Day two of the Dylann Roof Trial is underway and more heartbreaking testimony is expected from survivors of the heinous and premeditated attack.
Donald Trump continues to use divisive rhetoric in the last weeks before the 2016 presidential election.
Rapper Killer Mike sparked a major controversy after quoting Jane Elliott, an anti-racism activist and feminist who said, "A uterus doesn't qualify you to be president of the United States. You have to have policy that's reflective of social justice."
Newly released video of 46-year-old Linwood Lambert details an hour-long ordeal where Lambert is reportedly tased nearly 20 times by Virginia police resulting in his death. NBC News reported, police took Lambert into custody after responding to complaints about noise from the hotel that he was staying. According to police reports Lambert was acting paranoid and hallucinating. […]
It’s WTH?! Thursday on NewsOne Now, and we’re breaking down all of the insane and crazy stories trending in this week’s news. This time around, guest host Ray Baker is at the helm, accompanied by Sherri Warren, Regional Director for Interscope Records, and MissterRay, WEtv Correspondent. We kick off this foray into madness with an unusual standoff. A Phoenix, […]
A new report from the Ohio ACLU details a growing problem in prison, where inmates are forced to pay fees while incarcerated. From the ACLU of Ohio: The ACLU of Ohio is the first to collect and analyze pay-to-stay policies statewide with the report In Jail & In Debt: Ohio’s Pay-to-Stay Fees. Pay-to-stay jail fees […]
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the Annual NAACP Convention, marking the second time he has spoken to the historic civil rights organization during his presidency. Mr. Obama is expected to address criminal justice reform during his remarks. Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discussed what the […]
Texas elementary school teacher Karen Fitzgibbons took to Facebook to complain about police officer Eric Casebolt’s resignation following his actions during the infamous McKinney pool party where bikini-clad 15-year-old Dajerria Becton was thrown to the ground and brutalized. Her Facebook post read as follows: “This makes me ANGRY! This officer should not have to resign. I’m going […]
On Tuesday, Democratic senators announced they will introduce a bill that would require all states to report police shootings to the Department of Justice. The Washington Post reports: The legislation, introduced by Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), would require reporting of all shootings by police officers — including non-fatal ones — which […]
Dr. Greg Carr, Chair of the Afro-American Studies Department at Howard University, joined guest host Ray Baker to discuss the historical significance and share some much-needed perspective on the Baltimore Uprising on NewsOne Now. Carr explained the situation in Baltimore is unique in that it is happening in real-time, but “in the larger sense historically, […]
The school-t0-prison pipeline is alive and well in America. There are currently more than 60,000 individuals under the age of 21 locked behind bars in the United States. On Sunday, April 12 at 10PM, Al Jazeera American will give us an exclusive look at the lives of incarcerated juveniles through the lens of Soledad O’Brien’s […]
It has been more than 130 days since Loretta Lynch was nominated by President Barack Obama to become the next United States Attorney General. Sadly, she has yet to be confirmed. Despite having already being confirmed by the Senate on two occasions, Ms. Lynch still faces resistance from Republicans. Sen. Mitch McConnell has said a […]
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