Roland Martin and Pastor Jamal Bryant discuss the six different black churches that have been involved in different fire related incidents including a confirmed arson.
Roland Martin talks about the nationwide removal of the confederate flags in the midst of the South Carolina massacre last week. “I’m not satisfied that a flag might com down. I’m not going to force you to have courage only because nine people were gunned down in a church, Forgive me if I’m not satisfied. I […]
Roland Martin and Bishop Harry Jackson discuss what needs to happen for the South Carolina Confederate flag to be removed from atop the capitol dome.
The massacre of 9 people in a Charleston church has shocked a nation and particularly Black Americans who have been reeling from a variety of racially motivated incidents already. South Carolina Congressman Jim Clyburn was one of the people stunned by the deadly shooting of nine people in a South Carolina church, founded by Denmark Vesey. Vesey was […]
Author/activist Tim Wise has made a career out of studying and critiquing whiteness, so he’s the perfect person to discuss all of the issues surrounding Rachel Dolezal, the President of the Spokane NAACP currently under fire for apparently masquerading as a Black woman for the last decade. While Dolezal has only spoken in broad terms […]
Roland Martin talks to Texas Senator Royce West about the McKinney, Texas cop who is on leave after pulling a gun on unarmed teens at a pool party. “We’ve seen the video and it’s real clear what happened. What I see is several constitutional rights were violated. There are no Anglos that were even questioned. I […]
Roland Martin talks to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson about the poor education system around the country and how it affects young students of color. “If you look at the data from My Brothers Keeper, nationally our boys of color and African Americans aren’t doing well. In 2012 black males were six times more likely to be […]
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.