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A week after Nykea Aldridge was caught in a deadly crossfire of gang violence while strolling her infant down the street on Chicago’s South Side, her cousin, NBA superstar Dwyane Wade appeared Friday on Good Morning America to discuss the tragedy. Wade, who recently signed with the Chicago Bulls, also seized the moment to discuss the ensuing social media outrage over a tweet by […]

"It is the Democratic Party that is the party of slavery, the party of Jim Crow, and the party of opposition," Trump said Tuesday evening at a rally.

Roland Martin addresses the fundamental issue he has with the GOP and a number of discriminatory policies they support.

The Republican National Committee recently named Ashley Bell the National Committee’s new Director of African-American Political Engagement as part of its attempt to attract Black voters. Bell spoke with Roland Martin during Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now about Donald Trump‘s campaign and Republican voter outreach to the African-American community. Bell explained Republicans have a job to do in […]

“Regardless of race, Trump should speak as if he is going to improve the economy …” said Attorney Richard St. Paul, former elected official, at the Republican National Convention. Watch NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, in its new time slot on TV One.

“It’s like a flat tire on the first day of a road trip,” Former Congressman Allen West said of the drama on the first day of the Republican National Convention. West also discussed the RNC theme of “make America great again,” the national conversation on police accountability, #BlackLivesMatter, and substantive policy proposals to address the Black community. Watch NewsOne […]

Clarence Mingo, Auditor for Franklin County, Ohio, discusses Republican African-American voter outreach and the need to have a substantive conversation on the issues important to the Black community. Watch NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, in its new time slot on TV One.

Telly Lovelace, GOP communications strategist and National Director Of Black Initiatives, discusses the whereabouts of Donald Trump’s plans to address African-Americans and if Trump will speak with Black organizations. Watch NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, in its new time slot on TV One.

There were nearly more speakers of color on the first night of the DNC compared to the entire four nights of the RNC. There's also a noticeable difference in tone and message.

Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s nomination acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention on Thursday rubbed many people the wrong way — including members of the Republican Party. Several were turned off by his dark and somber tone. “I have a message to every last person threatening the peace on our streets and the safety of […]

For the past four days, Roland Martin has been asking Black Republicans about the specifics of Donald Trump’s plan when it comes to African-Americans. If you’ve been watching NewsOne Now on TV One this week or listening to the live audio stream, you know obtaining the details of Trump’s plan has been like finding a needle in […]

The president at one of the nation’s leading prestigious Christian universities says Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is America’s “blue-collar billionaire.” Jerry Falwell JR is president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Falwell JR delivered remarks during the final, day four of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. He believes the most effective politicians […]