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Roland Martin On The Off-Duty Chicago Cop Involved In Shooting

Roland Martin On The Off-Duty Chicago Cop Involved In Shooting

Roland Martin talks about an off-duty Chicago cop who shot 16 times into the wrong car and the recommendation of him to be fired. Kathy Chaney, a reporter for WBEZ  gives details about how the case is being handled. “This has been a long time coming. It’s ultimately up to the police superintendent. The community is […]

Roland Martin Isn’t Satisfied That The Confederate Flag Is Coming Down, Hear Why

Roland Martin Isn’t Satisfied That The Confederate Flag Is Coming Down, Hear Why

Roland Martin talks about the nationwide removal of the confederate flags in the midst of the South Carolina massacre last week. “I’m not satisfied that a flag might com down. I’m not going to force you to have courage only because nine people were gunned down in a church, Forgive me if I’m not satisfied.  I […]

Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: How Do We Respond To Police Brutality & Black Organizations That Do Not Respond To Us?

Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: How Do We Respond To Police Brutality & Black Organizations That Do Not Respond To Us?

Dr. Umar Johnson sits in for Roland Martin on “The Roland Martin Show.” In this edition of the show, Dr. Johnson discusses how should the African American community respond to police brutality and misconduct as well as how do we as a community respond to national Black organizations that do not respond to our issues. […]

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Talks Poor Education System Around The Country

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Talks Poor Education System Around The Country

Roland Martin talks to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson about the poor education system around the country and how it affects young students of color. “If you look at the data from My Brothers Keeper, nationally our boys of color and African Americans aren’t doing well. In 2012 black males were six times more likely to be […]

President Of The Piney Woods School Talks Importance Of Education, Giving Back

President Of The Piney Woods School Talks Importance Of Education, Giving Back

Roland Martin talks to Will Crossley, President of the Piney Woods School about the importance of education and returning to the community to give back. “We serve deserving young people from all over the country where they can focus on their preparation for life. We’ve been doing this work for 105 years,” Crossley said.  

Gary Heyward On His Novel ‘Corruption Officer’

Gary Heyward On His Novel ‘Corruption Officer’

Roland Martin talks to author Gary Heyward about his debut novel Corruption Officer which is about his time at Rikers Island where he worked as a corrections officer but participated in criminal activities including prostitution, drugs and more.   Listen to the Tom Joyner Morning Show 24/7! WEEKDAYS: listen continuously every 4 hours starting live Monday – Friday at 6am ET. Catch Tom Joyner’s […]

Roland Martin Talks To ‘Ebony’ Magazine EIC, Mitzi Miller About Race In America

Roland Martin Talks To ‘Ebony’ Magazine EIC, Mitzi Miller About Race In America

Roland Martin talks to Ebony Editor in Chief, Mitzi Miller about their investigation on race in the United States in the December issue of the magazine. On what stands out the most: “We took a look at the state of race by numbers. I don’t think there are numbers that aren’t shocking or jarring. You […]

Roland Martin & April Ryan On How The Secret Service Made It Easy For The White House Fence Jumper

Roland Martin & April Ryan On How The Secret Service Made It Easy For The White House Fence Jumper

Roland Martin talks to Senior White House Correspondent April Ryan about the reports “When the POTUS and FLOTUS leave they (Secret Service) are sometimes lax. One agent left his walkie talkie in his locker, he didn’t have his ear piece in and was on a personal phone call instead of standing at post, when the intruder […]

‘1 In 5 Women Are Sexually Assaulted While In College’- Valerie Jarrett, Senior White House Adviser

‘1 In 5 Women Are Sexually Assaulted While In College’- Valerie Jarrett, Senior White House Adviser

Roland Martin talks to Senior White House Adviser Valerie Jarrett about the huge issue of sexual assault on college campuses. “Starting a few years ago the Vice President gave very clear direction that this was an issue and we were going to hold them accountable. This campaign is not soley based on the administration being accountable. Everybody has […]

Attorney Michael Wright Talks About The Killing Of An Ohio Man Who Was Shopping In Walmart And Gunned Down By Police

Attorney Michael Wright Talks About The Killing Of An Ohio Man Who Was Shopping In Walmart And Gunned Down By Police

Roland Martin talks to Michael Wright of the Cochran Firm about John Crawford, an Ohio man who was shopping in Walmart for a gun and was later shot and killed by police officers, after a patron called the cops out of fear. “This was an unjustified killing of John. He was doing nothing work and was shot and killed […]

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