Charles Rangel

A bill has been proposed to award the Harlem Hellfighters with a Congressional Gold Medal.

As pressure mounts for Andrew Cuomo to resign over dueling scandals, New York's Democratic governor seemed to follow an age-old political playbook by seeing refuge with Black leaders ready to defend him.

The Amadou Diallo Foundation hosted its second annual benefit gala in Harlem on the 18th anniversary of his death.

UPDATED: OCTOBER 2, 2016 6 PM EST After The New York Times broke a story Saturday alleging that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump avoided paying federal income taxes for nearly two decades, NewsOne dug through its archives for stories about Black leaders and celebrities who were punished for failing to pay taxes. Two years ago, The Times reviewed records that show […]

Atlantic City, New Jersey pastor Regena Thomas, and a Democratic political operative, told NewsOne that she knew immediately that Trump played the ministers when she heard about the alleged endorsements.

In an important move for people of color who helped propel him into office twice, President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to continue fighting for young Black and brown lives well after he leaves office. Obama made the pledge Monday in the Bronx section of New York City during the aftermath of unrest over police […]

On Sunday the Apollo Theater in Harlem and WNYC partnered for a second year to present WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration with “Hear Our Voices, Count Our Votes: MLK’s March Continues.” Hear portions of it in the video clip above. WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry convened a discussion that looks […]

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced the normalizing of relations with Cuba and subsequently ending the Cold War with our neighbor just 90 miles off coast of Florida. During Pres. Obama’s address, he told the nation, “These 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked.” With this action, Mr. Obama has signaled a new […]

Harlem Congressman Charlie Rangel won the N.Y. primary on Wednesday, silencing naysayers who initially surmised that his time as a legislator had come to an end. Here, artist Pras and Rangel have a conversation about why his longevity is a plus rather than a minus. RELATED: Charlie Rangel Squeaks By Challenger For NY Primary Win  

After a bruising campaign fight for a primary election that was still too close to call into the wee hours of the morning, Rep. Charles Rangel (D, New York) emerged victorious. WATCH NOW! Pras & Charles Rangel Respond To Criticism He Should Retire From Congress Reports the New York Daily News: Rep. Charles Rangel, the Lion of […]

Charles Rangel is in the most challenging reelection campaign of his career as he faces off against three young Democrats during today’s primary, including one that almost beat him two yeas ago. But the veteran politician feel optimistic and wants to assure voters that a vote for him will be a vote for pushing the […]

Podcast Download Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” talks with financial guru Deborah Owens on Tuesday about wealth building. During the WealthyU segment of the show, Owen’s introduces the wealth building principle of investing where you shop as a means to create wealth. Rep. Charles Rangel joined  Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss President Barack Obama‘s executive order to help […]