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In celebration of the trending topic “Follow Friday” on, here’s a list of the top five Black celebrities you must follow.

A NewsOne Exclusive With Memorial Day just around the corner, this year’s beach and pool season is about to begin in earnest. But a new study released by USA Swimming shows that many Black Americans can’t safely join the fun: 70 percent of African-American children have little to no swimming ability, nearly twice as many […]

Who is to blame for the violence in Jamaica? Is it the police? Is it the infamous drug lord Dudus (also known as Christopher Coke)? Is it Prime Minister Bruce Golding for harboring Dudus for so long? Is it the Jamaican Labour Party for supporting Dudus? Is it the opposition People’s National Party for supporting […]

All over Jamaica people are talking about the President and the Prime Minister. One of them was elected by the people of Jamaica, the other is the De Facto leader of one of Kingston’s most notorious neighborhoods.

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over the French army in 1862’s Battle of Puebla. While the holiday doesn’t have great significance in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo is a widely acknowledged as day to to recognize and celebrate Mexican culture and pride.

The recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is one of many man-made environmental disasters that this country has produced in its history.

Not one to be left out of the comedy-fray, Stephen Colbert weighs in with his ideas about what other voiceovers could have been on Tiger’s now-infamous Nike ad.

In light of Tiger Woods’ bizarre Nike ad, we’ve decided to compile a list of athlete commercials that actually made sense, that actually compelled you to purchase the product for sale, and didn’t make mention of sad goings-on in said athlete’s current life.

Virginia’s Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell has declared that April is Confederate history month, celebrating the many Southern whites who fought to preserve slavery and leave the union. No word as for when he will declare Nazi History month. Here is his statement regarding the declaration.

There has been controversy over Ron Paul’s ties to racism for some time now. Many people have pointed to Ron Paul’s Newsletters as proof of his racism. Paul has previously admitted to  writing the newsletters and defended the statements in 1996, then blamed them on an unnamed ghostwriter in 2001 and then denied any knowledge […]