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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...

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.

Roland Martin Meets With GLAAD

Posted 02.14.2012 | Media

Roland Martin met with gay rights group GLAAD on Tuesday, after CNN suspended him for tweets that many considered to be homophobic. Martin created...

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?

CNN Slaps the 'Ish' Out of Roland S. Martin

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices
Sophia A. Nelson

We, as Americans, should be concerned when advocacy groups (liberal, conservative, gay or straight) have so much power that they can take the words of an individual and turn them on their head to further their political agenda. That is exactly what GLAAD has done in this instance.

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...

Roland Martin Backtracks On Controversial Tweets

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.08.2012 | Media

CNN's Roland Martin wrote on Monday night that he "sincerely regret[ted] any offense" the controversial tweets he wrote during the Super Bowl on Sunda...