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 to her audience. Before bringing Martin on set for their discussion, Williams told her viewers, “Last week I faced a lot of criticism for my […]
In the aftermath of the Dallas police shooting, certain conservative voices and media outlets would have you believe the greatest threats to the nation’s law enforcement are Black men. Unfortunately for those spouting this rhetoric, the facts do not support the narrative. In a recent article in The New York Daily News, Shaun King explains “71% of police who’ve been […]
Syndicated television judge Glenda Hatchett is representing Philando Castile’s family in all civil legal matters as it relates to his murder. Hatchett is soon expected to file a civil lawsuit in connection to the police involved shooting death of 21-year-old Castile. In an exclusive interview, Judge Hatchett spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, about the Castile police murder case […]
In the wake of the Alton Sterling and Philando Castile police shootings, and the deadly sniper attack that killed five Dallas police officers, the nation has been experiencing a great level of angst, outrage, and sorrow. In Tuesday’s special two-hour edition of TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and a select panel of guests discussed the dichotomy […]
Dr. Brian Williams, an emergency room surgeon who attended to many of the police officers critically and fatally wounded by Micah Johnson during a protest in Dallas last week, recently spoke out during a press conference about his experiences on that fateful night. Surprisingly, Dr. Williams expressed a sentiment that many Americans did not expect to hear […]
The African-American community and local police have historically had a tenuous relationship, rife with animosity. In recent years, the nation has begun to see the inherent distrust spill over onto our streets in the form of police violence and protests against officers’ use of excessive force. When talking about community policing, the question arises: how […]
Paulette Leaphart had a double mastectomy in 2014 after being diagnosed with breast cancer. That moment sparked her journey as not only a breast cancer survivor, but an activist. Leaphart decided that her diagnosis would not define her. So she put on her running shoes in an attempt to bring awareness to the fight against cancer. Paulette walked […]
In today's unpredictable economy, many companies are offering their employees buyouts as a way to shrink the size of their pension plans and ultimately reduce their longterm financial obligations.
Watch Roland Martin, Pastor A.R. Bernard, Pastor Mark Burns, and Bishop Harry Jackson discuss Donald Trump's Evangelical advisory board and the debate over questioning the faith of Hillary Clinton in the video clip above.
The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]
Following their historic win over the Golden State Warriors last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers became the first team in NBA Finals history to overcome a 3-1 deficit and go on to win the title. LeBron James led his team to a 93-89 victory in Game 7, scoring his 16th triple double this year and tallying 27 points, 11 assists, 11 rebounds, […]
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