B.J. Murphy discusses the latest developments on the ground in Charlotte following a night of unrest.

During the Super Bowl, Beyoncé announced her Formation World Tour would be kicking off in April.  The Fraternal Order of Police have planned to boycott working security at her concert in Miami, because they feel her latest single, Formation, sends an anti-police message. Lt. Javier Ortiz, confirmed Thursday that members of the Miami FOP chapter voted to boycott […]

Will Smith and the Oscar boycott has been the hot topic of discussion lately.  But did you know that this year’s Oscars aren’t the first awards show Smith has decided to boycott? In 1989 Smith and his musical partner, DJ Jazzy Jeff, decided to boycott the Grammy Awards, despite their nomination for Best Rap Performance. […]

The lack of diversity at this year’s Academy Awards has drawn lot of attention.  This morning Will Smith sat down with Robin Roberts of Good Morning America to speak about diversity in Hollywood. Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, recently posted a viral video to Facebook stating why she would be boycotting the Oscars this year.  Smith says […]

People have been talking ever since the nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards were announced, and not in a good way.  There were zero non-white actors nominated this year, and it has sparked a conversation as to why.  The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite was trending on social media, and host Chris Rock even tweeted, “The #Oscars. The White BET Awards.” […]


Roland Martin and NewsOne Now took one last look back at the year that was with the NewsOne Now Memorable Moments Special. Check out a few of those moments below. Controversial Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Talks Black Lives Matter, Racist Cops, & More In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One’s […]


American Girl Doll is under fire from a parenting group called One Million Moms, for printing an article about an 11-year-old foster child, Amaya Sheer, who has two dads.  One Million Moms says that the article is putting a spotlight on sin and is urging consumers to boycott the popular doll brand. The Sheer family has received […]


Minister Louis Farrakhan sat down with TV One’s Roland Martin for an exclusive hour-long interview on NewsOne Now to discuss the 20th anniversary of the Million…

After over a decade of seclusion from South Carolina, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has decided to break their economic boycott of…


Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” talked with Carmen Ejogo about her role as Coretta Scott King in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma” during…


The holiday shopping season is set to kick off in full swing this weekend and retailers across the nation are expecting to cash in on…

Erica Campbell and Tina Campbell, the ladies of gospel dynamic duo Mary Mary fame, are standing up for  Trayvon. According to their Facebook page they are  joining the fight: article courtesy…