In a tearful address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions on gun control he hopes to implement in the new year.
Lucia McBath, mother of slain teen Jordan Davis, was one of the many parents in attendance who have suffered the loss of a child as a result of the gun violence epidemic in America.
NC Pastor Disarms Would Be Gunman At Watchnight Service
A North Carolina pastor disarmed a man who walked into a church with an assault rifle on New Year’s Eve. Pastor Larry Wright joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss encounter with the would be gunman.
On Wednesday, McBath joined Roland Martin on TV One’s NewsOne Now to discuss the press conference and Mr. Obama’s executive action to strengthen background checks for firearms purchases.
We are less than a month away from the Iowa Caucuses on February 1st. And with such a short amount of time remaining until the first ballots are cast in the race, Roland Martin asked Wednesday’s NewsOne Now panel – why are GOP candidates “absolutely afraid” to take on Donald Trump?
“I can’t recall the last time candidates were afraid to criticize the frontrunner. Afraid to criticize him on policy,” Martin explained to the panel.
“It’s as if he’s totally punked the entire GOP field,” said Martin.
The Audacity of Hoop
Author Alex Wolff discusses his new book, “The Audacity of Hoop: Basketball and the Age of Obama”
Wildin’ Out Wednesday
Comedians Boogie, Kristen Sivills and Alex Scott joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to share a few laughs.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.