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Actually Snoop... We Should Be Proud, Not Ashamed, Of Our 'Roots'

Paul A. Bromley | Posted 06.06.2016 | Black Voices
Paul A. Bromley

Let's be clear: The institution of slavery took thousands, if not millions, of Black lives. The institution of slavery is never to be lauded or celebrated. But the people who were enslaved? These people are nothing to be ashamed of.

Rand Paul Wants GOP To Host Black Lives Matter Town Hall

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 12.24.2016 | Politics

NewsOne Now Exclusive: Rand Paul Talks 2016NewsOne Now EXCLUSIVE: Rand Paul talks 2016 presidential race, plan to drive additional dollars to Black-ow...

Roland Martin: 'Despicable Coward' Bill O'Reilly Is Lying About Black Lives Matter

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.03.2017 | Media

To say Roland Martin has a beef with Bill O'Reilly wouldn't do it justice. In an interview with The Wrap published Monday, the TV One host expressed d...

Roland Martin: Bill O’Reilly Should 'Shut The Hell Up' About #BlackLivesMatter

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.03.2015 | Media

Fox News has been branding the Black Lives Matter movement as a "hate group" and a "murder movement" -- and TV One's Roland Martin isn't having it. Th...

Dr. Phil's Advice For Anyone Who Gets Stopped By Law Enforcement

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Two African American brothers, Tywonn and Naibon, claim they found themselves in a situation similar to Michael Brown and Eric Garner when they believ...

The Fatherhood Movement

Etan Thomas | Posted 08.09.2014 | Black Voices
Etan Thomas

That will be our overall message: To reach for the stars no matter what your situation. Will there be obstacles? Yes. Will it be easy? Absolutely not. But there are too many examples of men who were able to be successful and make the right decisions who came from so-called "broken homes."

Are Black Media Outlets Still Relevant?

Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices

With such legacy brands as Ebony/Jet, Essence and Black Enterprise, African-American media outlets have carved out a place for themselves in a once ho...

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...

Florida Teen Whose Science Experiment Went Terribly Wrong Discusses Future Plans

The Huffington Post | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 05.17.2013 | Black Voices

Kiera Wilmot, the Florida teen who found herself facing possible felony charges after a high school science experiment went wrong, spoke to Roland Mar...

GBK's Sixth Annual George Lopez Celebrity Golf Classic Gift Lounge

Zorianna Kit | Posted 07.07.2013 | Celebrity
Zorianna Kit

Despite the rainy weather, celebrities like Maroon 5's Adam Levine, Don Cheadle, Chris Tucker, Benjamin Bratt and others came out for the 6th Annual G...

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 Named Journalist Of The Year By NABJ

Posted 03.28.2013 | Media

Roland Martin has been named "Journalist of the Year" by the National Association of Black Journalists. The organization announced the award on We...

Are Blacks Phasing Out Of Mainstream Media? | Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices

Michael Baisden, Roland Martin, Soledad O’Brien and Constance White have all either been fired or stepped down from their respective positions in th...

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's Roland Martin: 'You're Going to Get Fired From Every Job Anyway' (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media
Tanya Young Williams

'People appreciate me for being unapologetically black, unapologetically truthful and unapologetically Christian.'

Are Gay Rights The Same As Civil Rights?

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Are gay rights the same as civil rights? That's the question that was posed at a Feb. 21 CNN panel moderated by anchor Carol Costello and composed ...

Behind the Scenes at Inauguration '13 (VIDEO)

Smokey Fontaine | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Smokey Fontaine

Folks turned up to be a part of the second inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama with hope in their hearts and a dream in their eyes. America was alive that day in Washington.

Black Journalists Question White House Support Of Eric Holder

Posted 06.18.2012 | Black Voices

Some black journalists sympathetic to Attorney General Eric Holder’s political plight have been underwhelmed with the support being provided to him ...

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.

Roland Martin: Plan To Use Jeremiah Wright Puts 'Mormonism On The Table'

Posted 07.17.2012 | Media

CNN's Roland Martin said on Thursday that a plan by right-wing operatives to bring up Barack Obama's past association with Jeremiah Wright could lead ...

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...

Expanding Black Masculinity to End 'Black on Black' Anti-LGBT Violence

Charles Stephens | Posted 05.05.2012 | Black Voices
Charles Stephens

Blackness, and certainly black masculinity, is not, nor has it ever been a monolith. Gender diversity, quite simply put, is an asset. And any attempt to homogenize ourselves is destructive.

Black Leaders Should Not Ignore Same-Sex Families of Color

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.05.2012 | Black Voices
Alvin McEwen

A new report is highlighting the plight of a population who always seem to be ignored when African-American leaders begin debating issues pertaining to the community. The report gives a number of good solutions to this problem. I have a solution, too.

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.