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“I wasn’t afraid,” she says. “I felt disgust at what is being done across the country. At the fact that it’s come this far that we have to take to the streets in protest to demand our safety.”

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A Los Angeles jury will decide if the notorious serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” will be put to death for murdering 10 young Black women. Prosecutors successfully proved Lonnie David Franklin Jr. shot or strangled his victims between the years 1985 and 2007; his youngest victim was only 15 years old at the time of […]

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During Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed Mr. Obama's interesting comments and whether his remarks explain why he did not select a Black woman to sit on the highest court in the land.

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Fifty-one percent of Black consumers use styling products, compared to 34 percent of U.S. consumers overall. Despite the demand, nearly twenty percent of Black consumers report having trouble finding Black hair care products at retailers.

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Huge racial disparities persist despite the drop in infant mortality rates in America. According to statistics, Black babies are dying at twice the rate of White babies in the United States. Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births, according to the CDC: Blacks 11.1% White 5.1% Hispanic 5% National Average 6% Pediatrician Dr. Marilyn McPherson-Corder joined Roland Martin […]

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Martin, who has been adamant about President Obama nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court, asked Jarrett why a Black woman was not nominated and reminded Jarrett of the support Mr. Obama has received from African-American women over the course of his tenure as president.

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A new Forbes report that details the wealth and opportunity disparities between Black women and their White counterparts has been released. President Barack Obama addressed this issue during his Congressional Black Caucus Foundation ALC Phoenix Awards dinner, saying: “It is an affront to the very idea of America when certain segments of our population don’t […]

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Dr. Nia Banks joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” for this week’s edition of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss the increasing numbers of Black women having plastic surgery and to demystify plastic surgery in the African American community. Banks said that most plastic surgeons are not there to “make you a caricature of a woman.” She said, ” We’re […]

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Crystal Adell, CEO of Black Women Do Workout joined guest host Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now” for this week’s installment on Fit!Live!Win!. Adell dispels the myth that Black women do not workout and details creative and fun ways to exercise while creating a support system to keep them on track. Listen to their entire conversation below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, […]

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Tracy Wilson Mourning, wife of NBA hall of famer Alonzo Mourning, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about her mentoring program Honey Shine Inc. Honey Shine’s mission is to encourage African American girls and young women to break through stereotypes and take their place in society as strong leaders. From HoneyShine.org: Honey Shine’s mission is to […]

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Podcast: Download In the wake of the NFL domestic violence scandal, and NY Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley’s article calling Shonda Rhimes an angry Black woman, the way society views Black Women has come to the forefront. Monday on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin shared his views about how African American women are treated in society. Martin challenged Black men to stand up when […]

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In the wake of the NFL domestic violence scandal, and NY Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley’s article calling Shonda Rhimes an angry Black woman, the way society views Black Women has come to the forefront. Monday on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin shared his views about how African American women are treated in society. Martin challenged Black men to stand up […]

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There are currently 64,000 Black women missing in the United States. Natallie Wilson, co-founder of the Black and Missing Foundation and Avis Jones-DeWeever joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss their efforts to bring more awareness to missing women on color.  Listen to their conversation below. For more information about the Black and […]

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Roland Martin talked with “Essence” Editor-in-Chief Vanessa K. Bush about challenges of being the voice of Black women. Bush also discusses how important African American women’s voices are in deciding future elections. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.     

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Roland Martin talks with Dr. Janna Andrews and singer Kelly Price about breast cancer’s impact on Black women. White women are more likely to get a diagnosis, but the disease is more likely to end in death for Black women — 41 percent more likely, according to the CDC, said Andrews. “When black women are getting […]

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