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Family: Amber Vinson Free Of Ebola Virus

Family: Amber Vinson Free Of Ebola Virus

Source: Michael Winter / USA Today Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is free of the Ebola virus and will be transferred from isolation at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, her family said Wednesday. The family also said that the 29-year-old nurse, who contracted the virus from Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan, was regaining strength and that her spirits were […]

Carol’s Daughter Is Acquired By L’Oreal USA

Carol’s Daughter Is Acquired By L’Oreal USA

Source: Yesha Callahan / The Root Lisa Price started Carol’s Daughter in her own kitchen in 1993, way before the natural-hair beauty-product business was booming. Carol’s Daughter products are a staple in many naturalistas’ beauty regimen, but over the last year, there were reports that the company was having financial issues. In April, companies affiliated with […]

Michael Dunn Sentenced To Life In Prison For ‘Loud Music’ Killing Of Jordan Davis

Michael Dunn Sentenced To Life In Prison For ‘Loud Music’ Killing Of Jordan Davis

Source: AP / The Huffington Post JACKSONVILLE, Fla.  — A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A life sentence was mandatory for 47-year-old Michael Dunn after prosecutors did not seek […]

Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom [VIDEO]

Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom [VIDEO]

Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss Jeremy Peters’ New York Times op-ed, “GOP’s Campaigns Have Recurring Theme: Be Afraid.” The Times’ opinion piece highlights Republicans continuous use of fear when attacking President Barack Obama and Democrats. As the 2014 midterm elections near, is this all that the GOP has to sway votes […]

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Where The Hell Is The U.S. Surgeon General?

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Where The Hell Is The U.S. Surgeon General?

In the midst of the Ebola crisis Roland Martin has a question for the powers that be in Washington D.C., where the hell is the U.S. Surgeon General? We’ve got an Ebola crisis on our hands—and no surgeon general to deal with it. Blame the NRA, but President Obama and the Senate Democrats, too. DON’T […]

Report: Voter ID Laws Reduce Turnout More Among African American And Younger Voters

Report: Voter ID Laws Reduce Turnout More Among African American And Younger Voters

Source: Reid Wilson / The Washington Post Laws requiring voters to show identification when they cast a ballot impact have a greater impact on African Americans and younger voters than on other racial and age groups, according to a new analysis. The report, issued Wednesday by the General Accounting Office [pdf], found that fewer African Americans have the types […]

ROLAND MARTIN: Where The Hell Is The Surgeon General?

ROLAND MARTIN: Where The Hell Is The Surgeon General?

by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief Roland Martin Reports Host and Managing Editor of NewsOne Now When the Sunday morning TV shows needed to talk to an official with the Obama administration about the deadly Ebola virus on American soil, longtime senior advisor Dan Pfeiffer was sent out to reassure the American people. Don’t get me […]

Dr. Cornel West On ‘Reniggerization’, Popular Blacks Eliminating Truth From Their Message

Dr. Cornel West On ‘Reniggerization’, Popular Blacks Eliminating Truth From Their Message

Today On the Tom Joyner Morning Show: Roland Martin talks to activist and author, Dr. Cornel West on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. His new book, ‘Black Prophetic Fire’ is about connecting African Americans who’ve been willing to speak prophetically about the issues of today. “We have to remember we come from a tradition of great people. We’ve […]

Dallas Hospital Says The First Ebola Patient Diagnosed In The US Has Died

Dallas Hospital Says The First Ebola Patient Diagnosed In The US Has Died

Source: CNBC Thomas Eric Duncan, the first known person to develop Ebola in the United States, has died in Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, according to Texas Health Resources. “It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning at 7:51 am. […]

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

Source:  Erin Dooley, Pierre Thomas and Jonathan Karl/ ABC News Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, who has been skewered by critics over the Sept. 19 White House security breach, has resigned, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “Today Julia Pierson, the director of the United States Secret Service, offered her resignation, and I accepted it,” Homeland Security Secretary […]

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