Roland Martin Headshot
Report a problem with this profile
[email protected]

Roland Martin      

Award-Winning Journalist & Media Personality, Author of "Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith"

Over the course of a journalistic career that has seen him interview multiple U.S. presidents to the top athletes and entertainers in Hollywood, Roland S. Martin is a journalist who has always maintained a clear sense of his calling in this world. Many have bestowed upon him the moniker, “The Voice Of Black America.”

Martin is the host and managing editor of #RolandMartinUnfiltered, the first daily online show in history focused on news and analysis of politics, entertainment, sports, and culture from an explicitly African American perspective. It launched on Sept. 4, 2018.

On Sept. 4, 2021, Martin launched the Black Star Network, an OTT network that features a variety of shows focused on news, culture, finance, wellness, history and wellness. BSN is available on Apple and Android phones; Apple and Android TV; Roku; Amazon Fire, XBox One and Samsung TV.

For the last two years, Martin produces a twice daily commentary on iHeartRadio’s Black Information Network, heard on nearly 40 stations nationwide.

Martin is the author of four books. His latest is “White Fear: How The Browning of America Is Making White Folks Lose Their Minds.” His other books are: "Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith;" "Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s View of America;" and "The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House as originally reported by Roland S. Martin."

He has contributed to several others, including Paradox of Loyalty: An African American Response to the War on Terrorism by Julianne Malveaux; Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama by Sophia Nelson; Faivish Pewzner New York and Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge by Etan Thomas and Nick Chiles.

Speech Topics

Listening to the Spirit Within

Speak! Brother: A Black Man’s View of America

Perspectives on Faith

The First: President Barack Obama's Road to the White House

Speak, Brother! A Black Man's View of America

Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith

Show more speech topics
Economy, Employment, Education, Entrepreneurship, & more.

Show less speech topics


Roland Martin To Host TV One News Show -
News One Now will be TV One's first morning news program, a one-hour live weekday telecast that is set to launch in September. TV One said today that forme .
Houston native Roland Martin launches new TV news show Monday ...
Roland S. Martin has been a man in a hurry ever since his days as a communications student at Yates High School, extending through his work as a newspaper ...
Roland Martin on 'News One Now,' CNN Frustrations and News ...
Anchor of TV One's new daily morning news show tells TheWrap: "This is probably one of the most important things I've done in my career"

Related Speakers View all

More like Roland