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The Situation In Ferguson Is “Clearly Broken” [VIDEO]

The Situation In Ferguson Is “Clearly Broken” [VIDEO]

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” Michael Brown’s pastor, Carlton Lee, legal analyst Sunny Hostin and former police detective Mike Brooks appeared on the Dr. Phil Show to discuss the Ferguson grand jury proceedings, Mike Brown’s encounter with Officer Darren Wilson as well as race issues in America.  

Pres. Obama To Pledge No Ground Troops In Plan To ‘Destroy’ ISIS

Pres. Obama To Pledge No Ground Troops In Plan To ‘Destroy’ ISIS

Source: NBC News President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce that the United States will lead “a broad coalition” to defeat Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria, while also cautioning that the effort will be different from recent American-led wars in the Middle East, according to excerpts of the speech released by the White House. […]

Harlem Theater Company Boosts Uptown Arts Scene

Harlem Theater Company Boosts Uptown Arts Scene

Source: Carmen Glover / New York Daily News Theater company Mama Foundation for the Arts is trying to build up its version of the Great White Way uptown by partnering with Harlem merchants. Founder and executive director Vy Higginsen has brokered deals with neighboring businesses to provide her patrons with sizeable discounts for nearby shows, food […]

Two Brooklyn Women Tired Of ‘White People Moving Into The Area’ Force Tenants Out At Gunpoint, Then Squat In Apartment

Two Brooklyn Women Tired Of ‘White People Moving Into The Area’ Force Tenants Out At Gunpoint, Then Squat In Apartment

Source: Frank Green and Joseph Stepansky / New York Daily News Two women were arrested after they robbed and then intimidated three tenants out of their Brooklyn apartment — and the crime was partly motivated by race and class resentment, law enforcement sources said. Precious Parker, 30, and Sabrina James, 23, knocked on the door […]

About Time! @CNN Replaces Anchor Who Suggested Using Water Cannons On #Ferguson Protesters

About Time! @CNN Replaces Anchor Who Suggested Using Water Cannons On #Ferguson Protesters

Source: KRBN.com Bye Felicia!!  A CNN anchor who caused a wave of controversy has suddenly gone missing from her reporting duties. As previously reported Rosemary Church sparked outrage and an EPIC side-eye from her cohost Errol Barnett after she suggested that police water cannons (ya know like the ones used during the Civil Rights movement?) […]

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 […]

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 […]

At Least 40 Shot In Chicago Weekend Wave Of Violence

At Least 40 Shot In Chicago Weekend Wave Of Violence

Source: Reuters / The Huffington Post An 11-year-girl was shot and killed during a slumber party as violence struck Chicago over the weekend, local media outlets reported on Sunday. At least 40 people were shot, and four killed, in weekend violence in the third-largest U.S. city, the NBC affiliate in Chicago reported. The deaths included […]

Malaysian Airliner Downed In Ukraine With 295 Aboard

Malaysian Airliner Downed In Ukraine With 295 Aboard

Source: Doug Stanglin / USA Today A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur with 295 people aboard crashed Thursday in Ukraine near the Russian border after reportedly being hit by a missile, according to an adviser to Ukraine’s interior ministry. Malaysia Airlines confirmed on its Facebook page that Ukrainian air traffic control lost contact […]

Federal Judge Strikes Down California’s Death Penalty

Federal Judge Strikes Down California’s Death Penalty

Source: Mollie Reilly / The Huffington Post A federal judge has ruled that California’s death penalty system is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney handed down an order Wednesday, finding that the system is arbitrary and in violation of the Constitution’s 8th Amendment. “California’s death penalty system is so plagued by inordinate and unpredictable delay that […]

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