At the height of Flint’s water crisis, nearly 9,000 children had been exposed to lead from drinking contaminated water. Mayor Karen Weaver reported an estimated 5,000 homes were in need of lead pipe replacements. President Barack Obama signed an emergency disaster declaration in January, ordering federal aid in conjunction with volunteer efforts on the ground, but it was only set […]
"Incredible dancer?" Obama reads off Curry's resume. "I don't think people are going to believe you."
During Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now, hip-hop artist and activist Jasiri X spoke with Roland Martin about Cannon's "Too Broke To Vote" video that has caused quite a stir on social media and sparked a heated debate over the virtues of voting.
Roland Martin reminded viewers that Cuban officials have stated they will not turn Assata Shakur over to their jurisdiction.
President Obama speaks out on how our culture has affected black women and the beauty standards they currently face.
As Hillary Clinton inches closer to gaining the Democratic Party's nomination for president of the United States, the nation's current leader made a weighty appeal on the former first lady's behalf. At a dinner last Friday, President Barack Obama appealed to donors at the private to rally around Clinton, The New York Times reports.
Martin, who has been adamant about President Obama nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court, asked Jarrett why a Black woman was not nominated and reminded Jarrett of the support Mr. Obama has received from African-American women over the course of his tenure as president.
President Barack Obama has never been shy about his adoration for First Lady Michelle Obama and expressed more of that loving sentiment in an interview with TIME magazine. Joining the President was American Ballet Theater’s first Black principal dancer, Misty Copeland for a frank discussion on race, gender, body image and much more. TIME’s Maya Rhodan […]
We know that Drake can ether Meek Mill, but President Barack Obama thinks he’d be no match for Kendrick Lamar. Days after his final State of the Union address, President Obama took a moment to have conversation with the community. While answering questions from YouTube stars about his thoughts on raising the minimum wage, racial […]
Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel detail what we should expect from President Obama during this evening's State of the Union address.
In a tearful address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions on gun control he hopes to implement in the new year. Lucia McBath, mother of slain teen Jordan Davis, was one of the many parents in attendance who have suffered the loss of a child as a result of the gun […]