"Calling for both sides to de-escalate only gives Russia a pass," the second Black woman to serve as ambassador to the United Nations said. "Russia is the aggressor here."


The National Museum of African American History and Culture is shedding light on the unsung stories of Black people who served in the military.

Read some tweets from residents of Aleppo in the gallery below. Our prayers are with them.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday ordered the military to open all combat jobs to women.

Nearly 100 years ago, racism prevented Black Army Pvt. Scott Carnal of the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry from receiving a proper burial when he died in 1917 in Dayton, Nevada, about 40 miles south of Reno, according to The Reno Gazette-Journal. Carnal, who lost a leg after being wounded in battle and whose heroics recently […]


While News One is still riding high off of the re-election of President Barack Obama, tensions are being brought to a boil internationally. The Israel Defense Forces took to Twitter and other social media platforms to make threatening allegations against Hamas officials. While the conflict between Israel and Palestine has been on going, using social […]

The American Revolutionary War, also known as the War Of Independence, began on this day. The first battles of Lexington and Concord took place between Americans and the British, and essentially jump started the great war. As poet Ralph Waldo Emerson famously said in his “Concord Hymn” piece, the battle inspired the line “shot heard […]

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is putting his personal stamp on a shifting Pentagon strategy for absorbing hundreds of billions of dollars in defense budget cuts, marking a turning point in U.S. security policy after a decade of war. SEE ALSO: GOP Candidates Go to NH Obama planned to make a rare appearance in […]

BRUSSELS — A Belgian nurse who saved the lives of hundreds of American soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge at the end of World War II was given a U.S. award for valor Monday – 67 years late. SEE ALSO: Bachmann Tells Girls Not To Ask Boys To Prom