via Wkyc: The NAACP issued a warning for African Americans who fly American Airlines Tuesday. The group says they are noticing a pattern of disturbing incidents involving the removal of black passengers from flights, in addition to other troublesome conducts that are giving rise to this warning. One of the four listed incidents in the NAACP’s statement […]
The new county prosecutor says he will back an NAACP effort in Cleveland seeking release of parts of transcripts from the grand jury that declined to charge police involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The youth with a pellet gun was killed in November 2014 near a city recreation center. Cuyahoga County […]
Dr. Steve Perry questions the motives of the NAACP's Board of Directors in calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion.
Donald Trump’s recent interest in African-American voters has produced a backlash condemning the politicians for his offensive and condescending comments. To make matters worse, Trump has been addressing predominantly White audiences when speaking to the Black community. Well, Trump’s campaign announced on Monday that the GOP presidential nominee will make his first appearance before a predominantly Black […]
With the NAACP Convention only a few hours drive from where the Republican National Convention is being held this week in Cleveland, it would seem to have been a quick trip for "The Donald" to make in order to speak with the nation's largest Black civil rights organization.
Alex Wong-getty images Ohio Gov. John Kasich has condemned the slayings of police officers and urged working together for healing in his appearance at the NAACP national convention. The Republican spoke Sunday evening in downtown Cincinnati to the nation’s oldest civil rights organization. Three officers were killed earlier Sunday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the latest […]
After last week’s epic takedown, Roland Martin was invited on The Wendy Williams Show to educate the longtime talk show host and her audience about race in America. If you remember, Williams made a series of disheartening remarks about the need for HBCUs and the NAACP. In a blistering critique, Martin schooled Williams about the nuances […]
UPDATE: 07/14/16 3:25 PM On Thursday, Roland Martin appeared on The Wendy Williams Show to educate and inform the longtime talk show host and her audience about the realities of race to her audience. Before bringing Martin on set for their discussion, Williams told her viewers, “Last week I faced a lot of criticism for my […]
Social media blasted Wendy Williams for her comments about Jesse Williams‘ BET Black Lives Matter speech, HBCUs, and the NAACP after a clip from her show went viral this week. During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin decided to educate the talk show host on the topics that have caused so many to raise […]
Speaker Paul Ryan met with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the RNC headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, signifying what many believe is an attempt to unify the party behind the polarizing presidential candidate. According to Ryan, the meeting was a “positive step,” but there is still a wide gap between the two on issues ranging from immigration […]