Laila Edwards wants to pave the way for more Black hockey players to enter the rink.


An expert on refugee law and policy unpacks what went on at the U.S. border and whether the Biden administration is shirking its moral and legal obligations in deporting the Haitian migrants.

The revelation leaves a pin in a conversation around how medical authorities will address distributing the virus to Black communities, disproportionately ravaged by the virus and rightfully cautious due to long-held racist practices in medicine.

There still needs to be more data released about the coronavirus' victims by race, but the existing data paints a grim picture in the places where Black people are disproportionately contracting COVID-19.


While speaking in the White House Rose Garden to declare a national emergency for the U.S., Trump was offered an elbow bump from LHC Group executive Bruce Greenstein when reaching for a handshake.

During a special simulcast with the Tom Joyner Morning Show and TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin spoke with Devyn Spence Benson, author of Antiracism in Cuba, and businessman Troy Nash about the importance of President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba and what improved U.S./Cuban relations could mean for people of color. Nash believes that Afro-Cubans are ready […]


The United States and Cuba will take a step further towards rekindling their relationship. The two nations plan on announcing the reopening of their embassies for the first time in more than 50 years. “We will formally announce tomorrow that the United States and Cuba have reached an agreement to re-establish formal diplomatic relations and […]

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When we talk about the United States becoming a global economic power, many discount the role slavery and free labor played in bolstering American capitalism. Author Edward E. Baptist‘s new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, explains how the American economic system benefited from slavery and used the horrific institution to position itself for […]

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Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” breakdown the latest developments in the fight against the Ebola virus in the United States and around the globe. More than 100 have been quarantined in Dallas, Texas after a man who travel from Liberia to the United States tested positive for the disease. Individuals who may have come in […]

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Voter registration has surged in Ferguson after the shooting death of Michael Brown. Since that fateful day when Brown was murdered by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, nearly 5,000 new voters were registered in St. Louis County and 3,000 new voters registered in Ferguson. Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now;” Jarvis Stewart, Chairman/Managing Parter of Ian Reid LLC; Aisha Moodie-Mills, Senior Fellow at […]

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How can we advance  the issues of economics and fair trade between the United States and the African nations represented at this years leadership summit? Susan Rice, White House National Security Advisor talked with Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the U.S. Africa Leadership Summit and what we can look forward to in the […]


There are 160 known, active Ku Klux Klan chapters in the United States, according to research from the Southern Poverty Law Center. How many are near you? Here’s an interactive map. RELATED STORIES: Activist Hackers Release KKK Names After Threats Against Ferguson Protesters Meet The Black Cop Who Went Undercover In The KKK KKK Leader: Klan […]