Roland Martin

A defiant Donald Trump is expected to take the stage Sunday at the second debate against Hillary Clinton in St. Louis, Missouri, on the heels of one of the worst public relations debacles to confront a presidential candidate in the nation’s history. The town hall debate forum will take place at 9 P.M. EST at Washington University and […]

A death row inmate's last-ditch effort to stay alive has gone before the U.S. Supreme Court in a bizarre case.

Will Donald Trump and Mike Pence's embellishment of the truth move voters in the direction of Hillary Clinton?

Nate Parker and the cast of 'Birth of a Nation' share how important it was to be a part of the film.

If you don't know, every Thursday on 'NewsOne Now is WTH?! Thursday,' where Roland Martin and a panel of guests take a comedic look at some of the strangest stories trending in the news over the past week.

Award-winning author and film producer Evie Rhodes has written several books about the tragedies and senseless violence in our communities.  Her most recent novel turned movie, Expired, highlights a mother’s struggle to cope with the death of her son. On May 20th, Rhodes’ 24-year-old son James Rhodes, was shot and killed in Camden, New Jersey. This tragic […]

Ayear after Freddie Gray‘s death while in police custody, the Justice Department released a scathing report proving the Baltimore Police Department purposely targets the city’s Black population. In the 163-page report released on Wednesday, investigators pinpointed just how the department violated the rights of the people its officers are sworn to protect. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby […]

Fourteen-year-old Bresha Meadows took the life of her father in July. She is currently behind bars on charges of aggravated murder. But Bresha’s family is calling her a “hero,” who saved them all from the verbally and physically abusive Jonathan Meadows. Police allege Bresha shot her father as he slept in their Warren, Ohio home, using the same gun with which […]

Astute homeowners reacted quickly when interest rate percentages fell last month following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. According to America’s Wealth Coach, Deborah Owens, mortgage rates are lower this year than they were in 2015. That leads us to the question: Is now the right time to refinance your home? Before you head […]

There’s a big push to get more African-Americans into the tech world and the culmination is happening this weekend. The Black Data Processing Association will hold its annual Technology Conference and Job Fair August 10th through 13th in Atlanta, Georgia. The BDPA provides training for professionals and scholarships for students in an attempt to increase […]

The Black press, one of the most important aspects of the media in America, is tasked with asking the tough questions and holding the powers that be accountable not only for their actions, but for the words they use and their intent as it relates to the Black community. The Black press has come under fire […]

The Chicago Police Department is embroiled in what appears to be another cover-up in connection with the shooting of yet another African-American man. Chicago cops shot and killed Paul O’Neal after chasing the suspected car thief as he attempted to flee. Police body camera footage captured during the incident shows O’Neal driving a stolen vehicle erratically past […]