President Obama lays out the new steps he’s taking to fix our broken immigration system. Watch the address live on November 20th at 8pmET and learn more at WhiteHouse.gov/Immigration-Action.
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 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 […]
With the Darren Wilson grand jury verdict coming possibly next week, “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson asks the question what would a victory look like in Ferguson. What should the goal be to achieve justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown? An indictment, body cameras on police officers, civilian review board or all of […]
On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Nixon held a press conference where he outlined preparations for the Darren Wilson grand jury verdict. Nixon told reporters, “Citizens should be able to express themselves peacefully without being threatened by people expressing violence and disorder.” The governor explained that more than 1,000 local area law enforcement officials have received additional […]
‘We Shouldn’t Lower Our Expectations’ – Alderman Antonio French On Grand Jury Announcement In Ferguson
Roland Martin talks to Alderman Antonio French about the press conference St. Louis Gov. Jay Nixon had to keep the city calm in the wake of the grand jury’s announcement in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old teen who was gunned down by a white police officer. “It certainly didn’t help ease the […]