By Joseph Williams and Roland S. Martin TV One, Washington Watch They spent six years raising more than $100 million, one cocktail fundraiser, and souvenir mug and lapel pin at a time. And on October 16, 2011, the idea to build a monument in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King on the National [...]
Billions of dollars in cuts to vital programs went into effect on Friday because of the sequester. We were told that would never happen, but it did. There’s no group of people who will feel the impact more than people of color. For example, cuts to long-term unemployment disproportionately affect African-American. Cuts to low-income housing, [...]
WASHINGTON WATCH ROUNDTABLE: Pres. Obama Addresses Gun Violence In Chicago; What More Can Be Done To Stop The Violence?
After a lot of criticism, including from me on this show, President Barack Obama went to Chicago recently to address the issue of violence in his hometown, of course. And, unfortunately, there’ve been a couple of deaths of young folks who actually were family members who were attending that actual speech as well. So, it [...]
TV One Announces Special Coverage Of The 2013 Presidential Inauguration With Live Three-Hour Special Edition Of ‘Washington Watch With Roland Martin’
Host Roland Martin Anchors Coverage with Commentary from Angela Rye, Dr. Chris Metzler and Alfredas SILVER SPRING, MD, JANUARY 15, 2013 ― TV One, which entertains, informs and inspires Black adult viewers, has announced the details for its coverage of the 2013 Inauguration of President Barack Obama. Roland Martin, host and managing editor of TV One’s Washington Watch, will [...]
Source: Lori Montgomery / The Washington Post House Republican leaders endorsed a far-reaching plan Monday to rein in the national debt that would raise $800 billion in new tax revenue, slice $600 billion from federal health programs and apply a stingier measure of inflation to Social Security benefits. In a letter to President Obama, House Speaker John [...]
It is one of the most influential forms of music in the history of music. Yet, for a lot of folks, it gets no respect whatsoever. One of the pioneers of hip-hop joined Roland Martin on the set of Washington Watch. He is Ice T, and he has a new documentary out, “Something from Nothing: [...]
THIS WEEK On Washington Watch: Rep Elijah Cummings, Crisis Manager Judy Smith, Free Wright, Janks Morton, Krissah Thompson, Ayize Ma’at & More
U.S. REP ELIJAH CUMMINGS (D-MD) AND WASHINGTON CRISIS MANAGER JUDY SMITH WHOSE CAREER INSPIRED THE NEW ABC TV SERIES “SCANDAL” ARE AMONG THE GUESTS ON WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN ON APRIL 22 – Topics to include the Secret Service scandal and implications for the President’s safety, attacks from the right on President Obama’s policies [...]
Roland S. Martin To Host Special Web Edition Of Washington Watch On Super Tuesday, March 6, from Howard Univ
ROLAND MARTIN TO ANCHOR SPECIAL WEB EDITION OF TV ONE’S WASHINGTON WATCH ON SUPER TUESDAY, MARCH 6, FROM WASHINGTON, D.C.’S HOWARD UNIVERSITY February 29, 2012 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, March 6, TV One Cable Network’s chief political editor Roland S. Martin will host a special Super Tuesday edition of his news show,Washington Watch with [...]
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Washington Watch Roundtable: New Income Inequality Numbers, Jobs Bill, Occupy Wall Street, 2012 GOP Presidential Race (VIDEO)
Roland Martin and the Washington Watch “roundtable, ” political scientist and XM Sirius Radio talk show host Wilmer Leon; senior correspondent for “The Washington Times” Deborah Simmons; Washington editor-at-large for “The Atlantic,” Steve Clemons; joining us from New York, Columbia University political scientist Dorian Warren take on this weeks hot topics. MR. MARTIN: Folks, [...]