Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel lay the smack down on Gov. Bobby Jindal for his comments comparing Attorney General Eric Holder to Gov. George Wallace. Today’s NewsOne Now panel featured Kim Keenan, Raynard Jackson and Leila McDowell.
A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist, saying he was rightly held accountable for inaccurate stereotyping. (March 10)
Source: Tony Maglio / TheWrap Fox’s “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” debut was viewed by 8.5 million people worldwide across 10 networks. Based on this U.S. Live + Same Day performance and the additional countries in which it will be airing this week, Fox is projecting that the global total audience number for the “Cosmos” premiere this week will be […]
Source: theGrio A march against Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law was held Monday at the Florida state capitol in Tallahassee. Busloads who attended listened as Rev. Al Sharpton, attorney Ben Crump and the parents of Trayvon Martin called for the repeal of the state’s now-infamous statute. Upload your images from today’s Stand Your Ground march […]
Source: Ernie Suggs / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Bernice King, the one member of Martin Luther King Jr.’s direct family who does not want to sell his Nobel Peace Prize and Bible, turned the items over today to be watched over by the Fulton County Superior Court. An attorney involved in the case said that about 2 p.m., Bernice […]
Source: CBS News Protesters marched on Florida’s State Capitol in Tallahassee to demand the repeal of “stand your ground,” a controversial law that was cited in the shooting deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis. Recently, CBS News’ Mark Strassmann sat down with the mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis for their first TV […]
Source: Annie Buchanon, Stephen Rex Brown and Doyle Murphy / New York Daily News Only a few handfuls of people showed up Saturday to meet a Florida gun show’s special guest of dishonor — George Zimmerman. Over the course of six hours, fewer than 20 people at the New Orlando Gun Show asked for a […]
Source: Aaron Deslatte / Orlando Sentinel TALLAHASSEE – The parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis led a crowd of protesters to the Capitol Monday to warn Republican policymakers that failing to repeal Florida’s ‘stand your ground’ law will haunt them at the polls this fall. Florida’s “shoot-first” law passed in 2005 has been blamed for a rash of high-profile […]
Images and video from the Stand Your Ground rally being held in Tallahassee, FL. Are you attending today’s Florida march against Stand Your Ground? Upload your photos & videos in real time here! Upload your images from today’s Stand Your Ground march to Burst.com and we will share with the world & on #NewsOneNow!
Source: AP / theGrio NNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota legislator’s tweet about the NBA has prompted hundreds of responses, with many on social media calling it racist. State Rep. Pat Garofalo sent a tweet Sunday that read: “Let’s be honest, 70% of teams in NBA could fold tomorrow + nobody would notice a difference w/ possible […]