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Over the course of a journalistic career that has seen him interview multiple U.S. presidents to the top athletes and entertainers in Hollywood, Roland S. Martin is a journalist who has always maintained a clear sense of his calling in this world. Martin is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, and is senior analyst for the Tom Joyner Morning Show, where his daily segment is heard on more than 100 stations and 8 million people daily.

Over the course of a journalistic career that has seen him interview multiple U.S. presidents to the top athletes and entertainers in Hollywood, Roland S. Martin is a journalist who has always maintained a clear sense of his calling in this world. Martin is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, and is senior analyst for the Tom Joyner Morning Show, where his daily segment is heard on more than 100 stations and 8 million people daily.
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Over the course of a journalistic career that has seen him interview multiple U.S. presidents to the top athletes and entertainers in Hollywood, Roland S. Martin is a journalist who has always maintained a clear sense of his calling in this world. Martin is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, and is senior analyst for the Tom Joyner Morning Show, where his daily segment is heard on more than 100 stations and 8 million people daily.

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Payday Lenders Targeting Black Pastors & Civil Rights Organizations

4/17/2018
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Payday lenders are companies that lend customers small amounts of money at high-interest rates with the agreement that the borrower will pay that money back. In Florida, payday lenders are preying on Black pastors and Civil Rights organizations and continue to expand their business as they hurt people. Roland Martin talks with Rev. Sekinah Hamlin, Director, Faith & Credit Roundtable with the […]

Duration:00:09:35

Rev. Barber: ‘It’s Time For A Massive Move Of Poor People To Come Together’

4/11/2018
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This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Poor People’s Campaign which is dedicated to uniting people all over the country to come against racism, poverty, war economy, ecological destruction, and morality. Roland Martin talks with Rev. William Barber who’s carried the movement since it started. “We’ve got to change the narration and the only […]

Duration:00:07:57

‘We Came A Little Way But We Still Have A Long Way To Go … We Still Have A Lot Of Land To Conquer’

4/4/2018
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. went to Memphis, Tennessee to fight for sanitation workers rights. He gave his famous speech “I’ve Been On The Mountain Top” only to be killed a day later. Roland Martin had the privilege of talking with Elmore Nickleberry and Cleo Smith, two sanitation workers whose rights Dr. King came to […]

Duration:00:10:19

#MLK50: Memphis & The Nation Commemorate The 50th Anniversary Of The Death Of Dr. King

4/2/2018
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Wednesday, April 4, 2018, will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King. Every year all over the nation people observe this day and use it to unify communities in hopes of making a change.

Duration:00:07:21

Roland Martin: Dems Should Say ‘We Ain’t Voting For Nothing Unless There Is A Clean DACA Bill’

1/17/2018
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On Martin Luther King Jr. day Jorge Garcia stood in the Detroit Michigan Airport in tears as he hugged his sobbing family members. After 30 years of being in the United States, he was being deported to Mexico, a country he doesn’t know. The problem surrounding immigration and DACA has continued to rise and this situation is […]

Duration:00:08:47

Essence Magazine Is 100% Black-Owned Once Again

1/8/2018
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Essence magazine has come under all Black ownership again thanks to Richelieu Dennis who created Essence Ventures. Dennis is the founder and creator along with his mother of Sundial Brands hair and skin products. Dennis has acquired Essence Communications to get the magazine under Black ownership again. Roland Martin talks with him to see what […]

Duration:00:06:19

Simply aMAZEing: A Conversation With Frankie Beverly Audio Podcast

12/15/2017
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Roland Martin sat down with Frankie Beverly, the front-man of one of the most prolific bands in modern music history for an hour-long interview. During their chat, Beverly talked about his musical roots, the evolution of Maze and their unique relationship with their loyal African American fanbase and the foundation of their illustrious music career […]

Duration:00:49:12

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Smiley, Simmons Pushback Against Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Grassroots Initiative Demands Congress Address The Affordable Housing Crisis + WTH?! Trump Judicial Nominee Struggles Mightily Answering Basic Legal Questions

12/15/2017
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Russell Simmons And Tavis Smiley Fight Back Against Sexual Misconduct Allegations Grassroots Campaign Demands Congress Address The Affordable Housing Crisis Today Is The Deadline To Sign Up For Healthcare Coverage Under The Affordable Care Act FCC Votes To End Net Neutrality, Rolling Back Rules That Ensure Equal Access To The Internet WTH?! Trump Judicial Nominee […]

Duration:00:43:17

Black Excellence: School Choice All-Stars Audio Podcast

12/14/2017
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All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast Listen, download and subscribe to the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast on Google Podcasts Subscribe to “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast on iTunes.

