The incident occurred as officers discussed assignments for the presidential security detail during Obama’s visit to attend the Chicago Bulls’ season opener in October, The Daily Beast writes.
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Today marked the very first United State of Women Summit at The White House led by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. As expected, the event attracted some of the most powerful, educated and elegant ladies in the country as they gathered to talk about worldwide women’s equality and other women-related topics. […]
Wearing sunglasses, as promised, President Obama watched Malia cross the stage to receive her diploma at Sidwell Friends School.
Have the lives of African Americans improved in the eight years since President Barack Obama took office? Roland Martin sits down with economist and columnist Dr. Julianne Malveaux to discuss her new book, Are We Better Off? Race, Obama and Public Policy.
The sports world took another major blow after news spread that notable MMA fighter Kimbo Slice passed away. Slice, whose real name was Kevin Ferguson, was taken to a hospital in Coral Springs, Florida where he died on Monday. Ferguson made his MMA debut back in 2007 after gaining notoriety as a street fighter. Bellator, […]
The passing of legendary boxer and activist, Muhammad Ali probably hit no one harder than his children.
Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]
Watch Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discuss Pres. Obama’s commencement speech at Howard University in the video clip above.
At the height of Flint’s water crisis, nearly 9,000 children had been exposed to lead from drinking contaminated water. Mayor Karen Weaver reported an estimated 5,000 homes were in need of lead pipe replacements. President Barack Obama signed an emergency disaster declaration in January, ordering federal aid in conjunction with volunteer efforts on the ground, but it was only set […]