'People appreciate me for being unapologetically black, unapologetically truthful and unapologetically Christian.'
CNN hosted an on-air panel yesterday looking at the gay-rights movement and the fight for same-sex marriage. We started getting a headache the minute we heard the question put to gay African-American commentator LZ Granderson by CNN anchor Carol Costello: “Are gay rights the same as civil rights?” Oh Carol. Carol, Carol, Carol. There’s no [...]
Popular journalist and columnist Roland Martin encouraged Christian athletes to "keep shining" despite criticisms of their public gestures of faith, naming Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis as an example.
"Concern trolling" isn't quite right, as I actually am concerned and not just pretending. Still, I used concern-troll tactics. I thought it was kind of funny. So if you like, here's my concern trolling of Roland Martin....
Following the bombshell day on Tuesday, more rumors, news and opinions continue to trickle in regarding CNN. FishbowlDC reports that the network will be pruning more political contributors from its lineup, naming Roland Martin and Donna Brazile as likely candidates: Should the calls come down, Brazile likely wouldn’t be too shell-shocked. Show More Summary
As @johnekdahl noted earlier, Bart Feder now says he didn't mean too ethnic when he said too ethnic. To clarify, Feder?s issue with ?Starting Point? was that the audience was too small and happened to be predominately African American. A...
Dear TNR, You may use this photographic proof in your magazine if you pay a license (to be negotiated later) to the photographer, Uncle Jefe. Roland Martin, obese of thought as well as of body, says that it's anti-American...
If Republicans want to successfully win minority voters, it would behoove them to attend events frequented by black and female voters, among other things, Roland Martin writes at his eponymous blog. For more than a year I've tried to...Show More Summary
Ed Roland (center) with the guys in the Sweet Tea Project (from left) - Brian Bisky, Christopher Alan Yates, Tomi Martin and Mike Rizzi. Photo: Courtesy Ed Roland has played stadiums and arenas. Theaters and clubs. He’s also played on...Show More Summary
GOP Consultant and funnyman Roger Stone has taken quite a disliking to CNN and “Washington Watch’s” Roland Martin as of late. Maybe a beer and muffin summit could bring these two together? Then again, might be rough to walk back calling...Show More Summary
CNN's Ashleigh Banfield and Roland Martin pile on. Here's Grothman's press release — PDF. I had to wonder why a state senator was attacking a holiday that some people like to celebrate. What business is it of his? He talks about theShow More Summary
Glenn Grothman, a state senator in Wisconsin has a problem with Kwanzaa. He wants it wiped out and doesn’t want it being shared in...
Wisconsin state senator Glenn Grothman raised many eyebrows on Monday when he released a statement railing against Kwanzaa, declaring that "no black people today care" about it, only "white left-wingers." Grothman attempted to explain...Show More Summary
Roland Martin: "One of these mothers from Connecticut should do an Emmett Till moment; show the picture of their child dead in the classroom." That's a text I received earlier this week from my TV One show producer.... I can tell you that I've talked to numerous black men and women who to this day remember August 28, 1955, the day Till was murdered. Show More Summary
Roland Martin wants us all to see the dead bodies of the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school. He imagines that this is the only way stupid Americans can "get" the shooting. In a new editorial, CNN contributor Roland...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, right here in the United States of America, an innocent black man named Clint Tarver was attacked by a predominantly white mob. His business (a hot dog stand) was destroyed and both he and a number of witnesses have...Show More Summary
Roland Martin argues in a piece at CNN that J.C. Watts is just the voice the GOP needs to overhaul its image as party geared toward white Americans, saying he could help open those all-important lines of communication with minority voters. (CNN) -- A number of establishment Republicans are privately blasting former Rep. Show More Summary
After a non-religious West Point cadet left the academy because of what he claimed was religious bigotry, CNN contributor Roland Martin compared it to racism suffered by one of West Point's first black cadet graduates. Cadet Lt. Blake...Show More Summary
TV One’s Roland Martin tweets A LOT. He’s approaching his 100,000th tweet. Sure, he’s gotten in trouble for his tweets in the past, but that hasn’t stopped him from churning out tweets that range from thoughtful to insane. On Tuesday morning, Roland took Twitter to church. Show More Summary
Jason Whitlock, who was last seen blaming an NFL football player’s murder/suicide on the existence of guns in our society, wants you to know that the NRA is like the Ku Klux Klan. On CNN contributor Roland Martin’s podcast posted to his website Monday, Jason Whitlock, the columnist who inspired Bob Costas’ commentary on gun [...]Show More Summary