Roland Martin

Roland Martin


EMPOWERMENT
Saturday - 12:20PM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Roland Martin currently serves as TV One’s political editor, senior analyst of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, and host of News One Now on TV One. Martin is an acclaimed journalist winning more than 30 professional awards for journalistic excellence, including becoming NABJ's 2013 Journalist of the Year, the organizations most coveted honor; a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television News Directors and the National Association of Minorities in Cable among many others.

Festival Countdown

00:
Days
00:
Hours
00
Minutes

TWITTER SPOTLIGHT

Tweet Ticker

Festival Twitter

  1. @essencefest: First class ticket: NeNe Leakes seen at LAX in Los Angeles. Where are you headed off to this weekend? http://t.co/uX1lhEo1Zg
  2. @essencefest: It's the weekend! Have a little "Fantasy" time. Get moving with Mariah Carey. http://t.co/OcNDk5USRR
  3. @essencefest: Reality Star: Vanessa Simmons celebrated the premiere of Lifetime's new series "Project Runway: THREADS" in New York. http://t.co/08rJKkk2du
  4. @essencefest: RT @RushionMcDonald: @IAmSteveHarvey talking about how to #ActLikeASuccess at @essencefest 2014 http://t.co/poSLvnOrfL
  5. @essencefest: Broadway's Best: Phylicia Rashad at The Public Theater's opening night celebration of 'The Fortress Of Solitude' in NYC....
  6. @essencefest: Thrilled to support young trailblazers! Congrats on @yeswecode?s first ever #hackathon for My Brother?s Keeper #PA http://t.co/8gZZFv2VmZ
  7. @essencefest: Hip Hop Style: #EssenceFest alum Eve at the MOBO Awards at SSE Arena in London, England. http://t.co/peoiBkKSPZ
  8. @essencefest: Celeb Visit: Mary J. Blige at the WDAS and Power 99 Performance Theater in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. http://t.co/WxLeGSndYL

Festival Promotions

Festival Text Alerts

Sign up for mobile text alerts to be one of the first to know how we'll celebrate in 2014 with the biggest and best Festival to date!

Text Alerts