Black America

Did you watch the debate between candidates for Governor of New York? Did you see the man with, uh, unique facial hair? Who wore gloves the whole time? That’s Jimmy McMillan, candidate for the Rent Is 2 Damn High Party.

Kanye West told an audience that he had contemplated suicide during a Los Angeles premiere screening of his “Runaway” short film.

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released a report last week detailing how African-American voters could make the difference in 20 House races.

New parents Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz took their son Egypt Daoude Dean out for the first time since Alicia gave birth to the healthy baby boy.

As the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights prepares to release its final report on the much-hyped case of New Black Panther Party voter intimidation at a polling station in 2008, signs are already emerging that the findings will further whet conservative appetites. In a little-noticed letter sent to the commission in late September, Joseph Hunt, […]

(By Summer Ballentine for  Community members and students gathered Wednesday to hear speakers discuss issues facing the African American religious community. The annual Black Religion and Spirituality in the 21st Century Conference began Wednesday afternoon at Kellogg Center in Michigan and ends at about 1 p.m. Friday. The conference has been held for five […]

*Renowned Columbia University professor Marc Lamont Hill is currently suing the Philadelphia Police Department for harassment. He said an officer (Richard DeCoatsworth) harassed him on June 12. Recapping the events of the evening, the lawsuit claims Hill was dropping off a friend around 12:30 a.m. on June 12 when the officer and his partner pulled […]

Basheer Jones exclusive interview Sapphire, a performance poet and writer whose novel, Push, was made into the award-winning film, “Precious.”

      NewsOne Staff in Nation The Grammy Award winner fell ill on a flight from Los Angeles to Amsterdam, Dutch TV channel RTL reported. The Everybody Needs Somebody To Love star was due to perform at a Amsterdam nightclub on Tuesday. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he recently […]

We at Newsone wanted to find out from our readers to see what cities they live in and if they consider them dangerous. Recently, a list came out by which you can find here under the rankings link detailing the top 25 most dangerous cities in America. Leading the charge were Chicago, Las Vegas and […]

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Dear Relationship Expert “I’ve been dating this guy for almost 3 months now. We have not had any type of sex…that’s not something that we’re focused on. Anyway, we aren’t “officially” a couple. At first, I thought I was okay with it…I liked the path we were on. But now, it seems like I’m […]