Roland Martin, White Delta Go In On VH1’s “Sorority Sisters” VH1 premiered their new reality TV series, “Sorority Sisters,” which has drawn the ire of many, including Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” and a White member of Delta Sigma Theta. They shared their impressions on the show. The show features women from Alpha Kappa […]
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NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Will VH1’s “Sorority Sisters” Survive The Massive Backlash & Growing List Of Advertisers Pulling Out?
More Sponsors Pull Ads From VH1’s “Sorority Sisters,” Is The Show Doomed? More sponsors have pulled their ads from VH1’s “Sorority Sisters.” Will VH1 pull the program or continue to air the show that has everyone upset over how Black women are depicted on the show? Despite the four presidents of the African American sororities […]
NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: US Normalizes Relations With Cuba, What Does It Mean For Afro-Cubans, Blacks
What Does Ending The Cold War With Cuba Mean For Afro-Cubans And African Americans On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced the normalizing of relations with Cuba and subsequently ending the Cold War with our neighbor just 90 miles off coast of Florida. During Pres. Obama’s address, he told the nation, “These 50 years have shown […]
In an address to the nation, President Obama lays out the executive action he’s taking to fix our nation’s broken immigration system, November 20, 2014.
Roland Martin On Morning Joe: Is Pres. Obama's Use Of An Executive Order On Immigration A Good Move? (VIDEO)
On Thursday, November 20th, 2014 President Obama will unveil his plan for immigration. Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss President Obama using an executive order to institute immigration reform. Martin told Joe Scarborough the White House “is going to actually make the case beyond simply his [Obama] address and it throws into […]
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 […]
President Barack Obama outlined his suggestions to maintain an open internet. Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” take a look at how creating fast lanes on the world wide web and restricting certain types of content may impact the African American community. Megan Smith, U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO), joined Martin on “NewsOne Now” via phone […]
Roland Martin joined the crew on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss the possibility of immigration reform being passed. Martin explained there are enough Republican votes to pass immigration reform. He said, “The pressure should be on Boehner to say bring a bill up for a vote.”
Roland Martin To Elected Officials: Get To Work, We're Suffering While You Get A Check, Healthcare (VIDEO)
Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss the current political climate in Washington D.C. Will either party be able to get anything done now that Republicans have control of both the House and the Senate? Martin said, “we have to challenge these leaders and say enough with your games, enough with all the […]
Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss the aftermath of the midterm elections. Martin explained the Democrats problem revolved around not having a 50 state strategy and no infrastructure. Martin said the Dems “had no clue when it came to message” and did not fight to win the midterm elections. He also added […]