Erykah Badu, Common, Estelle, Eric Roberson and Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings rocked the Summer Spirit Festival over the weekend at the Merriweather Post…

News One’s Smokey Fontaine joins Roland Martin on Washington Watch via the HP SkyRoom for this installment of Web Watch. Roland and Smokey discuss Fox News’ attacks against Common and NFL player, Albert Haynesworth’s claim that he is innocent of sexual misconduct because he does not date Black women.

Writer, dancer, Black activist and author Maya Angelou celebrated her 82nd birthday with family and close friends at her home in Winston-Salem, NC. Attendees included filmmaker Lee Daniels and “Just Wright” star Common. Angelou’s birthday was actually April 4. Speakers and performers included Common, Martina McBride and Naomi Judd. Over 100 people were in attendance […]