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Roland Martin Suspended

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...

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...

Lessons from the Roland Martin/GLAAD Showdown

Phill Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

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

Gregory Cendana | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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?

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...