Republican National Convention

Rather, who has attended 31 political conventions over the span of his illustrious career, said the 2016 presidential campaign contains "one of the more interesting convention seasons."

Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s nomination acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention on Thursday rubbed many people the wrong way — including members of the Republican Party. Several were turned off by his dark and somber tone. “I have a message to every last person threatening the peace on our streets and the safety of […]

For the past four days, Roland Martin has been asking Black Republicans about the specifics of Donald Trump’s plan when it comes to African-Americans. If you’ve been watching NewsOne Now on TV One this week or listening to the live audio stream, you know obtaining the details of Trump’s plan has been like finding a needle in […]

After Donald Trump’s dark and angry Republican Party presidential nominee acceptance speech, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, spoke to John Avlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast, about Trump’s remarks and the tone of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Avlon explained what the nation is seeing at the RNC is “nothing normal,” despite outward appearances. He […]

Former RNC Chair Michael Steele spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the multitude of missteps that have taken place during this year’s Republican National Convention. Steele believes the Republican Party missed an opportunity to unite itself with Monday’s voice vote, which ultimately ended the Never Trump movement. He told Martin if the anti-Trump contingent had an […]

Since Trump was officially named the Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday night, will his handlers and party be able to rein him in in an attempt to make Trump more presidential?

Since Trump was officially named the Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday night, will his handlers and party be able to rein him in in an attempt to make Trump more presidential?

7/20/16- Roland Martin is covering the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Melania’s plagiarism, Trump’s trust fund babies, Chris Christie’s donuts and much more.  

Donald Trump has said on numerous occasions he is going to do well with African-American voters in the general election. On Wednesday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Corrogan Vaughn, a Maryland GOP delegate, and James Evans, a Republican delegate from Utah, spoke with Roland Martin about why they have decided to throw their support behind Trump. Vaughn explained he is […]

Boxing promoter and self-proclaimed “Republi-crat” Don King is no stranger to controversy. King found himself in the middle of a political slugfest at the start of this year’s Republican National Convention after being banned from speaking at the event. According to a New York Times report, GOP officials nixed the idea of King speaking at the […]

7/19/16- Roland Martin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show live from Cleveland at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Click the link above to hear a recap of day one, what speeches made national news (Melania Trump anyone?) and just how many black people were in attendance. Click the link above to hear the entire […]

Pure chaos erupted during the first day of the Republican National Convention after a voice vote shut down anti-Trump delegates. The failed vote was an attempt to change convention rules that bind Trump’s delegates to support him at the convention. On Monday, Roland Martin spoke with Virginia Delegate Ken Cuccinelli about the vote and the Never […]