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We here at NewsOne have gathered some of the best stories in recent months that proves the good in humanity does actually exist.

James Moss of Colorado was reminded how strong the power of kindness can be after thousands of strangers raised over $30,000 for him and his son.

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Want to know how Hillary Clinton will win the Black vote? By learning how to do "The Wobble" of course.

Nyfesha Miller didn’t think twice when she offered to help a struggling mother calm her 4-month-old daughter aboard a cramped 6 a.m. flight from Chicago to Atlanta. But her singular act of kindness has sparked a virtual love fest. The incident began a week ago Thursday, when Rebekka Garvison boarded the plane with her 4-month-old […]

Xavier University of Louisiana, located in a western neighborhood of New Orleans, produces the highest number of Black medical students in the nation, the New York Times reports. After becoming Loyola University’s first African-American law student in 1952, former President Norman Francis, took his skills and journeyed to Xavier University in efforts to raise the amount of […]

LeBron James has introduced a program that will help parents obtain their General Education Development degree (GED) for free.

Ready to hear some good stories? This summer was filled with moments that touched our hearts – whether they involved celebrities or everyday people going above and beyond to make a difference in their communities. We here at NewsOne have gathered some of the best stories of the summer that prove rising to the occasion […]

LeBron James is paying it forward by covering the college tuition of over one thousand kids with the help of his "I Promise" program.


Who doesn’t love a feel-good story? We take news seriously here at NewsOne, but when we stumble upon those stories that make us smile ear-to-ear, we just can’t help but share. Did you hear about Serena Williams earning her 21st Grand Slam win and her sixth Wimbledon title? And what about ballerina Misty Copeland, who recently became the first […]

A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine. The recently published study, 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report (pdf), commissioned by American Express Open, shows that the overall number of female-owned businesses grew by 74 percent between 1997 and 2015, […]

For the first time ever, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a slumber party to remember with 50 Girl Scout members from all over the country. FLOTUS came up with the idea through her new “Let’s Move Outside” campaign (in tandem with her highly successful “Let’s Move” campaign) to beat childhood obesity. During the slumber party, the […]

Misty Copeland and her rise atop the ranks of the competitive world of ballet has been one barrier-shattering moment after another. On Tuesday, it was announced that Copeland became the first African-American Principal Ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre. Copeland was joined by Stella Abrera, Alban Lendorf, and Maria Kochetkova as principal dancers for the ABT, which […]