Roland Martin talks to Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson about the settlement between the city and the Department of Justice and the acquittal of Officer Brelo, the cop who shot an unarmed black couple 137 times. “As we go through this it will be demonstrated in the end. We have more civilian involvement in the policies. […]
‘I Don’t Expect Ever Again For Us To Be In Court Squabbling With Each Other’ -MLK III On Family’s Legal Issues
Part 1: Part 2: Podcast: Download | Embed Roland Martin spoke with Martin Luther King III during the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss the squabbling between him and his siblings and the fight against poverty in America. From BlackAmericaWeb.com: Martin Luther King III carries his father’s famous name and his passion for those who are disenfranchised […]
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.
Roland Martin Pays Tribute To B.B. King; Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight Share Memories
Roland Martin talks to Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin,Gladys Knight and more as they pay tribute to the legendary B.B. King.
Roland Martin talks to Rashad Robinson of ColorChange.org about the controversial progressive contract New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has released. “How is the Mayor of such a big city not going to talk about mass incarceration? We can’t have black families left out of this discussion. This is a Mayor that has a lot of […]
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake On If She Supports Marilyn Mosby’s Decision, Apologizes For Calling Citizens Thugs
Roland Martin talks to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake about her decision to call the DOJ to investigate the Baltimore Police Department in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray. “I made the call because I’m committed to reform in the Baltimore Police Department. Under my leadership we’ve taken a number of measures to change […]
Roland Martin talks to legal analyst Midwin Charles compares the charges of the Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray and the protester arrested for smashing in a window. “This is something that a lot of people miss. People don’t understand how much influence the prosecutor and judge have on bail. We are […]
Roland Martin talks to Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings about the decision to close schools in light of the Baltimore riots due to the death of Freddie Gray. Roland: We are all obviously watching what’s happening in Baltimore as they go through this next phase. Who made the decision to cancel school today? That’s 80,000 kids who […]
Roland Martin, Jeff Johnson and Pastor Jamal Bryant discuss the delay of Loretta Lynch’s confirmation as the first black, female Attorney General of the United States. “After over a 165 days this is the longest time its taken. This is a qualified woman. This is a qualified legal professional. This senate needs to move to confirm her, not because […]
Roland Martin talks to Tamika Mallory about the Justice League NYC‘s march to Washington, D.C. from New York to pass legislature in light of the horrific shooting death of Walter Scott, the South Carolina man killed by police officer Michael Slager. “We’re going to be joined this morning by Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric […]