In the now classic movie Bring It On (2000) Gabrielle Union and Kirsten Dunst face off as cheerleaders from opposing California high schools. Union’s all-Black squad, The Clovers, finds out that Dunst’s squad, the Toros, from an upscale San Diego high school is copying their cheers. The two squads ultimately face off in a national […]
Byron Jones, the EVP and CFO of University of Phoenix, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Saving Tomorrow, Today, a partnership with Florida A&M University to offer online courses for minority K12 students and prepare them for higher education while also helping to create a pipeline for future HBCU attendance. Click the link below to […]
Rev. William Barber spoke with Roland Martin about the massive effort to drive African-Americans to the polls to take part in early voting and cast their ballots on Election Day.
It may be the golden age for Blacks on TV. The diversity of TV shows that feature African-Americans both in front of and behind the scenes is dizzying. Everyone from Donald ”Childish Gambino” Glover to Issa Rae is starring in and writing their own show, without having to cast a token white person to sell […]
The Republican National Committee recently named Ashley Bell the National Committee’s new Director of African-American Political Engagement as part of its attempt to attract Black voters. Bell spoke with Roland Martin during Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now about Donald Trump‘s campaign and Republican voter outreach to the African-American community. Bell explained Republicans have a job to do in […]
UPDATE: 07/14/16 3:25 PM On Thursday, Roland Martin appeared on The Wendy Williams Show to educate and inform the longtime talk show host and her audience about the realities of race to her audience. Before bringing Martin on set for their discussion, Williams told her viewers, “Last week I faced a lot of criticism for my […]
Social media blasted Wendy Williams for her comments about Jesse Williams‘ BET Black Lives Matter speech, HBCUs, and the NAACP after a clip from her show went viral this week. During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin decided to educate the talk show host on the topics that have caused so many to raise […]
Watch Roland Martin, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rev. William Barber, Edith Bartley, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the battle against SB 873 in the video clip above.
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential frontrunner, has promised to revitalize historically black colleges if she is elected to the White House. “We’re going to work…
President Obama's remarks about HBCUs didn't go over too well with many.
Bradley Gilbeaux and Damon Willis, MBA candidates at Clark Atlanta University, are the recipients of the 2015 FORD HBCU Community Challenge for their Telepath Water…
During a hearing for an affirmative action case on Wednesday, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia suggested that some African-Americans belong at "lesser colleges."