The boxer who passed in June 2016 is getting a Showtime mini series about his refusal to participate in the Vietnam draft.

NewOne Exclusives

Roland Martin recently spoke with Aretha Franklin about the life and legacy of the late, great Muhammad Ali.

The holiday season here. Many of us have loved ones enlisted in the armed forces and serving abroad.  One of my mentors and dearest friends, Lou Hankins, recorded this story about the Christmas he spent in Vietnam while serving in the US Marine Corps.  The story touched me and I asked him if I could […]


It’s an unprecedented mass ceremony at the White House that will correct decades of racial prejudice. President Barack Obama, perhaps pondering his legacy as America’s…


This year, President Obama has chosen to honor a soldier who went unrecognized in American history – because he was black. Staff Sergeant Melvin Morris…