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Reports from journalist Roland Martin detail that comedian Paul Mooney passed away at 79 years old, after suffering a heart attack in his home in Oakland. Paul Mooney was considerably one of the greatest comedians, so it is only right that we honor his legacy with some of his realest moments to date.

The 2021 third annual Urban One Honors will honor the accomplishments of African American women in this year's tribute show premiering this Sunday. This year's theme is 'Women Leading the Change' and it aims to highlight the extraordinary contributions of women.

Roland Martin is fed up with celebs' misinformed comments about race, politics and the election

Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, is not known to mince words or pull punches when setting someone straight.

Abigail Fisher, the White woman who made a big fuss about the affirmative action program at the University of Texas, lost big at the Supreme Court on Thursday.

The Chicago area teen banned from her high school prom is finally getting her big day at the dance. Taiylar Ball was banned from her prom at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in suburban Chicago for using the n-word in a spoken word poem during a school talent show a few weeks ago. Ball was, however, allowed to […]

Taiylar Ball, the Chicago area high school senior who was banned from attending her prom as a result of a controversial spoken word performance during a Homewood Flossmoor High School talent show, will be allowed to walk across the stage at her high school graduation ceremony. Ball joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now via Facetime to […]

Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the conditions on the ground and the latest developments in the deadly historic Houston flooding.

No one seems to be able to upstage Donald Trump on live national television during the 2016 presidential campaign. But that all changed Monday night.

The cause of the longtime host's death has not been confirmed, although it is known Banks battled with diabetes and kidney problems for some time.

Michael Sam was the first openly gay player to be drafted by the National Football League in 2014. 

During a special simulcast with the Tom Joyner Morning Show and TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin spoke with Devyn Spence Benson, author of Antiracism in Cuba, and businessman Troy Nash about the importance of President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba and what improved U.S./Cuban relations could mean for people of color.