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During a special simulcast with the Tom Joyner Morning Show and TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin spoke with Devyn Spence Benson, author of Antiracism in Cuba, and businessman Troy Nash about the importance of President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba and what improved U.S./Cuban relations could mean for people of color. Nash believes that Afro-Cubans are ready […]

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been coy about a White House run in 2016, but this week she gave her strongest indication yet that a presidential title is on her goal list. Read More

“To the millions of Americans who’ve attempted to use HealthCare.gov to shop and enroll in health care coverage, I want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should,” Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), said before the House Ways and Means Committee. Read More

Decades of political science research show that political attitudes can be strongly affected by the events we experience in adolescence and young adulthood, or what are sometimes referred to as the “impressionable years.”  New research shows how this applies to the racial attitudes of  young people who came of age politically in the Obama years — people […]

Senate leaders announced today that they have reached a deal to end the government shutdown in time to avoid a possible U.S. default.  Details on…

Vital services that ensure seniors and young children have access to healthy food and meals may not have sufficient Federal funds to serve all beneficiaries in an extended lapse. Call centers, hotlines and regional offices that help veterans understand their benefits will close to the public. Veterans’ compensation, pension, education, and other benefits could be […]

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month but there are other women’s cancers that deserve equal attention. The National Race to End Women’s Cancer will be held at Freedom Plaza on Sunday, November 3, 2013. Race survivor chair and national co-chair Pamela Mielinik and Jenny McGihan stopped by the studio to promote awareness for women and the […]

The first government shutdown in 17 years is leaving many confused and irritated.  With visitors arriving only to find “CLOSED” signs at the Statue of Liberty, the Smithsonian, National Parks, and other historic sites across the country, this being a “bad day” for the United States is an understatement. Callers looking for help from the […]

Today marks the official start of the Affordable Care Act. And while you’re probably aware of how much Republicans despise the new law — and even shut the government down today because of it — chances are you’re not completely sure about what it means for you, particularly as a millennial. For starters, if you’re […]

President Obama‘s health care overhaul aka Obamacare and The Affordable Care Act will open, while the government shuts down. It is being reported that the federal government will shut down on Tuesday because the House and the Senate are unable to pass a spending bill that resolves their deep and persistent differences over Obamacare. President Obama has made one thing crystal clear–even if […]

As people are waking and finding out that the United States Congress has allowed the Federal Government to be shut down, many are wondering how that effects them or if they should even care about it at all. Well the great people over at USA Today put together a graphic that shows just how people […]

The Health Insurance Marketplace under The Affordable Health Care Act (more commonly known as “Obamacare”) is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. Open enrollment starts Tuesday, October 1, 2013 and coverage starts as soon as January 1, 2014. While this is a very exciting time for […]