MSNBC is apparently betting on Black to make it more competitive against rival cable news networks. But the decision to promote Rashida Jones to be its top executive is far from a gamble.


MSNBC reporter Jason Johnson is being criticized on social media for his disparaging comments about Black women who support Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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A bipartisan group of senators is calling for a special select committee with the sole purpose of investigating Russia's cyber-attacks targeting the presidential election.

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Gwen Ifill, an award-winning television journalist and author, passed away on Monday after a courageous battle with cancer.

Donald Trump claims the election is rigged and is threatening violence on Election Day if he does not win. Is he preparing for a loss?

The controversy surrounding San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's comments on his anthem protest continue.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, is vowing to sit during the national anthem in protest over police killings of African-Americans. Is he being anti-American by expressing his right to protest which is covered under the First Amendment of the Constitution?

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is taking major heat yet again: This time, for using the killing of a young African-American mother in Chicago to try and score a political point.

On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, the Mothers of the Movement took the stage to share why they are supporting Hillary Clinton for president during an emotional and heart-wrenching address to delegates. Geneva Reed-Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland – who was found dead hanging in a jail cell after an “unlawful traffic stop” […]

It’s WTH?! Thursday on NewsOne Now, and we are taking a look at all of the insane stories trending in this week’s news. MissterRay, WE TV Digital Correspondent; Jamira Burley, Senior Campaigner for Gun Violence and Criminal Justice at Amnesty International USA; Dr. Jason Johnson, Political Analyst/Author; and Danielle Belton, associate editor at The Root, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for […]

Another disturbing video of police violence shows Inkster, Michigan officers beating an African-American man during a traffic stop after he ran a red light on January 28. When 57-year-old Floyd Dent was pulled over, officers yanked him out of the car with guns drawn and started to beat him. One officer even placed Dent in a […]

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A new report released by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA reveals that Hollywood is dominated by White men. The Hollywood Diversity Report found that 94 percent of Hollywood film studio heads were White and 100% male. 96 percent of TV network heads are 96 percent White and 71 percent […]