There are several theories about the origin of “n*gger” and its slang version, “n*gga.” Wikipedia traces the word to simply meaning “black” (as in skin color) in the romance languages; whereas, a blogger has found roots for the word in Niger and Nigeria, where it means “king” and “queen.” While the Kemetic word “Negger” actually […]

From action heroes to political figures, 2011 saw its fair share of high profile scandals and controversies. SEE ALSO: The Quote Of The Year Is… Church Secretary Fired For Interracial Marriage? Below is a list of scandals from the past year that rocked NewsOne. 7. News Corp. Phone Tapping Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., the parent […]

Anthony Weiner’s Twitter scandal is not the worst of the ridiculous events that have transpired through this media channel. The personal nature of Twitter has made it all too easy for big egos to express their worst sides before rational thought can intervene. Embarrassment over these scandalous tweets is one common result of reckless writing […]

A special NewsOne/Elev8 report: Bishop Eddie Long may have just wrought the end to his Atlanta mega-congregation, the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. A source within New Birth says that the consequences of the Long sex scandal have amounted to a veritable “three strikes” against him. Strike One — Church elders are abandoning Long– The […]