With President Obama's tenure winding down, many are wondering whether he will use his constitutional powers to grant federal clemencies before he leaves office.


Asha Bandele, an award-winning author and journalist, explores the complicated relationship between African-Americans and ex-Cuban President Fidel Castro through the eyes of her daughter.

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Roland Martin and NewsOne Now discuss the complexities of Fidel Castro's legacy.


The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.

Fidel Castro, the political firebrand and revolutionary leader, died Fidel Castro died Friday after years of failing health.


"We've heard your concerns about last week's video. We made a mistake, and want to get better at earning the trust of our black audience,” posted the media company.


Just months after Cuban officials declared they have a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives despite thawing relations, comes chatter that the federal government and its new friend would discuss the return of those granted asylum by the country, according to the Miami Herald. That was in December after the announcement of the so-called […]

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The world may be abuzz over President Barack Obama’s decision to shake the hand of Cuban leader Raul Castro at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela, but the late South African president most certainly would have approved. After all, Mandela drew inspiration from the Cuban revolution, which culminated in Fidel Castro taking power in 1959. Among […]

WASHINGTON — Moammar Gadhafi now joins the ranks of powerful foreign figures who have battled the United States only to come to a bad end. But even with the demise of the Libyan dictator, plus Osama bin Laden, Iraq’s Saddam Hussein and Serbia’s Slobodan Milosevic, there are still autocrats around the world hostile to the […]

Now that Bin Laden has been killed, there is still a major terrorist on the loose. A terrorist mastermind who is wanted in several countries for blowing up a plane, bombing tourist locations and trying to assassinate a prime minister. The terrorist mastermind is Luis Posada Carrilles, a Cuban born former aide to the dictator […]

HAVANA — Fidel Castro has made a surprise appearance at a Communist Party Congress in the Cuban capital of Havana, earning a thunderous applause from the crowd.