1. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Fugitive ex-cop and quadruple murder suspect Christopher Dorner was killed by a single gunshot wound in his head after a massive manhunt. Dorner revealed corruption and racism within the LAPD’s ranks.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2213671/chris-dorner-uncensored-manifesto/
2. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Nelson Mandela, affectionately known as Madiba, died on December 5th at the age of 95.
Read reactions from around the world here: https://newsone.com/2800793/nelson-mandela-death-reactions/
3. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
R. Kelly released a new album amid “stomach churning” allegations about his abuse of underage girls.
4. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Harrison Okene survived a shipwreck in a tiny air pocket 100 feet underwater without light, food or water, until he was miraculously rescued by a crew on a body recovery mission.
See dramatic rescue footage here: https://newsone.com/2797782/harrison-okene-shipwreck-rescue/
5. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Actor Paul Walker, 40, best known for his roles in “Fast and the Furious” and “Takers,” died in a fiery car crash in Southern California.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2796282/paul-walker-fast-and-furious-dead/
6. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Debates about Michelle Obama’s feminism turned the spotlight on the differences between White and Black feminism.
7. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Chicago Police Officer Dante Servin, 45, is finally charged with involuntary manslaughter, reckless discharge of a firearm and reckless conduct in the March 2012 shooting death of Rekia Boyd, 22.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2791667/dante-servin-rekia-boyd/
8. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Wednesday, Nov. 20, President Barack Obama awarded 16 people the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony heavy with historical significance.
9. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Obamas Greeted With Cheers, Boos At Oregon State-MD Basketball Game
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2779504/obamas-oregon-md-basketball-game/
10. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Monica McBride and Walter Ray Simmons are the parents of slain Detroit teen Renisha McBride. They are pictured here at her funeral, Nov. 8.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2767765/renisha-mcbride-warrant-review/
11. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Bethany Arceneaux, 29, who was taken hostage by her ex-boyfriend Scott Thomas on Wednesday, was rescued from an abandoned Louisiana house by family and friends who were searching for her.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2765862/bethany-arceneaux-scott-thomas/
12. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
In the latest on the death of Renisha McBride (pictured), the 19-year-old who was shot last Saturday when she reportedly rang the doorbell of a Detroit home after surviving a car accident, police are saying the gunman claims that the gun went off accidentally.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2762205/renisha-mcbride-detroit-updates/
13. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
De Blasio Wins Resounding Victory In NYC, Set To Replace Bloomberg
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2759325/bill-de-blasio-elected-mayor-nyc/
14. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Black Comediennes Respond To Kenan Thompson: ‘We Are Ready’
15. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Young boys huddle over a puzzle at God Philanthropic Orphanage in Buea, Cameroon. See more exclusive pictures here: https://newsone.com/playlist/god-philanthropic-orphanage-buea-cameroon/item/2743709/
16. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
VH1′s TLC Biopic drew 4.5 million viewers for its premiere and was the #1 original cable movie this year. The drama that ensued was relentless.
17. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Racist 21st Birthday Party Pictures Go Viral
18. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Maya Angelou poses for photographs during the fifth annual Norman Mailer Center benefit gala at the New York Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2742298/maya-angelou-norman-mailer-center/
19. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Cory Booker Defeats Steve Lonegan In US Senate Election In NJ
20. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Bishop T.D. Jakes recently took to his pulpit at the The Potter’s House in Dallas, Texas to denounce the sanctified rachetness of Oxygen‘s new docu-series “Preachers of L.A.”
