African Americans

Trent T. Daniel, founder of the One World Doll Project, and Stacey McBride-Irby, creator of Prettie Girl Dolls, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Tuesday…

Jim Shelton from the Department of Education discussed President’s Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative with guest host Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now.” Shelton detailed how the…

Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed used to be a gang leader. Today, he’s a motivational speaker and president of We Shoot First Films and founder of Stop the Killing, Inc., an…

As millions watched the Winter Olympic Games over the weekend, many  were taken aback when the Jamaican bobsled team took front-and-center sporting helmets with watermelon…

A Marriottsville, MD gun club for African-Americans aims to combat youth violence in the city, NPR reports. SEE ALSO: Roland Martin Talks 2014 Midterm Elections…

Roland Martin talked with Dr. Niaz Kasravi of the NAACP about the big setback just dealt those who oppose New York City’s stop and frisk…

(Washington, DC)  —  African-Americans are being urged by the National Urban League to get out and vote at election time.  The organization views it as a way to counter state laws it says threaten the educational and economic progress made by blacks.  The 101-year-old civil rights group has made “Occupy the Vote” the theme for […]

African Americans are the most obese racial group according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.