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Were Black Miss. Voters Tricked Into Believing Tea Party Candidate Had KKK Ties?

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Last week pollsters confirmed that black turnout played a significant role in reelecting Mississippi Republican U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. While some political observers, such as Roland Martin, view this development as a sign that black people are voting their own interest, new reports suggest that those aligned with the Cochran campaign set about a misinformation campaign to scare blacks into believing that Cochran’s Tea Party opponent had a connection to…

How do we confront the negative images of black women in media?

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This according to Youtube: “If you believe most of the images of black women you see in movies and on television, or the words you hear used to describe sisters in music, you get the impression that they are mean, spiteful, crazy, out-of-control, always at each other’s throats and only interested in shaking their butts, servicing their men and getting in their pockets. Roland Martin sat down with some women…

Dr. Boyce and Roland Martin Discuss Wealth Inequality In America

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Dwyane Wade & Heat Tweet Pictures To Support Trayvon « CBS Miami

Dwyane Wade & Heat Tweet Pictures To Support Trayvon « CBS Miami

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    Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade is not one known to venture into controversial topics often, but Friday, Wade addressed the Trayvon Martin shooting on Twitter. Wade changed his Twitter avatar, or picture, to a shot of himself in a hooded sweatshirt, or hoodie. He also used the hashtags hoodies, stereotype, trayvonmartin in the post with the photo. “This situation hit home for me because last Christmas, all my…

Dr. Boyce:  How Obama Has Kept Republicans Off-Balance and Ignorant

Dr. Boyce: How Obama Has Kept Republicans Off-Balance and Ignorant

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    Republicans don’t excite me very much, but it seems that we have to at least acknowledge them. The party has become, in recent years, an even worse example of politics gone scary.  The right wing opposition to having a black liberal in the White House has led to some illogical decision-making and an intense desire to cut off noses to spite one’s face.  Super Tuesday is an example…

Roland Martin’s Wife Takes To Twitter To Go Off On CNN & GLAAD

Roland Martin’s Wife Takes To Twitter To Go Off On CNN & GLAAD

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    Roland Martin’s wife is in the mix and she’s pissed! Despite Martin’s efforts to repair the relationship between himself, the gay community and CNN, Jacquie Hood Martin took to Twitter and slammed GLAAD and CNN. Jacquie apparently wasn’t too happy when she found out her husband had been suspended from CNN. Jacquie tweeted “@cnn @glaad uses our history to gain their equality & then stabs the point man…

“Homophobic” Tweets Get Roland Martin Suspended From CNN

“Homophobic” Tweets Get Roland Martin Suspended From CNN

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  On Wednesday, CNN suspended political analyst Roland Martin for making “offensive” tweets on Super Bowl Sunday as he watched the game, according to the Washington Post. During the Super Bowl show, Martin reportedly tweeted that “real bruhs” wouldn’t wear David Beckham underwear and that people should “smack the ish out” of any male that did. Watch the ad here: Unfortunately, Martin’s controversial comments didn’t stop there. After receiving backlash…

Dr. Boyce: Roland Martin, GLAAD and How Weve Learned to Become Oppressors

Dr. Boyce: Roland Martin, GLAAD and How Weve Learned to Become Oppressors

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Roland Martin of CNN and TV One fame was thrust into the middle of boiling hot sauce after the Super Bowl for some remarks he made on Twitter.   Finding himself offended by an ad featuring a nearly nude David Beckham, Martin decided to make a “lil jokey-joke” out of the situation:“If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David Beckham’s H&M underwear ad, smack the ish out…

dr boyce watkins and roland martin discuss herman cain and foreign policy

Dr. Boyce and Roland Martin Discuss Herman Cain, Foreign Policy and More

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dr boyce watkins talks about cornel west

Dr. Boyce: Why I’m So Happy for Cornel West

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In this video, Dr. Boyce Watkins talks about the decision of Cornel West to leave Princeton University, among other issues.