african-americans

It has ben 32 years since Chicago had a mayor of African decent. Harold Washington was elected in 1983 and passed away while in office…

Academy Award winning Patricia Arquette took the time to mention the need for equal pay for women during her Oscar acceptance speech saying, “To every…

Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” take a look at March magazine covers featuring African Americans. In this inaugural edition of “NewsOne Now’s” new segment we…

Hip Hop music and culture have been blamed for many of the ills in society and in the African American community. Now, thanks to Geraldo…

The United States seems to enjoy locking people up. Despite the nation only accounting for 5 percent of the world’s population, America accounts for 25…

Veteran music industry exec and legendary music producer Clive Davis received the NAACP’s Vanguard Award during this year’s NAACP Image Awards. The  Vanguard Award which recognizes…

Guns and the Civil Rights movement sound like total opposites because we have always heard about the movement being a non-violent one. In hindsight, the…

A new poll released by USA Today and the Pew Research Center shows 57% of Americans polled believe NYPD officer, Daniel Pantaleo, should have been indicted…

  Rep. G. K. Butterfield, the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about President Barack Obama’s plan…

Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight talk panel (Lauren Victoria Burke, Angela Rye, J. Hogan Gidley, Tara Wall and Dr. Jason Johnson) take a…