Washington Watch with Roland Martin

We talked earlier about all of these different comments that Republican candidates have been making when it comes to African-Americans and food stamps and welfare and things along those lines. Let’s be clear. This is all by design in terms of they want to push the buttons of White conservatives who’re walking around with particular […]

– Renowned Bishop T.D. Jakes joins Roland Martin for the second of a two-part discussion about  fatherhood in the Black community and Jakes’ daughter joins to share a personal story about her teenage pregnancy – December 29, 2011, Silver Spring, MD – –   A special New Year’s Day edition of  WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN concludes […]

Roland Martin and Washington Watch traveled to the Potter’s House to discuss the importance of fathers in the African-American community. Roland Martin and his panel of guess talk about examples of how people come to the aid of fatherless children. Nyesha Jones believes that God blessed her with the presence of her stepfather. Antonio Griffin […]

Roland Martin and Washington Watch traveled to the Potter’s House to talk about the fatherhood crisis in the African-American community. In this segment Roland and his panel discuss what it’s like to grow up without a father. Roland’s guests: Perri’ Camper, whose parents divorced when she was just a year old; Jo Patterson, whose father […]

Roland Martin and Washington Watch traveled to the Potter’s House to discuss the importance of fathers in the African-American community. In this segment of the show Roland and his panel of guest talk about the effects of growing up without a father and if the women on the panel had problems in their relationships with […]

Roland Martin and Washington Watch traveled to the Potter’s House to discuss the importance of fathers in the African-American community. In this segment of the show Roland talks with a panel of guests who debate if a woman can teach a boy how to be a man.

Roland Martin and Bishop T.D. Jakes talk one-on-one about the importance of fathers in the African-American community, the Bishop Eddie L. Long scandal and what black men look for in leadership.

There is a crisis in the Black community of families without fathers. We all know about it, and we all know it has devastated our community. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 70 percent of Black children grow up in homes without their fathers. Children who grow up without fathers are more likely […]

This week’s Washington Watch roundtable features political commentator Cynthia Tucker, syndicated columnist George Curry, political blogger Crystal Wright of conservativeblackchick.com, and national economics correspondent for “The Washington Post” Michael Fletcher. Newt Gingrich is on the rise along with his baggage, can he capture the Republican nomination for president? Plus POTUS fires back at his critics.

It has been a long time coming, but the story of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen during World War II is finally being told in a major, Hollywood motion picture, on the big screen. Roland Martin had a chance to talk with two of the stars of “Red Tails,” Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr., and […]

This past week, the NAACP released a report on new voting laws at the state level that will disenfranchise minority voters. The report said 14 states passed measures, quote, “designed to restrict or limit the ballot access of voters of color.” As part of that report, the NAACP listed several questions we should all be […]

This week’s Washington Watch newsmaker is one of the Republican Party’s most outspoken fiscal and social conservatives. Cong. Steve King has represented Iowa’s Fifth Congressional District since 2003, so it’s safe to say he knows his way around Washington.