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LIVE VIDEO: President Obama Expected To Deliver A Statement On Ferguson

President Obama expected to deliver statement on Ferguson

Justice Dept. Reviewing Use Of Deadly Force

Justice Dept. Reviewing Use Of Deadly Force

Source: Kevin Johnson / USA Today WASHINGTON —The Justice Department is leading a broad review of police tactics, including the kind of deadly force that prompted recent protests in Missouri and New York, a federal law enforcement official said Tuesday. The review is being conducted as the department weighs creating a national commission to provide new direction […]

NewsOne Now ‘Get On Up’ Special Audio Podcast

NewsOne Now ‘Get On Up’ Special Audio Podcast

Roland Martin talks with the stars and producers of the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up.” This special extended edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcasts features Tate Taylor (Director of “Get on Up”) Aloe Blacc, Octavia Spencer, Mick Jagger, Dan Aykroyd and the man playing the Godfather of Soul, Chadwick Boseman. All that and more in […]

Mich. Porch Shooter, Theodore Wafer Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder

Mich. Porch Shooter, Theodore Wafer Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder

Source: AP / CBS News DETROIT - A suburban Detroit homeowner who fatally shot an unarmed woman on his porch was found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter Thursday afternoon. The jury began deliberating shortly before noon Wednesday. Theodore Wafer, 55, said he shot 19-year-old Renisha McBride in self-defensewhen she showed up drunk on his porch before dawn on Nov. 2. […]

Accused ‘Porch Shooter’ Theodore Wafer Testifies Tearfully At Murder Trial (VIDEO)

Accused ‘Porch Shooter’ Theodore Wafer Testifies Tearfully At Murder Trial (VIDEO)

Source: Alyssa Newcomb, Barbara Lowe / ABC News A crying Theodore Wafer took the stand today to tell his side of the story of what happened the night he fatally shot Renisha McBride on his porch outside his suburban Detroit home. “It’s devastating,” Wafer tearfully told the jury. “She had her life in front of her. I […]

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 […]

Koch Brothers’ New Racial Gambit: What’s Really Behind A Quiet Battle With AFSCME

Koch Brothers’ New Racial Gambit: What’s Really Behind A Quiet Battle With AFSCME

Source: Joan Walsh / Salon.com UNCF’s decision to accept Koch funding was controversial even before AFSCME severed ties with the organization and some African-Americans have raised questions similar to Lee Saunders. On NewsOneNow, Roland Martin hosted a discussion on the Kochs’ donation last month that turned into a polite but sharp debate between Lomax and progressive economist […]

Canadians Help With Shutoffs, Bring 1,000 Liters Of Water To Detroit

Canadians Help With Shutoffs, Bring 1,000 Liters Of Water To Detroit

Source: Robert Allen / Detroit Free Press Detroiters without running water have a special delivery coming Thursday from Canada, if it can get past the border guards. Eight cars, adorned with Canadian flags, will be loaded with 1,000 liters (about 264 gallons) of Canadian tap water in a convoy through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel, said Sujata Dey of the […]

Cop In Fatal NYC Arrest Stripped Of Gun, Badge

Cop In Fatal NYC Arrest Stripped Of Gun, Badge

Source: AP / CBS News NEW YORK – A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said Saturday. Officer Daniel Pantaleo, an eight-year NYPD veteran, and […]

Asthmatic Staten Island Man Dies After NYPD Cop Puts Him In Chokehold

Asthmatic Staten Island Man Dies After NYPD Cop Puts Him In Chokehold

Source: Ken Murray , Kerry Burke , Chelsia Rose Marcius , Rocco Parascandola  / New York Daily News A 400-pound asthmatic Staten Island dad died Thursday after a cop put him in a chokehold and other officers appeared to slam his head against the sidewalk, video of the incident shows. “I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!” Eric Garner, 43, repeatedly screamed after at […]

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