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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Legis. Laura Schaefer spar over new bail law

7 hours ago   |   Newsday

The county executive criticized Legis. Laura Schaefer for a newsletter in which Schaefer says the GOP pressured Curran successfully to reverse herself on the law.
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BlackExcellence: Teen Becomes Youngest To Earn Master's Degree At Texas Christian University

12 hours ago   |   News One

Black youth are thriving in academia. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram , a Texas teen has made history by becoming the youngest person to earn a master's degree at...
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Olympian Dominique Dawes To Open Maryland Gymnastics School

15 hours ago   |   News One

Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes has broken several barriers in the realm of sports and now she's on a mission to inspire and empower youth to do the same. According to...
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Michael Bloomberg Proposes New Initiative To Win Black Votes During MLK Weekend

15 hours ago   |   News One

Michael Bloomberg 's disingenuous actions and pandering seems to know no bounds as he unabashedly does anything that he feels might secure the black vote. In his most recent...
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Howard University Gifted With Black Art Collection Worth $2.5 Million

16 hours ago   |   News One

Howard University will expand its collection of Black art with the help of a major contribution from the family of late scholar and activist Ronald W. Walters , Ph.D. According...
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Taraji P. Henson's New Haircare Line Aims To ‘Redefine' How People Care For Their Tresses

1 day ago   |   News One

Actress Taraji P. Henson is stepping into the beauty industry. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , the Washington, D.C. native has launched a haircare line. After...
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Have Black People Progressed Since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Death?

1 day ago   |   News One

On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century ago, the...
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Lawyer Says Death Of Man Who Died In Prison Custody Was ‘Criminal'

1 day ago   |   News One

E verett Palmer Jr. died while in prison custody on April 9, 2018 and his mother is taking legal action against York County Prison in Pennsylvania, the prison board of...
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Joe Biden And Bernie Sanders On The Blame Black Folks Train During Campaign Trail

1 day ago   |   News One

Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders may be running against one another in the race for presidency, but it appears the two may have more in common than they think. They have both...
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9 Reasons Why We'll Always Be Thankful For Former First Lady Michelle Obama

1 day ago   |   News One

UPDATED: 10:12 a.m. ET, Jan. 17, 2020 - Former First Lady Michelle Obama was celebrating her birthday on Friday. And if you forgot to send your best wishes, her husband - a guy...
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Tim Cook and Apple commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tim Cook and Apple commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

What you need to know Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. Apple has a full-page tribute to one of the most important people in America's history. CEO Tim... Read more ...

Baby stroller sold at Target and Amazon recalled because of possible fall hazard

Baby stroller sold at Target and Amazon recalled because of possible fall hazard

The strollers were manufactured in China and sold at Target and Amazon between October and November of 2019. Read more ...

Police: 2 dead, up to 15 others hurt in Kansas City shooting

Police: 2 dead, up to 15 others hurt in Kansas City shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Kansas City, Missouri, just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Read more ...

Virginia's capital braces for gun-rights rally

Virginia's capital braces for gun-rights rally

RICHMOND, Va. - Gun-rights activists and other groups began to descend on Virginia's capital city Monday to protest Democrats' plans to pass gun-control legislation. Gov. Ralph... Read more ...

Police: 2 dead, 5 injured after shooting in San Antonio club

Police: 2 dead, 5 injured after shooting in San Antonio club

Police said an argument broke out inside a club between a group of individuals, and one person pulled out a gun and started shooting. Read more ...

Singer-songwriter David Olney dies during performance at 71

Singer-songwriter David Olney dies during performance at 71

Olney died of an apparent heart attack while performing in Florida, according to a statement on his website. Read more ...

Kansas City Chiefs To Play San Francisco 49ers In Super Bowl LIV

Kansas City Chiefs To Play San Francisco 49ers In Super Bowl LIV

The Chiefs beat the Tennessee Titans 35-24 in the AFC Championship on Sunday. The 49ers followed with an NFC victory over the Green Bay Packers, 37-20. The Chiefs and 49ers... Read more ...

How to celebrate life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. across Louisville area

How to celebrate life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. across Louisville area

There are several events for those wishing to honor him happening around the Louisville area: Read more ...

Two killed, more than a dozen wounded in shooting outside Kansas City bar

Two killed, more than a dozen wounded in shooting outside Kansas City bar

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say at least two people are dead and 15 people were reportedly injured in a shooting outside a bar. The shooting took place... Read more ...

Double endorsement: NYT editorial board supports Klobuchar and Warren

Double endorsement: NYT editorial board supports Klobuchar and Warren

The New York Times editorial board on Sunday endorsed Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a potentially meaningful boost... Read more ...