Valerie Jarrett

Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago for the first time as ex-president on Wednesday, mapping plans and raising money for his Obama Presidential Center.

An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. The Obama administration is calling for a reprioritization.

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

Banning the box on college applications, "ensures that every young person has a shot," Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the President, said.

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.

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and G.K. Butterfield, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share…