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By Todd Steven Burroughs First, it was Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) going to trial in front of the House Ethics Committee for 13 alleged ethical violations. And now Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) makes two—two of Black America’s most powerful politicians in the crosshairs. So, more examples of a conspiracy to attack powerful Black politicians? Not according to […]

The bedtime story is one of the most sacred of childhood rituals. We curl up on our parents’ laps, snuggle up with our blankets and velveteen bunnies, as we listen, follow along with our fingertips, and eventually sound out the words of our favorite stories.

As a kid growing up, my favorite sport to watch on Saturday mornings and Monday nights was wrestling. If it wasn’t WWF, it was WCW. If it was neither of those, I’d have to sneak in ECW late night on low volume so my parents wouldn’t hear me up so late. In elementary school, everyone […]

With the SB 1070 immigration bill going into effect tomorrow, we at NewsOne wanted to ask you our readers if you agree or disagree with this bill.

Earlier this week,  The Council of Urban Professionals launched their inaugural “Digital Summit” at the SVA Theatre in midtown Manhattan. The summit which featured our own Chief Content Officer, Smokey Fontaine, was created to convene a mix of innovators in a provocative dialogue about the digital marketplace. Panels revolving around multi-cultural audiences online and the […]

With the recent Shirley Sherrod controversy, many people have been calling the Obama administration “too white” with their hands off approach to the subject of racism.

NewsOne Readers: With the summer in full swing, we at News One decided this would be an ideal question for the season. Here are some of the vacation destinations we came up with for you to choose from. Feel free to add your own favorite spots. Here’s the list: The Bahamas, Jamaica, Martha’s Vineyard, Myrtle […]

We at News One have decided to provide our readers with a post to discuss your thoughts on  daily at 1 p.m. You can provide your thoughts through our comment boards. Today’s question will be: “What’s The Best City For African-Americans?” We will provide you with a few options in Atlanta, New Orleans, Baltimore, Charlotte, […]

Since the existence of man, the worst things have always happened to the Black race–and NO I am not talking about Black Republicans or Flavor Flav!

Mel Gibson is not the first celebrity caught on tape going crazy and he won’t be the last. Most celebrities aren’t as nice as they seem on TV and a lot of them have issues regarding sex, race and alcohol.