Common

They are planning to make changes in an effort to diversify their board and nominations in the future.

Much was made about the Oscars last Sunday. The hash tag #OscarsSoWhite reflected the absence of color among some of the biggest categories of the…

Common and John Legend captured Oscar gold on Sunday with their win for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the title track to  the movie “Selma”.…

The United States has the biggest population of prisoners in the world, both in terms of the number incarcerated and as a percentage of the total…

Oprah Opens Up About Selma And Why She Had To Get Involved With The Film  Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” caught up with Oprah…

In 1965 the world watched as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lead marches on a relentless campaign for voting rights in Selma, Ala. In 2015,…

Chicago-bred rapper Common (pictured) is known for his socially conscious music; Sunday night at the Golden Globes, he delivered a moving speech about how what happened…

“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin sat down with actor/rapper Common who portrays Civil Rights activist James Bevel in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic “Selma.”…

From  the streets of  the south side of Chicago to hip-hop legacy, Common shares his thoughts on the importance of valuing your life.