Buried deep in news reports of David Koch's death was how the billionaire donor resented Barack Obama, denied the existence of climate change and knowingly worked to expand the widening wealth gap.


Mary Elizabeth Taylor has gotten a place of national prominence after being seated behind SCOTUS hopeful and Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch during his televised confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]

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Criminal justice reform has been a major issue for President Barack Obama, progressives and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In recent months the Koch Brothers, Democrats and a number of Republicans have voiced their support for a change of course within the American justice system. On Thursday, a bi-partisan bill was announced by members of the U.S. Senate […]

Mark Holden, Koch Industries VP, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the Koch Brothers' focus on criminal justice reform.

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Podcast: Download Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union has decided to sever ties with the UNCF because they accepted a $25 million Koch Brothers donation. There are thousands of young illegal immigrants being held at the United States border, Rep. Bill Flores and Rep. Yvette Clarke discuss what can be done to alleviate the looming […]

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Podcast Download Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” talks with financial guru Deborah Owens on Tuesday about wealth building. During the WealthyU segment of the show, Owen’s introduces the wealth building principle of investing where you shop as a means to create wealth. Rep. Charles Rangel joined  Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss President Barack Obama‘s executive order to help […]

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  On Tuesday, Rep. Charles Rangel joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss President Barack Obama’s executive order to help millions of Americans lower their student loan payments and the SBA announcing plans to help more minorities borrow funds to expand their business ventures. Plus, Rep. Rangel shared his views on the Koch Brothers’ $25 million donation to […]

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Podcast Download UNCF President Dr. Michael Lomax discusses the Koch brothers donating $25 million to the United Negro College Fund with Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Cleo Manago and Martin, host of “NewsOne Now.” Beverly D. Tatum, President of Spelman College, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share her thoughts on President Barack Obama recent move to issue an executive order to reduce student loan payments for millions of […]

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UNCF President Dr. Michael Lomax discusses the Koch brothers donating $25 million to the United Negro College Fund with Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Cleo Manago and Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now.” Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One. 

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Podcast: Download UNCF President Dr. Michael Lomax discusses the Koch brothers donating $25 million to the United Negro College Fund with Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Cleo Manago and Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now.” Plus a highlight of the day’s top stories. All that and more in today’s edition of the “NewsOne Now” Video Podcast.  

I’m always weary of being critical of Harry Belafonte (pictured) for fear of catching the beat down from an older Black person. Like catching a swift kick to the shin or a purse at the back of my neck coupled with a raspy voice shouting, “Respect ya elders, child!” So it is with great trepidation […]