BuzzFeed Video's Daysha Edewi (BuzzFeed Motion Pictures Staff) released a two-minute presentation exploring whiteness and reverse racism. The hilarious video caught the eye of NewsOne Now host and Managing Editor Roland Martin, who exclaimed after seeing it, "We have to talk about that."
In recent weeks, stories of students at the University of Missouri, Ithaca College, and Yale taking a stand against racial discrimination and racial inequality have surfaced. We’ve also learned of threats being made against students at the HBCU campuses of Bowie State University in Maryland and Howard University in Washington D.C. that have put both law enforcement and students […]
With the recent success of shows featuring African-American actors/actresses, are we experiencing the "Golden Age" of Black TV?
Gospel singer Anthony Brown stopped by NewsOne Now to talk about his new album, Everyday Jesus.
Clayola Brown, President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute for racial equality, spoke with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about the impact police brutality, police violence, and instances of unexplained Black death is having on the African-American community. Ivory alluded to the angst that many in the Black community are feeling as a result of the police […]
Author Judith E. Smith talks with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about her new book, Becoming Belafonte: Black Artist, Public Radical. Smith explained she was inspired to write the book about Belafonte because, “Harry Belafonte comes up all the time in Black arts activism.” Smith told Ivory she first encountered Belafonte during research about […]
Donnie Simpson talks with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about his return to radio and TV.
BriaMarie Chats About Her “Freshman” Album And Inspiration Behind It Singer, songwriter, and rapper BriaMarie recently sat down with Roland Martin to talk about her debut album Freshman and bringing a “fresh face and a unique style to the music world.” Marvin Sapp Discusses Health Scare That Made Him ‘Sit Down’ After Whirlwind Tour Gospel music icon Marvin […]
It’s WTH?! Thursday on NewsOne Now and we’re taking look at all of the crazy stories trending in this week’s news. This week’s WTH? commentators include, NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory, radio personality Tony Redz, Digital Correspondent, Lauren Williams and actor/radio host Lamont King. This week’s list of insanity begins with a New York City man […]
Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush believes the Ferguson and Baltimore protests were caused by a lack of “mentoring” and parenting. According to ThinkProgress.com, during a Q&A with employees of a pharmaceutical company, Bush made the following comments: “Kids in this country are aimlessly wandering around in their lives because they’ve never been told they were capable of learning. […]
Hours after Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, challenged national women’s organizations to speak out on the McKinney pool party incident where a 14-year-old Dajerria Becton was brutally forced to the ground, the National Organization for Women responded to the injustice. From the National Organization for Women: Washington, D.C. – We can only look with revulsion on […]
Former NBA player and 2001 Slam Dunk contest winner Desmond Mason joined guest host Mo Ivory on NewsOne Now to talk about how he transitioned from the NBA into a critically acclaimed artist. Mason, who retired from the league at the age of 32, said he told his agent, “I’ll retire at age 32 regardless of the situation.” […]
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