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Roland Martin made a chief in Cape Coast

Roland Sebastian Martin,  a popular Haitian American journalist, has been made a chief in Cape Coast. He is currently visiting Ghana as part of the Year of Return activities.

An excited Roland posted a video of his coronation on social media saying : ” Today i was crowned a Chief (King) In Cape Coast Ghana.. and this was the coronation ceremony, they handed me the staff of the village and welcomed me into the family! The experience is amazing!!… ”

In the video Mr Martin was seen reciting a traditional oath, administered by some local chiefs.

Currently the Host/Managing Editor of ‘Roland Martin Unfiltered’, Martin was a commentator for TV One, the host of News One Now, and Washington on Watch With Roland S. Martin.

He was also a CNN contributor, appearing on a variety of shows, including The Situation Room, Anderson Cooper’s AC360, and many others. In October 2008, he joined the Tom Joyner Morning Show as senior analyst.

Books authored by Martin include Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s View of America, Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith and The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House as originally reported by Roland S. Martin.

Some of the highlights of his visit to Ghana includes trips to the Elmina and Cape Coast castles .