Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch is no friend of reproductive rights, most notably fighting against the requirement for contraception coverage in the Affordable Care Act.

Gorsuch will fill the seat on the court left open by Justice Scalia.

During their third and final debate, Clinton and Trump clashed over the Supreme Court, abortion, the Second Amendment, and gun control.

According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]

To be sure, the makeup of the list comes as no surprise. Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again," appears to harken back to the days when Whites were a flourishing majority, writing some of the most reprehensible chapters in American history - notably slavery and Jim Crow laws, which gave birth to a corrupt criminal justice system.

Roland Martin recently sat down with Washington to record a primetime special in which she discussed her controversial role and the impact the historic confirmation hearings had on her life.

During Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed Mr. Obama's interesting comments and whether his remarks explain why he did not select a Black woman to sit on the highest court in the land.

"I've made my decision: Today, I will announce the person I believe is eminently qualified to sit on the Supreme Court," Obama wrote.

During an address at the White House, President Barack Obama vowed to nominate a candidate to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, despite Republicans' promise not to meet with anyone nominated to the High Court.

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the nation is on the brink of what could turn out to be one of the most contentious appointments in history. Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Scalia was staunchly conservative and interpreted the constitution closely. He was also notoriously anti-abortion, pro-death penalty and anti-affirmative action. Just weeks before […]

“Where are y’all? This is a moment where you have literally less than a year of a Black president in the White House. We’ve had two Black men appointed to the Supreme Court, the President has appointed a Hispanic woman and a White woman to the Supreme Court. Why won’t these organizations, all of you, publicly call on this President to appoint a Black woman? How hard is it to send a tweet?

African-American voters expect their presidential candidate to at least talk about the issues that face our community. Unfortunately, we are not hearing much from Democratic presidential candidates, and absolutely nothing of substance from the Republican candidates. If the African-American vote is so precious and sought after, why aren’t presidential candidates using these issues as an opportunity to connect with […]