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Roland Martin's Next Gig

Posted 07.09.2013 | Media

Roland Martin, whose CNN contract was not renewed earlier this year, signed on to host a morning show on cable network TV One. According to Deadlin...

Roland Martin Levels Serious Accusations About CNN And Race

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.29.2013 | Media

Outgoing CNN pundit Roland Martin said on Thursday that executives who were uncomfortable with hiring black people as hosts had held back his rise at ...

Roland Martin Out At CNN

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

CNN political analyst Roland Martin announced on Twitter that his last day with the network will be in April, Breitbart reported on Tuesday. Rolan...

Roland Martin Opens Up About CNN Suspension | Posted 08.06.2012 | Media

Looking back, what are your thoughts now on your month-long suspension from CNN for your Super Bowl tweet about David Beckham? First of all, my thoug...

Faithfulness Is Perseverance In Purpose: An Interview With Roland Martin

Lavaille Lavette | Posted 06.05.2012 | Religion
Lavaille Lavette

As a journalist and author, he is candid and meticulous, and faith plays a major part in his success at making the most of his God-given time.

CNN Lifts Roland Martin's Suspension

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro and Katherine Fung | Posted 03.12.2012 | Media

CNN announced on Monday that it has lifted its suspension on political analyst Roland Martin. According to Fishbowl DC, the network announced the n...

All of Us Must Be Careful With Our Words -- The Controversial Tweets of Roland Martin

Dominic Carter | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Dominic Carter

By now almost all of America knows Roland Martin, the CNN analyst, on Super Bowl Sunday sent out a tweet criticizing a TV commercial featuring soccer star David Beckham in his underwear.

Lessons from the Roland Martin/GLAAD Showdown

Phill Wilson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Phill Wilson

I think that we walk a very dangerous road when we turn the volume and the heat up so high and -- in this age of Twitter and Facebook -- so quickly that the only possible outcome is war. Often, the casualty is to make enemies out of those who could be allies.

Intention vs. Impact: Roland Martin and the Gay Community

Deborah Plummer | Posted 04.16.2012 | Media
Deborah Plummer

Intentions do not mitigate impact, but explaining our intentions and apologizing do increase understanding and create a civil and respectful society. I hope that our gay community is able to accept Roland Martin's intentions as his truth.

Trymaine Lee

Pundit's Controversial Tweets Draw Attention To Dangers Facing Black Gays | Trymaine Lee | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices

When CNN contributor Roland Martin fired off a series of tweets during the Super Bowl that many people considered homophobic and advocating of violenc...

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Slams Suspended CNN Pundit

Posted 02.11.2012 | Media

Bill O'Reilly tore into suspended CNN pundit Roland Martin on his Thursday show, criticizing him for disparaging comments he has made about conservati...

Bringing Our Communities Together: What Can Be Learned from the GLAAD and Roland Martin Situation

Gregory Cendana | Posted 04.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Gregory Cendana

There's a story to be told about the way our "movement" goes about holding people accountable and building allies in our quest for true equality. Can we truly celebrate the suspension of one of the few people of color from TV?

The "Roland Effect": Why Words (Tweets) Matter

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices
Danielle Moodie-Mills

When a celebrity, pundit, or politician uses his or her soap box and access to thousands, if not millions, of people irresponsibly, it rightfully causes havoc -- which is exactly why Roland Martin is on the hot seat right now.

A Teachable Moment for CNN's Roland Martin and GLAAD

Debbie Hines | Posted 04.10.2012 | Media
Debbie Hines

Two wrongs don't make a right. Roland Martin's offensive tweets were wrong. GLAAD's handling of the matter was also wrong. Hopefully, CNN will not make a third wrong in firing Roland Martin or delaying his on air comeback.

Monday Morning Quarterbacking With Roland Martin

Keith Boykin | Posted 04.10.2012 | Media
Keith Boykin

Martin is entitled to his opinion, and he shouldn't be fired from his job simply because of what he believes. But given those beliefs, why wouldn't gays and lesbians assume Martin's tweet about smacking a male fan of a shirtless David Beckham was meant to be an insult to gay men?

Roland Martin Meeting With GLAAD

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Media

CNN pundit Roland Martin announced on Wednesday night that he will meet with GLAAD, the gay rights group, in the wake of his suspension from the netwo...

CNN Suspends Roland Martin For Controversial Tweets

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media

CNN announced Wednesday that it is suspending Roland Martin in the wake of the pundit's controversial Super Bowl tweets. The Washington Post's Erik...

Roland Martin's History on Gays Says It All

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

There seems to be a pattern here: smack the ish out, whip dat ass, bowl down your alley, sit in your pew. GLAAD and NBJC say it exposes something ugly and, pointing to Martin's history, that it's time for CNN to show him the door.

CNN Pundit Under Fire From Gay Rights Groups

Posted 02.07.2012 | Media

CNN's Roland Martin is under fire from gay rights groups after tweeting that people should "smack the ish out" of male fans of a steamy Super Bowl com...

CNN Analyst Launches Fashion Line

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN analyst Roland Martin is famous for wearing ascots — Jon Stewart even devoted an entire segment of his show to mocking Martin's fashion sense. N...