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9/14/16- Roland Martin talks to head of Ohio Black Caucus and Grambling State University alumni, Alicia Reece, about the importance of getting Golden Week in Ohio restored. “Golden week is the week you can register and vote down at the board of elections. prior to 2008 Republicans were okay with creating Golden Week, but it […]

One of the things the civil rights movement did best was stay on message with a central goal of ending Jim Crow segregation and racism. That message was delivered by the NAACP, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and of course the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) led by […]

While Hillary Clinton prepares to accept a historic nomination as the first women presidential candidate of a major party — a move that will shatter the proverbial glass ceiling — the diversity of the women at the helm of the Democratic National Convention cannot be ignored. Women of color have not only graced the stage in […]

Roland Martin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe restoring the rights to vote for felons despite the Republicans trying to stop him. “This really made no sense. I had the authority to do this. This was unfortunately a political decision…for Republicans to take away people’s right to vote. I eradicated […]

NBA star Kevin Durant has been the focus of the league’s free agency talks after he announced he would be leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to sign with the Golden State Warriors on Monday.

GOP lawmakers in Virginia are trying to reverse Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 individuals who were formerly incarcerated. Republicans filed a complaint with the Supreme Court of Virginia complaining Gov. McAuliffe overstepped his authority last month when he restored felons’ voting rights. They have also accused McAuliffe of rushing […]

After The New York City Board of Elections removed more than 125,000 Democratic voters from the rolls during one of the most important presidential primaries this season, officials have pledged a probe, reports The New York Times.

Through civic engagement, Congressman Bishop believes we will be able to "wake up" leaders in our community and get them involved in the challenges we're facing and "the urgency of meeting these challenges."