Duration:00:46:09

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: PBS Suspends Tavis Smiley’s Talk Shaw After Sex Misconduct Investigation, GOP’s Unpopular Tax Bill Faces New Uncertainty, Relieved Republicans Celebrate Doug Jones’ Win

12/14/2017
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PBS Suspends Tavis Smiley’s Talk Show Following A Sexual Misconduct Investigation House & Senate GOP Reach A Deal On Their Unpopular Tax Bill, Vote Is Expected Next Week Relieved Republicans Celebrate Doug Jones Win Over Roy Moore At The Ballot Box Roland Martin Is Not Here For The Drama Surrounding Omarosa’s Ouster, Here’s Why … […]

Duration:00:46:50

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Massive Black Voter Turnout Helps Doug Jones Win Alabama’s Senate Race

12/13/2017
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#BlackVotesMatter: Doug Jones Wins Alabama’s Senate Race In Stunning Upset Black Voters Turned Out In Massive Numbers To Defeat Roy Moore And Elect Doug Jones Why Political Campaigns Must Engage, Energize & Mobilize Black Voters Ahead Of Election Day How The FCC’s Planned Rollback Of Net Neutrality Will Impact Your Internet Access Armstrong Williams Discusses […]

Duration:01:34:26

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Trump Visits Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Amid Protests

12/11/2017
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Trump Visits The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Amid Protests Roy Moore, Doug Jones In A Dead Heat In Alabama’s Senate Race w/ Less Than 24Hrs Before Election Day #TrumpLiesMatter: Trump Claims Black Homeownership Is At An All-Time High Pioneering African American Journalist Simeon Booker Has Died At 99 Cast Your Ballot For Roland Martin And […]

Duration:01:33:35

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Trump Uses Racial Slur During Event Honoring Native American WWII Vets, NY Times Sparks Outrage With Profile Of Nazi Sympathizer, Robin Hood In Reverse? CBO Says GOP Tax Plan Takes From The Poor Gives To The Rich

11/28/2017
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Trump Uses A Racial Slur During Event Honoring Native American World War II Vets Defiant Roy Moore Maintains Allegations Are False, Will Black Voters Turnout To Support Doug Jones? NY Times Sparks Outrage With Profile That Attempted To Normalize A Nazi Sympathizer Who Killed Tupac? New A&E Series Starring Attorney Ben Crump Investigates Tupac’s Killing […]

Duration:01:11:10

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Rep. John Conyers Admits To Settling Sexual Harassment Case, Denies Wrong Doing, Charlie Rose Fired, Trump All But Endorses Roy Moore

11/22/2017
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John Conyers Admits To Settling Sexual Harassment Case, Denies Wrongdoing + Charlie Rose Fired Trump Administration’s US Census Bureau Pick Causes Alarm. This Is Why You Should Be Concerned … How The Right Lost Its Mind New ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Series Hits Netflix On Thanksgiving Ex-Child Sex Slave Cyntoia Brown Serving Life Sentence For […]

Duration:01:34:20

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Judge Rules MD Failed To Remedy To Diversify Academic Programs At HBCUs, Roy Moore Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, Music Industry Upset Over Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence

11/10/2017
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Federal Judge Rules Maryland Failed To Provide A Remedy To Diversify Academic Programs At HBCUs Andrea Jenkins Becomes The First Black Openly Transgendered Women To Be Elected To Public Office Rep. Gregory Meeks Introduces Legislation To Stop Private Prison Tax Breaks Alabama Senator Roy Moore Accused Of Sexual Misconduct With A 14-Year-Old Girl Vivica Fox, […]

Duration:01:34:22

NewsOne Now Election Night Recap: Dems Win Big In VA And NJ Governor Races

11/8/2017
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A big historic night for Democrats! They sweep governor’s races in Virginia and New Jersey with two African Americans being elected lieutenant governor in those same states. PLUS big time firsts for many African Americans in mayoral races across the country. Atlanta’s hotly contested mayoral race is now a runoff contest between the top two […]

Duration:01:34:23

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Rights Groups & Mayors Team Up To Fight Economic/Social Inequalities, NC GOP Attempt To Rig Judicial Races To Get Rid Of Black Judges, NRA Offers ‘Murder Insurance’

10/27/2017
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Mayors And Civil Rights Groups Team Up To Address Economic & Social Inequalities Recovery Efforts In USVI Are Improving, American Black Cross Mobilizes To Help The Caribbean Republican Lawmakers In North Carolina Attempt To Rig Judicial Races To Get Rid Of Black Judges Grambling State Freshman Arrested In Campus Shooting That Left Two Dead City […]

Duration:01:36:15

Thousands Expected To Attend The Inaugural Women’s Convention

10/25/2017
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The Women’s March took the nation by storm over the year seeking to empower women and strengthen the politics in the nation. They are back with a National Convention in Detroit and co-leader and organizer Carmen Perez is ready for it. “We want to build women’s leadership across the board from grassroots operations to running […]

Duration:00:07:32

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Sgt. La David Johnson Widow Breaks Her Silence, Rep. Wilson Under Attack For Exposing Trump’s Comments During Condolences Call, Opioid Epidemic Kills 91 Per Day

10/24/2017
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Widow Of Sgt. Johnson Breaks Her Silence, Rep. Wilson Under Attack For Exposing Trump’s Comments Opioid Crisis Kills 91 People Per Day, Fulton County In Ga. Sues Opioid Companies Over The Epidemic New Study Suggests Body Cams Have Little Effect On Police Behavior Tampa Serial Killer? Three Individuals Shot And Killed In Two Weeks In […]

Duration:01:35:09

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Trump Sabotages The ACA With Executive Order, #45 Threatens Puerto Rico — Says Aid Won’t Last ‘Forever,’ Report Reveals How Chicago Gets All Of Its Guns

10/13/2017
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Trump made his most aggressive move against the Affordable Care Act, threatening to stop billions of dollars in government subsidies to insurers. As Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands continue to struggle to recover in the aftermath of hurricanes Maria and Irma which has left many without electricity, running water and fuel to keep […]

Duration:01:35:21