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Tavis Smiley joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his new book, "The Covenant with Black America - Ten Years Later."

Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discuss President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address, why Republicans are unwilling to act on voting rights legislation, and issues with minority voters.

Steve Phillips, the author of Brown Is The New White, How The Demographic Revolution Has Created A New American Majority, spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, about how the browning of America will change politics in the not-so-distant future.

Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel detail what we should expect from President Obama during this evening's State of the Union address.

Erica Garner is angry about charges the NYPD announced last week against Sgt. Kizzy Adonis in connection with her father's death, noting that a Staten Island grand jury did not indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was captured on a cell phone video wrestling Garner to the ground, according to SILive.

More revelations in the Laquan McDonald police shooting case continue to come to light, alluding to a cover-up orchestrated by city officials in Chicago. Attorneys for the McDonald family claim Chicago police pressured eyewitnesses to alter their statements about what they saw the night officer Jason Van Dyke brutally gunned down the 17-year-old Chicago native. Justin Glawe of The Daily Beast reported: McDonald’s attorneys […]

This weekend, TV One will premiere LisaRaye McCoy‘s directorial debut with the made-for-TV film Skinned, which tackles a very sensitive topic within the African-American community. Skinned confronts colorism, pigmentocracy, and the outbreak of skin bleaching, as well as the use of lightening creams amongst many individuals in America and around the world.  According to Black Enterprise and the […]

Moved by the failure of a grand jury to indict Timothy Loehmann, the officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice, Maralee Bradley, the White adoptive mother of a Black son, posted an essay on her blog titled To the White Parents Of My Black Son’s Friends. Bradley wrote the controversial piece to share the steps she has taken to […]

It’s that time of the week again … it’s time for WTH?! Thursday on NewsOne Now, where Roland Martin and a panel of guests run down all of the insane stories trending in the news. This week, Martin is joined by musician/actress Solie, radio personality Autumn Joi, and comedian Lamont King. We kick off this week’s list of […]

Once President Barack Obama announced his executive actions on gun control, it would appear as if everyone “lost their damn minds.” Those who opposed the President’s stance on guns took to social media, spinning various tales that Obama wants to take their guns from them – even going so far as to say the administration is looking to ban some Social […]