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It looks as if the state of Virginia will follow suit with the bag tax after all and though many people think the bag tax is ridiculous, there have been 26 jurisdictions to date that have implemented similar taxes. I posted this story by Newschannel 8 to explain more……

Does Malcolm X deserve a federal holiday? Toure, a New York Times best-selling author, thinks so. He penned a Time Magazine column arguing that the civil rights legend is equally deserving of a federal holiday as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. SEE ALSO: Why Obama’s Critics Are Right What would we celebrate on “Malcolm X […]

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]

Rosalind Brewer has been named CEO of Sams Club, Elev8 reports. SEE ALSO: Dr. Joyce, Roland Martin Talk Tyler Perry, Black Women Romney Dominates Florida Airwaves She will be the first female and the first black woman to assume a CEO role in one of the company’s business units. Brewer, 49, is replacing Brian Cornell, […]

“Red Tails” is a box office hit, reports The Hollywood Reporter. SEE ALSO: Who Will Be Gifford’s Successor? Tiger Woods Angry Over New Book Cashing in at $19.1 million and placing second behind “Underworld 4,” the George Lucus film about the bravery of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II exceeded expectations and is well-positioned […]

In this segment Yvonne speaks about never giving up, when you get knocked down, get back up, and keep fighting the good fight. You can hear LIFE PURPOSE Saturdays with DatDudeJC from 10 to 3.

One wants to run for president the other tried and failed.  Stephen Colbert has partnered with Hermain Cain. Colbert, the Comedy Central host and Charleston native, previewed the rally Friday morning in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” What’s going to happen at the event, dubbed the “Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-Olina Primary […]

Kerry Douglas, the charismatic musical architect who drafted the astounding careers of gospel stars James Fortune and Earnest Pugh, is having an online birthday bash. It all goes down during  “The Mr. Kerry Douglas and Brandy B Show,” an online radio program on the VoiceAmerica. A who’s who of gospel celebrities and personalities will be […]

Hunts Point, an isolated and poor neighborhood in New York City’s borough of The Bronx, hosts the largest marketplace for fresh produce, meat, and fish in the northeastern United States. Huge trucks come and go at all hours of the day and night, carrying food to supermarket chains and the region’s finest restaurants. RELATED: America’s […]

Remember Tonex…..Remember how he left the gospel industry? Well he’s back and with a new and improved look. He debuted his new sound and look at Joes Pub in New York City last month. Here is the performance and interview after the show.

Etta James, whose assertive, earthy voice lit up such hits as “The Wallflower,” “Something’s Got a Hold on Me” and the wedding favorite “At Last,” has died, according to her longtime friend and manager, Lupe De Leon. She was 73. She died from complications from leukemia with her husband, Artis Mills, and her sons by […]