African Americans

Roland Martin, host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, finally caught up with Pastor Darrell Scott – an ardent supporter of Donald Trump – during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. During a very spirited discussion, Martin pressed Scott to reveal specifics of Trump’s plan to address issues important to the Black community. According to Martin, the GOP’s presidential […]

The African-American community and local police have historically had a tenuous relationship, rife with animosity. In recent years, the nation has begun to see the inherent distrust spill over onto our streets in the form of police violence and protests against officers’ use of excessive force. When talking about community policing, the question arises: how […]

In the wake of the recent shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, as well as the police officers who lost their lives to a sniper attack in Dallas, the impact of violent death has left the nation reeling. As we collectively watch the news and various forms of social media, we cannot escape the graphic, […]

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 […]

Muhammad Ali left us with so many memories and here is a great one when he playfully duels with Mike Tyson and Sugar Ray Leonard on the Arsenio Hall Show. Just watch and smile.   #getWright @MsMichelWright

Dr. Jennifer Caudle explained on NewsOne Now that many African-Americans don't realize how important sleep is and many of us take it for granted. According to Caudle, the average American should get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Unfortunately, the majority of the American populace does not reach this mark.

Huge racial disparities persist despite the drop in infant mortality rates in America. According to statistics, Black babies are dying at twice the rate of White babies in the United States. Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births, according to the CDC: Blacks 11.1% White 5.1% Hispanic 5% National Average 6% Pediatrician Dr. Marilyn McPherson-Corder joined Roland Martin […]

According to Rep. Waters, the 2008 financial crisis "exposed weaknesses in our regulatory framework" and "brought to the forefront the widespread disparities that exist in a variety of aspects of life for African American families."

On Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed Trump's assertion of doing well among African-American voters and the possibility of the GOP's front-runner winning the Republican presidential nomination.

Steve Phillips, the author of Brown Is The New White, How The Demographic Revolution Has Created A New American Majority, spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, about how the browning of America will change politics in the not-so-distant future.

Thought I’d leave you with a few shots of Jack for the weekend. Check out these clips of encouragement from Jack A. Daniels who was on my show recently. They may help when you’re feeling stuck. #GetWright @MsMichelWright

This month you’ve been seeing a lot about diabetes as some 30 million battle the disease. Experts and doctors say the numbers for African Americans affected by diabetes can be lowered by some simple self care. Check out this video about how a raw diet has helped to reverse the effects of diabetes for these […]