African Americans

Donella Wilson, 107 years old, cast her first vote in the 1940s and has taken total advantage of that privilege ever since.

The US Labor Department found weekly earnings rose by nearly ten percent for full-time Black workers in the third quarter of this year--the fastest rate of growth since 2000.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now dissected the latest presidential polling numbers ahead of the first presidential debate.

Roland Martin, host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, finally caught up with Pastor Darrell Scott – an ardent supporter of Donald Trump – during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. During a very spirited discussion, Martin pressed Scott to reveal specifics of Trump’s plan to address issues important to the Black community. According to Martin, the GOP’s presidential […]

In the wake of the recent shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, as well as the police officers who lost their lives to a sniper attack in Dallas, the impact of violent death has left the nation reeling. As we collectively watch the news and various forms of social media, we cannot escape the graphic, […]

Social media blasted Wendy Williams for her comments about Jesse Williams‘ BET Black Lives Matter speech, HBCUs, and the NAACP after a clip from her show went viral this week. During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin decided to educate the talk show host on the topics that have caused so many to raise […]

Arecent Washington Post-ABC News poll revealed that about 88 percent of African-Americans have an unfavorable view of Donald Trump. In essence, out of every four Black voters, three of them can’t stand the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee. Trump may be feeling the same way about the African-American community. Trump seems to have had a tenuous relationship with […]

Dr. Jennifer Caudle explained on NewsOne Now that many African-Americans don't realize how important sleep is and many of us take it for granted. According to Caudle, the average American should get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Unfortunately, the majority of the American populace does not reach this mark.

Huge racial disparities persist despite the drop in infant mortality rates in America. According to statistics, Black babies are dying at twice the rate of White babies in the United States. Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births, according to the CDC: Blacks 11.1% White 5.1% Hispanic 5% National Average 6% Pediatrician Dr. Marilyn McPherson-Corder joined Roland Martin […]

According to Rep. Waters, the 2008 financial crisis "exposed weaknesses in our regulatory framework" and "brought to the forefront the widespread disparities that exist in a variety of aspects of life for African American families."