Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]
Nate Parker‘s The Birth Of A Nation was one of the most highly anticipated movies to be previewed at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The groundbreaking…
State Rep. Tommy Benton has come out in favor of two bills that will formally uphold holidays celebrating Confederate members.
Author and Christian Activist Jim Wallis joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his new book, America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America.
Even though the hysteria is over, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show is still discussing Black Friday! Often people wonder where the term came from- did it really originate…
Jurnee Smollett Bell, Aldis Hodge, and Chris Meloni are set to premiere "Underground," which hits TV screens in early 2016 on WGN.
NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss his proposed bill to give released prisoners who have…
If you stand for nothing, you fall for anything, and Roni Dean-Burren wasn’t going to stand for her ninth-grade son taking in erroneous information in his history book. The mom vented on Instagram about a misleading interpretation of history in World Geography by McGraw-Hill Education, according to Buzzfeed. A passage in the textbook, “Patterns of Immigration,” got history all wrong: The […]
Jan Mickelson, the conservative talk show host, announced a plan to force undocumented immigrants to become "property of the state."