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Last weekend, 75-year-old civil rights leader Julian Bond passed away and was remembered in an outpouring of support from mourners across the world. Julian Bond…

Ambassador Andrew Young spoke with Roland Martin Tuesday on NewsOne Now about his good friend Julian Bond. Young told Martin: “Julian was a person who was…

Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, joined NewsOne Now to share their thoughts and reflections on civil rights icon Julian Bond.

Author Judith E. Smith talks with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about her new book, Becoming Belafonte: Black Artist, Public Radical. Smith explained she…

In 1862 Charles Sumner told Abraham Lincoln that he was the largest Slave holder during Slavery so he had to do something about it. In Washington DC they had to pass legislation to end slavery and grant them Civil Rights. Please Check OUR HISTORY because our history didn’t start with SLAVERY. Civilization, Astrology, Geometry, Education, Laws, […]

Despite numerous witnesses saying that Michael Brown surrendered to officer Darren Wilson, the Grand Jury has decided NOT to indict the officer. Vox.com describes the decision to baffling given the autopsy review and witness reports. Like most predicted protesters are furious and so are many folks across the country. It’s no wonder people are now […]

Civil rights icon, Rep. John Lewis joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what is currently happening in Ferguson, Gov. Jay Nixon declaring a…

Thirteen organizations — which include the ACLU, NAACP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Action Network, and Rainbow Push Coalition — sent…

Rev. Jesse Jackson has lived an extraordinary life. Through his civil service, he’s met some of the world’s biggest leaders including Martin Luther King and…

It’s no secret that some of the nation’s school can be unsafe, even dangerous. To address that issue – and solve for others – the…

As a part of the #YourLifeMatters campaign, this video was created for all those who strive for better race relations in this world and dedicated to those who have lost their lives in an ongoing struggle of civil rights in the US. This original piece is by yours truly, iiKane. The YOUR LIFE MATTERS campaign […]

This Saturday on March 17th, the life of Dorthy Height will be celebrated for her birthday. Dorothy Height was born March 24, 1912in Richmond Virginia. She was an American administrator, educator, and social activist. She was the president of the National Council of Negro Women for forty years, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of […]