Aisha Hinds

“It’s so much bigger than a performance,” Aisha Hinds says through tears to a circle of women journalists at the tail-end of a conference call. It’s less than a week before her historic embodiment of the iconic Harriet Tubman in an unprecedented one-hour episode of Underground.

Even in this “golden age of Black television,” WGN America’s Underground, a series about slavery, is an unlikely hit. A series about slavery is one thing, but one about resisting slavery is quite another.

Roland Martin kicks it on the”Beyond The Lights” movie premiere red carpet with Gina Prince-Bythewood, Nate Parker, Stephanie Allain, Laurie Ann Gibson, Sanaa Lathan, Aisha Hinds, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Dondre Whitfield and Johnny Gill. Watch all the fun in the clip above brought to you through the lens of the Roland Cam. Gugu Mbatha-Raw Talks ‘Beyond The Lights’ […]

Podcast: Download On Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plan on immigration during a nationally televised address. During President Obama’s address on immigration he said: … for a year and a half now, Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow that simple vote. Now, I continue to believe that the best way to solve […]