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NewsOne Now panelists weigh in on Hillary Clinton's remarks about the murder of Black men in America.

Donald Trump may have used his controversial charity foundation to settle lawsuits that benefited his for-profit businesses.

The overall income of Americans grew at the fastest rate, with paychecks getting their biggest boost since the end of the Great Recession.

Roland Martin and his panel of guests went in on Lil Wayne for saying there is no such thing as racism during a recent interview.

Student loan debt is at an all time high — and it’s hitting African-American students the hardest. According to a study by the Brookings Institution, there are racial debt disparities in low-to-moderate income students. Black students leave college with an average debt of $27,000, while White students incur an average of $20,000. Student load debt facts: Black […]

New developments in the Freddie Gray trials in Baltimore City may have a major impact on the case. The Baltimore Sun reports a memo was sent to prosecutors notifying them that Lisa Phelps, a veteran assistant State’s Attorney, and Sarah David, who joined the office in 2014, were selected to be part of what is called […]

During a discussion panel about the 2016 presidential race at this year's NAN conference, Armstrong Williams said candidates are making speeches that reference race "because they feel that’s what you want to hear today."

In response to the backlash over North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" law, Governor Pat McCrory has signed an executive order in what looks to be an attempt to quell criticism of the discriminatory legislation.

During Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now, hip-hop artist and activist Jasiri X spoke with Roland Martin about Cannon's "Too Broke To Vote" video that has caused quite a stir on social media and sparked a heated debate over the virtues of voting.

This September, a small exhibit honoring Bill Cosby will go on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. The exhibit is titled "Taking Shape," and focuses on African-American representation on television in the 20th century. To encompass this history, Cosby's 1964 comedy record I Started Out as a Child, an I Spy comic book, and video clips from the program and clips from The Cosby Show have been added to the exhibit.

The ongoing Confederate flag controversy has made its way to the courts of Mississippi, where Attorney Carlos Moore has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Phil Bryant to strip the Mississippi flag of the Confederate symbol.

On Monday, seven families who have been poisoned by lead as a result of the Flint Water Crisis filed a class action lawsuit that could include up to 8,000 young people. The group cites federal environmental laws and is seeking a class action status for what they call wide-reaching negligence. The lawsuit takes aim at city […]