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TV One’s Roland Martin Demands White Panelist Not Invoke MLK; She Pushes Back Hard

Posted on 04 April 2018

<p>On Sunday's <em>MSNBC Live with Alex Witt</em>, after panelist Jennifer Grossman invoked Martin Luther King's historic "content of their character" statement, Roland Martin, in a demanding tone, requested a "favor": "Please don’t quote Dr. King." Apparently in Martin's world, only a black person like him can quote King, while a white person like Grossman can't. To her credit, Grossman pushed back hard: "I will quote Dr. Martin Luther king every single day and you won’t stop me."</p>