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Record Breaking: Essence Festival Audience Larger Than Ever Thanks To ...

It’s literally the largest festival in the world and this year Essence Festival made new milestones with over 510,000 attendees in New Orleans for the four-day gathering during the July 4th holiday weekend. That number broke previous Essence Festival records, ...
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Relocation: Roland Martin Finds New Partner For Radio Show

TV newsman and political pundit Roland Martin is moving his syndicated radio show “The Roland Martin Show” to a new network. Martin’s Nu Vision Media has inked a deal with the Empowerment Radio Network for his talk radio show that ...
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Party With A Purpose: St. Jude’s Celebration of Hope Raises ...

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a hospital with a mission to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of their founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment ...
TV

Roland Martin: To Host TV One News Show

Former CNN commentator Roland Martin will host TV One‘s first morning news program, “News One Now.” The one-hour live weekday telecast is set to launch in September and will focus on African-American news, current affairs and will feature experts, newsmakers ...
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Roland Martin: Journalist Of The Year

Journalist, radio host and television commentator Roland S. Martin has been named Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The popular 44-year-old media personality was selected for the award by NABJ’s Board of Directors. “Roland ...
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Hot Shots: Star Jones, Roland Martin, Omarosa, Doug E. Fresh, ...

More than 20 million people watched President Barack Obama’s second inauguration on television Nielsen announced on Wednesday. A combination of the ratings across 18 different networks, the total viewership for his second inauguration 20.552 million people. CNN was the top-rated ...
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Hot Shots: Roland Martin, Chris Tucker, Gary Owen, Judy Smith, ...

He’s the rock star political pundit who is one of CNN’s most notable contributors, as well as host of his own TV One series “Washington Watch”—Roland Martin talks serious for a living, but he sure knows how to party. The ...
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House Party: Roland Martin & Vanessa Bell Calloway Host Supper ...

TV One host and CNN contributor Roland Martin loves to entertain! The respected journalist and political pundit hosted an invite-only Hollywood dinner party at the home of actress Vanessa Bell Calloway. “I grew up in Houston where my family would ...
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Celebrating Your Story: Verizon Wireless Empowering With Power

Verizon Wireless hosted a brunch at New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival atfamed restaurant Dooky Chase to introduce their newest initiative, “Celebrating Your Story: Powering Your Network” campaign to media guests and tastemakers. Launched earlier this year, the program ...
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365Black Awards: McDonald’s Celebrates Community Contributions During The Essence Music ...

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 2012 Essence Music Festival. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate ...