A letter from a former slave, Jourdan Anderson to the man who owned him, Colonel P.H. Anderson in 1865 has drawn a lot of attention  was posted on several sites and even became the top story at Yahoo News. In the letter Jourdan Anderson offers a smart retort to P.H. Anderson’s request that he come […]

Washington, DC – Whitman-Walker Health will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 with free HIV testing through our mobile testing unit at the Anacostia Metro station from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Whitman-Walker will also offer a full schedule of free HIV testing at both facilities on Tuesday, Feb. 7: *   9:00 […]

Honestly, Octavia Spencer’s win for Best Female Actor In A Supporting Role, was expected, as she’s been the one to beat during this awards season. She’s been on a roll this season, having won awards for her performance at the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and now the SAG Awards. Spencer was honored […]

If there is one person from history whose impact on the Black woman’s self-image rivals that of Oprah Winfrey, it is the hair mogul Madame…

Ladies, just because it is winter does not mean our favorite bright and girly colors have got to go! Stay bright and fab this winter with colored lipstick. This trend is taking fashion by storm! With so many color options, keep your glam-game up with colorful and luscious lips. That means our favorite pinks, reds […]

In this segment Yvonne Rene speaks about running with God and not from him.

“The View” announced on Wednesday that Jones will appear on the daytime talk show on Feb. 22 to promote an awareness campaign about heart disease among women. Walters and Jones had a falling out in 2006 when Jones, one of the five original co-hosts of the daytime chat show, exited “The View.” ABC decided not […]

Radio One erected the exterior logo sign that overlooks Downtown Silver Spring’s Georgia Ave on Saturday. The sign serves as a public finishing touch to let our listening public know that Radio One is home.

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of a two-part opinion series on Spike Lee’s criticisms of the film industry and Tyler Perry’s complicated relationship with black moviegoers. Yesterday’s installment focused on why Terrell Jermaine Starr feels Spike Lee’s recent outbursts make the film producer a certified hater. SEE ALSO: Romney Fights Back Is Obama […]

Former county executive Jack Johnson who is currently serving a prison term for a “pay to play” and corruption scandal has now been disbarred. Jackson who was at one time the counties top prosecutor was disbarred by the Maryland Court of Appeals on friday. In December, Johnson received a prison sentence of more than seven years for […]

WCHB – A crowd filled with students gathered this morning at the University of Michigan to hear President Barack Obama speak. During his speech, the President touched on the economy and jobs, but focused primarily on rising tuition costs and college affordability. His proposed initiatives had the crowd very enthusiastic. To see his speech and […]

This week I had a rare moment of downtime. While flipping through TV channels I caught a preview of a show that will air this weekend: Oprah Winfrey interviewing Sean Penn in Haiti for “Oprah’s Next Chapter” on OWN. I couldn’t help but wonder what their interview will depict, and whether it will show what […]