House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans are looking for ways to combat poverty in America and unveiled their plan to level the playing field for many impoverished Americans.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reached a historic milestone. She’s the first woman to become the presidential nominee for a major political party.  After Tuesday’s primary contests in New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota, and California, Secretary Clinton now has well over the required 2,383 delegates needed to be named the Democratic Party’s nominee.  The focus now shifts […]

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Hours after Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, challenged national women’s organizations to speak out on the McKinney pool party incident where a 14-year-old Dajerria Becton was brutally forced to the ground, the National Organization for Women responded to the injustice. From the National Organization for Women: Washington, D.C. – We can only look with revulsion on […]

On Monday, Baltimore police announced a “credible threat” that the Bloods and Crips gangs were targeting police in Baltimore as a result of the Freddie Gray’s death. According to USA Today: The police department said the Criminal Intelligence Unit had obtained information indicating “members of various gangs including the Black Guerilla Family, Bloods and Crips […]

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The Philadelphia police department is the latest law enforcement agency facing federal scrutiny from the Department of Justice. The Justice Department has identified nearly 50 areas within the Philly police department that need improvement. In a preemptive step, Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey called for the DOJ to investigate the department because of the high number of […]

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#BlackLivesMatter grew from a hashtag to a movement and is now a college course at Dartmouth College. Starting in the spring, the Ivy League college will launch a 10 week, 10 professor #BlackLivesMatter class examining race, violence and inequality throughout history as well as through the prism of Ferguson and similar events.  On Friday, “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory, […]

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With the dashboard camera in their cruiser rolling, police pulled a Jaguar over for running a stop sign on a dark New Jersey night. But things suddenly turned tense when one of the officers warned his partner that he could see a gun in the glove compartment. On Friday, Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” […]

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  On Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plan on immigration during a nationally televised address. During President Obama’s address on immigration he said: … for a year and a half now, Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow that simple vote. Now, I continue to believe that the best way to solve this […]

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  Michael Brown, Sr. called for peace once the grand jury decision is announced in a recently released PSA saying, “Hurting others and destroying others is not the answer. No matter what the grand jury decides, I do not want my son’s death to be in vain. I want it to lead to incredible change, positive […]

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On Thursday, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden made the following statement about the current Ebola outbreak: In the 30 years I’ve been working in public health, the only thing like this has been AIDS. In West Africa, more than 8,000 people are infected with Ebola and more than 4,000 have died. The CDC estimates by January of […]

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The latest jobs numbers are out and despite the overall unemployment rate falling to 6.1%, unemployment for African Americans remains in double digit figures. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel, featuring Dru Ealons, Lauren Victoria Burke and Michelle Hudgens, discuss the August jobs report and the state of Black unemployment. Listen to their entire conversation below. Be […]

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Podcast: Download Since the sexual photo hacking scandal happened, have you deleted those risqué and explicit photos/videos from your phone? Roland Martin took your calls and received some really interesting responses about those freaky photos on your phone. The latest jobs numbers are out and despite the overall unemployment rate falling to 6.1%, unemployment for African Americans remains in […]