Stand Your Ground Law

On Friday, Circuit Judge James H. Daniel denied Marissa Alexander’s request for a new Stand Your Ground hearing to seek immunity from prosecution under the law for…

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anniversary of Trayvon Martin‘s death, Reverend Al Sharpton reminds us that until the “Stand Your Ground” law is repealed, justice will…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

All week-long on traditional and social media, in the break rooms at work, on the bus and on the train people will be analyzing the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Roland Martin talks with the TJMS about Sybrina Fulton, the mother of the late Trayvon Martin, and Lucia Holman McBath, the mother of the late Jordan…