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Will Packer, Kenny Leon, others honored at Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Heritage Dinner
ATLANTA — The largest black legislative caucus in the country hosted its annual “Heritage Dinner” where the political body paid homage to excellence in the…
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Medical marijuana bill passes in Georgia House of Representatives
Calm down, weed heads. Before you start blazing up, understand that only the Georgia House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to decriminalize the possession of…
Gov. Deal Orders North Georgia gov’t offices closed at noon for winter storm
Atlanta Dream to announce winner of MLK essay contest at Washington High



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World Health Organization Approves 1st Quick Test For Ebola
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine with…
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Ebola Cases Decline In West Africa, By Over 80 Percent In Sierra Leone
The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops dispatched to West Africa almost 10 months ago in an effort to stem the Ebola…
Boko Haram, Hit By 3-Nation Offensive, Rampage In Cameroon
Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country


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Shocker! Celebrities you didn’t know turn 40 in 2015
Because we often view celebrities through the prism of their previous years’ works, movies, albums and on-the-field exploits — keeping them trapped in their youth…
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‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Signs Deal With Columbia Records
Life is imitating art for “Empire” star Jussie Smollett, who just signed a new deal with Columbia Records! We see Jussie (pictured above on the…
Kelly Osbourne quits ‘Fashion Police’
BASE LEVEL: Young Marco Has A Lot Of Musical Insight For An 18-Year-Old


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Mayoral Runoff: Now the Fight Begins
  The people of the City of Chicago has spoken and there will be a runoff for the Mayoral election on April 7. Although, the…
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Ford Teams Up With The Chicago Defender To Increase HIV Awareness
  Representative La Shawn K. Ford spearheads the fight against AIDS   State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford Teams Up With The Chicago Defender to…


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Derrick Rose Releases Powerful Commercial Just Days After News Of Latest Injury
  Just days after the Chicago Bulls announced Derrick Rose would need yet another knee surgery, Powerade has released an uplifting commercial featuring the embattled…
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NewsOne Now Exclusive: FCC Commissioner Discusses Net Neutrality Ruling [VIDEO]
On Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) agreed to rules that would ban internet service providers from creating fast lanes and prioritizing traffic on their…
Black Employees At NYC TGI Friday’s Claim They Were Replaced With Light-Skinned Workers
Signed Contracts To Buy US Homes Rise To 18-Month High


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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, is dead at 86
Nobody ever seems to remember second place or the second person to do something. This has been Earl Lloyd’s dilemma during the balance of his…
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Atlanta native Richard Dent among Black College Hall of Fame inductees
An Atlanta native is among the seven all time great gridron warriors who were inducted into The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) Class of 2015…
Derrick Rose Is Out With Another Knee Injury
Michael Vick returns to Atlanta as businessman at Bronner Bros. Hair Show


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What To Eat After You Work Out
As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Pros…
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Surprising Racial Disparities Found In Flu Vaccine Rates
This year’s flu strain was particularly brutal, disproportionately affecting children and the elderly. A record-breaking rate of 217 of every 100,000 people over the age…
If Supreme Court Says No, They’d Lose Health Insurance Help
The Dangers Of Not Getting Enough Sleep


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Mayoral Runoff: Now the Fight Begins
  The people of the City of Chicago has spoken and there will be a runoff for the Mayoral election on April 7. Although, the…


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Taraji P. Henson: Cookie’s Style Is Like “Fashion On Crack” [PHOTOS]
If you get a kick out of watching Cookie act out on Fox’s runaway hit “Empire” as the feisty ex-wife of hip-hop mogul Lucious Lyon,…


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Preachers of Detroit Episode 2 One Step, Forward Two Steps Back Recap And Lesson
Recap The First Ladies of Detroit invite Female Bishop Corletta Vaughn into their circle, but feathers get ruffled when Corletta challenges them about submitting to…
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New Mahalia Jackson Biopic to be Filmed in Chicago
Bill Duke brings his years of talent and experience to direct and executive produce The Mahalia Jackson Story, a music biopic chronicling the life of…


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Teri Day: A Shining Light Dims
Earlier this week, Chicago event planner and former model, Teri Day lost her battle to cancer. Day was known in social circles as a great…
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Black History Month – A Time to Know Who You Are
As a very young boy, I would love to wake up on Saturday mornings and watch Tarzan starring Johnny Weissmuller. The programs were all re-runs…


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Senate Judiciary Committee Votes To Confirm Loretta Lynch
The Senate Judiciary Committee has moved Loretta Lynch a little closer to becoming the next U.S. Attorney General. The panel voted to confirm the nominee on…
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Real Love: 7 Things Women Absolutely Should Not Accept In Relationships
Women will put up with a lot in the name of love, but there are some things that you should not tolerate for any reason.…


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Black History Month Ends on a Frustrating, Yet Positive Note
As Black History Month 2015 comes to a close, it is important to reflect and celebrate the accomplishments African Americans have made since last February.…
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Lee Daniels Claims “Reverse Racism” Hurt Mo’Nique. Really?
For the last several days, Mo’Nique and Lee Daniels have been revisiting a conversation they had privately years ago in public spaces. This rehash of…



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