Watch Roland Martin and Rev. Jesse Jackson discuss the #OscarsSoWhite protest action in the video clip above, and then watch the extended NewsOne Now conversation in the video clip below.
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Roland Martin took Fox News contributor Stacey Dash to task for her comments about BET and Black networks during Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now. During an interview on Fox News, Dash said: “We have to make up our minds. Either we want to have segregation or integration. If we don’t want segregation, then we need […]
President Obama on Thursday announced his administration would give the city $80 million in federal funding to assist in the water crisis poisoning thousands — a growing scandal that has sparked resignation requests from citizens for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder.
Jasmyne Cannick joined Roland Martin Wednesday on NewsOne Now to discuss her blog post calling for liberal Hollywood to boycott the Academy Awards and said, “I think at the end of the day, it’s an easy out to call on Blacks to boycott the Oscars — if every single one of us tuned out and didn’t watch the Oscars, it really wouldn’t hurt their bottom line.”
During his State of the State address Tuesday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder apologized for his response to the Flint water crisis and promised to fix the man-made disaster amid calls for his resignation and two lawsuits filed against city and state officials.
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore – the head of Global Policy Solutions, a Washington, D.C.-based policy firm – said in a recent opinion piece that Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute whitewashed the Black agenda. Rockeymoore stated in her op-ed, “Amidst outrage about the Academy Awards whitewashing the Oscars, NBC News has managed to […]
It seem as though the Democratic presidential candidates as well as the Democratic National Committee are missing a few of the pressing topics affecting the Black community today.
Roland Martin talks with Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. about the legacy of her father and if he would support the Black Lives Matter Movement.
President Obama’s remarks about HBCUs didn’t go over too well with many.
CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller expressed his network’s commitment to diversity during a recent TV critics meeting by offering himself up as the epitome of diversification. Geller was quoted as saying, “I’m diverse, I fall into the LBGT category. I’m just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn’t play basketball. I mentioned my husband earlier, because I want to […]