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The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.

Retired Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré discusses the aftermath of the historic Louisiana floods.

The Red Cross is calling the flooding the worst U.S. disaster since Hurricane Sandy in 2012, with damage costing at least $30 million.

On Monday, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now spoke with Quinyetta McMillon, the mother of Sterling's 15-year-old son and their family attorney, Chris Stewart, about the murder of the Baton Rouge native and how the family plans to move forward.

“I wasn’t afraid,” she says. “I felt disgust at what is being done across the country. At the fact that it’s come this far that we have to take to the streets in protest to demand our safety.”

If you have already participated in protests, or are seriously considering it in the future, there are numerous laws you should become acquainted with to protect your rights, your safety, and the safety of others.

UPDATE: 1:00 PM EST Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards condemned the shooting, calling it an “unspeakable and unjustified attack.” “Rest assured, every resource available to the State of Louisiana will be used to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice,” he said. https://twitter.com/LouisianaGov/status/754708841460137984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Several police officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday morning, the […]

In the wake of an extremely violent week, which saw two Black men killed at the hands of police, as well as five police officers in a mass shooting in Dallas, Texas, thousands of protesters took to the streets in support of Black Lives Matter. But one image stood out to many on social media […]

Across the country over the weekend, civilians took to the streets, blocking roadways while echoing a long-storied battle cry of justice and peace, to protest the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.