Roland Sebastian Martin is an American journalist. He was a commentator for TV One, the host of News One Now, and Washington on Watch With Roland S. Martin.
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An unforgettable account of a quietly remarkable life, Robert Brown's memoir takes readers behind the scenes of pivotal moments from the 20th century, where the lessons he learned at his grandmother's knee helped him shape America as we know it today. Called "a world-class power broker" by the Washington Post, Robert Brown has been a sought-after c...
If you want to know why Bob Brown matters @icecube, please read his book, "You Can't Go Wrong Doing Right: How A Child Of Poverty Rose to the White House and Helped Change The World." Bob details how he drove policy to increase purchasing by minority firms 7/10 – source
Just finished reading “Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X” by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith. It’s a truly fascinating book about these two iconic yet complex men. #rolandsbookclub #RolandMartinUnfiltered – source
If there is ONE book that should be on your shelf, it is this one. “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos Or Community” by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was written in 1967. It is one of the most profound books on the issue of race, as well as instructions on our path forward. 1/ – source
Just finished reading @jonward11’s “Camelot’s End: Kennedy vs. Carter And The Fight That Broke The Democratic Party.” It gives a real understanding to the rightward shift of America and the deep rift between Sen. Edward Kennedy and President Jimmy Carter. #rolandsbookclub – source
Took me just five days to knock out @JeniferLewis’s memoir, “The Mother of Black Hollywood.” A fierce, honest, provocative, FUNNY AS HELL, book! I AM NOT a fan of audio book, but I’m tempted to get this just to hear her tell these stories in her voice! #rolandsbookclub – source
"I Never Had It Made" by #JackieRobinson. A truly amazing, raw & honest book! It is definitely a must get. #rolandsbookclub – source