Roland Martin’s made a successful name for himself as a journalist, appearing everywhere from CNN to TV One to The Tom Joyner Morning Show. Climbing the full length of the corporate ladder, Martin looked to a more creative outlet to place his passions and created a line of ties and ascots for men, called “Roland S. Martin” by Verse 9. Check out this video of Martin explaining how and why he is sticking his neck out on a fashion line.

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