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While Hillary Clinton prepares to accept a historic nomination as the first women presidential candidate of a major party – a move that will shatter the proverbial glass ceiling – the diversity of the women at the helm of the Democratic National Convention cannot be ignored. Women of color have not only graced the stage in primetime speaking […]

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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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Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss the launch of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls. This new political caucus is devoted to public policy that eliminates significant barriers and disparities experienced by Black Women. Congresswoman Coleman explained women of color are “subjected to […]

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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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In honor of Black History Month, watch the first installment of "Bridging The Gap," a series that honors the Black liberation movements of the past and present while building a bridge that will better help us understand how to propel what has become the largest Black liberation movement in recent years forward.

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