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  Last week, Congress passed the “Death In Custody Bill.” The new bill, sponsored by Congressman Bobby Scott, requires police departments to report when someone dies in custody in a jail or are involved in a shooting. On Friday, Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel discussed the potential impact this bill will […]

Valerie Jarrett (pictured left), one of President Barack Obama‘s longest-serving advisers and confidantes, will be delving in to her ancestral DNA on tonight’s “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by literary scholar, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (pictured) on PBS. SEE ALSO: Marc Morial On Getting Equal Funding For Common Core [VIDEO] Jarrett, whose father was a […]


Senior White House advisor Valerie Jarrett said that Israeli attacks on Gaza schools and hospitals were “indefensible” during a recent appearance on “Face the Nation.” To watch Jarrett’s exchange with “Face the Nation” host, Norah O’Donnell and former New York City Mayor Michael Boomberg visit Mediaite.


President Barack Obama’s town hall on Monday with 500 of Africa’s most promising young leaders provided an inspiring window in to what the future holds for Africa, and the world. The 500 participants in the Washington Fellowship program were selected from nearly 50,000 applicants from across Africa, as part of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative […]


On November 1, millions of Americans will feel the effects of an automatic cut to food purchasing assistance provided through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This is assistance that serves to help families get back on their feet, and children to receive the nourishment they need to stay healthy and competitive in the classroom. […]

After President Barack Obama delivered his historic Africa address at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, NewsOne got the opportunity to speak with Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett in order to gain further insight in to the President’s plans with Africa and ascertain why the world needs to pay attention to […]

Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett (pictured) chatted with Esquire Magazine for their “What I’ve Learned” feature series, and her varied musings on her relationship with the President, why she doesn’t keep ice cream in her home, as well as why she switched paths along her professional journey provide a delightful lens in to […]

Roland Martin talks with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama about the latest developments in the debt ceiling debate. TJMS: Will President Obama Invoke The 14th Amendment And Raise The Debt Ceiling? by Roland S Martin on Mixcloud

Today I was invited to the White House to discuss the upcoming State Of  The Union speech at the White House with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama. It is clear that the White House thinks that this will be a very important speech. The theme of the speech will be “Winning For […]

White House Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President, Valerie Jarrett joins Roland Martin on the set of “Washington Watch” to discuss the 2010 midterm elections. When looking at the polling data, many are projecting that Democrats are going to have a very difficult time holding on to the House but they stand a better chance […]