In this special edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast, we begin our countdown to the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Roland Martin talks with Laz Alonso, last year’s Image Award winner for outstanding actor in a motion picture about the importance of supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Laz Alonso, Noree Victoria and Brian […]
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Black Women And Reality TV: Why Sil Lai Abrams Is #RedefiningHerStory Through Truth In Reality [VIDEO]
In this one on one interview, Roland Martin speaks with Sil Lai Abrams, founder of the media advocacy organization Truth in Reality, about the exploitation of Black women in the media, especially on reality television. Note: Roland is a member of Truth in Reality’s Advisory Council and an Ambassador for the Redefining HERstory Movement.
Dr. Phil, Roland Martin, New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson, former police detective Mike Brooks discuss a potentially deadly encounter between two college students and and two police officers. Dr. Phil told the two young African American men who fought with officers, “show them your license, write down all of the information, file a complaint. […]
Roland Martin appeared on the Dr. Phil show to discuss police brutality and issues of race in America. During this segment of the show, Dr. Phil highlights the story of 20-year-old Dillon Taylor, who was unarmed and was gunned down by police officers after 911 callers claimed he had a gun in his waistband. Martin […]
NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: What Is The One Thing You’ve Always Wanted To Do, But Were Too Afraid To Do It?
What is one thing you’ve always wanted and desired to do, but have been afraid to do it? Why have a bucket list? Why not just do it? Why not just plan that trip or learn to play the piano or get that pilot’s license? What is holding you back? Roland Martin takes your calls […]
Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss Jeremy Peters’ New York Times op-ed, “GOP’s Campaigns Have Recurring Theme: Be Afraid.” The Times’ opinion piece highlights Republicans continuous use of fear when attacking President Barack Obama and Democrats. As the 2014 midterm elections near, is this all that the GOP has to sway votes […]
Attorney General Eric Holder delivered his first remarks after announcing his official resignation on Thursday in an emotion press conference with Pres. Barack Obama. During his address to the Congressional Black Caucus, Holder thanked the CBC for their support, explained that he is still the current Attorney General of the United States. Holder went on to say there […]
In the wake of the NFL domestic violence scandal, and NY Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley’s article calling Shonda Rhimes an angry Black woman, the way society views Black Women has come to the forefront. Monday on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin shared his views about how African American women are treated in society. Martin challenged Black men to stand up when they see […]
Congresswoman Terri Sewell was the first member of Congress to call for Alabama Federal Judge Mark Fuller to resign after pleading guilty to domestic violence charges. Now Sen. Claire McCaskill has added her voice to those who are outraged over Fuller beating his wife, pleading guilty to the crime and keeping his job. Listen to their remarks, plus Roland Martin and the […]
Papa Joe Aviance joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to explain how he lost 200 lbs on a dollar store diet. During his appearance on “NewsOne Now,” Aviance said that he combined walking and exercise with his dollar store diet to drop the pounds. Subscribe to the “NewsOne Now” Video Podcast on iTunes Listen to today’s entire show, […]