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When I first interviewed then-candidate Barack Obama on his campaign plane in 2008, he talked passionately about fatherhood, uplifting Black men, and the importance of men of color taking responsibility for parenting their children. Two terms in the White House and eight years later, President Obama is still talking eloquently about empowering Black men in […]

President Obama offered a game plan for Donald Trump and his surrogates on Tuesday afternoon.

Just when you thought Barack Obama couldn’t get any cooler, our beloved president teamed up with the folks at Wired to compile a list of his favorite sci-fi flicks. From Vulture: “The list, titled ‘TOMORROWLANDS, A Sci-Fi Viewing List to Expand Your Mind to New Horizons,’ has eight picks, with Obama’s explanations for each. His selections include ‘2001: […]

Black Women "are the most powerful voters in the electorate," said Carmen Berkley from the AFL-CIO. "We have to be willing to throw our weight in and make sure we get the candidates that we need."

Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, recently sat down with Belafonte and criminal justice activist Carmen Perez for an exclusive interview to discuss Belafonte's upcoming music and arts festival, Many Rivers to Cross.

President Barack Obama again defended Colin Kaepernick's right to protest during CNN's presidential town on Wednesday night.

Today the Obamas circled back with the official lineup, which includes Black Girls Rock founder Beverly Bond on the ones and twos, and a live discussion with Leonardo DiCaprio about his 'Before the Flood' documentary.

Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discussed Donald Trump's apparent double down on birtherism during last night's presidential debate

After Pres. Obama's final address as President of the United States to the Congressional Black Caucus, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now got immediate reactions from many of the lawmakers who gathered in Washington, D.C. for the CBC's annual event.

Donald Trump may have inadvertently re-energized Hillary Clinton’s supporters by once again deliberately disrespecting President Barack Obama. In one arrogant sentence, Trump managed to anger many in the African-American community, which included the entire Congressional Black Caucus during its annual legislative conference in Washington, D.C. “President Barack Obama was born in the United States,” Trump […]

U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene in a request by Ohio Democrats to restore an extra week of early voting.

The overall income of Americans grew at the fastest rate, with paychecks getting their biggest boost since the end of the Great Recession.