Hill Harper

Hill Harper and Isaiah Washington both starred in the Spike Lee film "Get on the Bus."

In response to Alt-Right leader Richard Spencer's upcoming speech at Texas A&M on Tuesday, students, alums, faculty, members of the community and the administration plan to hold a counter-event at Kyle Field, the campus football stadium in College Station, Texas.

Manifest Your Destiny launches a year-long focus on at-risk Black boys. The mentoring program is marking the 10th anniversary of founder Hill Harper's bestseller, Letters to a Young Brother.

NewsOne was present for the Harlem-based organization's show, in which they honored director Ava DuVernay, Black Lives Matter, actress and playwright Danai Gurira, actor Hill Harper, and MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry.

Actor, activist and author Hill Harper joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about his nonprofit Manifest Your Destiny. Harper explained his organization’s goal is to pass along lessons he has learned and to provide a foundation for underserved teens to use as a launching pad to academic success. Listen to their conversation below. […]

Podcast: Download Attorney General Eric Holder delivered his first remarks after announcing resignation on Thursday in an emotion press conference with Pres. Barack Obama. Friday, during an address to the Congressional Black Caucus, Holder thanked the CBC for their support and explained that he is still the current Attorney General of the United States. Holder went on […]

More than five thousand people gathered at Friendly Temple Baptist Church in St. Louis for the funeral of Michael Brown. Among the mourners: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Bishop T.D. Jakes, actor Hill Harper, director Spike Lee, rapper MC Hammer, and the Rev. Al Sharpton who delivered the eulogy. The unarmed teenager was shot dead by a Ferguson police officer just […]

Actor/activist Hill Harper joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” and talked about how traumatized the young people in Ferguson are as a result a of the murder of Mike Brown. Harper also explains some people in the community are experiencing post traumatic stress disorder.  Listen to excerpts from their conversation below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, […]

Trayvon Martin’s parents help spread the message of peace while visiting Better Family Life’s Peace Festival in support of Michael Brown’s parents. The festival drew hundreds and a handful of celebrities, activists, and politcians including: Reverend Al Sharpton, Rapper David Banner, actor and author Hill Harper, and U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Michael Brown Sr. spoke […]

Hill Harper was in Atlanta last summer, in the midst of shooting Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls,” when he woke up one morning, unable to swallow. A subsequent appointment with a doctor revealed a sobering diagnosis: thyroid cancer. The 45-year-old actor and author revealed his illness in an interview with NewsOne to discuss his new […]