For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]

In an interview in 2014, after the Mike Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo., Christian rapper Lecrae began speaking out about police brutality and racial injustice. “I think it’s unacceptable,” he said. “I think the government was created to serve the people, not to run the people. I think we’ve forgotten that the government works for […]

On Monday, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now discussed the Top 10 Stories of 2015, all of which had and will continue to have a longstanding impact on our lives as we move forward into 2016.

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Conservative Black minister Bishop E.W. Jackson joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his views about Black Lives Matter and why he considers the movement “demonic.” Bishop Jackson is part of a group of ministers who believe it’s time to revive America’s inner cities. The group, Staying True to America’s National Destiny, or STAND, says President Barack Obama and […]