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Roland Martin addresses the fundamental issue he has with the GOP and a number of discriminatory policies they support.

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 […]

“Regardless of race, Trump should speak as if he is going to improve the economy …” said Attorney Richard St. Paul, former elected official, at the Republican National Convention. Watch NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, in its new time slot on TV One.

“It’s like a flat tire on the first day of a road trip,” Former Congressman Allen West said of the drama on the first day of the Republican National Convention. West also discussed the RNC theme of “make America great again,” the national conversation on police accountability, #BlackLivesMatter, and substantive policy proposals to address the Black community. Watch NewsOne […]

Clarence Mingo, Auditor for Franklin County, Ohio, discusses Republican African-American voter outreach and the need to have a substantive conversation on the issues important to the Black community. Watch NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, in its new time slot on TV One.

There were nearly more speakers of color on the first night of the DNC compared to the entire four nights of the RNC. There's also a noticeable difference in tone and message.

While we're pleased the vendors had the opportunity to sell their wares at the RNC, organizers should have put more thought into the set up of the Urban League tent, which appeared to be segregated from the predominantly White convention.

For the past four days, Roland Martin has been asking Black Republicans about the specifics of Donald Trump’s plan when it comes to African-Americans. If you’ve been watching NewsOne Now on TV One this week or listening to the live audio stream, you know obtaining the details of Trump’s plan has been like finding a needle in […]

Congressman Steve King doubles down on his Euro-centric world view. He couldn't let remarks about old White Republicans slide.

While Trump has praised him for his accomplishments on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure, and school funding, he has been targeted by Black activists for his record on voting rights protections, education for students of color, and his position on the death penalty.

The attempt to get Black Lives Matter labeled a terrorist group has come to a halt. On July 6, a “We the People” petition was created on the White House website in efforts to have the federal government officially recognize the movement as an extremist group. “Terrorism is defined as ‘the use of violence and […]

Republican congressman said non-Europeans made no contributions to civilization. This is the latest racially inflammatory comment from Rep. Steve King.