Jussie Smollett

The trial for Jussie Smollett is set to start as jury selection begins Monday. The two men he allegedly paid to pose as his attackers will play an important role for prosecutors in the case.

When we learned of the alleged incident between Jussie Smollett and two masked attackers, Lee Daniels was the first person to come out expressing his concern, outrage and support for Smollett, who had been the star of his hit show “Empire” since its origin.

Roland Martin and ‪‎NewsOne Now‬ were on hand for the NAACP‬ ‎Image Awards‬ red carpet event and caught up with Anthony Anderson, Michael B. Jordan, Ice Cube, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lee Daniels and more.

During Thursday evening's NAACP Pre-Show Awards dinner in Pasadena, CA, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, caught up with some of our best and brightest stars and asked for their reactions to the passing of Earth, Wind and Fire's founder, Maurice White.

Confronting the stigma that millennial artists are less inclined to marry their craft with social issues, the 2015 BET Awards stood out as not only…