Stefanie Brown-James

Do you know which industries present the best economic opportunities for African-Americans? “Probably the ones you would expect,” according to Alfred Edmond, Jr. of Black Enterprise. Recently, he joined Stefanie Brown James of Brown Girls Lead and Shannon LaNier of Arise TV to discuss economic empowerment during a panel discussion about the National Urban League‘s 2015 State of Black America […]

The Philadelphia police department is the latest law enforcement agency facing federal scrutiny from the Department of Justice. The Justice Department has identified nearly 50 areas within the Philly police department that need improvement. In a preemptive step, Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey called for the DOJ to investigate the department because of the high number of […]

According to a new NBC News/Marist poll, Democrats biggest challenge in this year’s midterm elections is President Barack Obama’s lack of popularity.  Some Dems appear to be running away from Pres. Obama as a result of the sentiment found in the survey. Mr. Obama’s popularity continues to be high in certain circles, especially within the […]

Amazingly, a new poll shows that likely voters would prefer a Republican controlled Congress over a Democratic one. The Wall Street Journal/Annenberg Poll found that 52% of those polled favor a GOP run Capitol Hill while 41% favored a Democratic Capitol. “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel featuring Cornell William Brooks, President […]