Criminal Justice Reform

via EEWMagazine/Doug Feinberg: Christian athlete Maya Moore shocked the basketball world when she stepped away from the WNBA earlier this year before the season began. She’s spent a lot of her time away from the game trying to help a family friend, Jonathan Irons, get his conviction overturned. CLICK HERE to read story

On Monday, hundreds of people representing educators, civil rights and voting rights groups, labor, and environmental activists gathered at 30 state capitals across the country to demand change during the "Higher Ground Moral Day of Action" demonstrations.

Traditionally, District Attorneys side with law enforcement when prosecuting crimes. Martin asked Mosby how she balances her role as a prosecutor with the desire to seek justice for the people of Baltimore. Mosby explained, "At the end of the day, the reason I became a prosecutor is because the mission of a prosecutor is to seek justice over convictions."

Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]

*Alicia Keys pleaded with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Monday to vote for a landmark bipartisan bill that could significantly reduce minimum sentencing for non-violent drug offenders. Before making her way to congress, the singer spent Monday morning in Baltimore visiting families who have been devastated by the incarceration of their relatives, many of whom were […]

NewsOne Now is devoting its entire Monday, Nov. 9 (7-8 a.m. ET) broadcast to covering Presidential Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton’s Nov. 7 Orangeburg, South Carolina Town Hall Meeting.

During her address at the HBCU, Clinton was interrupted by a group of activist affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement called #AUCShutItDown.

Mark Holden, Koch Industries VP, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the Koch Brothers' focus on criminal justice reform.

Michigan Senator Gary Peters (D) joined Roland Martin Thursday on NewsOne Now to discuss the National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2015. Peters’ bill has already received…

Roslyn Brock, Chairman of the NAACP, spoke with NewsOne Now host Roland Martin immediately following President Barack Obama’s keynote address at the NAACP National Convention yesterday,…

Host of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin, talked with Cornell W. Books, President and CEO of the NAACP, from the floor of this year’s annual convention about how…

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the Annual NAACP Convention, marking the second time he has spoken to…