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Trending Topic TV: Chicago Police’s ‘Black Site,’ FCC’s Net Neutrality Vote Keeps The Internet Open [VIDEO]
Chicago Police Accused Of Operating A “Black Site” A day after The Guardian reported shocking allegations that the Chicago Police Department illegally detains and beats…
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Nearly 4 million Georgia health insurance customers exposed in data breach
Because of the severity and depth of the insurance data breach in Georgia, the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating to find the culprit or…
Mayor Reed, Atlanta leaders to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Selma march
Girls used as sex slaves rescued after DeKalb County SWAT Team standoff



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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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Mo’Nique now says Lee Daniels ‘blackballed’ her, not Hollywood
Academy Award-winning actress and comedian Mo’Nique now believes that it was critically-acclaimed director Lee Daniels who “blackballed” her, including snatching away the role of Cookie…
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Gabrielle Union reads the NBA For Going Easy On James Harden
Gabrielle Union went on Twitter to call out the NBA for letting Houston Rockets star James Harden get away with targeting LeBron James. Gabby peeped…
Tami Roman & Shaunie O’Neal To Join ‘BBWLA’?
Dr. Chandra Gill Talks ‘Black Genes-Black Genius’ [VIDEO]


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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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US Construction Spending Down 1.1 Percent In January
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending fell in January, reflecting weakness in spending on office buildings and other nonresidential projects and in government activity. Construction…
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US Manufacturing Slows As Output And Hiring Weaken
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories expanded last month at their weakest pace in a year, with orders, hiring and production all growing more slowly. The…
Derrick Rose Releases Powerful Commercial Just Days After News Of Latest Injury
NewsOne Now Exclusive: FCC Commissioner Discusses Net Neutrality Ruling [VIDEO]


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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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Survey: Parents Increasingly Ask Doctors To Delay Vaccines
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study…
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Study: Smokers May Tap Into Multiple Sources For Nicotine
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part…
What To Eat After You Work Out
Surprising Racial Disparities Found In Flu Vaccine Rates


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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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Congratulations! The Tankards Welcome A New Baby! [PHOTO]
Marcus and Tish Tankard of Bravo’s Thicker Than Water have just welcomed their little bundle of joy into the world. The baby was born Februray…
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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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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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Victoria Rowell Accuses CBS & Sony Of Retaliation Against Diversity Activists
Former The Young and the Restless star Victoria Rowell is accusing her previous employers of going after those speaking out against racism. Earlier this month,…
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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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The Power of Embodying Black Mastery and Our Full Leadership Potential
On February 1, 1960 four black students sat down at a segregated lunch counter in Greensboro, NC sparking one of Black America’s largest waves of…
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Black Equality Doesn’t End In February
Black History Month is more than just acknowledgement in a newspaper or a special program at the kids’ school. It’s an opportunity to reflect on…



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