In a joint complaint, the NAACP and two disabled Black students accuse Richmond, Virginia Schools of Discrimination. The U.S. Department of Education's Civil Rights Division is evaluating the allegations.
Roland Martin battled Ken Reed, a White Lives Matter activist, over its protest at the NAACP headquarters in Houston.
No new charter schools. That’s the request from the NAACP. The historic and iconic civil rights organization has approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on the expansion of Charter Schools in America. The resolution states in part: “Charter schools have contributed to the increased segregation rather than diverse integration of our public school system… “Weak oversight […]
Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, caught up with Ben Jealous, former NAACP President/CEO and Bernie Sanders supporter, at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. During their discussion, Jealous pushed back against Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein‘s claim that Sanders turned his back on his supporters. Jealous told Martin that Stein “was never a […]
In a stunning move, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has decided to drop all charges against the remaining three officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. After the decision was announced Wednesday, attendees at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia shared their views on what Mosby’s move could mean for the case going forward. Cornell W. Brooks, President […]
The organization also approved legislation regarding how to properly train eyewitnesses in recording police involved shootings using a cell phone; many of the incidents that made national headlines involving Black men and police were captured on a cell phone camera.
After last week’s epic takedown, Roland Martin was invited on The Wendy Williams Show to educate the longtime talk show host and her audience about race in America. If you remember, Williams made a series of disheartening remarks about the need for HBCUs and the NAACP. In a blistering critique, Martin schooled Williams about the nuances […]
UPDATE: 07/14/16 3:25 PM On Thursday, Roland Martin appeared on The Wendy Williams Show to educate and inform the longtime talk show host and her audience about the realities of race. Before bringing Martin on set for their discussion, Williams told her viewers, “Last week I faced a lot of criticism for my comments about historically […]
Speaker Paul Ryan met with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the RNC headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, signifying what many believe is an attempt to unify the party behind the polarizing presidential candidate. According to Ryan, the meeting was a “positive step,” but there is still a wide gap between the two on issues ranging from immigration […]
Over the weekend, presidential hopeful and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump garnered an endorsement from another unlikely source -- the brother of murdered civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
(Kirk Franklin, Nominated for Outstanding Gospel Album) NAACP-PR — BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The 47th NAACP Image Awards is set to air on Friday, February 5th on TV One. The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups […]