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NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Should ESPN Have Suspended Stephen A. Smith?

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Should ESPN Have Suspended Stephen A. Smith?

ESPN suspended Stephen A. Smith for his comments on domestic violence. “The View’s” Whoopi Goldberg and “Morning Joe’s” Mika Brzezinski expressed similar views on their respective shows and were not suspended. What do you think of Smith’s weeklong suspension? Did ESPN miss an opportunity to start a discussion, bring awareness to domestic violence and help curb violence against women? Roland Martin, host o […]

NewsOne Now Video Podcast: Wildin’ Out Wednesday, Sarah Palin TV

NewsOne Now Video Podcast: Wildin’ Out Wednesday, Sarah Palin TV

Roland Martin and the this week’s “NewsOne Now” comedians break out the jokes for this week’s edition of “Wildin’ Out Wednesday.” This week Martin, Niki Moore, Kandace Saunders and Joe Clair take on Sarah Palin TV. Subscribe to the “NewsOne Now” Video Podcast on iTunes Listen to today’s entire show, subscribe on iTunes! Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST […]

U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers Exposed To Ebola

U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers Exposed To Ebola

Source: AP / CBS News Two Peace Corps volunteers in Liberia have been isolated for exposure to the Ebola virus, CBS News has learned. They are currently showing no signs of sickness. The incubation period for the disease can be up to 21 days. The names of the isolated Americans have not been released. A Peace […]

Justice Dept. Weighs In On Ohio, Wisconsin Voting Cases

Justice Dept. Weighs In On Ohio, Wisconsin Voting Cases

Source: Eric Tucker / AP / ABC News The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters. The department criticized a Wisconsin law that requires voters to present photo identification at the polls and an Ohio […]

Bank Of America Fined $1.3B For Bad Mortgages

Bank Of America Fined $1.3B For Bad Mortgages

Source: Kevin McCoy / USA Today NEW YORK — A Bank of America subsidiary was ordered to pay nearly $1.3 billion Wednesday for a program that caused heavy losses to federally-backed mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac amid fallout from the financial crisis. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff imposed the fine on the Countrywide Financial […]

Sil Lai Abrams Says Whoopi Should Also Be Suspended For Her Comments On Domestic Violence

Sil Lai Abrams Says Whoopi Should Also Be Suspended For Her Comments On Domestic Violence

Today On the Tom Joyner Morning Show: Roland Martin talks to Sil Lai Abrams about ESPN hostStephen A. Smith‘s controversial comments about domestic violence. Smith suggested that women shouldn’t provoke men and as a result, ESPN has suspended the sports analyst for a week. “I agree with the suspension…I think Whoopi should be suspended too. The issue is […]

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: NFL Suspends Ray Rice For 2 Games, Is It Enough?

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: NFL Suspends Ray Rice For 2 Games, Is It Enough?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has decided to suspend Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice to a two-game suspension for his domestic violence arrest. Many have said the punishment was not stiff enough some have said it was a fair decision. Do you believe Goodell made the right call by suspending Rice for only two games? Republican Senator […]

NewsOne Now Video Podcast: Chadwick Boseman Talks ‘Get On Up’

NewsOne Now Video Podcast: Chadwick Boseman Talks ‘Get On Up’

Roland Martin talked with Chadwick Boseman, star of the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up.” Boseman discussed how he prepared for the role and the intense training he went through to pick up theGod Father of Soul’s dance moves. Subscribe to the “NewsOne Now” Video Podcast on iTunes Listen to today’s entire show, subscribe on iTunes! M Be sure to listen to “NewsOne […]

Ray Rice’s Two Game Suspension, Are Black Women Not Valuable To The NFL?

Ray Rice’s Two Game Suspension, Are Black Women Not Valuable To The NFL?

Today On the Tom Joyner Morning Show: Roland Martin talks to Ulester Douglas, Interim Director of Men Stopping Violence about the light suspension of Baltimore Ravens player, Ray Rice. The NFL caught heat after they gave Rice a two day game suspension as a result of the domestic violence charge against his then finance-now wife. Listen to the Tom Joyner […]

Why ‘Moral Mondays’ Matter: Fulfulling The Jesse Jackson-Rainbow Coalition Legacy

Why ‘Moral Mondays’ Matter: Fulfulling The Jesse Jackson-Rainbow Coalition Legacy

By Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com Host and Managing Editor of NewsOne Now When Dr. William Barber, head of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, attended a recent July 4th parade in the Tar Heel State, he experienced something that almost blew him away. For the past 64 weeks, Barber has led a civil […]

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