During a special simulcast with the Tom Joyner Morning Show and TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin spoke with Devyn Spence Benson, author of Antiracism in Cuba, and businessman Troy Nash about the importance of President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba and what improved U.S./Cuban relations could mean for people of color. Nash believes that Afro-Cubans are ready […]
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Martin, who has been adamant about President Obama nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court, asked Jarrett why a Black woman was not nominated and reminded Jarrett of the support Mr. Obama has received from African-American women over the course of his tenure as president.
As Hillary Clinton positions herself closer to gaining the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States, the nation’s current leader made a weighty appeal on the former first lady’s behalf. At a dinner last Friday, President Barack Obama appealed to donors at the private to rally around Clinton, the New York Times reports. […]
President Barack Obama has never been shy about his adoration for First Lady Michelle Obama and expressed more of that loving sentiment in an interview with TIME magazine. Joining the President was American Ballet Theater’s first Black principal dancer, Misty Copeland for a frank discussion on race, gender, body image and much more. TIME’s Maya Rhodan […]
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.
During the interview, Clinton addressed her plans for minority/women-owned businesses, the ongoing fight for voting rights, and a number of other topics important to Black voters.
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden as the Librarian of Congress. If confirmed Dr. Hayden would be the first woman and first African-American to serve in the post, as mentioned in a press release issued by the White House Office of the Press Secretary. President Obama issued a […]
Wednesday is Hump Day and it’s also Wildin’ Out Wednesday on NewsOne Now, the perfect time for a few laughs to help you make it through to the end of the week. This week’s comedic panel features Cletus Kassady, Roz Washington, and Ky Morgan. Host Roland Martin and the Wildin’ Out Wednesday crew took a few moments to […]
Entrepreneur and BET co-found Sheila Johnson recently spoke with Roland Martin about jobs, the state of the economy, the need for workforce diversity, forcing corporate America to diversify and adopt practices that promote inclusion on all levels of business. Johnson explained during her sit down with Martin our “economy is very fragile right now.” As a result […]
Since the death of controversial U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia last week, the matter has become a political football and an all-out partisan tug-of-war. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are speaking out against the GOP’s aims to obstruct President Barack Obama appointing a nominee to occupy Scalia’s former seat saying that their actions are […]