When multi-media mogul and gagillionaire Oprah Winfrey appeared on Entertainment Tonight and shared her experience with racism in Zurich, Switzerland, the internet literally exploded. As previously reported by NewsOne, Winfrey visited the posh shop Trois Pommes while in Switzerland for Tina Turner‘s wedding. While perusing their selection — because gagillionaires don’t merely “browse” —  a clerk […]

Charlotte Haywood believes the problem with media nowadays is that it’s hard to get a positive image of young people, which she expressed to Reverend Al Sharpton and his “Role of Media in Crafting the Social Narrative” panel at the National Action Network convention last Friday. And this is part of the problem she is […]

Jet Magazine, recognized and respected for its long history of bringing Civil Rights issues to the forefront, has again proven its allegiance to the advocacy and advancement of the African-American community by making the bold decision to place Jordan Davis on their first magazine cover of 2013. Jordan Davis, 17, was gunned down by accused […]

In an interview with Amy Goodman of  “Democracy Now,” our dear brother, Dr. Cornel West, said that while he’s happy that Mitt Romney didn’t win the presidential election, our foreign policy is still imperialistic, politicians should be ashamed of spending billions on campaigns while people are living in poverty, and that President Barack Obama is […]

Professor Melissa Harris-Perry is usually known for her cool, calm and collected demeanor; even her passionate examination of the Black community is always measured and academic. SEE ALSO: See NewsOne’s 6-Point Political Agenda For Black America This is probably why Monica Mehta,  a guest on MSNBC’s “The Melissa Harris-Perry Show,” thought she could voice a generic opinion on the […]

In honor of Black Music Month, NewsOne presents MY MUSICAL INSPIRATION, where newsmakers and celebrities talk about the artist who most inspires them in their lives and work. RELATED: Rev. Jamal H. Bryant: ‘Marvin Gaye Had The Biggest Impact On My Manhood, Methodology’ Professor, author, political commentator, and television host Melissa Harris-Perry (pictured) has emerged as one of […]

Professor and MSNBC talk show host, Melissa Harris-Perry has made no secret of her disdain for “The Help” movie. From the time that it hit the big screen, she has been one of its most vocal critics, stating that she needed “worker’s compensation” after viewing it for MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell. Calling the film “deeply troubling” […]

In a recent article in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Professor Cornel West “went HAM” on Tulane University Professor Melissa Harris-Perry. SEE ALSO: Black Farmer Wrests Billion-Dollar Settlement From U.S. In what might be his strongest public comments yet, West referred to Harris-Perry as a “fake” and a “fraud” for allowing herself to be used […]

Melissa Harris-Perry, a longtime contributor to the network, was given her own weekend show on MSNBC starting in February,  The Huffington Post reports. SEE ALSO: Crazy Celebrity Gifts The smoking hot Tulane University professor has commentated on everything from political scandals to American social issues. Harris-Perry announced the news of her new hosting role via […]

Race in America is a difficult subject. When it comes to race America has the mental maturity of a 7 year old that, on occasion will plug its ears with its fingers and sing “La, la, la.” Being American and Negro I understand this. I don’t really have any choice but to understand it. I […]