Joia Jefferson Nuri
North Carolina Republicans are doing just about any and everything to suppress the African American vote.
It will take 228 years for the wealth of Black families to catch up to that of Whites. That alarming calculation was compiled from the findings of a new study by the Corporation for Enterprise Development and Institute for Policy Studies. The study found that between 1983 and 2013, Black household wealth only grew from $67,000 to […]
A White man claiming to be a neighborhood watch member in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been charged for the murder of a Black man. Chad Copley was inside his garage on Sunday when he fired a shotgun and hit 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas. Before the fatal shooting, Copley called 911 several times to complain about what he described as […]
The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]
Actress/activist Rosario Dawson was among the more than 900 hundred people arrested throughout the week of protests. Most were charged with a misdemeanor, processed, and released on the scene.
A White South Carolina coroner is in the hot seat for using the n-word while reporting an altercation between his Black neighbor, Leroy Fulton, and the man who came to repossess Fulton’s car. Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet then took it upon himself to chase Fulton down, claiming he pulled out a gun on the repo man, […]
As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and upset of their actions being posted on social media. Law enforcement officers, including the FBI Director James Comey, are critical of of the practice because they claim police are now afraid of […]
Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, joined NewsOne Now to share their thoughts and reflections on civil rights icon Julian Bond.
Now that the Confederate flag debate has been taken up by the South Carolina State Legislature and the removal of the Battle flag is likely to happen, will our agenda be addressed by lawmakers in the state? Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss what our focus should be once […]
The Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston that claimed the lives of nine African-Americans should force our nation to confront our views about the Confederacy, the Confederate flag, and public policy. According to Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, the history that we have been taught is a whitewashed version of the events that took […]
Roland Martin, host of TV One‘s flagship morning program, NewsOne Now called on national women’s groups to speak out on the abuse suffered by a 14-year-old African American girl at the hands of a McKinney police officer. During his commentary Martin said, “I specifically called out the National Organization for Women on their silence, because all too […]
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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