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 […]
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In this year’s highly contested presidential election, every vote – and every demographic – counts; neither Republicans nor Democrats can take any voting block for granted. Democrats are looking to attract and retain White working-class male voters, a vital block of the American electorate and one Democrats have had trouble reaching in the past. On Wednesday, Roland […]
On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, the Mothers of the Movement took the stage to share why they are supporting Hillary Clinton for president during an emotional and heart-wrenching address to delegates. Geneva Reed-Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland – who was found dead hanging in a jail cell after an “unlawful traffic stop” […]
The internet spent the day digesting Jordan’s response, divided between ecstatic to cautious because of his long storied history with distancing himself from social justice issues. Jordan’s persona at times appeared to be “business first,” and his silence in regards to previous police shootings stirred up strong frustrations.
In a historic move, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-felons who paid their debts to society, are no longer incarcerated, on probation, or on parole. Critics of Gov. McAuliffe claim the move was political and aimed at helping Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election. The Virginia Supreme Court […]
UPDATED: 4:15 PM EST: Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has resigned following the release of emails showing DNC staffers favored Clinton over Sanders during the Democratic primaries, CNN reports. In a statement released Sunday, Wasserman Schultz said she’s still “committed to seeing Clinton elected as president,” the site writes. “Going forward, the best […]
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 […]
After Donald Trump’s dark and angry Republican Party presidential nominee acceptance speech, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, spoke to John Avlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast, about Trump’s remarks and the tone of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Avlon explained what the nation is seeing at the RNC is “nothing normal,” despite outward appearances. He […]
Former RNC Chair Michael Steele spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the multitude of missteps that have taken place during this year’s Republican National Convention. Steele believes the Republican Party missed an opportunity to unite itself with Monday’s voice vote, which ultimately ended the Never Trump movement. He told Martin if the anti-Trump contingent had an […]
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.