After a vociferous outcry over the high-profile deaths of unarmed Black men who died at the hands of White police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City, President Barack Obama on Monday called for sweeping reforms of police tactics in cities across the nation. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel discuss […]
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Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: JRW Stripped Of U.S. Titile A Byproduct Of Racism Or Socioeconomics?
Last summer Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West little league team won the U.S. portion of the Little League World Series and went on the win the Little League World Series. As a result of adults falsifying boundaries to add ineligible players to their team, JRW has been stripped of their U.S. title. White Sox executive vice president Kenny […]
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 […]
Source: Arthur Delaney / The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday evening formally proposed drug testing for people who want unemployment benefits, but there’s just one problem: President Barack Obama won’t allow it. Some background on a fight that’s been happening behind the scenes: Until 2012, federal law barred states from using a […]
Let the gamesmanship begin! Speaker John Boehner has attempted to one-up President Barack Obama after the State of the Union Address by inviting none other than Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint session of Congress without consulting the White House in advance. Former RNC Chair Michael Steele joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight […]
Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address. Martin highlighted Pres. Obama making the case that there are areas where Democrats and Republicans agree and should be able to work together. Two areas where both sides of the isle agree on are education and infrastructure. […]
Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to analyze President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address and the multiple Republican responses. Two of the night’s most notable GOP responses came from Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst and Texas’ Sen. Ted Cruz. Watch the video to see what made their responses so memorable.
Valerie Jarrett: “The Nay Sayers In D.C. Have Been Proven Wrong” Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and G.K. Butterfield, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share their views as well as opinions on Pres. Obama’s State of the Union Address. Jarrett told Martin, “Many of […]
Roland Martin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his thoughts on President Obama’s sixth State of the Union address. Nigeria? #BlackLivesMatter? Both were noticeably missing from POTUS’ speech. 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 Right Back at Cha every WEEKEND: starting […]
Roland S. Martin is back with the ALL NEW “Roland S. Martin Show” on the Empowerment Radio Network. In this inaugural edition of “The Roland S. Martin Show,” Martin talks with Lauren Victoria Burke and Dr. Jason Johnson about what America should expect from President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address. Be sure to […]