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Manoucheka Fortin, 27 (pictured above), is in trouble with police after abandoning her infant in a Florida Walmart with a man she met through Facebook, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The man, Pigge Berlus, had met Fortin face to face two times before she asked for a ride to Walmart. He agreed to take her, but informed […]

The murder trial of 18-year-old De’Marquise Elkins (pictured left) took an interesting turn when the African-American teen’s public defender asked for a more racially diverse jury. Elkins is on trial in Cobb County, Ga., for the March murder of 13-month-old Antonio Angel Santiago (pictured center). Elkins is also charged with shooting the boy’s mother, Sherry […]

UPDATED 8/19/13, 10:51 p.m. EST: According to police investigators, Young did not leave a suicide note. RELATED: “The Famous Jett Jackson” Star Lee Thompson Young Left No Suicide Note ————————————————————————————————– UPDATED 8/19/13, 4:51 p.m. EST: Executive Producer of “Rizzoli & Isles” Janet Tamaro says that the show’s cast is “devastated” by Lee Thompson Young’s suicide: […]

When Chaneya Kelly (pictured with her father, Daryl, and her small daughter) was eight years old, her mother forced her to say that her father molested her. It was October of 1997 and Chaneya was just two months shy of her ninth birthday when she made the claim that sent her father, Daryl Kelly, to […]

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]

“Long hair don’t care. What kind of mess is that? I don’t want my members so focused on what’s on their heads and not IN their heads. I lead a church where our members are struggling financially. I mean really struggling. Yet, a 26 year old mother in my church has a $300 weave on her […]

Maryland organizer Tiffany Flowers and her boyfriend Alan Hanson entered the Regal Cinemas Majestic Stadium 20 theater in Silver Spring, Maryland expecting to enjoy a showing of the highly anticipated Lee Daniel’s The Butler. Instead, they were greeted  by police officers and armed guards who maintained a presence inside of the theater for the duration of the […]

Caleb Clemmons (pictured), a Georgia student, remains imprisoned for a “joke” he made on his Tumblr page earlier this year. SEE ALSO: Black Women Have Better Chances Of Getting Loans, Study Says On February 8th, Clemmons posted the following on his Tumblr page: hello. my name is irenigg and i plan on shooting up georgia […]

A 15-year-old boy in DeKalb County, Ga., needs a heart transplant, however doctors say he doesn’t qualify for the transplant list, WSB-TV 2 reports. Anthony Stokes (pictured) has an enlarged heart and has been given six months to live, but doctors have told his family that they cannot put him on the list because he […]

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 […]

Showcasing just how racially tone deaf he is, Rush Limbaugh (pictured left) recently said that the discrimination Oprah Winfrey (pictured) faced in Europe in a handbag shop was due to her weight and not racism. RELATED:  Store Clerk Refuses To Show Oprah Handbag, Says It Was ‘Too Expensive’ Limbaugh’s most-recent diarrhea of the mouth stems from an […]

Kardashian family matriarch Kris Jenner pulled no punches on her show Kris Friday night when responding to President Barack Obama‘s subjectively defamatory remarks about Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. During an interview with David Blum for Kindle Singles, Obama reflected on the distortion of the American Dream, blaming hyper-exposure to “the rich and famous” for youth having unrealistic […]