NewsOne Now Exclusive: Ben & Jerry’s Co-Founder, A Supporter Of #BlackLivesMatter Responds To Critics
Ben & Jerry’s founders incited anger for publicly coming out in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In a speech earlier this month at their yearly franchise convention, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield appeared on stage wearing “hands up don’t shoot” t-shirts. Cohen and Greenfield encouraged franchisees to sell the t-shirts with proceeds from the sale going to Hands […]
This past weekend protesters took to the streets for a national Day of Resistance for Americans to show solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter, #ICantBreathe and #HandsUpDontShoot movements. On Monday, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” and the Straight Talk panel (featuring Rev. Carlton Lee, Erika Totten and Michael Melton) discuss the build up of resentment of how police […]
Over the course of the last week pro athletes have taken the court and the field wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts and walking out with their hands up. Their gestures are a sign of solidarity and support of all of the protests against police brutality taking place across America. On Friday, NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and […]
Podcast: Download The Democratic-led Senate panel says the CIA tortured people. Do you have a problem with enhanced interrogation techniques? Saturday was a Nat’l Day of Resistance tied to the #BlackLivesMatter #HandsUpDontShoot #ICantBreathe movement. Did you go out to protest? The GOP always talks states’ rights/local control. So why did they pass a bill preventing DC from legalizing marijuana? Beverly […]
We have seen the protests spreading across the country in response to the killings of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and other African Americans at the hands of police officers. Dante Barry of MillionHoodies.org has been on the front lines in the current battle for social justice. He spoke with Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” about how millennials […]
NewsOne Now Podcast: Will #BlackLivesMatter Protests & Social Media Activism Force Policymakers Into Action?
Podcast: Download There are over two dozen major cities in America that will have mayoral elections in 2015. Three states will have gubernatorial elections and there are huge implications for who will be selected as police chiefs in many of these cities. Will the protests taking place across the nation impact the upcoming political contests or […]
Guest host Jeff Johnson and “NewsOne Now” look at how millennials in the #BlackLivesMatter, #ICantBreathe and #HandsUpDontShoot movements are using social media to let their voices be heard around the nation. Can the call for change eventually effect policy change? Dante Barry, Director of MillionHoodies.org, Danielle Belton, Paris Dennard and Chanelle Hardy joined Johnson on “NewsOne Now” to […]
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