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 […]
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 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. […]
Civil rights icon, Rep. John Lewis, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what is currently happening in Ferguson, Gov. Jay Nixon declaring a state of emergency in Missouri and the looming grand jury ruling that could come at any time. Lewis explained that Ferguson could be a “turning point” for the modern civil […]
On Saturday, business icon and philanthropist Herman J. Russell passed away. Russell, an entrepreneur and philanthropist turned a once small plastering firm into one of the most successful Black-owned construction and real estate companies in the United States. Russell, a son of Atlanta, was a key financier of the Civil Rights movement. He was also responsible […]
Roland Martin talks to Senior White House Correspondent April Ryan about the reports “When the POTUS and FLOTUS leave they (Secret Service) are sometimes lax. One agent left his walkie talkie in his locker, he didn’t have his ear piece in and was on a personal phone call instead of standing at post, when the intruder […]
“NewsOne Now’s” audio operator, Tim Canalichio and star of our new segment “White-ish,” secured an “expanded role on the show” Friday when he said theEnglish rock band Led Zeppelin is just as influential as the “Godfather of Soul,” James Brown. As you can imagine this didn’t go over too well in the studio, on radio and on social […]