Source: NFL.com Greg Hardy is inactive for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday vs. the Detroit Lions. The defensive end has been embroiled in controversy after being arrested on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats on May 13. Hardy played Week 1 as the organization cited allowing the legal process to play out as the reason for […]
NewsOne Now Video Podcast: The State Of Black UnemploymentThe latest jobs numbers are out and despite the overall unemployment rate falling to 6.1%, unemployment for African Americans remains in double digit figures at 11.4%. Roland Martin and the "NewsOne Now" Straight Talk panel, featuring Dru Ealons, Lauren Victoria Burke and Michelle Hudgens, discuss the August jobs report and the state of Black unemployment.
New video evidence in the Michael Brown case has surfaced that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson. Will the new evidence bring an arrest or an indictment of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson? “NewsOne Now” guest host […]
Source: ESPN Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a Montgomery County, Texas, grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. The team deactivated him for Sunday’s home game against the Patriots. Peterson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, issued a statement Friday saying […]
Source: ESPN ATLANTA — Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked for the leave. “My hope that this time away from the Hawks organization allows […]
Source: Tom Pelissero / USA Today Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Montgomery County Texas for reckless or negligent injury of a child, a person with knowledge of the case confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Friday. The incident in question involves Peterson using a switch to spank his son, said the person, […]
Roland Martin talks to Alabama Attorney Donald Watkins about Mark Fuller, the Alabama Federal Judge who beat his wife and will be allowed to keep his job. “It’s unbelievable. Mark Fuller is a thug and a coward. The beating he did to his wife was much worse than anything Ray Rice did…yet this guy gets to keep his job. […]
On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” remember those who lost their lives at the World Trade Center and at the Pentagon. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is in the hot seat as a result of the Ray Rice elevator knock-out scandal. The Associated Press is reporting that an NFL official received a copy […]
NewsOne Now Podcast: Federal Judge Mark Fuller Charged With Domestic Violence, Where Is The Outrage?
Alabama Federal Judge Mark Fuller was charged with beating his wife, pled guilty and his arrest record will be expunged if he completes a counseling program. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight talk panel, featuring Sen. Vincent Hughes, Kim Brown and Jessica Ann Mitchell, discuss the case of Judge Fuller, the silent epidemic of domestic violence, why the media is not talking about […]
Roland Martin talks to Ed O’Bannon, the former UCLA basketball player who sued the NCAA over using his likeness without his permission. A judge agreed and he successfully won his case. “I wasn’t the only one that had the idea to sue. It was kind of one of those things where I saw my face being used […]
Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel discuss the Ray Rice domestic violence incident. Until the video of Ray Rice hitting his them-fiancé in the face surfaced, many did not take the domestic violence incident seriously. Now that the video is being circulated in the media, a new level of outrage has sprung up. Did we have […]