George Curry

Longtime journalist and champion of the Black press, George Curry, passed away on Saturday of a heart attack in Maryland at the age of 69.

The Georgia Legislature is likely to review a proposal that would end some of the special privileges Georgia police harbor if they shoot and kill someone and the case goes to a grand jury for possible charges.

According to a new report by Nielsen titled “The Making of a Multicultural Super Consumer,” “Multicultural consumers are rapidly becoming the core of the U.S. population and African-American, Asian American and Latino consumers are emerging as a major consumer force in the country.” These “Multicultural consumers” make up 38 percent of the U.S. population, account for […]

The United States Supreme Court upheld Texas’ voter ID law. As a result of the ruling, 600,000 registered voters, mostly Black and Hispanic, may be disenfranchised because they lack the proper form(s) of identification. “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson and the Straight Talk panel (George Curry, Francesca Chambers and  Joseph Williams) take a look at […]

Podcast: Download In the wake of the NFL domestic violence scandal, and NY Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley’s article calling Shonda Rhimes an angry Black woman, the way society views Black Women has come to the forefront. Monday on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin shared his views about how African American women are treated in society. Martin challenged Black men to stand up when […]

Podcast: Download A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the North Portico doors before officers stopped him. Another man tried to access the White House on Saturday. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Avis Jones-DeWeever, George Curry and Staci Johnson) discuss the latest security breach at […]

A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the North Portico doors before officers stopped him. Another man tried to access the White House on Saturday. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Avis Jones-DeWeever, George Curry and Staci Johnson) discuss the latest security breach […]

In a shocking exposé, it was revealed that PS 106 in Far Rockaway, Queens, is New York City’s worst school. Students are reportedly left without books for reading, writing, and math, and they spend most of their days watching movies. There aren’t reportedly any gym, music, or art classes either. Learning disabled children don’t have […]