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 […]
NewsOne Now Video Podcast: ALL Hands On Deck, We Need Everyone Involved In The MovementIn the midst of the fight for justice for Michael Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner and others, young activists are calling for older more established voices to step aside. Elders in the movement say they still have a voice and a role to play in the struggle for social justice. While this battle is going on between millennials and elders, African Americans of all ages are being marginalized, disenfranchised and in many cases murdered.
Are you comfortable with what Pres. Barack Obama had to say about the Ebola crisis after his emergency cabinet meeting on Wednesday? Do you think the situation under control and the United States will avoid a major outbreak of the Ebola virus? Why haven’t federal officials stepped in and seized control of the situation in Dallas now that a second nurse […]
Roland Martin talks to Dr. Hazel Glasper, a Dentist out of the DMV area to discuss oral health in celebration of Dr. Day on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. “Dentistry is a branch of medicine. We are Doctor’s. There is a direct connection between your oral health and overall health,” Glasper said. Listen to the Tom Joyner Morning […]
On Tuesday, Roland Martin explained during his commentary on “NewsOne Now” that everyone has a part to play in our fight for social justice and change. Martin stated we need everyone involved in the movement, young and old. We can’t afford to leave anyone out of the fight because everybody has something to bring to the table. Subscribe […]
Have you noticed there is a double standard when a female teacher sleeps with students verses a male teacher sleeping with students? When a male teacher sleeps with a female student there is outrage, but when a female teacher sleeps with a male student there is a totally different reaction. Roland Martin takes your calls […]
In the midst of the fight for justice for Michael Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner and others, young activists are calling for older more established voices to step aside. Elders in the movement say they still have a voice and a role to play in the struggle for social justice. While this battle is going on between millennials and elders, […]
Are we prepared to do what is necessary to drive an agenda for our community, combat social injustice and impact change? Are we waiting for someone to lead us, for another conversation about the issues or is it time to act and start doing the work? Roland Martin takes your calls during the radio portion of […]
Source: Dareh Gregorian / New York Daily News The ex-husband of R&B singer Melba Moore was convicted of running a multi-million dollar investment scam on Friday. Charles Huggins, 68, of Edgewater, NJ, faces up to 40 years in prison when he’s sentenced in January. Prosecutors had charged that between 2008 and 2011, Huggins conned dozens of […]
Week 42: Gear Up, Don’t Give Up! Dear Friend, There’s often a point as you are moving towards your vision when things just get hard. You get tired. The road is longer than you expected it to be, and you wonder if things will ever come together. And to be honest, you feel like giving up. […]
NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: What Is The One Thing You’ve Always Wanted To Do, But Were Too Afraid To Do It?
What is one thing you’ve always wanted and desired to do, but have been afraid to do it? Why have a bucket list? Why not just do it? Why not just plan that trip or learn to play the piano or get that pilot’s license? What is holding you back? Roland Martin takes your calls […]