TV One’s “News One Now” Devotes Monday’s Show to Coverage of Hillary Clinton’s South Carolina Town Hall Meeting

Host Roland S. Martin to Serve as Moderator at Claflin University

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TV One’s News One Now, the first morning news program in
history to focus on news and analysis of politics, entertainment,
sports, and culture from an explicitly African American perspective, is
devoting its entire Monday, Nov. 9 (7-8 a.m. ET) broadcast to
covering Presidential Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton’s Nov. 7 Orangeburg,
South Carolina Town Hall Meeting.

The broadcast will showcase the town hall, which is being hosted the
South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, and moderated by News One
 host and managing editor Roland S. Martin. During
the event, Martin will question Clinton on a variety of
issues, including Black unemployment, HBCUs, criminal justice reform,
the Black Lives Matter Movement, and more.

“African Americans are some of the most sophisticated voters in America,
and they deserve to hear from all of the presidential candidates,
Republican and Democrat,” said Martin. “We’ve already had
sit down interviews with Dr. Ben Carson and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul,
and we are looking forward to hearing directly from Secretary Hillary
Clinton about the issues that are top of mind for African Americans. And
it is my desire for every candidate to speak to our audience as to why
they should be president of the United States.”

In addition, viewers are encouraged to visit News One Now’s
companion website
and #NewsOneNow on Twitter for a chance to have Martin ask Clinton
their questions. will also feature clips and
community interviews from the event.

Hosted by the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, Clinton’s Town
Hall event is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7 at 1:15 p.m. ET at Claflin
University’s Ministers’ Hall. More information is available at


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