Roland Martin

John Legend joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now last week to discuss his criminal justice reform campaign, #FreeAmerica.

“Sitting home is not an option this election cycle,” said NewsOne Now panelist Kristen Clarke. Anew ad targeting Donald Trump contains an appeal to African-American voters by cast members from FOX’s hit showEmpire. The stars urge young Black voters to go to the polls on Election Day and vote for Hillary Clinton. After mentioning a number of police shooting victims, […]

Every couple of months the rapper slash actor will pop up with some ridiculous way to stay relevant, and last week, he outdid himself.

The last week has not been a pleasant one for gossip daytime talk show host Wendy Williams, and today she had to deal with the aftermath of her inflammatory and controversial statements regarding her opinion on HBCUs and the NAACP. NewsOne Now host Roland Martin was one of Wendy Williams’ harshest critics last week when […]

When asked by Terina Allen, the sister of Sam Dubose -- a Black man fatally shot by former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing during a traffic stop last year -- about police accountability, Sanders insisted that institutional racism police reform would be priority if he were to become president.

“I think it’s quite sad that LeBron hasn’t spoken out about my son,” Rice said in a NewsOne Now exclusive with Roland Martin.   In…

GOP Candidate Donald Trump’s plans to hold a news conference Monday in efforts to show his alliance with 100 African-American clergy members crumbled over the weekend.

A week after two reports commissioned by the Cuyahoga County, Ohio prosecutor found that the police-involved shooting death of Tamir Rice was reasonable, the child's mother is calling for a special investigator to take over the case.

In an interview with HLN's Nancy Grace, Love Ranch owner Dennis Hof says Lamar Odom was healthy and did not take drugs at his establishment. He did, however, claim Odom told employees he used cocaine on Saturday before his arrival. Hof says he has a zero tolerance policy for drug use.

A Black teenager from the D.C. area inspired protests after a recording showed him being brutally detained by police officers for making a White customer at a local bank feel "uncomfortable."