Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' DNC speech was a moving tribute to the civil rights icons who paved the way for the success in politics being currently realized by her and other Black elected officials across the country.
Following legendary singer Prince‘s death, several people have come forward claiming to be related to him in an effort to get a piece of his fortune. So far, 30 individuals who have filed court documents claiming to be related to the singer have been denied. Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing the case, is now ordering […]
Donald Trump talked himself into a battle he may be unable to talk himself out of. After Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazala, parents of a decorated American soldier who was killed in Iraq, appeared at the Democratic National Convention, Trump responded vehemently to Khan’s remarks. Over this past weekend, the Khans and Trump exchanged words through various […]
According to a new poll, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is edging out Donald Trump in the presidential race. The survey, conducted by CNN/ORC, revealed that Clinton’s rating increased by 7 points following the Democratic National Convention. Clinton is now in the lead with 52 percent, while Trump lags behind with 43 percent. There has also […]
A new report illustrates major racial disparities when it comes to organ donations in the United States. According to the study conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 58 percent of individuals in the U.S. on the organ donation list are Black, Latino, and Asian. African-Americans account for 30 percent of that […]
Thursday night, the Democratic National Convention culminated a presidential primary season that saw a self-proclaimed billionaire rise to prominence on the strength of bombastic rhetoric, thinly veiled racially charged comments, and the idea that America is broken and needs to be made “great again.” The same election cycle that produced Donald Trump has also produced Hillary Clinton, who […]
More details about WikiLeaks’ Democratic National Committee email dump have been revealed. According to reports, one of the emails sent between DNC staffers mocked the name of LaQueenia Gibson—an African-American woman who serves as an executive assistant for Haddad Brands, a children’s clothing store. The initial email was sent from Haddad Chief Product Officer Rob Smith to […]
7/29/16- Missed any part of the DNC? Political Analyst Ken Smukler recaps the entire week including FLOTUS and POTUS’ speech and Hillary Clinton accepting the nomination. Listen to the funny above!
In this year’s highly contested presidential election, every vote – and every demographic – counts; neither Republicans nor Democrats can take any voting block for granted. Democrats are looking to attract and retain White working-class male voters, a vital block of the American electorate and one Democrats have had trouble reaching in the past. On Wednesday, Roland […]
The tennis great's decision comes right before the start of the Olympic Games, where she will be representing the U.S.
7/26/16- What does Roland Martin miss about the Republican National Convention in Cleveland? Why do Bernie Sanders supporters need breakfast in the morning? Listen to Roland’s recap live from Philadelphia and the Democratic National Convention.
Tuesday marks the final multi-state primary before the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Voters in California, North Dakota, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota will head to the polls to voice their choice for the presidential nominees for their respective parties. The Associated Press is reporting that Hillary Clinton already has reached the magic number […]