In a preview for the upcoming season, Marie Holmes, the North Carolina woman who made headlines in 2015 for hitting the $188 million jackpot, appears as a guest on the show. Since capturing millions, Holmes has squandered a significant portion of her money bailing her boyfriend, Lamar “Hot Sauce” McDow, out of jail.
Iyanla Vanzant discusses the new season and the controversial topic of homosexuality in the Black Church.
Iyanla Vanzant kicked off a firestorm after her comments about the #BlackLivesMatter movement went viral. In a recent Essence Magazine article, Vanzant questioned “what is the ask” from the movement and where is the movement’s leadership? From Essence Magazine: The way Iyanla Vanzant sees it, the Black Lives Matter movement is in need of an intervention and […]
Several years ago, I saw Iyanla Vanzant come to speak to an audience in Brooklyn and she mesmerized the mostly African-American female crowd. She spoke of how women could heal themselves by owning their situations and problems and recognizing their responsibilities to break the negative chains to the various ills in their lives. At the […]
Voter registration has surged in Ferguson after the shooting death of Michael Brown. Since that fateful day when Brown was murdered by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, nearly 5,000 new voters were registered in St. Louis County and 3,000 new voters registered in Ferguson. Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now;” Jarvis Stewart, Chairman/Managing Parter of Ian Reid LLC; Aisha Moodie-Mills, Senior Fellow at […]
Iyanla Vanzant joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about season 3 of OWN TV’s “Iyanla: Fix My Life.” During her appearance on “NewsOne Now.” Vanzant highlighted the three part conversation with a young man who fathered 34 children with 17 different women. Vanzant also details important lessons she learned from the new season of […]
Podcast: Download Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel, featuring Dr. Jeff Gardere, Corey Dade, Danielle Belton and Peniel Joseph, break down the media’s selective bias against African Americans. News organizations are painting members of the Black community in an unflattering light, giving the rest of America and the world the impression that people of African decent are the only […]
Hip Hop artist Talib Kweli joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the crisis in Ferguson. He also assessed the conditions on the ground and shared his views on what the next moves should be. Nearly two weeks of unrest in Ferguson has put a spotlight on the town revealing many interesting and disturbing truths. Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” look […]
Spiritual advisor Iylana Vanzant‘s show, “Iylana: Fix My Life,” premiered with embattled rapper DMX, looking to change his life. During the session, the ever-troubled former hip-hop star blew up at both his son, Xavier, and Vanzant, prompting Vanzant to release an open letter to the rapper over the weekend, saying she still supports and loves […]
Appearing on the season premiere episode of Iyanla Vanzant’s ‘Fix My Life,’ Yonkers rapper, DMX, born Earl Simmons, exploded at the motivation guru, telling her in so many words to get her life. Vanzant, well known for asking searching, difficult questions of those who come to her for help, was unprepared for “The Dog” to […]
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