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This Black History Month, we honor the GAME CHANGERS: Everyday heroes whose actions make life better for the people around them. SEE ALL OUR GAME…

This Black History Month, we honor the GAME CHANGERS: Everyday heroes whose actions make life better for the people around them. SEE ALL OUR GAME…

To celebrate Black History Month, NewsOne is proud to honor Game Changers, everyday people that make a difference. With each amazing story, we aim to…

Men tend to get all of the credit for everything, especially the Civil Rights Movement. While Dr. Martin L. King Jr. and Malcolm X are known as the faces of the movement, black history is brimming with women whose contributions are equally noteworthy. Here’s our list of black women who helped to advance the race […]

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture recently received a $5 million donation from Walmart bringing the museum a step closer to being completed. Construction for the museum is scheduled to begin next year and a planned grand opening is set for 2015. See also: Black New York: Historic Photos From the Museum of […]

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture recently received a $5 million donation from Walmart bringing the museum a step closer to being completed. Construction for the museum is scheduled to begin next year and a planned grand opening is set for 2015. See also: Black New York: Historic Photos From the Museum of […]

Howard University is taking individuals on a ride through the pages of American Legacy Magazine. The quarterly, which chronicles African-American history, will unveil an 18-wheel mobile museum of Black history. The exhibition is across from the Howard University bookstore and features photos, stories, artifacts, memorabilia and interactive learning stations that celebrate the story of Blacks […]

NEW YORK-Professors from New York colleges including NYU, Barnard and Columbia as well as their archaeology students have uncovered a lost Black village under Central Park in New York City. BET.com reports: At its height, Seneca Village was a robust community of nearly 300 people that existed between between the 1820s and 1850s. Though it […]

While stories of black soldiers in WWII are normally an afterthought, one story of black heroism is finally being told. The Aubrey Stewart Project tells the story of James Aubrey Stewart, a soldier from Piedmont, West Virginia, who along with 10 other black soliders sacrificed their lives to save a family during the Battle of […]

The majority of Oakland’s libraries are in danger of having their doors shut, as Mayor Jean Quan tackles with budget proposals to handle the city’s $58 million deficit. One of them is the African American Museum And Library, which is home to rare books, papers and memorabilia documenting black life in the Bay Area since […]

Tea Party historian David Barton claims to be an expert on African American history. Internal Revenue Service records show that Barton’s nonprofit, Wallbuilder Presentations Inc., used a video project  about the moral heritage and political history of African Americans to claim its non-profit status. A favorite among right wing conservatives, Barton’s controversial editing has posited […]

WASHINGTON, DC — Six surviving members of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, America’s first all-female integrated jazz band — were honored by the Smithsonian Institution in ceremonies and events this week. In this exclusive video for NewsOne, Radio One founder Cathy Hughes (who is the daughter of original Sweethearts band member Helen Jones Woods) discusses […]