Roland Martin

  1/9/17- Roland Martin talks to the President of Talladega College, Dr. Billy Hawkins, about the Alabama HBCU that has decided to participate in Donald Trump’s Inauguration parade. “My band Director came to me…he applies for parades all over the country. The application was sent in prior to the election. I didn’t view this as […]

  1/4/17- Roland Martin talks to Michael Steele, former chair of the Republican National Committee, to talk about the parties ruling of the Ethics Committee. “It was not the best way to start. It’s part of the therapy that we’re going through. This was not something that was smart. They realize you cannot go in […]

1/2/17- Roland Martin talks to Chicago Sun Times columnist Mary Mitchell about the violence in Chicago and the newest statistics that labels the city as the deadliest in America. “Part of the problem is the lack of jobs and opportunity. Chicago is a very segregated city. There is also no organized gangs. Drug dealing is the business […]

  12/28/16- Roland Martin talks to Attorney Christian Clark abut the Missouri law that could make fights on school property and school buses felonies. “It’s basially a textbook example of the school to prison pipeline at work. The idea that we would push kids into the criminal justice system at a young age for minor […]

12/19/16- Roland Martin talks to Rev. Dr. William J. Barber about North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory signing a bill that will impede his Democratic successor, Roy Cooper’s power. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.  

  12/14/16- Roland Martin talks to NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown about his meeting with President-Elect Donald Trump this week. “We had about 45 minutes. The main thing was how to make America a better country but specifically how to deal with the African American community. It was a great meeting for me. I […]

  12/7/16- Roland Martin talks to Texas A&M President Michael Young about Richard Spencer, the white nationalist who held a rally on the school’s campus. “The commitment to the first Amendment is also deep and powerful. At the same time, I think this speech doesn’t even dignify a response. We as an intuitions didn’t even want […]

A number of individuals on social media have found a way to spread some Yuletide bigotry after the Mall of America hired its first ever Black Santa.

    12/05/16 – Roland Martin and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press political/legal affairs reporter, provide updates on the Slager and Roof trials which are both currently happening in South Carolina. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. (Photo: Meg Kinnard Twitter Profile)

  11/30/16- Roland Martin talks to Lee Francis, the black male teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina who was suspended for stepping on an American flag during a teaching of the First Amendment. The fate of his professional teaching career will be found on today, Wednesday November 30th. “it was not act of defiance at all. […]

  11/28/16- Roland Martin talks to Rev. William Barber, NAACP North Carolina conference chair, about the newest issues that North Carolina is facing against the Republicans. “What these people are doing is incredibly cynical and wrong. They filed bogus complains claiming voting fraud. The did that to slow down the canvasing process. Now the Governor […]

  11/23/16- Roland Martin talks to journalist Terrell Starr about the language of DNC candidates. “He lost black women. He and his senior staff feels that they didn’t need black voters. He still feels like the progressive is going to take over without the support of black women. Click the link above to hear the […]