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National

Cornell Brooks: Marilyn Mosby’s Decision To Drop Charges In Freddie Gray Case ‘Does Not Let Police Department Off The Hook’

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 […]

Opinion

Roland Martin & Cory Booker Discuss Whether Dems Can Lure White Working-Class Voters

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 […]

Virginia High Court Invalidates Gov. McAuliffe’s Executive Order Restoring Voting Rights To 200K Ex-Felons

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 […]

National

Hillary Clinton Blames Russians In DNC Email Hack

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 […]

National

Michael Steele Questions If Republicans Really Get What It Means To Run For President

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 […]