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Welcome to the new and improved, a place where we are dedicated to presenting stories that authentically reflect Black and Brown communities both nationally and globally. Only now, we’re doing it on a FASTER, SLEEKER, UPDATED site we hope you’ll enjoy. The pulse of Black America is NewsOne. We cover the stories that inspire and reflect our […]


Who's tougher than defensive tackle Devon Still? His daughter, Leah.

“Stop, dad! You’re embarrassing me.” You know that’s what Sasha and Malia Obama were thinking as they flanked their dad, you know, President Obama Wednesday at the White House in the Rose Garden. We’re not sure what caused the broad smiles but we could imagine they were thinking about all the “dad” jokes they would […]

A choir comprised of men from Atlanta's Central Night Shelter are making their way to the nation's capital in December to perform at the White House Open House Holiday Celebration.

A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.

Good News, Working Together

We here at NewsOne have gathered some of the best stories in recent months that proves the good in humanity does actually exist.

The five-year-old was given a badge, handcuffs, and even caught an assault suspect on his first day on the job.

Good News, Hot List, Verified Hot List

Another year, another chance to make a difference. Moments of kindness — whether from celebrities or community members using their power to bring attention to education, career encouragement, or youth empowerment — set the internet ablaze with positivity this year. Now, we’re gathering our favorite feel-good stories that inspired us over the past few months. Check out […]

James Moss of Colorado was reminded how strong the power of kindness can be after thousands of strangers raised over $30,000 for him and his son.

While dancing may not be answer in all cases, we wish more officers would make efforts to defuse situations instead of drawing their weapons or escalating tensions.

Nyfesha Miller didn’t think twice when she offered to help a struggling mother calm her 4-month-old daughter aboard a cramped 6 a.m. flight from Chicago to Atlanta. But her singular act of kindness has sparked a virtual love fest. The incident began a week ago Thursday, when Rebekka Garvison boarded the plane with her 4-month-old […]