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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 […]

Wendy Williams is notorious for her brash and often rude comments regarding the world of celebrities, which is applauded by some as just mindless celebrity gossip. However, today the daytime talk show host may have just dug herself a verbal hole that will be very hard to escape from.   During this morning’s show while […]

Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, addressed the NAACP on this day in 1947. President Truman was the first sitting president to address the organization and is viewed as the nation’s first civil rights president. Truman’s speech to the NAACP was aired publicly on radio and took place at the Lincoln […]

Speaker Paul Ryan met with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the RNC headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, signifying what many believe is an attempt to unify the party behind the polarizing presidential candidate. According to Ryan, the meeting was a “positive step,” but there is still a wide gap between the two on issues ranging from immigration […]

Seattle's NAACP leader disputes the police account of the fatal shooting of Che Andre Taylor. The civil rights group is calling for an outside investigation.

Former NAACP head Ben Jealous will offer his endorsement of Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Friday. The endorsement will be announced at an event in New Hampshire, where Sanders and his top rival, former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are campaigning ahead of next week's primaries.

Saying he "did something stupid and wrong," the White president of the Maricopa County chapter of the NAACP on Wednesday apologized for making a sexist comment following a meeting on racial sensitivity, reports the Huffington Post.

  The 47th NAACP Image Awards is set to are on Friday, February 5th on TV One. The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of…

Outstanding Gospel Album – (Traditional or Contemporary) “It’s Personal” – Tina Campbell “You Shall Live” – Marvin Sapp “Losing My Religion” – Kirk Franklin “A Different Place”…

  The NAACP Chairman’s Award is bestowed in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service. Past honorees include Attorney General of the United States,…