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Roland Martin and his panel of guests discuss the controversy surrounding Parker and the upcoming release of his new film.

Aformer Los Angeles Police Department detective was awarded $50,000 as part of a settlement with the city. Frank Lyga alleges he lost his job after being “wrongfully perceived to be racist.” This from the same man who shot and killed fellow LAPD Officer and Black man Kevin Gaines in 1997. Lyga was found to be acting in self-defense […]

There’s a big push to get more African-Americans into the tech world and the culmination is happening this weekend. The Black Data Processing Association will hold its annual Technology Conference and Job Fair August 10th through 13th in Atlanta, Georgia. The BDPA provides training for professionals and scholarships for students in an attempt to increase […]

The Chicago Police Department is embroiled in what appears to be another cover-up in connection with the shooting of yet another African-American man. Chicago cops shot and killed Paul O’Neal after chasing the suspected car thief as he attempted to flee. Police body camera footage captured during the incident shows O’Neal driving a stolen vehicle erratically past […]

Despite authorities' claims that filtered water is safe for human consumption, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says that some homes' faucets do not fit the filters, and therefore bottled water is still needed for many.

The family of 15-year-old Dajerria Becton plans to pursue a civil lawsuit against former McKinney, Texas police officer Eric Casebolt for slamming her to the ground during a pool party. A grand jury decided last week not to indict Casebolt, saying there was not enough evidence of criminal wrongdoing, despite the video showing the former officer […]

Gun violence in the city of Chicago reached a 21-year high in the month of May.

Astaggering number of youth spend a considerable amount of time indoors watching TV, chatting on their phones, texting, or playing video games. Though these activities may be enjoyable, many can adversely impact the overall health of our youth. So to help kids get outside, the founders of Urban American Outdoors TV created the Urban Kids Fishing […]

An Ohio man was awarded $22 million after being beaten and locked in a storage closet by two East Cleveland police officers for four days. Arnold Black was arrested in 2012 for allegedly transporting cocaine in his pick-up truck while traveling through East Cleveland. One of the two arresting officers severely beat Black and took him […]

A Chicago judge wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel to testify about the police department's code of silence, but attorneys for the city would rather settle than have the embattled mayor take the stand.

According to the nonprofit research organization Catalyst, there are only 23 female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies. When Burns steps down, there will only be one woman of color among the group.

Roland Martin reminded viewers that Cuban officials have stated they will not turn Assata Shakur over to their jurisdiction.