Civil rights groups sent a letter to the DOJ demanding police departments be penalized for failing to report deaths in custody.
Lena Dunham's comments about Odell Beckham, Jr. sparked a backlash on social media & exposed the continued over-sexualization of Black men.
Haters gonna hate and they have come out in droves to attack Gabby Douglas while she competes at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Instead of cheering for and supporting the 20-year-old, many have decided to take issue with her hair –just as they did during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, called the […]
With the 2016 presidential election just around the corner, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now examined a survey that focused on the intersection of race and police community relations with the hope of gaining some insight into what is driving opposing sides away from a normalized co-existence. One question that resonated with those surveyed and with those who […]
Watch Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discuss Pres. Obama's commencement speech at Howard University in the video clip above.
During Tuesday's edition of NewsOne Now, Wisconsin's state coordinator for VoteRiders, Anita Johnson, spoke to Roland Martin about the state's restrictive voter ID law and the impact it may have in keeping voters from casting their ballots.
African-American voters expect their presidential candidate to at least talk about the issues that face our community. Unfortunately, we are not hearing much from Democratic presidential candidates, and absolutely nothing of substance from the Republican candidates. If the African-American vote is so precious and sought after, why aren’t presidential candidates using these issues as an opportunity to connect with […]
WASHINGTON-Barbara Arnwine, the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, claims that her house in Prince George’s County in Maryland was raided by a SWAT Team for no apparent reason. Arnwine is a well known Civil Rights lawyer who fights against voter suppression and voter I.D. laws. Voting Rights “Map Of […]