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Brooklyn — Today marks the 14th anniversary of the tragic death of Brooklyn rapper Biggie Smalls. The murder, which has yet to be solved, has left a huge hole in the Hip-Hop community. We took to the streets of Biggie’s old stomping grounds in Brooklyn to ask residents two questions: #1 What are your memories […]

New York — The energy outside of Madison Square Garden Wednesday night for Carmelo Anthony’s first game as a New York Knick was unlike anything their fans have experienced since the 1999 NBA Finals. RELATED: 9 most exciting basketball players ever Buzz around MSG always revolved around the visiting opponent – Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, […]

A Pennsylvania high school has recently begun experimenting with separating students by race and gender to improve academic performance. Described as a mentoring program to help Black students improve their grades, the program has alternately drawn criticism by many who are reminded of the painful era of segregation. McCaskey East High School teacher Angela Tilgham, […]

In this week’s edition of our “On The Corner series,” we focused on Black History Month and asked Harlem residents if 28 days is all our Black History is worth? Take A Look: > RELATED: On The Corner: Is President Obama soft? On The Corner: Haiti, One year later

On this week’s episode of On The Corner, we wanted to know how New Yorkers felt about Black History Month, and if 28 days is all it’s worth? Take a look at what they had to say:

Originally published June 26, 2009 A NewsOne Exclusive It was the type of homegoing only Harlem could give him.

Smokey D. Fontaine, the Chief Creative Officer of the BlackPlanet Universe and NewsOne.com, discusses African-American pre-election anxiety with CNN’s Lola Ogunnaike. Video after the jump…

Big Boi speaks to actor Wendell Pierce about Barack Obama.

Big Boi talks to rapper Bun B at the Democratic national Convention about Barack Obama

OutKast’s Big Boi questions panelists about the role of Hip Hop in politics. Panel includes: Bernice King, Daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., rapper Yung Joc, Anita Beaty, Director of the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, and Ceaser Mitchell, Atlanta City Councilman.  Click to watch.