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Roland Martin

Roland Martin: Republicans ‘Are Scared of Black People’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Live With Velshi and Ruhle,” political commentator Roland Martin said Republicans were “scared” of black people. When asked about Chance the Rapper tweeting, “Black people don’t have to be Democrats,” to back Kanye West’s support of President Donald

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Roland Martin: Trump ‘Hoodwinked, Bamboozled’ White Working-Class Voters

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” while discussing the current House Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, News One Now host Roland Martin said President Donald Trump ” hoodwinked,” “bamboozled” and “led astray” white working-class voters. Partial transcript as follows:

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Roland Martin: Hillary ‘Better Get Real About This Intensity Gap’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” host of  TV One’s “News One Now” Roland Martin said Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, “better get real about this intensity gap,” with voters. Martin said, “What the polls cannot measure — measure still is

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Survey: African Americans Evenly Split Between Black Lives Matter, NAACP

A narrow plurality of African Americans said they believe new groups like Black Lives Matter (BLM) represent them more than older groups, such as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), says a new study from Brilliant Corners, a Washington, D.C.-based research firm.

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Roland Martin: Trump Has ‘A Desire to Be Thug-in-Chief’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” while discussing the violence at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rallies, TV One anchor Roland Martin said Trump has “a desire to be thug-in-chief.” Martin said, “He’s not going to condemn it. It’s his brand

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Roland Martin Highlights America’s School Choice ‘Revolution’ 10 Years After Katrina

The African-American centric news network TV One recently recognized the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by examining the school choice explosion that has rewritten the history of New Orleans’ once failing school system with a special entitled, The New Orleans Charter School Revolution: Ten Years After Katrina — A Parent’s Story.

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Roland Martin: Durbin ‘Flat Out Wrong’ Lynch Hold About Racism

Thursday on TV One’s “News One Now,” host Roland Martin said Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) was “flat-out wrong” to suggest racism is behind Republicans stalling a confirmation vote on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, when he said the GOP is making