As a grand jury hears evidence against Daniel Penny, New York City has a history of grand jury decisions centered on vigilante subway violence and a chokehold death. Bernard Goetz and Eric Garner, anyone?

After June, fans will no longer see Shannon Sharpe on Fox Sports' popular talk show "Undisputed." Something good is likely on the horizon for "Unc."

An employee at the Dubuque Hempstead High School in Iowa has been placed on leave after calling a Black student the N-word.

Bill Cosby is facing more legal trouble, as he's just been sued for rape in Los Angeles County by former Playboy model Victoria Valentino, who alleges the disgraced comedian drugged her before a sexual assault.

Ye’s top-secret Christian school Donda Academy is once again under fire after a third lawsuit from a former teacher surfaced this week.

With Allen v. Milligan, securing permanent federal voting protections and expanding local elections accessibility is imperative. Many in the nation are bracing themselves for a decision.

The cinematographer and director was the first Black woman To write and produce a full-length independent film.

Jacky Oh's death spotlights how often Black folks get plastic surgery and their preferred procedures.

The Black boy, 14, was killed by a store owner in South Carolina. 

Nearly 60 Black colleges were affected.

The NAACP determined Florida is "hostile to Black Americans."

The teen who refused to give his Citi Bike bike to Sarah Jane Comrie and his family spoke out about the viral incident.

Award-winning author and journalist asha bandele remembers Harry Belafonte as a master strategist.

Award-winning journalist Jemele Hill gets candid in an exclusive interview for NewsOne's inaugural digital cover.


Davieanna Marlena Blake, 21, who, according to various sources, is the daughter of legendary West Coast Hip-Hop MC, DJ Quik, real name David Marvin Blake, has been charged with 1st-degree murder in the beating death of her 2-year-old son, reports Blake and her boyfriend, Darnell Moses Alvarez, 24, who were arrested by Phoenix police, […]

  Cicely Tyson (pictured) has finally won a Tony Award–at age 79-years-young. The legendary actress won for her leading role in the play “The Trip to Bountiful” after a 30-year hiatus from the Broadway stage, according to The Inquisitr. Tyson, who won for “Best Performance by An Actress in a Leading Role in a Play,” […]

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This week, the George Zimmerman (pictured) murder trial will begin. Here, is an overview to help you stay abreast of the case. JURY SELECTION The trial against George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin will begin with jury selection. This is the most-important phase of the case. In jury selection, the prosecution and the […]


How dumb can you get? This is the question many Detroiters are likely asking themselves after Fox 2 News uncovered a dim-witted attempted by the Detroit Police Department to simulate a purse snatching–allegedly, at the request of local TV station WDIV Channel 4. SEE ALSO: Say What? Daycare Worker Fired For Being Unmarried And Pregnant! […]

Venita Short (pictured), a Cumberland County, Ga., preschool worker, is reportedly distraught, after she was allegedly fired for being pregnant and unmarried, according to ABC11. SEE ALSO: Conn. Man Accused Of Having Pregnant Girlfriend Killed Because She Wouldn’t Have Abortion [VIDEO] After reportedly being employed for more than a year and a half at the […]


How can someone be charged with DUI and not have a drop of alcohol in his or her system? It’s something that has puzzled Jessie Thornton (pictured) since the night he was pulled over by officers from the Surprise Police Department in Surprise, Ariz., last week. According to police documents obtained by KNXV-TV in Phoenix, […]

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If you opened a restaurant and were greeted to positive reviews and growing crowds of customers, what would you do as a good businessman? Expand, right? Things aren’t much different in the protest business for organizers of the North Carolina “Moral Monday” protests against the Republican-backed legislative agenda that would hurt the poor, middle class, […]


A team of scientists from Yale University in the U.S and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, in Germany, say junk food diets could be partly to…

Not that cable news culture and George W. Bush‘s political career aren’t strong enough indicators of this factoid, but I can always count on a poll to convey just how information-challenged many Americans are. Sometimes I can’t help but laugh, though in instances like these all I can do is get angry. According to an […]

Eric Williams (pictured), former NBA player and cast member of the VH1 reality show “Basketball Wives,” is reportedly in a heap of trouble with the law. A judge has reportedly issued a warrant out for Williams’ arrest, stemming from a 2011 paternity case that he has allegedly “ignored” by failing to appear in court to […]

The Mississippi Chapter of the National Action Network (NAN), community leaders and local clergy in Natchez, Mississippi have joined forces to protest the vicious Tasering of Debra Pernell-Simmons, Vice-President of the Mississippi Chapter of NAN and a retired Detroit Public School teacher, by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department, as well as their larger culture of […]