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Though full of zingers, one-liners, fireworks, fiery rhetoric, and vitriol, Martin and his panel sought to make sense and find substance in the previous night's political slugfest.

President Obama's remarks about HBCUs didn't go over too well with many.

CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller expressed his network’s commitment to diversity during a recent TV critics meeting by offering himself up as the epitome of diversification. Geller was quoted as saying, “I’m diverse, I fall into the LBGT category. I’m just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn’t play basketball. I mentioned my husband earlier, because I want to […]

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 […]

Residents there have been dependent on filtered and bottled water since it was announced the city's drinking water is contaminated with extremely high levels of lead.

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 […]