Talladega College

Plus, Talladega College band raises nearly $600K for Trump inauguration and the IRS plans to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families.

The Talladega College Marching Tornadoes have raised more than $500,000 on their GoFundMe page to cover inauguration expenses after the band from the small and historically Black institution in Alabama took major heat for agreeing to perform at Donald Trump's inaugural parade.

Dr. Bill Hawkins defends his decision to send Talladega's marching band to perform during Donald Trump's Inauguration Day parade.

  1/9/17- Roland Martin talks to the President of Talladega College, Dr. Billy Hawkins, about the Alabama HBCU that has decided to participate in Donald Trump’s Inauguration parade. “My band Director came to me…he applies for parades all over the country. The application was sent in prior to the election. I didn’t view this as […]

Talladega College, Alabama's oldest historically Black liberal arts college, came under fire after its marching band accepted an invitation to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration.