politics

A Brooklyn Assemblywoman was arrested this weekend after her 12-year-old son told authorities she hit him with a broomstick.

"For too long policy makers have chosen to play politics with prime-policy by enacting so-called tough on crime slogans and soundbites." – Congressman Bobby Scott

A new poll revealed more than half of Donald Trump’s supporters have a negative view of African-Americans.

Kentucky voters elected the first Black woman in nearly 20 years to serve in the state legislature. The Democrat won a 3-person primary and faces no opposition in November.

During Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now, hip-hop artist and activist Jasiri X spoke with Roland Martin about Cannon's "Too Broke To Vote" video that has caused quite a stir on social media and sparked a heated debate over the virtues of voting.

The so-called “War On Drugs” has largely been seen by critics as a draconian tactic that has impacted communities of color negatively and unfairly over the years. In a new article from Harper’s magazine a 1994 interview with President Richard Nixon advisor John D. Ehrlichman, in which he stated the policy was aimed to disrupt Black […]

What in the h-e-double hockey sticks is wrong with Bill Clinton?

Dr. Ben Carson will endorse Donald Trump for the GOP nomination, various sources close to Carson confirmed to NBC News Thursday.

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the nation is on the brink of what could turn out to be one of the most contentious appointments in history. Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Scalia was staunchly conservative and interpreted the constitution closely. He was also notoriously anti-abortion, pro-death penalty and anti-affirmative action. Just weeks before […]

NewsOne Now cameras were on hand at the taping of this year's Stellar Awards in Las Vegas where we caught up with Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton who was visiting the state for the Nevada Democratic Caucuses.