John Wilson, President, Morehouse College, says he doesn’t know if Trump’s HBCU executive order will make an impact.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered a civil rights icon now. He has a monument in Washington, D.C., a federal holiday that we celebrate this week and is revered as a man who sought to bring a divided nation together. He is oft-quoted as the antithesis of the Black Lives Matter movement which […]

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Lee Francis, a high school history teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina, was suspended in September for stepping on the American flag during a lesson about First Amendment rights.

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Lee Roy Young Jr. grew up in Texas hoping to join the elite Rangers Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Young’s boyhood dream came true on this day in 1988 when he was sworn in as a Texas Ranger. Young was born January 8, 1947 in Del Rio, Texas. Raised by his grandparents […]


A tribute to all the actors and actresses who have brought legends back to life through films.

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What Is The Conversation Whites Should Have About Race In America? On Tuesday’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin lead a conversation addressing race in America and White…

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Guns and the Civil Rights movement sound like total opposites because we have always heard about the movement being a non-violent one. In hindsight, the…

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Roland Martin sat down with  David Oyelowo to talk about the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma” and shares his thoughts about the playing the role…

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Over the past weekend Oprah Winfrey held a “Legends of Selma” brunch to honor Civil Rights pioneers who helped pave the way for all of…