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2741091/preachers-of-l-a-t-d-jakes/
21. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Rick Shaftan, a senior aide and strategist with GOP New Jersey Senate hopeful Steve Lonegan‘s campaign, let loose with a profanity-laced, homophobic tirade against Democratic New Jersey Senator Cory Booker that cost him his job.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2738071/cory-booker-steve-lonegan/
22. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
The shocking murder of Georgia’s Kendrick Johnson continues to raise questions and suspicions going into the new year.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2737109/kendrick-johnson-newspapers/
23. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Dr. Ben Carson, the conservatives’ anti-Obama, inked a deal with Fox News and will now be contributing to the cable network on a more regular basis.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2736783/dr-ben-carson-joins-fox-news-video/
24. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Miriam Carey’s Sisters: ‘She Was Trying To Figure Out How To Get Out Of There’ [VIDEO]
The sisters of Miriam Carey, the dentist hygienist from Stamford, Connecticut who was killed by police after she tried to ram through a White House security barrier, said that she wasn’t trying to hurt anyone.
L-R: Valerie Carey; Amy Carey-Jones
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2735745/miriam-carey-capitol-hill-shooting/
25. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Gov’t Shutdown: POTUS Stands Firm, Refuses To Negotiate On Obamacare, Debt Ceiling
26. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Herman Wallace: Dying ‘Angola 3′ Member Freed After 41 Years In Solitary [VIDEO]
He would die days later.
27. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Georgia Mills Ferrell is escorted to her seat Saturday by family members during the funeral of her son, Jonathan Ferrell.
Ferrell was shot dead by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick, 27, while seeking help after a serious car accident.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2731262/jonathan-ferrell-funeral/
28. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones is “fine” after an early Monday morning altercation with a stripper named Sweet Pea.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2724791/jacoby-jones-fights-stripper/
29. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
The legendary Diahann Carroll and rising star Kerry Washington at the 2013 Emmy Awards.
Read complete list of winners here: https://newsone.com/2724113/emmy-winners-2013/
30. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
House Passes Food Stamp Bill That Cuts $4B, Allows New Work Requirements
31. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Lebron James Weds Longtime Girlfriend Savannah Brinson In San Diego
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2718825/lebron-james-weds-savannah-brinson/
32. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Mister Cee Speaks His Truth: ‘I Get The Urge To Have Fellatio With A Transsexual’ [VIDEO]
33. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Hip-Hop mogul Ice Cube and Arsenio Hall backstage on the second night of his return to late night television.
Flashback to 10 of Arsenio’s greatest moments here: https://newsone.com/2714425/arsenio-hall-top-moments/
34. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Serena Williams Wins 17th Grand Slam, Defeats Victoria Azarenka In 2013 U.S. Open
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2714467/serena-williams-wins-17th-us-open/
35. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Cleveland Kidnapper, Rapist Ariel Castro Found Dead In Prison Cell
Castro pleaded guilty to 937 counts, including kidnapping, rape, assault and aggravated murder. He was in the first year of a life plus 1,000 year sentence.
36. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
The spirit of Jah was in the air as the annual West Indian Day Parade made its way through Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2708835/west-indian-day-parade-brooklyn/
37. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
President Barack Obama on Thursday prepared for the possibility of launching unilateral American military action against Syria within days as Britain opted out in a stunning vote by Parliament.
38. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Not a single Republican elected official — not one — participated in the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, despite invitations from event organizers. Republicans came up with a laundry list of excuses, from ill health to scheduling conflicts, to justify their absence, but former Republican Chair Michael Steele said that the conservative response is a typical — and damaging — one.
39. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
“This is not the time for nostalgic commemoration. Nor is this the time for self-congratulatory celebration. The task is not done. The journey is not complete. We can and we must do more.” — Martin Luther King III at the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2696255/march-on-washington-50/
40. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young was found dead on Monday, and the cause of death has been ruled suicide.
41. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Maryland organizer Tiffany Flowers and her boyfriend Alan Hanson entered the Regal Cinemas Majestic Stadium 20 theater in Silver Spring, Maryland expecting to enjoy a showing of the highly anticipated Lee Daniel’s The Butler. Instead, they were greeted by police officers and armed guards who maintained a presence inside of the theater for the duration of the film.
42. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Did Russell Simmons Sell Us Out With ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’?
43. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
A group of student revolutionaries known as the Dream Defenders occupied Florida’s Capitol building for weeks, refusing to leave until Gov. Rick Scott reevaluates the state’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws.
