In a historic move, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-felons who paid their debts to society, are no longer incarcerated, on probation, or on parole. Critics of Gov. McAuliffe claim the move was political and aimed at helping Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election. The Virginia Supreme Court […]
The Supreme Court will decide if President Obama has the authority to halt the deportation of up to 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.
Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel detail what we should expect from President Obama during this evening's State of the Union address.
Once President Barack Obama announced his executive actions on gun control, it would appear as if everyone “lost their damn minds.” Those who opposed the President’s stance on guns took to social media, spinning various tales that Obama wants to take their guns from them – even going so far as to say the administration is looking to ban some Social […]
In a tearful address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions on gun control he hopes to implement in the new year. Lucia McBath, mother of slain teen Jordan Davis, was one of the many parents in attendance who have suffered the loss of a child as a result of the gun […]
In his latest push for criminal justice reform, President Barack Obama on Monday will introduce new efforts to rehabilitate the formerly incarcerated, one of which includes banning the checkbox on employment applications that asks if a potential employee has ever been convicted of a crime.