This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Opens In 2011 […]

This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: Eric Holder Becomes First African-American Attorney General With the […]

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Though several entertainers claim to be the reason that Atlanta has become the epicenter of Hip-Hop, R&B and all things urban music, old heads know that if it weren’t for the legendary Jermaine Dupri, the ‘A’ would just be the letter on the Braves hat. To pay homage to one of the best to ever […]

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Pioneering film-maker Ava Duvernay (pictured) has won an Independent Spirit Awards for her poignant and powerful drama Middle of Nowhere. The film took home the John Cassavetes Award for Under $500,000. As previously reported by NewsOne, Nowhere is a compelling drama that chronicles a woman’s (Emayatzy Corinealdi, Young & The Restless) separation from her incarcerated […]

This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: Serena Williams Sets Record After Reclaiming No. 1 Women’s […]

Although the term “lynching” conjures for most the stirring image of a person being hanged, the act itself has a wider meaning. Taking one’s life without legal authority and by means of show of force in numbers also captures the term’s overall defintion. The heinous practice wasn’t a bane exclusive to African Americans — as […]

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This Sunday, the 2013 Oscars will grace our television sets, honoring Hollywood heavyweights, such as Daniel Day-Lewis and Naomi Watts. But if you are wondering who are some of the Black film stars who could be bringing home an Oscar, NewsOne‘s got you covered with an African-American Oscar nominee list for this year’s show. RELATED: […]

Muslim minister and human rights leader El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, widely known as Malcolm X, stands as one of the most-influential figures in Black History. Forty-eight years ago today, Malcolm X was gunned down by three assailants, and it has been speculated that the killing was inspired by words from his former Nation of Islam (NOI) […]

This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: The Re-election Of President Barack Obama The re-election campaign […]

This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: Shani Davis Becomes First Black Athlete To Win Individual […]

This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: Chrysler 300 Sedan Designer Ralph Gilles Continues Corporate Ascent […]

Moment: Oprah Winfrey Ends Longtime Talk Show, Launches OWN Network From 1986 to 2011, television host and media mogul Oprah Winfrey ruled the airwaves with her nationally syndicated television and eponymously named talk show, which still remains the highest-rated program of its kind. Stepping down after 25 seasons, Oprah would enter the next phase of […]