Russ Parr congratulates Jaime Harrison on his new position as the new  Democratic Party Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In October 1960, a young James Clyburn gathered with other students and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as frustrations mounted over civil rights protests in what was becoming a tumultuous, dangerous year. John Lewis was there. Marion Barry, too. The one-hour meeting at Atlanta’s Morehouse College stretched to 4 a.m. Clyburn, […]

The 2020 election is creeping up on us and for some it caused them to completely forget about the 2019 elections. Well, election day was yesterday and Democrats won across the country. Roland Martin talks to Tom Perez, Chair of the Democratic National Committee  about what this means. Perez says yesterday was proof that we […]


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A top Democratic National Committee official has raised $1.5 million in his challenge to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Campaign officials tell The Associated Press that Jaime Harrison raised the money in the second quarter, which ended Sunday. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is backing Harrison in the associate […]


Amid allegations that he abused a former girlfriend, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is reportedly considering leaving his position as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee. Ellison has maintained his innocence, claiming the allegations made against him come from jealous former girlfriend who has been identified as Karen Monahan, reports CNN. “You know, I’ve been […]

  NEW YORK (AP) — A new lawsuit lays out an explosive tale of Trump allies, the White House and Fox News Channel conspiring to push a false story about Democratic leaks and an unsolved killing in order to distract attention from the Russia investigation that has been swirling around the president The lawsuit was […]

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Roland Martin talks to Rev. William Barber about the voting rights problems in North Carolina, Republicans who target black people and other voter suppression laws that make it harder for African-Americans to vote from across the country. “We’ve got some serious problems about how we’re framing all this. In less than 40 minutes after they passed this […]

7/29/16- Roland Martin recaps the final day of the DNC in Philadelphia. What was his favorite part? How did Hillary Clinton put a little Ronald Reagan in her speech? Listen to the highlights above! Click the link above to hear the entire interview.  

PHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama delivered his last address to a Democratic National Convention while occupying the White House and passed the torch to the woman he hopes will take his place as America’s next commander-in-chief. “There has never been a man or a woman more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of […]

D.L. Hughley sits in on the Real Time with Bill Maher panel with Charles Cooke and Anthony Weiner to discuss the 2016 Democratic National Convention and more. (Photo: Getty)

A recent interview with Fusion may offer some insight as to why Samaria Rice was not among the eight African American women representing Mothers of the Movement on Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention. Rice, whose 12-year-old son Tamir Rice was shot and killed by a Cleveland police officer in a city park in 2014, […]