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.
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 […]
It seems that with each passing day, more and more people turn down the opportunity to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration, which says a lot. Practically no A-lister is willing to damage their reputation or compromise their beliefs by performing at the President-elect’s inauguration ceremony later this month. However one organization has agreed to perform […]
The Talladega Tornadoes, the marching band for Talladega College an HBCU in Alabama, has an invitation to march in Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. The college initially accepted the invitation but the school’s alumni and social media have serious issues with the historically black college marching in the inaugural parade. The college president is not rethinking […]
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.