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Author James McBride, the man behind the bestselling memoir, “The Color of Water,” recently won the National Book Award for “The Good Lord Bird.” It’s a novel about a pre-teen slave who joins abolitionist John Brown in his raid on Harper’s Ferry. McBride spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about his win. He also weighed in on […]

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As the latest slave film,  “12 Years A Slave” makes its way to the box office, there’s already a cry of fatigue from some Black moviegoers. On “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin addressed whether we need more films that dig up our past, like “12 Years A Slave.” A similar debate surrounded  “The Butler” and “The Help.” […]