The youngest Black woman to serve in Congress, Underwood walks softly but packs a real punch in legislative action. A registered nurse by training, Underwood has prioritized Black maternal health.

Ben Jealous compared Stacey Abrams' political genius to a game of spades in an analogy that makes perfect sense once he explained it.


Victories by Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff flipped control of the Senate, opening a a crucial pathway for Biden's administration to reshape the federal courts.


Ben Jealous fell short in his effort to become governor of Maryland when he lost the election on Tuesday night to incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

Ben Jealous’ Democratic primary victory in Maryland meant there were two Black nominees for governor.

The 2018 election cycle offers an opportunity to end the drought of Black governors.

Stacey Abrams, in one of several races to watch, holds a strong lead in her historic run for governor.

Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings is hospitalized and his wife Maya Rockeymoore Cummings suspendes her Democratic primary campaign.


The move would give the 108-year-old organization more relevance at a critical junction in the nation’s social justice movement.

Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, caught up with Ben Jealous, former NAACP President/CEO and Bernie Sanders supporter, at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. During their discussion, Jealous pushed back against Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein‘s claim that Sanders turned his back on his supporters. Jealous told Martin that Stein “was never a […]

In a stunning move, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has decided to drop all charges against the remaining three officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. After the decision was announced Wednesday, attendees at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia shared their views on what Mosby’s move could mean for the case going forward. Cornell W. Brooks, President […]