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Niger Innis, the Executive Director of the and CORE National spokesperson, was critical of the #BlackLivesMatter movement during a media appearance. Innis was a guest of’s The Hard Line with Ed Berliner and called members of the movement “anarchists” and “socialists” before packing on a conspiracy-heavy angle. Innis began by answering Berliner’s question […]

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Sheryl Underwood sat down with Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” for an exclusive interview covering HBCUs, CBS’s “The Talk” and Republican politics. Underwood, who also hosts “The Sheryl Underwood Radio Show,“— a four hour broadcast devoted to entertainment, relationships, sports and other hot topics — is a long time Republican. She told Martin, “I think there needs […]

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Conservative Republicans and Tea Party members are calling for President Obama to be impeached? Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” Lauren Victoria Burke, Francesca Chambers and Wesley Lowery discuss how some Republicans are trying to discredit President Obama in the final two years in office. <strong>Be sure to <a href=”; target=”_blank”>listen</a> to “NewsOne Now” with […]

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President Barack Obama outlined the changes he wants our nation to make in his State of the Union address earlier this week. In a panel discussion on “NewsOne Now,” Jeff Johnson, Maya Rockeymoore, Rashad Robinson, and Christopher Metzler say that it is the citizens who have to make those changes a reality. Congressmen have to […]

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The Tea Party isn’t known to reach across the aisle when it comes to politics, but opposition in Washington isn’t entirely against their ideas.  This morning on “NewsOne Now,”  Rep. Bobby Scott says the Tea Party is right about budget control, but wrong in how they want to make changes. Cutting social security and Medicare […]


UPDATE: 11/20/2013, 9:03 P.M. EST: Rep. Radel plead guilty to misdemeanor cocaine possession and was ordered to serve one year probation. Radel, who is voluntarily entering an in-patient drug treatment center for his addiction, will have his guilty plea expunged from his record after successfully completing probation. —————————————————————————– Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) will appear in […]

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Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin talked with callers about Rep. Alan Grayson comparing the Tea Party to the KKK in a campaign email. Some of the debates turned heated, with Martin maintaining that despite all of the things the Tea Party has done that are worthy of criticism, hysterical comparisons serve no one. He said it’s […]


Popular Hip-Hop writer, video blogger and radio host Jay Smooth tackled homophobia in Hip-Hop, saying that there’s “nobody more gangster than the LGBT,” reports Raw Story. Responding to the long-held belief that it’s not “safe” for gay men in Hip-Hop during an appearance on FX’s Totally Biased With W. Kemau Bell, Smooth had this to say: […]

In an obnoxious quest to out “maverick” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is now urging conservative voters to hold Republicans “accountable” for caving and derailing efforts to defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), reports RELATED: Sen. John McCain To Fox News: GOP To Blame For Gov’t Shutdown [VIDEO] During an interview with […]

Roland Martin finds it funny that the Tea Party has not questioned Sen. Ted Cruz’s citizenship, even though the Texas lawmaker, who has an American-born mother, was born in Canada.  Today on “NewsOne Now,” callers weighed in on a double standard when it comes to President Barack Obama’s citizenship. Noted  Martin: I think it is utterly hilarious […]