Love is verb, an action word. Hate is as well. As a humanitarian, I ground myself in love in order to challenge divisive hate. So when Fox Business Analyst Charles Payne asked me to defend words of mine that were ultimately tweeted by Gavin Long, the alleged shooter of several police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, […]
NewsOne spoke with Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University, about how Democrats performed overall at the convention and particularly on two key issues facing African-Americans: Women’s empowerment, and police killings and gun violence.
While covering the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now have given Black Republicans a platform to speak to the show’s predominantly African-American audience.
Roland Martin, host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, finally caught up with Pastor Darrell Scott – an ardent supporter of Donald Trump – during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. During a very spirited discussion, Martin pressed Scott to reveal specifics of Trump’s plan to address issues important to the Black community. According to Martin, the GOP’s presidential […]
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 […]
In the wake of the recent shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, as well as the police officers who lost their lives to a sniper attack in Dallas, the impact of violent death has left the nation reeling. As we collectively watch the news and various forms of social media, we cannot escape the graphic, […]
Social media blasted Wendy Williams for her comments about Jesse Williams‘ BET Black Lives Matter speech, HBCUs, and the NAACP after a clip from her show went viral this week. During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin decided to educate the talk show host on the topics that have caused so many to raise […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners of the BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles: Video of the Year — Beyonce, “Formation”…
Arecent Washington Post-ABC News poll revealed that about 88 percent of African-Americans have an unfavorable view of Donald Trump. In essence, out of every four Black voters, three of them can’t stand the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee. Trump may be feeling the same way about the African-American community. Trump seems to have had a tenuous relationship with […]