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Omotayo Adeoye, 17, a student at the Harlem High School for Math, Science and Engineering, committed suicide after she was caught cheating on a test during class, reports the New York Post. SEE ALSO: Dispatcher Suspended For Oprah Winfrey Comments Made During Maya Angelou 911 Call After teacher Eva Malikova discovered Adeoye cheating on a German exam by peeking […]

Podcast Download Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson spoke with “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson about a group of Cleveland Police Officers who were indicted after a wild chase and violent shooting that left two dead. Jackson, speaking on the issue, fought back against claims that the incident was indicative of a systemic problem with the […]

Jim Shelton from the Department of Education discussed President’s Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative with guest host Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now.” Shelton detailed how the Obama Administration is working with local organizations-to obtain the best results for young men of color. Shelton also explained how the funds allocated for My Brother’s Keeper will be allocated. Listen […]

Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed used to be a gang leader. Today, he’s a motivational speaker and president of We Shoot First Films and founder of Stop the Killing, Inc., an organization dedicated to ending gun violence in black communities. He joined Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now” Monday to discuss ways to end killings in urban areas like Baltimore, New Orleans, St. […]

Old skool hip-hop impresario Busta Rhymes (pictured) is reportedly knee deep in debt to Uncle Sam.  According to TMZ, the rapper has a tab of just under$1 million for failure to pay back taxes. SEE ALSO: Ray J. Arrested For Allegedly Touching Woman’s Backside, Spitting On Cop Busta, whose given name is Trevor Taheim Smith […]

Ledisi talks with “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson about revealing her sensual side on her new album, The Truth. Listen below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One. 

An Atlanta teen used a rope to climb 15 feet down a storm drain to rescue a 3-year-old boy who had fallen in. Duntrey Murray, 14, had been playing basketball nearby with pal Ransom McCain in northwest Atlanta when neighbors heard the cries of Jaylin Willis, reports area news outlet WSB-TV. Jaylin had plummeted down the uncovered sewer […]

Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson spoke with “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson about a group of Cleveland Police Officers who were indicted after a wild chase and violent shooting that left two dead. Jackson, speaking on the issue, fought back against claims that the incident was indicative of a systemic problem with the city’s police […]

Two women are suing the Texas Department of Public Safety after being subjected to full cavity searches on the side of a state highway by Texas troopers, a measure their attorneys say was humiliating and illegal. The incident occurred in 2012 as Alexandria Randle and Brandy Hamilton were returning from the beach on Memorial Day. They […]

British screenwriter William Nicholson, who wrote the screenplay for the biopic “Nelson Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” starring Idris Elba, claims his film failed because of the success of “12 Years A Slave.” Nicholson stated that all of the “guilt” associated with the oppression of Black people was “sucked up” by the critically acclaimed film, […]

No, not all vegetarians are healthy, just like not all meat-lovers are a steak knife away from a heart attack. However, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, there are definitely advantages to vegetarianism, such as limited risks of: Heart disease Colorectal, ovarian, and breast cancers Diabetes Obesity Hypertension Why? A healthy vegetarian diet […]

Arthur Morgan III (pictured), a New Jersey native who threw his daughter in to a creek while she was strapped in her car seat, received a life sentence last week, the New York Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: Dispatcher Suspended For Oprah Winfrey Comments Made During Maya Angelou 911 Call Morgan committed the appalling act in November […]