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Members of Black Hollywood came together to launch a Public Service Announcement urging people of color to Go Vote – Go out and vote on November 8th via the newly formed organization, Artistic Alliance For Justice (AAJ.) PSA producers Steven Jones (Brand Maverick Entertainment) & Kendrick Sampson (ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder) created the […]

1. It is not just the president on the ballot Control of the White House may indeed hinge on just a handful of swing states. FiveThirtyEight estimates that the Republican presidential nominee could lock in a big victory by winning eight states Democrats won in 2012 — Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Colorado, Iowa, New Hampshire, Iowa, Pennsylvania […]

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U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge says “I’m ashamed that Ohio is doing this.” She’s talking about legal changes in early voting opportunities made by the Republican-controlled…

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted have reached an agreement in the Cuyahoga County ballot dispute. It’s been a war of words between the county and the state over access to mail-in ballot applications. And despite threats and accusations from both sides, they’ve come […]

Netherlands— The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor named a former Kenyan Cabinet minister and five others on Wednesday as the alleged orchestrators of postelection violence in 2007 that left more than 1,000 people dead. Luis Moreno Ocampo wants judges to charge six Kenyan leaders, including the son of the country’s founding father, with crimes against humanity […]

  via cnn.com   Security was tight in Myanmar on Sunday as voters participated in the country’s first election in 20 years — a contest critics say is aimed at creating a facade of democracy. Riot police roamed streets in the city of Yangon, the former national capital that is also known as Rangoon. Election […]

RAP SESSIONS WITH BAKARI KITWANA Bakari Kitwana speaks with political strategist, writer and organizer Alexis McGill Johnson about key mid-term election races that she’s watching today. They also discuss what is at stake for the Black community overall in today’s mid-term elections. McGill Johnson tells newsone.com why Senate and House races, key races in California […]

Krystal Ball, a Democratic candidate for Congress has had raunchy photos of her posted online, according to the New York Daily News. Politics is a dirty business, as one candidate for Congress in Virginia has learned after raunchy photos of her were leaked on the Internet on Tuesday. Krystal Ball, an accountant running against incumbent […]

Wyclef Jean posted this photo on his Twitter account of him shaking hands with Haiti’s President Rene Preval hours after their Aug. 29 meeting Wyclef Jean met with Haitian President Rene Preval for more than two hours on Thursday, touching off a new round of speculation as to whether the singer will be allowed to […]