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Several major local news outlets covered Roland Martin’s visit to Canisius yesterday.

WGRZ-TV reporter Claudine Ewing reported on Canisius College’s Black History Month celebration including an interview with TV host and journalist Roland Martin. Martin addressed more than 600 middle and high school students during the college’s annual educational and empowerment summit. The event was held at Zion Dominion Global Ministries and sponsored by the college’s Academic Talent Search Program.

Watch the story here.

Spectrum News reporter Rochelle Alleyene reported on the 50th anniversary of the college’s Afro-American Society and Roland Martin’s evening lecture. She interviewed Martin and Janelle Brooks ᾿04, MS ᾿06, chair of the 50th anniversary celebration committee.

Watch the story here.

In a WBFO-FM 88.7 news story, Mike Desmond reports that Roland Martin told a packed Montante Cultural Center that African American history is a mix of good and bad.

Listen to the story here.

Submitted by: College Communications