Roland Martin talks with Congressman James Clyburn about the Democratic caucus’ reaction to President Obama’s tax cut compromise and yesterday’s vote to stop the measure from reaching the floor unless there are changes. LISTEN:
Los Angeles– Actor Wesley Snipes joined Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss his misdemeanor convictions for not filing tax returns in 1999, 2000 and 2001. Snipes has been ordered to report to McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania, Thursday to begin serving a three-year sentence for failing to file […]
Congressman Charles Rangel joined Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss the ethics committee trial, verdict and subsequent ruling to censure him.
Roland Martin talks with top Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher about what President Obama and the Democratic Party should do next. Belcher told Roland, “Arguably for the last year while Democrats were legislating, Republicans were campaigning.” Belcher also stated one lesson the White House should have learned is that “you got to sell, sell, sell, you can […]
Joe Sestak joined Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning ShowRoland Martin this morning. During the interview Sestak explained what he intends to do if he is elected to the US Senate. Listen to Roland Martin’s entire TJMS interview with Joe Sestak. Sestak discusses the Democratic enthusiasm gap, what his campaign is doing to motivate […]
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released a report last week detailing how African-American voters could make the difference in 20 House races. Roland Martin talks with David A. Bositis, Senior Analyst for the Joint Center Political and Economic Studies about the impact of African-American voters in the 2010 midterm elections. LISTEN: TJMS: […]
Roland Martin talks with Craig Gillen, Bishop Eddie Long’s attorney about the lawsuits filed against Eddie Long. Bishop Long had agreed to appear on the Tom Joyner Morning Show but after a third lawsuit was filed on September 22, 2010, Long cancelled his scheduled interview with Roland Martin and press conference at the request of […]
Roland Martin talks to BJ Bernstein, the attorney for the two men who have filed a lawsuit against New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Pastor, Bishop Eddie Long. In this particular lawsuit Bernstein details Bishop Long sexually coerced the two young men as well as other young men related to the church. Roland asks Bernstein when […]
Roland Martin talks with Bob Johnson co-founder of BET about the increasing wealth gap between African Americans and Whites. Recently, Johnson addressed this issue with members of the Congressional Black Caucus calling it a wealth gap tsunami that is threatening African-American Families. According to a recent report from the Institute on Assets and Social Policy […]
Roland talks with Wilbert Rideau, author of In the Place of Justice: A Story of Punishment and Deliverance about rehabilitating prisoners. Rideau, often called the most rehabilitated man in America, once shot a bank teller in the aftermath of a botched bank robbery. He was convicted by an all-white, all-male jury of murder and sentenced […]
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