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Republican lawmakers in Virginia are planning to sue Governor Terry McAuliffe because he overturned a 150-year-old law giving more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia the right to vote. Governor McAuliffe says he has the legal and the moral authority to take action and argues that according to the Virginia constitution: “The Governor shall have power to remove […]

During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.

Tired of feeling the pain and heaviness that comes from being bloated? Dr. Robynne Chutkan, founder of The Digestive Center for Women and author of The Bloat Cure: 101 Natural Solutions for Real and Lasting Relief, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to break down the most common culprits of bloating. “There are a lot of things that we […]

Reverend Catherine Brown and her two small children were on their way home when a speeding Chicago Police squad car with no emergency lights rammed into her car. Dash cam video captured at the scene recorded the brutal encounter with Chicago Police as they dragged Rev. Brown out of the car and pepper sprayed her. One of the officers involved in […]

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump won their party’s respective primary contests Tuesday night in Indiana. Trump’s win forced Ted Cruz to announce he will be suspending his campaign for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. Here’s a look at the latest Republican delegate count: Donald Trump: 1053 delegates Ted Cruz: 572 delegates John Kasich: 156 delegates 1,237 delegates are needed […]

Halifax, Virginia County Prosecutor Tracy Quackenbush decided not to charge the police officers involved in the death of Linwood Lambert. Lambert was tased nearly twenty times while in handcuffs and leg shackles before he died in custody of the South Boston, Virginia Police Department in May of 2013. According to an autopsy, Lambert’s cause of death was listed as “acute cocaine intoxication.” During […]

The U.S. Dream Academy is a national after school program using mentoring, tutoring, and technology education to empower children at risk of future incarceration. Their 15th Annual Power of a Dream Gala will take place Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. honoring Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott; Jaime Casap, Global Education Evangelist; and Jarrett M. Adams, Judicial […]

Detroit teachers are angry and protesting the fact the school district will reportedly run out of money and teachers will not be paid the salaries they have earned after June 30th. This disruption in salary payments affects teachers who are on a 12-month salary plan.

The levels of lead in the water systems of Newark, New Jersey’s public school systems recently tested above the federal action limit, but according to allegations by the Newark teachers union, the school district knew about the elevated lead levels for more than 10 years. School districts across the country are not required by law to test their […]

As the world continues to mourn the passing of Prince Rogers Nelson, it has been revealed that the musical icon allegedly did not have a will, leaving an estimated $250 million fortune up for grabs. The beloved singer died nearly a week ago at his Paisley Park property, and although an autopsy has been performed, the official […]

Virginia’s Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe is defending his decision to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons who have served their time and paid their debt to society. McAuliffe says laws restricting felons’ rights were a burden for African-Americans, but many Republicans say McAuliffe’s actions are an effort to help support former Secretary of State […]

For those who want to support "Water Day for Flint: From Atlanta with Love," visit 4hosea.org. The organization is also looking for donations of baby wipes, Neosporin to help the children of Flint with skin abrasions, and diapers for the youngest residents of Flint.