The actor does a deep dive into why this modern-day thriller is important to the Black community.


Vanessa Williams made history 32 years ago, when she became the first African-American woman to win the Miss America pageant. Almost a year after she took home the crown, Penthouse magazine published nude photos of Williams, prompting Miss America officials to call for her resignation. Miss America CEO Sam Haskell finally took the initiative to apologize […]

Vanessa Williams returns to the Miss America pageant as the head judge after being forced to step away from her crown in 1984.

Songstress/actress Vanessa Williams (pictured) will be joining an unemployment line again since ABC-TV announced that they’ve canceled her drama “666 Park,” reports Tulsa World. SEE ALSO: Pimp Down: Katt Williams ‘Loaded,’ Suge Knight Pulls Him Off Stage [GRAPHIC VIDEO] The network’s powers-that-be decided that the struggling Sunday night drama will be canceled — but not […]

The beautiful and multi-talented  Vanessa Williams (pictured center) was stripped of her title of “Miss America” 29 years ago today because nude photos of the famed actress were published in “Penthouse Magazine.” SEE ALSO: The GOP’s Culture Of Conspiracy Want to Keep Up With LIKE Us On Facebook! The scandal rocked the pristine and, […]


Planned Parenthood Federation of America, an organization dedicated to providing women with cost effective healthcare options, is sponsoring the 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans. PPFA, and it’s affiliate Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, have spent the week-end “[educating] attendees on Planned Parenthood’s affordable, high-quality health services and offer birth control counseling and information,” according […]


LIKE NewsOne On Facebook To Stay Up On Black News Worldwide! During an interview with Dateline NBC, sultry actress and “Desperate Housewives” star Vanessa Williams said she was molested as a 10-year-old, TMZ reports. It was a shocking revelation from the former Miss America winner. She also dropped the news in her new book, “You […]

Singer, actress and former Miss America, Vanessa Williams, harbored a secret that she could not reveal until now.  In a telling interview featured in the latest issue of People Magazine, Williams finally reveals details about the sexual abuse she endured as a child at the hands of another woman.  The star insists that the molestation has not […]

Let’s talk about the serious subject of HIV/AIDS in our community, and especially what is happening on HBCU campuses. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, college students account for about 55 percent of all HIV infections among those ages 13 to 24. Phill Wilson, founder and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute; […]