Rep. Bennie Thompson
Bennie Thompson said the Jan. 6 Committee that he chaired could serve "as a model" for Brazil to investigate its own insurrection.
Thompson said that while the committee’s work was ending, there was still a long road ahead for the nation.
Black Women’s Agenda honored Rep. Val Demings, who is working hard to replace Sen. Marco Rubio in the Senate, with the president’s award. Demings could not attend the ceremony in person hard at work on the campaign trail.
President Biden nominated U.S. Southern Mississippi District Court Judge Carlton W. Reeves to serve as the U.S. Sentencing Commission chair. If confirmed, he will be the commission's first Black chair.
President Barack Obama addressed his GOP critics at the G20 Turkey Leaders Summit Monday, telling them not to “pop off” over his handling of Syrian refugees and the Islamic State. Obama stood by his decision to allow entry to 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next fiscal year, The Washington Post reports. He also said he plans to stand by […]
Roland Martin, General Kip Ward, Rep. Bennie Thompson and Rep. Andre Carson discuss what President Barack Obama’s address on ISIS means for the United States and our armed forces. Pres. Obama promised not to put troops on the ground to stop the Islamic terrorist group ISIS. Listen to Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel’s […]
Podcast: Download On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” remember those who lost their lives at the World Trade Center and at the Pentagon. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is in the hot seat as a result of the Ray Rice knock-out scandal. The Associated Press has reported that an NFL official received a copy […]
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