In this special edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast we hear from KEM, Ledisi, Marlon Wayans, Kirk Franklin, Avery Sunshine, Eric Bennett, Johnny Gill, Donnie McClurkin, Fred Hammond, Smokey Norful, Jeffery Osborne, Fantasia, Chante Moore and many more of your favorite entertainers in our Thanksgiving Day Entertainment Special. All that and more in this […]
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.
Roland Martin talks to Legal Analyst Midwin Charles about the lack of indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson. “This was a classic “how not to get an indictment”. I’ve been saying all along that I would be very surprised if this grand jury came back with an indictment. People get […]
by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com Host and Managing Editor of “NewsOne Now” There was never a second where I felt St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch was going to stand before the world and say a Missouri grand jury had decided to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Mike […]
Attorneys Midwin Charles and Lisa Bloom joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to review the Ferguson grand jury decision and access St. Louis County Prosecutor, Bob McCulloch’s actions in the proceedings. Charles told Martin, “I have never ever seen a prosecutor work so hard to exonerate somebody who essentially has been accused of committing a […]
On Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plan on immigration during a nationally televised address. During President Obama’s address on immigration he said: … for a year and a half now, Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow that simple vote. Now, I continue to believe that the best way to solve this problem […]
Roland Martin talks to Ohio Congresswoman and Chair of Congressional Black Caucus, Marcia Fudge and about how immigration impact black people. “It’s certainly a positive. People forget we have a lot of immigrants that are African descent. They come from Haiti. This is going to provide more training in stem cell training. We can then […]
NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Why Are Black Folks Easily Offended When African Americans Critique President Obama?
Are African Americans wrong to try and shut down any critique or criticism by Black folks of President Barack Obama? Do you think some Black people are too sensitive when other Blacks critique the President? Roland Martin takes your calls during the radio portion of “NewsOne Now.” Rep. G. K. Butterfield, the next chairman of the Congressional […]
In an address to the nation, President Obama lays out the executive action he’s taking to fix our nation’s broken immigration system, November 20, 2014.
Roland Martin On Morning Joe: Is Pres. Obama's Use Of An Executive Order On Immigration A Good Move? (VIDEO)
On Thursday, November 20th, 2014 President Obama will unveil his plan for immigration. Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss President Obama using an executive order to institute immigration reform. Martin told Joe Scarborough the White House “is going to actually make the case beyond simply his [Obama] address and it throws into […]
Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (featuring Kim Brown, Cleo Manago and Lauren Victoria Burke) discuss the decades old sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby that have reemerged in recent months. During their discussion, Burke said the claims being made against Cosby are “pretty indicting,” especially given the number of women coming forward with allegations. […]