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The holiday season is in full swing and for those of you who are looking to purchase a few gadgets for your loved ones or even for yourself, NewsOne Now has compiled some of the hottest gear in this year’s Holiday Tech Gift Guide. Tech-life expert Stephanie Humphrey joined Roland Martin on the set of NewsOne Now […]

Officials in Flint, Michigan have declared a state of emergency due to the quality of the city’s drinking water. According to NBC News, “Tests have shown elevated lead levels in the blood of some local children: prompting the Mayor of Flint, MI to declare the state of emergency to pave the way for possible government […]

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand for the New York premiere of the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso, Omalu’s wife. From Sony Pictures: Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, […]

A new sweatshirt collection depicts a world where "higher education celebrates Black voices and histories."

Haters hate…it’s what they do. Even after the woman who is arguably the greatest tennis player in the world was awarded Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year, the haters continued their campaign of derogatory comments against Serena Williams. To make matters worse, horse racing fans are upset over Williams’ latest accolade, saying the Triple Crown winner American Pharoah was […]

Rosalind Brewer, the Black female CEO of Sam's Club, is being accused of racial discrimination against White men after discussing workplace diversity in an interview on CNN, according to Yahoo News.

In a recent outbreak of law enforcement shootings in America, police have used lethal force to subdue and ultimately kill Nicholas Robertson in Los Angeles, Mario Woods in San Francisco, and Gilbert Flores in Texas. Each of these police killings were captured on video. Nicholas Robertson Over the weekend, Los Angeles police officers fired 33 shots at Nicholas […]

Government shutdowns have become a regular topic of conversation in Washington D.C. for the last few years. While many thought the talk of shutting down the government would have ended with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s retirement, politicians are still continuing to use it as a threat, and congressional gridlock is becoming rather normal. The […]

The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Evenwel v. Abbott, in which two Texas voters are challenging the current practice of using the total population to create voting districts and not the number of eligible voters.

On the same day that Rahm Emanuel apologized for the police shooting of Laquan McDonald, a state lawmaker introduced a measure in Springfield, Illinois to recall the beleaguered Chicago mayor, according to ThinkProgress. The reason the bill is necessary is because there is no legal mechanism to recall the mayor–a vestige of the city’s corrupt “political machine […]

If you’re running out of ideas for gifts this holiday season, stock gift cards may be a viable option for you. America’s Wealth Coach Deborah Owens appeared on NewsOne Now to explain how investment gift cards can make a great gift this holiday season. Owens told guest host Catalina Byrd, “Innovation has arrived, because now […]

The increasing number of preschoolers being suspended and the frequency of their punishment across the nation has unearthed a "troubling racial skew."