There is a war going on between Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers. Uber and Lyft are tapping into taxi drivers revenue and the cabbies are not taking it lightly. Guest host Mo Ivory breaks down the Uber verses taxi cab driver battle royal on “NewsOne Now.” Amazingly, a new poll shows that likely voters would prefer a Republican […]
NewsOne Now Video Podcast: ALL Hands On Deck, We Need Everyone Involved In The MovementIn the midst of the fight for justice for Michael Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner and others, young activists are calling for older more established voices to step aside. Elders in the movement say they still have a voice and a role to play in the struggle for social justice. While this battle is going on between millennials and elders, African Americans of all ages are being marginalized, disenfranchised and in many cases murdered.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Gov. Chris Christie are backtracking on their 21-day mandatory quarantine for anyone who travels from West Africa and may have come in contact with Ebola patients. Kaci Hickox, a nurse, was forced into quarantine Friday after arriving from Sierra Leone. She was symptom-free and tested negative for Ebola, but was still held […]
Blackward Thinking: Forget Who’s “Black Enough,” It’s Time To Address The Big Black Elephant In The Room
Forget who’s “black enough,” it’s time to address the big black elephant in the room — and acknowledge what we really mean when we talk about the NFL, violence and race. by Carl Banks On Wednesday, a report surfaced that a rift has developed inside the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks’ locker room — purportedly due to a certain […]
Got something on your mind that you want to talk about? Ferguson leaks, Ebola or the biggest academic cheating scandal in NCAA history got you a little heated? Guest host Mo Ivory opened the phone lines for you to get off your chest for Free Your Mind Friday on “NewsOne Now. The official autopsy of Michael […]
April Ryan talks to Homeland Security Jeh Johnson about Ebola, Isis and the growing concern over the White House fence jumper. “After the event on September 19 we put in additional security there, but let’s not forget that the secret service does a great job protecting the first family and the Vice President and others.” Listen […]
The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for the PLUS Loan program used by parents and college students, but some say the changes are not enough to get all of the students adversely impacted by the program back in the classroom. Johnny Taylor, President & CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund joined guest host Armstrong Williams on “NewsOne Now” to […]
Dr. Ben Carson joined guest hosts Angela Rye and Armstrong Williams on “NewsOne Now” to discuss Ebola‘s arrival in America and shared his views on what needs to be done to stop the spread of the virus. Carson explained that the deadly virus needs to be contained in Africa and subsequently defeated there. Carson also expressed his views about instituting travel bans […]
Source: Michael Winter / USA Today Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is free of the Ebola virus and will be transferred from isolation at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, her family said Wednesday. The family also said that the 29-year-old nurse, who contracted the virus from Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan, was regaining strength and that her spirits were […]
The midterm elections are just two weeks away and the stakes in this years political battle royal are high. There is just one problem, Americans, especially African Americans don’t seem to be geared up to go to the polls. Are you excited to cast your ballot on election day or have you decided not to […]
NewsOne Now Podcast: Has The Media Blown The Ebola Crisis Out Of Proportion Or Should We Be Really Afraid?
Has the media blown the Ebola crisis in America out of proportion? Are they playing on and heightening our sense of fear or should we be terrified of Ebola’s presence in the United States? Jeff Johnson, guest host of “NewsOne Now” takes your calls during the radio portion of the show. This past August,West Bladen […]