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Roland Martin recently sat down with Washington to record a primetime special in which she discussed her controversial role and the impact the historic confirmation hearings had on her life.

During Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed Mr. Obama's interesting comments and whether his remarks explain why he did not select a Black woman to sit on the highest court in the land.

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President Obama and Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland will stop by the University of Chicago Law School on Thursday to address the significance of filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Turns out "professional political activists" and their well-printed signs are all the confirmation Hatch needed to go forth in good faith obstructing Garland’s nomination to the highest court in the land.

Martin, who has been adamant about President Obama nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court, asked Jarrett why a Black woman was not nominated and reminded Jarrett of the support Mr. Obama has received from African-American women over the course of his tenure as president.

Arguing that Barack Obama should have selected a person of color to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, NewsOne legal analyst Damario Solomon-Simmons expressed disappointment with the president's Supreme Court pick.

"I've made my decision: Today, I will announce the person I believe is eminently qualified to sit on the Supreme Court," Obama wrote.

Sri Srinivasan, Merrick Garland and Paul Watford -- who, if confirmed, would be the nation's third Black justice after Clarence Thomas and Thurgood Marshall -- were named by the source as the potential nominees, confirming the nation could know as early as Monday who the president chooses.

Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America's island territories during this week's edition of the CBC's Message to America.

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the nation is on the brink of what could turn out to be one of the most contentious appointments in history. Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Scalia was staunchly conservative and interpreted the constitution closely. He was also notoriously anti-abortion, pro-death penalty and anti-affirmative action. Just weeks before […]

40-year-old country singer Joey Feek has passed away after a long battler with cervical cancer. The singer was diagnosed shortly after giving birth to her daughter in 2014. She was one half of the group Joey + Rory with her husband. We pray for her family during this devastating time. [Gossip Cop] United States Supreme Court […]