Tag: Roland Martin

Entertainment

Wildin’ Out Wednesday: Little Boy Dances During News Report

Every Wednesday is Wildin’ Out Wednesday on NewsOne Now, though portions of Tuesday’s edition of the show were pretty wild. One particular interview left Roland Martin and many viewers scratching their heads. Today, comedians Queen Aishah, Lawrence Owens, and Niki Moore joined Martin in the studio for this week’s installment of the laugh-fest, which did not disappoint. After […]

Business

‘We’re on path to growing inequality,’ experts respond to startling wealth gap between minorities & Whites

It will take 228 years for the wealth of Black families to catch up to that of Whites. That alarming calculation was compiled from the findings of a new study by the Corporation for Enterprise Development and Institute for Policy Studies. The study found that between 1983 and 2013, Black household wealth only grew from $67,000 to […]

National

RNC grilled about flawed plan to woo Black voters

The Republican National Committee recently named Ashley Bell the National Committee’s new Director of African-American Political Engagement as part of its attempt to attract Black voters. Bell spoke with Roland Martin during Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now about Donald Trump‘s campaign and Republican voter outreach to the African-American community. Bell explained Republicans have a job to do in […]

Sports

New documentary shares experiences of 18 Black athletes who defied Jim Crow & Adolf Hitler to compete in 1936 Olympics

The 1936 Olympics were well-documented and known for the success of track and field gold medalist Jesse Owens. A new documentary titled Olympic Pride, American Prejudice shares the experiences of the other 17 African-American athletes “who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to win hearts and medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.”   The film’s […]