Lauren Victoria Burke

The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Evenwel v. Abbott, in which two Texas voters are challenging the current practice of using the total population to create voting districts and not the number of eligible voters.

A report released Monday revealed that the Baltimore Police Department was ill-prepared to respond to protests and riots in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death. According to The…

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told NBC’s Chuck Todd during the Washington Ideas Forum, hosted by AtlanticLIVE and the Aspen Institute, that the federal government should not require police…

Criminal justice reform has been a major issue for President Barack Obama, progressives and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In recent months the Koch Brothers, Democrats and a…

Roland Martin, host of TV One‘s flagship morning program, NewsOne Now called on national women’s groups to speak out on the abuse suffered by a 14-year-old African…

On Tuesday, Democratic senators announced they will introduce a bill that would require all states to report police shootings to the Department of Justice. The…

A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…

It has been more than 130 days since Loretta Lynch was nominated by President Barack Obama to become the next United States Attorney General. Sadly,…

More sponsors have pulled their ads from VH1’s “Sorority Sisters.” Will VH1 pull the program or continue to air the show that has everyone upset…

Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel look at the latest accusations being made against Bill Cosby for allegedly sexually assaulting a large number…

On Tuesday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon swore in 16 members of the “Ferguson Commission.” The panel was created to address the “social and economic conditions”…

Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (featuring Kim Brown, Cleo Manago and Lauren Victoria Burke) discuss the decades old sexual assault allegations being…