Roland Martin

The annual URBAN ONE HONORS heralds the exemplary accomplishments of African American women in this year’s tribute show premiering on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 9 p.m. ET/8C.  It will be simulcast for the first time on the sister network CLEO TV. 

Our nation was forever changed on April 4, 1968 when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, just one day after he gave his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech that moved the hearts and souls of all those at the Mason Temple Church. Now, 50 years later, the […]

Roland Martin and Rev. Jackson discuss the challenges facing Black America under a Trump presidency.

How will the balance of power be affected after Donald Trump's election?

In the aftermath of Trump's win, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed what is next for Black America.

If elected president, will Hillary Clinton face an anti-woman backlash similar to the racist backlash Pres. Obama faced?

Voter protection is a major concern in this election and the NAACP is taking action with their "Selma Initiative."

Roland Martin spoke with Hillary Clinton about the importance of the 2016 election and why she feels the stakes are so high.

Stevie Wonder spoke with Roland Martin about why it is important for Black voters to exercise their right to vote in this year's election.

Author Cornell Belcher declares that the rise of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump "was a predictable backlash from America electing its first Black president."