Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America's island territories during this week's edition of the CBC's Message to America.
With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the nation is on the brink of what could turn out to be one of the most contentious appointments in history. Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Scalia was staunchly conservative and interpreted the constitution closely. He was also notoriously anti-abortion, pro-death penalty and anti-affirmative action. Just weeks before […]
“Where are y’all? This is a moment where you have literally less than a year of a Black president in the White House. We’ve had two Black men appointed to the Supreme Court, the President has appointed a Hispanic woman and a White woman to the Supreme Court. Why won’t these organizations, all of you, publicly call on this President to appoint a Black woman? How hard is it to send a tweet?
During the interview, Clinton addressed her plans for minority/women-owned businesses, the ongoing fight for voting rights, and a number of other topics important to Black voters.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas asked questions during oral arguments for the first time in 10 years. Will he become the voice of conservative values in the absence of Justice Antonin Scalia?
African-American voters expect their presidential candidate to at least talk about the issues that face our community. Unfortunately, we are not hearing much from Democratic presidential candidates, and absolutely nothing of substance from the Republican candidates. If the African-American vote is so precious and sought after, why aren’t presidential candidates using these issues as an opportunity to connect with […]
President Barack Obama is said to be considering nominating Republican Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a centrist former federal judge, to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, reports the Washington Post, which cites sources.
Barack Obama is not here for any Senate members trying to slow his Supreme Court nomination roll.
While attending the Wall Street Project Economic Summit in New York City, Roland Martin, Host of NewsOne Now caught up with Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and got his take on President Barack Obama appointing a Black woman to the Supreme Court.
If found guilty, 28-year-old police officer Peter Liang could face up to 15 years behind bars.
The Supreme Court will decide if President Obama has the authority to halt the deportation of up to 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.
Former child slaves who are waging the lawsuit claim they were overworked, underfed and even mutilated when they tried to run away.