A federal Judge in Texas has ruled the state violated an agreement it made in July to soften its voter ID law, one of the strictest in the country and as a result, will have to reprint their voter education materials. In July, a court ruled that the Texas voter ID law discriminated against Blacks […]
A federal appeals court ruled that banning an employee from wearing dreadlocks is not racial discrimination. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Chastity Jones, a black woman in Alabama refused to cut off her locs as a condition of employment with an insurance company. Essence.com reported, the EEOC […]
Deborah Watts, co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, spoke with Roland Martin about her family's contribution to the NMAAHC.
Florida Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL) recently lost her congressional seat and is embroiled in an alleged corruption scandal.
After Pres. Obama's final address as President of the United States to the Congressional Black Caucus, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now got immediate reactions from many of the lawmakers who gathered in Washington, D.C. for the CBC's annual event.
Actor and activist Harry Belafonte recently sat down with Roland Martin for an exclusive interview to discuss his upcoming social justice music festival Many Rivers To Cross, his views about Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem protest, and the fight for social justice. During the course of their chat, Mr. Belafonte explained what it means to be […]
Susan L. Taylor shares her personal journey to success and how as a community, African-Americans can impact change through capitalism.
Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green discusses her groundbreaking research and what inspired her to become a pioneer in this area of medical care.
Ferguson activist Darren Seals was found shot dead in a burning car on Tuesday morning. He was the sixth Black man found under similar circumstances within the past two years and represents a major concern for the people of Ferguson. Rapper/activist and friend Tef Poe shared on NewsOne Now, “The community is clear on what’s going on […]
Donald Trump surrogate Pastor Mark Burns has found himself embroiled in a massive controversy as a result of embellishing the credentials on his bio.