Martin Luther King jr.

I don’t have to tell you that Martin Luther King Jr. was many things. He was a leader, a teacher, a preacher, and an example to us all of someone who believed in justice. The legacy of King is evident in many sites of American history; his position is solidified as the great, non-violent civil […]

Decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech.   Decades after the assassination…

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Oprah Opens Up About Selma And Why She Had To Get Involved With The Film  Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” caught up with Oprah…

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“Selma” director Ava DuVernay addressed attendees of the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards with a heartfelt and passionate message about #BlackLivesMatter. During her speech she reminded…

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Congresswoman Terri Sewell wants the Civil Rights marchers of Selma to be recognized by Congress for the work and sacrifices they made in the fight for…

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama spent a day of service working on literacy projects with kiddies at the Boys & Girls Club…

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In 1965 the world watched as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lead marches on a relentless campaign for voting rights in Selma, Ala. In 2015,…

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Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” talked with Carmen Ejogo about her role as Coretta Scott King in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma” during…

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Roland Martin sat down with  David Oyelowo to talk about the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma” and shares his thoughts about the playing the role…

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In a recent op-ed, Joseph A. Califano Jr., a top aide for President Lyndon B. Johnson found fault with how LBJ was portrayed in the Martin…

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Roland Martin caught up with Oprah Winfrey, one of the producers of the MLK biopic “Selma” during a red carpet event for the movie. “Selma,”…