politics

A new study provides evidence that Voter ID Laws are discriminatory. Marshall Walter Taylor, Chanelle Hardy and Raynard Jackson joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now”…

Dr. Renee Matthews, physician and blogger at BlackDoctor.org, and Jessica Donze Black, director of the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project, joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne…

Friday on “NewsOne Now,” host Roland Martin talked with criminal defense attorney Glenn Ivey, about former District of Columbia Councilman Michael A. Brown and other black politicians…

President Barack Obama‘s “Year Of Action” plans have been part of an aggressive push by the administration not to fall into lame-duck status. My Brother’s…

Congressman James Clyburn joined Roland Martin on the set of “NewsOne Now” to chat about his new book, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black. Rep.…

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to travel to Cleveland on Wednesday to deliver a speech about investing in infrastructure and the economy. Biden’s office confirmed the plans Thursday but wouldn’t provide any details about the appearance. Biden also promotedinfrastructure spending during a visit to a different part of northern Ohio last fall. He toured […]

Saturday, the White House unveiled its Year Of Action Progress Report, which serves to highlight the maneuvers and political actions taken by President Barack Obama…

  He managed Jesse Jackson’s 1984 presidential campaign, was the political consultant who helped put Louis Stokes in Congress and was a well-known political figure whose name was often mentioned in the same breath as brothers Louis and Carl Stokes and Mayor Frank Jackson. Arnold R. Pinkney, 83, died Monday after being in hospice care […]

  Okay. This is BIG News! For years, African Americans have voted overwhelmingly for any and everybody on the Democratic ticket. However, due to the recent “direction” of Democratic leadership, Bishop Paul S. Morton is taking a stand. “For the first time in my life I’m coming out as an independent!” he states. In an […]

  Joel Osteen does not believe that churches should shy away from politics, states a source close to the best-selling author and pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. Donald Iloff Jr., senior executive for Joel Osteen Ministries and brother-in-law of pastor Osteen, told The Christian Post that Osteen “doesn’t really believe” all churches should shun political […]

Ticktock. Ticktock. Just over a week remains. If the Democrats and Republicans don’t stop bickering and agree to how the U.S. should pay its bills, the federal government will shut down, come October 1. And at a time when the economy’s finally showing signs of life, that could be troubling. Shutdowns don’t come cheap. Federal […]

  Having a black president in the White House may not have brought about the kind ofchange for African Americans that many anticipated — just yet. But having a black family in the White House “changes the bar” for every child, regardless of race, sexual orientation or gender, first lady Michelle Obama believes. In an interview with […]