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2653371/dream-defenders/
44. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
By putting forth a plan detailing how Black America could allegedly save itself from falling victim to its own foibles and derelict culture, CNN anchor Don Lemon justifiably angered many Black social media users — particularly #BlackTwitter — and spent much of 2013 defending his “Black card.”
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2648409/don-lemon-the-view/
45. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Anthony Weiner Caught In Another Sexting Scandal
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2641006/anthony-weiner-sexting-scandal/
46. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Rep. John Lewis Promotes New Civil Rights Graphic Novel At Comic-Con
Read more here; https://newsone.com/2639554/john-lewis-graphic-novel/
47. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Kerry Washington Gets First Emmy Nod For ‘Scandal’
Read more here: https://newsone.com/2636612/kerry-washington-emmy-scandal/
48. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Thessalonika Arzu-Embry Graduates College At 14
49. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Trayvon Martin supporters in Los Angeles protest the unjust Zimmerman verdict for the third day. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2633891/trayvon-martin-los-angeles-justice-rally/
50. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Approximately 30,000 California state prison inmates refused meals to protest long-standing inhumane rules and policies. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2631892/calif-inmates-hunger-strike/
51. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Asiana Flight 214 landing at San Francisco International Airport on Monday — next to the charred shell of the same flight, which crash landed a few days prior. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2628144/plane-crash-san-francisco-international-airport/
52. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Procession Brings Home Fallen Ariz. Firefighters [VIDEO] Read more here: https://newsone.com/2628342/procession-fallen-arizona-firefighters/
53. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, takes the stand during George Zimmerman’s trial in Seminole County circuit court, Friday, July 5, 2013, in Sanford, Fla. –Read more here: https://newsone.com/2627981/zimmerman-trial-2/
54. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Stepping out alone into the “Door Of No Return” at the Slave House, the United States’ first African-American president paused to scan the horizon. Read more about the First Family’s trip here: https://newsone.com/2622739/april-ryan-barack-obama-africa/
55. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
‘Clueless’ actress Stacey Dash tweeted her support for disgraced chef Paula Deen and the criticism was harsh and instantaneous. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2619637/stacey-dash-paula-deen/
56. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Rachel Jeantel, 19, the last person to speak with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, 5 minutes before he was fatally shot by George Zimmerman 29, took the stand and Black America responded. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2616872/rachel-jeantel-trayvon-martin-george/
57. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth), filibustered anti-abortion bill SB 5 for close to 11 hours without eating, drinking, going to the bathroom, sitting or leaning on anything. Her sheer determination killed the bill. Read it here: https://newsone.com/2615772/stand-with-wendy-sb5-filibuster/
58. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Moments after an announcer said, “Now she’s still on that far side. Keep an eye on Jane. Keep an eye on Charlie. Watch this! Jane Wicker, sitting on top of the world,” the wing walker was killed in a fiery plane crash. Read it here: https://newsone.com/2611045/jane-wicker-ohio-air-show-crash/
59. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
LeBron James had 37 points and 12 rebounds and the Miami Heat repeated as champions with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. Read it here: https://newsone.com/2601368/miami-heat-nba-finals-champions/
60. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
James Gandolfini, known for his iconic role as ‘Tony Soprano’ on the HBO classic series, “The Sopranos,” died on June 19, 2013 in Italy. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2603811/james-gandolfini-tony-soprano-dead/
61. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
NBA Finals 2013: Heat guard Ray ‘Jesus Shuttleworth’ Allen forced overtime in Game 6 of the Finals against the Spurs by draining a three-pointer from the right corner with 5.2 seconds remaining in regulation. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2601414/nba-finals-2013-spurs-heat/
62. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Chicago Department of Public Health reframed the teen pregnancy conversation to focus on potential teen fathers who — in keeping with the gender double standard in this patriarchal society — tend to dodge the stigma of early parenthood. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2587852/pregnant-boys-chicago-teen-parent-ads-spark-controversy-video/
63. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
In a decisive victory, urban community developer, Aja Brown, 31 defeated Omar Bradley, 55, to become the new mayor of Compton, California. Read more here: https://newsone.com/2580242/aja-brown-compton-mayor/
64. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Brittney Griner, 22, the #1 Draft Pick for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, became the first woman to model men’s clothing for Nike. Read story here: https://newsone.com/2537516/brittney-griner-nike/
65. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
A newborn baby boy was dramatically rescued from a sewage pipe in a China apartment building after being flushed down a toilet. Read the amazing story here: https://newsone.com/2503806/firefighters-rescue-baby-flushed-down-toilet-video/
66. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
On Friday afternoon, 5/24/13, President Barack Obama signed a bill effectively awarding the four young victims of the tragic 1963 Birmingham church bombing with the Congressional Gold Medal. Read the story here: https://newsone.com/2479203/church-bombing-in-birmingham/
67. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Chokwe Lumumba, 65, is the winner of the mayoral primary runoff election in Jackson, Miss. He served four years on the Jackson City Council before running for mayor. He also spent part of the ’70s and ’80s as vice-president of the Republic of New Afrika, an organization which advocated for “an independent predominantly black government” in the southeastern United States and reparations for slavery. Lumumba is also the former attorney for Tupac and Assata Shakur. Read more here at NewsOne: https://newsone.com/2471870/chokwe-lumumba-jackson-miss-mayor/
68. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Attorney General Eric Holder faced tough questions after it was revealed that the Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press. AP President and Chief Executive Officer Gary Pruitt called the move a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into how news organizations gather the news. Read more at NewsOne: https://newsone.com/2451363/associated-press-phone-records/
69. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of legendary human rights icon, El Hajj Malik el Shabazz, (Malcolm X), was killed in Mexico City on Thursday, May 9, 2013.
Read the tragic story at NewsOne: https://newsone.com/2444676/malcolm-shabazz-dead/
70. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall stands as her attorney presents a motion at the Fulton County Superior Court hearing for several dozen Atlanta Public Schools educators facing charges alleging a conspiracy of cheating on the CRCT standardized tests in Atlanta, Friday, May 3, 2013.
71. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Chris ‘Mac Daddy’ Kelly, 34, of the 90′s Hip-Hop group, Kris Kross, died on May 1, 2013, at the age of 34. Read the story at NewsOne: https://newsone.com/2429051/chris-kelly-kris-kross-dead/
72. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Jason Collins, the 34-year-old NBA center who came out as gay, became the first pro-athlete of any sports organization to come out as gay.
73. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
All five living past and present U.S. presidents gathered in Dallas for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Thursday L-R: Former President George H. W. Bush (41); President Barack H. Obama (44); Former President George W. Bush (43); Former President William J. “Bill” Clinton (42); Former President James Earl “Jimmy” Carter, Jr. (39)
See Bush 43 cry speaking about the wars and Hurricane Katrina here: https://newsone.com/2416655/george-w-bush-hurricane-katrina/
74. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Supporters of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez cry outside the military hospital where President Hugo Chavez, aged 58, died on Tuesday in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Seven days of mourning were declared, all school was suspended for the week and friendly heads of state were expected for an elaborate funeral Friday.
75. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
Fans of popular televangelist Juanita Bynum were shocked to learn that the self-proclaimed “prophetess” was arrested and spent the night in jail on a warrant charging that she failed to appear in court for a civil proceeding against her. Read the story at NewsOne: https://newsone.com/2401458/juanita-bynum-arrested/
76. NewsOne Snapshot Of The Day
One of 46 arrests made March 13, 2013 as residents of Flatblush, Brooklyn continue to protest the shooting death of Kimani Gray by NYPD officers.
77. 2013: NewsOne Year In Review
After he refused to show appropriate remorse for his date rape lyrics in U.O.E.N.O., Reebok severed ties with rapper Rick Ross, who served as a spokesperson for the company. Read story at NewsOne: https://newsone.com/2374027/reebok-rick-ross-rape-lyrics/