Orlando shooting

In a poignant essay posted to Tumblr on Tuesday (June 21), Frank Ocean broke his silence to address hate and violence in the LGBT community.

The FBI has released a partial transcript of conversations between Omar Mateen and police during the Orlando massacre.  Mateen made the calls while holding people hostage inside the club for three hours. United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the transcripts will reveal Mateen pledging his allegiance to ISIS, his so-called reasoning for the attack, and his […]

"Our politics have conspired to make it as easy as possible for a terrorist ...to buy extraordinary powerful weapons and they can do so legally," Obama said.

The devastating news regarding the horrific Orlando attack just continues to get worse and more disturbing as the days go by. The latest development involves text messages reportedly sent between Omar Mateen and his wife during the massacre that left 50 people dead.   Reported by Love B. Scott via CNN, during the fatal attack […]

Today, the President and Vice President will travel to Orlando, Florida to meet with families of victims of the attack and stand in solidarity with the Orlando community. And it’s not just getting to be a habit, it is a habit. I was in Aurora, Colorado when Mr. Obama traveled there to meet with families […]

Watch Roland Martin, Ali Velshi, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the latest details in the investigation into the Orlando massacre in the video clip above.

Roland Martin talks to the Founder of the Black Men’s Xchange and Behavioral Health expert Cleo Manago about Orlando shooter Omar Mateen‘s struggle with his own sexuality. “Heterosexual people don’t obsess over homosexual people and go to bars and obsess over what they allegedly saw for two months. And then go back and shoot and kill. There […]

The 13 speeches against the thousand mass shootings that have occurred in his second term speak to the enormous amount of work that must be done to change the gun control debate in America.

As the world continues to mourn all the lives lost in Orlando, Florida as a result of this past weekend's mass shooting, Donald Trump appears to be using the horrific event as a tool in his political fight against Democrats.

"Sometimes he would go over in the corner and sit and drink by himself, and other times he would get so drunk he was loud and belligerent," said Ty Smith, a frequent patron of the club.