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The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation welcomed thousands to the Nation’s Capital for the 45th Annual Legislative Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. For five days, the ALC ’15 featured a bevy of speakers from the world of politics, entertainment and journalism discussing a myriad of topics as is typically expected of the celebrated […]
Police in Washington D.C. are looking for seven suspects who allegedly forced a man into a van at gunpoint and sexually assaulted him.
UPDATE: Thursday, July 2, 2015 9:55 AM EST: An unnamed official told the Associated Press that investigators found no evidence of a shooting, or weapons. BREAKING: Official: No evidence of shooting, no arrests, no weapons after report of shots at Navy Yard. — The Associated Press (@AP) July 2, 2015 The facility is still on […]
One of the leading sources for African-American news and commentary was recently sold to a major media company. Yesterday, it was announced that TheRoot.com was acquired by Univision Communications Inc. “I’m excited,” said Donna Byrd, publisher of TheRoot.com. “Everyone’s looking for how we can grow our business, and they’re looking to do the same thing.” The […]
Some call it the “Nerd Prom,” others call it the “Oscars of D.C.” Now, a new documentary by Patrick Gavin titled Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wildest Week, explores the over-indulgent activities surrounding the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Director Patrick Gavin appeared on NewsOne Now to discuss the film and the “misguided priorities” of the […]
According to author and historian Anthony Browder, the dollar bill, Washington Monument and the Library of Congress are all dripping with ancient African symbols. Browder, author of “Egypt on the Potomac,” has spent the last 3o years of his life reaffirming the connection between the history and influence of Africa to modern times. Browder considers himself to […]
Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system. The march and rally was organized by National Action Network, Black Women’s Round Table, NAACP and National Urban League. It was attended by the families of Black men and boys slain by police, including those of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Amadou Diallo, […]
In a statement released on Monday, November 24th, Radio One Chairperson and Founder, Cathy Hughes said the following about the passing of Marion Barry: “The Radio One Family is deeply saddened by the passing of our dear Mayor for Life, Marion Barry. He was an incredible human-being, sent by God to empower and improve the lives of African-Americans […]
Politicians, activists and business leaders converged on Washington, D.C. for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference. During this year’s conference, we sat in on a number of informative panel discussions and spoke with L-Mani S. Viney, National Chairman for Kappa Alpha Psi Guide Right Program, about the importance of the CBCF annual […]
President Barack Obama delivered the keynote at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual Phoenix Awards dinner Sunday. His speech touched on a number of issues domestic and international. the president touted his administration’s impact in repairing the economy, providing access to affordable healthcare and he created a standing ovation in the packed convention hall when he honored Attorney General […]
Former Washington D.C. mayor, Marion Barry set the record straight about his 1990 drug arrest on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin. Barry’s new book, Mayor for Life: Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr. details his life story beginning in Mississippi all the way to becoming the mayor of Washington D.C. Be sure […]
Podcast Download Former Washington D.C. mayor, Marion Barry set the record straight about his 1990 drug arrest on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin. Barry’s new book, Mayor for Life: Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr. details his life story beginning in Mississippi all the way to becoming the mayor of Washington D.C. All that and more in […]
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