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Thursday, President Obama launched a new effort aimed at empowering boys and young men of color, a segment of our society that he says too…

Congressman Keith Ellison joined “NewsOne Now” to discuss his new book, “My Country Tis of Thee.” Ellison chimed in on the controversy surrounding President Obama’s judicial…

The White House released details of its “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative Thursday morning. The program to improve education and employment outcomes for minority male youths…

The “NewsOne Now” panel -Lauren Victoria Burke, Bishop Jackson and Julianne Malveaux - talked about President Obama’s controversial judicial picks, blasting him for nominating judges who have…

Wednesday morning on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, Georgia Representative David Scott called out President Obama’s nominations of individuals for federal judgeship who have defended the…

President Obama has taken a bold move in awarding the Medal of Honor this year, choosing to include 19 veterans who were previously overlooked based on their…

For years, the debate of which vice caused a bigger detriment to one’s health between marijuana and alcohol remained a heated and often entertaining topic of discussion of drunken and sober discussions alike across the United States.  Now, with new marijuana regulations in certain states, more research is being done to understand the short-term and […]

The Obama Administration is postponing a much-touted provision of the new healthcare law which bars employers from providing better benefits to top executives than to…

The bipartisan budget compromise that passed the House by a wide margin last week has inspired House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) to blast outside conservative groups that he said were using Republican members of Congress for their own gain. It has inspired kind words between the two legislators — Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) […]

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President Obama is scheduled to speak at a press conference before 5pm today and likely to address the potential for government shut down.

Senate committee passe sresolution authorizing President Obama to strike in Syria.  Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/regional?reload=true

In a press conference today, President Obama spoke candidly on his thoughts about the George Zimmerman verdict. Among many poignant statements, Obama said, “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.” Watch this CNN video for the full statement.