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Alabama – The father of a white teenager in Alabama has turned up the volume on racial tensions in the small Alabama town of Millry. The father, recently threatened several Black members of the local basketball team for exchanging text messages with his daughter. The racial tension has gone up so high, that rumors of […]

Ohio — Two men were arrested Sunday in connection with a shooting that left an Ohio university student dead and 11 other people wounded, police said. The men, 19 and 22, were arrested without incident and with help from the FBI, Youngstown Police Chief Jimmy Hughes said. Their names were not released. Neither has yet […]

Virginia– Democratic congressman Jim Moran said racism was a factor for his party’s losses in the 2010 midterm elections, invoking President Obama’s race, slavery and the Civil War in a TV interview.

Prince William County Virginia– Tossing a snowball almost cost a man his life in Lake Ridge. Tyree Merle Alexander, 40, was arrested early Thursday morning after he sliced another man’s neck with a box cutter, Prince William County police said.

Arkansas– Scientists investigating the death of thousands of blackbirds in Arkansas say they’ve identified the cause of death: blunt force trauma.

KAMPALA, Uganda — A prominent Ugandan gay rights activist whose picture was published by an anti-gay newspaper next to the words “Hang Them” was bludgeoned to death. Police said Thursday his sexual orientation had nothing to do with the killing and that one “robber” had been arrested. Activists were outraged over the death of David […]

Check out our galleries at the end of article Link to opinion piece on article: Is her punishment for giving her child a better life justice? Ohio – An Ohio mother of two was sentenced to 10 days in jail and placed on three years probation after sending her kids to a school district in […]

New York — A foul-mouthed murderer who made a raunchy request to a Brooklyn judge before his sentencing on Monday received plenty of prison time to rethink his choice of words. Zaire Paige, 24, was hit with 107 years to life for killing Lethania Garcia and wounding four others in a brazen October 2008 Fort […]

NEW YORK – Keith Olbermann was MSNBC’s most popular personality and single-handedly led its transformation to an outspoken, left-leaning cable news network in prime time. Despite that, he often seemed to be walking on a tightrope with his job. Friday night, it snapped. Olbermann returned from one last commercial break on “Countdown” to tell viewers […]

President Obama has condemned  Nigerian and Egyptian attacks on New Year’s Day.

Smokey Fontaine joins Roland Martin from News One’s New York headquarters via the HP SkyRoom with this week’s edition of Web Watch. If there’s one thing we know for sure about African-American women is that when it comes to their hair, it can be a touchy matter. Recently, a Florida news reporter decided enough was […]

We all knew that after Michael Jackson’s death that there would be a series of posthumous releases that would put 2pac to shame, but we didn’t think it would go down like this.