This is deep… Have you ever thought about the first time your color mattered? How about the first time you realized you were black? Have you always known or did something life altering happen to bring you to that realization? CNN produced a video compiled of 20 celebrities that discussed the subject, first time they […]
Former House Speaker John Boehner is no fan of Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Boehner blasted Cruz during a forum at Stanford University in California Wednesday night, likening him to the devil. Audio recorded at the event captured the former Speaker of the House answering a question about Cruz, calling the GOP presidential hopeful “Lucifer in the flesh.” Boehner also […]
A man dressed in a white panda suit set a car on fire and threatened to blow up the Fox News station Thursday in Baltimore, Maryland. The 25-year-old man was spotted with what was believed to be a suicide vest, prompting an evacuation of the building. As the would-be bomber walked out, police said he refused to […]
Out of 100,000 people in America, 716 are currently behind bars and sadly, there are a disproportionate number of African-Americans serving time in our nation's prison industrial complex.
During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Van Jones and the day's panel of guests discussed the sentencing and the egregious disparities in justice this case has exposed when punishing politicians for wrong-doing.
NewsOne Now guest host and friend of the artist Van Jones said, "I know exactly the smile and exactly the strut that he would have had" knowing the Eiffel Tower in France and Niagara Falls were lit with purple lights to honor him.
Van Jones joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the new book, “Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding.” The…
Activist and author Van Jones is spearheading a leftist movement that will encourage its participants to use Tea Party tactics to voice their political demands. Jones sees the recent Wall Street protests as only the beginning of the movement, and is working to find a more cohesive, organized approaches to gaining solutions. The movement Jones […]
Roland Martin talks with Van Jones about his new initiative to get Americans back to work called Rebuild the Dream. From RebuildtheDream.com: Van Jones called this new wave of energy the “American Dream Movement.” It’s growing stronger by the day, and it’s not going away until Americans can find jobs, afford to go to college, […]
Van Jones is planning to launch a national movement titled “Rebuild The Dream.” The movement is aimed at thousands of middle class workers who have lost their jobs, their homes, and their livelihoods in the past few years. “We are being lied to,” Jones repeated often throughout the evening. “We are not broke. We’re the […]
WASHINGTON -Former White House Green Jobs Czar Van Jones has challenged Fox News Host, Glenn Beck to a debate. Beck had previously launched a campaign against Jones, incorrectly labeling him a 9/11 conspiracy theorist, while ignoring the many 9/11 conspiracy theorists in the Tea Party movement. Eventually, Jones resigned after Fox News continued in Beck’s […]
Donald Trump is once again trumpeting his belief that he does like black people. On the Monday edition of “Fox & Friends,” the political mogul addressed new accusations of racism from African-American activist Van Jones, who has called on Star Jones and Lil Jon to make a statement against Trump for his attacks on Obama. […]