politics

This election year has to be one of the craziest and most ridiculous races in recent memory. In the latest bout of GOP ridiculousness, a Tennessee Congressional candidate caused a major uproar when he displayed a racist campaign sign.   According to various reports, independent candidate Rick Tyler, who is currently in the race for […]

Today marked the very first United State of Women Summit at The White House led by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. As expected, the event attracted some of the most powerful, educated and elegant ladies in the country as they gathered to talk about worldwide women’s equality and other women-related topics.   […]

The politician was the first woman to run for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.

Kentucky voters elected the first Black woman in nearly 20 years to serve in the state legislature. The Democrat won a 3-person primary and faces no opposition in November.

The Black Lives Matter activist came in 6th, while State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh came in first with 37 percent of the city's support.

Women have the power to shape politics from the inside, but some have no idea where to begin. VoteRunLead hopes to point them in the right direction. Even with female politicians like Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Sheila Jackson Lee, and Kamala Harris, politics have long been thought of as an Old Boys Clbub. The numbers […]

During Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now, hip-hop artist and activist Jasiri X spoke with Roland Martin about Cannon's "Too Broke To Vote" video that has caused quite a stir on social media and sparked a heated debate over the virtues of voting.

The so-called “War On Drugs” has largely been seen by critics as a draconian tactic that has impacted communities of color negatively and unfairly over the years. In a new article from Harper’s magazine a 1994 interview with President Richard Nixon advisor John D. Ehrlichman, in which he stated the policy was aimed to disrupt Black […]

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the nation is on the brink of what could turn out to be one of the most contentious appointments in history. Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Scalia was staunchly conservative and interpreted the constitution closely. He was also notoriously anti-abortion, pro-death penalty and anti-affirmative action. Just weeks before […]

NewsOne Now cameras were on hand at the taping of this year's Stellar Awards in Las Vegas where we caught up with Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton who was visiting the state for the Nevada Democratic Caucuses.