"When I would come into contact with people that I knew were going to vote for Trump -- I knew these were people who did not want minorities to succeed in this country."
As candidates make their final push for tonight's primary, Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel dissected the current state of the race and how candidates are trying to distinguish themselves from this year's crop of White House hopefuls.
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand for the NAACP Image Awards red carpet event and caught up with Anthony Anderson, Michael B. Jordan, Ice Cube, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lee Daniels and more.
Mathis went so far as to liken the poisoning of Flint to a terrorist attack, saying, “Everyday our Homeland Security -- their biggest fear and preparation is for terrorists poisoning the water. The Secretary of Defense talks nervously about that — well in this instance, our government has poisoned the water and it’s causing permanent damage.”
Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director of the Bunche Center at UCLA, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss Hollywood’s diversity numbers behind the Academy Awards and the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The Bunche Center at UCLA releases an annual diversity report through a series of quantifiable statistics showing where the entertainment industry falls short in inclusion and representation. From […]
Watch Roland Martin and Rev. Jesse Jackson discuss the #OscarsSoWhite protest action in the video clip above, and then watch the extended NewsOne Now conversation in the video clip below.
The Supreme Court will decide if President Obama has the authority to halt the deportation of up to 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.
Jasmyne Cannick joined Roland Martin Wednesday on NewsOne Now to discuss her blog post calling for liberal Hollywood to boycott the Academy Awards and said, "I think at the end of the day, it's an easy out to call on Blacks to boycott the Oscars -- if every single one of us tuned out and didn't watch the Oscars, it really wouldn't hurt their bottom line."
During his State of the State address Tuesday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder apologized for his response to the Flint water crisis and promised to fix the man-made disaster amid calls for his resignation and two lawsuits filed against city and state officials.
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore – the head of Global Policy Solutions, a Washington, D.C.-based policy firm – said in a recent opinion piece that Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute whitewashed the Black agenda. Rockeymoore stated in her op-ed, “Amidst outrage about the Academy Awards whitewashing the Oscars, NBC News has managed to […]
It seem as though the Democratic presidential candidates as well as the Democratic National Committee are missing a few of the pressing topics affecting the Black community today.