WASHINGTON (March 27, 2013) – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today that Roland S. Martin, nationally syndicated columnist, television host, and radio and television commentator, is to receive the organization’s Journalist of the Year award. It is one of NABJ’s most coveted honors celebrating the accomplishments of black journalists and those who support [...]
Roland Martin talks with Ron Ensom about a study that shows spanking is detrimental to a child’s long-term development.
Roland Martin talks with April Ryan, White House Correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks about the controversy surrounding the Catholic Church, contraception and President Obama’s birth control mandate.
TJMS: Civil Rights Activist Helen Bailey Faces Foreclosure, JPMorgan Chase Refuses To Reduce Her Mortgage Principal
Roland Martin talks to Nancy DeVille about 78-year-old Helen Bailey, a Nashville, Tennessee-based former civil rights activist because she can’t keep up with her mortgage payments, the bank refuses to reduce her mortgage and her family would like her to give up the property.
TJMS: Phill Wilson President & CEO Of The Black AIDS Institute Discusses National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day And How The Disease Is On The Rise At HBCUs
Roland Martin talks with Phill Wilson, President and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute about the impact of HIV on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. For more information visit www.BlackAids.org and www.GreaterThan.org.
Roland Martin talks with Touré about his article in Time magazine titled Is The Help the Most Loathsome Movie in America?
Roland Martin talks with Maggie Anderson about her new book “Our Black Year” which chronicles her family’s experiences on a yearlong public pledge to buy black. For more information visit OurBlackYear.com.
TJMS: Former Publicist And Friend,Terrie Williams Reflects On The Life Of Soul Train Creator Don Cornelius
Roland Martin talks with Terrie Williams about the life of Don Cornelius, how important Soul Train was to many African-American artists and the impact of depression. Terrie Williams is the author of Black Pain: It just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting
Roland Martin talks with Melanie L. Campbell,president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener of the Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network about the Susan G. Komen Foundation defunding Planned Parenthood.
TJMS: New Ohio State Bill Would Allow Division I Schools To Pay Student Athletes A Stipend Of Up To $8,000
Roland Martin talks with Ohio State Rep. Alicia Reece about a new student athlete payment bill that she has introduced. Under the proposed bill, student athletes would receive a stipend of up to $8,000 a year to cover expenses.