Stand Your Ground law

Roland Martin talks to Attorney Darryl Parks about the shooting death of Corey Jones, the Florida man who was killed by a plain clothes police after…

As a co-host for Keeping it Real with Rev. Al Sharpton, a nationally syndicated radio show, I have been asked on a few occasions why…

03/05/14- Reverend Al Sharpton encourages people to participate in the “Stand Your Ground” rally happening in Tallahassee, Florida on March 10, 2014. For more information…

02/26/14- On the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin‘s death, Reverend Al Sharpton reminds us that until the “Stand Your Ground” law is repealed, justice will…

02/26/14- Pastor Michael Bledsoe, of Riverside Baptist Church in Washington DC, joined Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss the open letter he…

Black community leaders are taking a stand against the controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. On March 10, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida, leaders across the country…

TV host Jane Velez-Mitchell has probably seen and heard it all by now, on her self-titled HLN show. The anchor is on top of trials,…

02/17/14- Roland Martin talks with Attorney Ben Crump about the Michael Dunn verdict and why “Stand Your Ground” laws need to be dismantled. Plus, he…

It’s clear that potential was snuffed out when George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, but the sky may have been the limit, literally, for the Florida…

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

“Black on black” crime has made it easy for some mainstream media organizations, many Fox News-loving Republicans and sometimes even members of law enforcement, to…

Stay away from Dearborn Heights. Those were five unsettling words I remember as a teenager growing up in Detroit during the mid-1960’s. I was warned…