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Suffering through years of physical abuse is enough to drive anyone to their breaking point regardless of age. As previously reported, 15-year-old Bresha Meadows was arrested on July 28 for fatally shooting her abusive father in an attempt to protect herself and her family. Now a show of support has emerged for the teen, as […]

Radio host, author and political commentator D.L. Hughley joined Chris Cuomo on CNN’s New Day to discuss NFL star Colin Kaepernick‘s National Anthem’s protest. Hughley is widely known for his stance on police violence and its effects on the African-American community. “You’ll see people that will come out and say they’re opposed to what Kaepernick is doing, […]

With the overabundance of bad news circulating these days, it’s quite nice to hear something good and truly heart-warming. Fresh off of his NBA Championship win, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James gave back to the city of Ohio in such a fun-filled way.   When word gets out that a celebrity is doing something positive […]

It’s always incredibly sad to watch the aftermath of a natural disaster and how it drastically affects the lives of those in its wake. That is exactly what is happening now, as numerous reports and images are coming out of the recent floods in Louisiana. The floods have been extremely severe and actor Wendell Pierce […]

Roland Martin talks to Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby about the recent department of justice report that exposed the systematic racism in the city’s police department. “It confirms not just what people in Baltimore experience, but people all over the country experience. It’s a problem. I come from five generations of police officers and what I understand is […]

As if this story wasn’t bizarre enough, it has now come to an unfortunate end for Mississippi native and newlywed Jaelyn Young. It was just announced today that she has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for trying to join ISIS on her honeymoon with husband Muhammad Dakhlalla, whom she married in June of […]

In a world full of sadness and bad news, it’s always refreshing to run across something that truly changes your perspective on life and generally serves as an uplifting message to carry with you. That’s exactly what a viral video of a martial arts instructor and his student have managed to do, as it’s also […]

Imagine you get a call from the Today Show producers to model in their beauty segment live on television.   That’s exactly what happened for Malyia McNaughton last week. She met with YouTube celebrity Deepica Mutyala to prepare for their summer hairstyles that could be mastered in 60 seconds segment. The two mapped out a plan about which style […]

In the midst of so much racial tension in the country right now, it’s always nice to see some good news involving people of color and much-needed diversity. Online giant eBay just announced that they have hired the first-ever Chief Diversity Officer for the company and the lucky recipient of the job is a Morehouse […]

When the disappointing and outrageous news broke today that all of the officers tried in the Freddie Gray murder case had been acquitted, most people were shocked, saddened and disheartened by another injustice of a black man being murdered with no one held accountable. However it wasn’t just regular citizens who were highly upset, as […]

  Legendary Emmy award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield is one of the stars in Greenleaf, airing on OWN on Wednesday nights. She’s from Baton Rouge and on a recent visit home, spoke to the Aunt of Alton Sterling.   She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role in Greenleaf, how her hometown is recovering since […]

7/27/16- Did you watch Hillary Clinton make history last night? If you missed Bill Clinton’s speech and the emotional on stage moment for the #MothersoftheMovement, listen to Roland Martin recap day two of the #DNC above.