Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently said he would force Mexico to create a border wall that would halt billions of dollars Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. send back to their native country.

Compton-bred rapper The Game is in hot water after getting into an altercation with an off-duty police officer during a game of basketball earlier this year. According to police officials, The Game, real name Jayceon Terrell Taylor, turned himself in yesterday in relation to the incident that occurred on March 29. During the pick-up game, Taylor allegedly […]

Ain’t nobody going back to Indiana if they keep this up. Several African Americans have come out against the state of Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Act,” a recently enacted law that gives businesses the right to discriminate against gay and lesbian citizens of the United States. Tony winner Audra McDonald has been one of the most […]

An independent report has found that for 18 years nearly 3,100 students and athletes benefited from bogus classes and artificially high grades at the University of North Carolina. “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel (Ray Baker, Lauren Victoria Burke and Jarvis Stewart) discussed the biggest academic cheating scandal in NCAA history […]

It’s hard for college athletes to juggle classes and the demands of participating on a sports team, but the University of North Carolina allowed many of their athletes to take the easy way out, according to an independent report.  For almost two decades the university has allowed student athletes to take fake African American Studies classes […]

Podcast: Download Got something on your mind that you want to talk about? Ferguson leaks, Ebola or the biggest academic cheating scandal in NCAA history got you a little heated? Guest host Mo Ivory opened the phone lines for you to get off your chest for Free Your Mind Friday on “NewsOne Now. The official autopsy […]

In May, most American universities and colleges with popular athletic programs proudly watched thousands of students walk across a stage, shake hands with academic officials and congratulate them on earning their degrees — after really great basketball tourneys and bowl series. But then there are some schools who fell under scrutiny for a lack of academic […]

The Obama administration continues its push toward uninsured Americans to sign up for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act. With the popular NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament set to take place, today the White House will launch a multi-layered effort tied with “March Madness” in order to appeal to those who have yet to enroll. […]

Colleges can earn an unending amount of profits from their student athletes long after they stop playing game, via video games, jersey sales, TV broadcasts, and more. The students, despite all their hard work and training, make nothing. This incensed former UCLA player, Ed O’Bannon, who is suing the NCAA. If he wins, it could force […]

Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin spoke with Shreveport Times reporter, Matt Vines and The Gramblinite’s David Lankster about the financial fall out at Grambling State University. Due to financial cuts, the athletics department is in turmoil, and the Grambling football team continues to boycott practice due to inadequate funding. Lankster says it’s unclear whether […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For the second time in less than two weeks, schools are objecting to a reform measure sought by university presidents and endorsed by NCAA president Mark Emmert. SEE ALSO: Take The 2011 News Quiz More than 75 schools are asking to override a plan approved in October to allow multi-year athletic […]