Lynneice Washington has made history as the first African-American woman to become a District Attorney in the state of Alabama.
Comedian and actress Kym Whitley spent some time in the studio with GRIFF and guest host Maurette Brown-Clark. She talked about her show, “Raising Whitley,” on OWN and her 5-year-old son Joshua. She also details the activity of her non-profit organization, Comics for Kids. She explains that the organization primarily deals with picking up foster […]
Pastor Shirley Caesar chats with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about her new album, “Fill This House.” She says she’s “fighting the good fight of faith and winning,” and talks about being in the game for over 50 years of music and 40 albums. She talks about all of the guest appearances on the album, including Hezekiah Walker […]
On Tuesday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin; NPR TV Critic, Eric Deggans; Associate Editor at The Root, Danielle Belton; and Managing Editor at BroadwayBlack.com, April Reign discussed the abysmal diversity numbers in Hollywood.
Here, we celebrate a few of our favorite Black producers and directors who are making sure our stories are told authentically in Hollywood.
With so much attention being paid to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and the Academy Awards, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now shifted the focus of the conversation from acting nominations to a broader look at the entire movie industry. On Friday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Martin sat down with director/producer Bill Duke, who understands not just what happens […]
Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director of the Bunche Center at UCLA, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss Hollywood’s diversity numbers behind the Academy Awards and the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The Bunche Center at UCLA releases an annual diversity report through a series of quantifiable statistics showing where the entertainment industry falls short in inclusion and representation. From […]