The handling of the Flint water crisis has been compared to that of Hurricane Katrina and even the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder refuses to step down despite calls for his resignation from citizens and politicians alike. Yesterday, he came out with a $360 million budget to start dealing with the multitude of problems caused by lead […]

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Thursday on NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and the Straight Talk Panel discussed the findings of the DOJ's final report on Ferguson.

A recent video posted to YouTube by Willie Upchuck captures the same incident resulting in two distinctively different responses from police. A White gentleman is politely questioned by police, while a Black man is harshly told to get on the ground at gunpoint. On Wednesday, Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now Straight Talk panel discussed the aforementioned video […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder will launch a civil rights investigation into the Ferguson Police Department following the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel, featuring Maya Rockeymoore, Jeff Johnson and Elroy Sailor discuss the Department of Justice’s wide-ranging investigation into the practices of the St. Louis suburb’s police department. […]

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Podcast: Download Two North Carolina men were exonerated for a brutal murder 30 years ago. One was on death row. Is it time for a national moratorium on the death penalty? Roland Martin takes your calls during this edition of “NewsOne Now.” Attorney General Eric Holder will launch a civil rights investigation into the Ferguson Police […]