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.

Singer and actress Fantasia shared with Maria More and our lucky listeners how the video of her singing “Necessary” went viral the night of the Orlando shooting. She says that day in particular, she was feeling tired from being away from her family and her spirit felt heavy. Her background singers gathered around the piano and sang “Necessary”: “That day […]

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.

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.

LGBTQ rights activists are angered that after the Orlando shooting – where 49 people were murdered and over 50 were injured – bisexual and gay men are being turned away from donor lines at a crucial time of need.

POTUS also stressed that this act of terror on a LGBT club was "an especially heartbreaking day for our fellow Americans — who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender."

Here's everything we know about suspected Orlando gunman, Omar Mateen.