACP about New York City’s ban on large sugary beverages. WATCH:
Roland Martin, Will Cain and Soledad O’Brien discuss the N.Y. NAACP backing soft drink companies.
Sherrilyn Ifill was named the President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Education Fund back in November. Today she joined Roland Martin on the TJMS to discuss the importance of the organization and outline some initiatives that are currently happening.
TV One’s Washington Watch with Roland Martin has earned its third nomination for the upcoming 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards, marking the show’s host his sixth consecutive nomination altogether. Washington Watch with Roland Martin is up for Outstanding News/Information Series. This accomplishment is also the show’s host and managing editor’s fifth honor with TV One for the political analyst [...]
It’s time now for our final voter update of this election cycle. As we have reported, most of the strict voter ID laws have been put on hold by the courts through the great efforts of civil rights groups like the NAACP and others. But those victories don’t mean that efforts to suppress the vote [...]