Octavia Spencer won Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for The Help last night at the 2012 Golden Globes Awards. During her acceptance speech, Octavia quoted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read: Top 5 Places To Visit In Washington, DC “This is seriously nuts. Thank you to the […]

Given Dr. Martin Luther King‘s appeals for racial acceptance and understanding, MLK day seems like a perfect time to figure out which are the top 20 most tolerant places to live. SEE ALSO: Can Girls Win At Science? In a study conducted by the Daily Beast, cities with more than 250,000 residents were evaluated according […]

Praise 104.1 is embracing local talent and so every Monday, Praisedc.com will prominently feature a local artist on the site. One Monday out of the month, Praise 104.1 will host a New Music Monday listening party that will feature an artist that has been featured online and has received the most votes. If you would […]

Celebrity chef Paula Deen will sit down with TODAY’s Al Roker Tuesday, Jan. 17, in an exclusive interview to discuss reports that she has type 2 diabetes. Rumors that the 64-year-old Southern cook suffers from the disease have been persistent: Type-2 diabetes is associated with a diet that is high in fat and sugar – […]

I ran across this video adn immediately i was moved to tears. This young man has a tigh reign on the Word of God and has allowed himself to be used. I pray you enjoy this video and after watching it ask God to reveal to you who you really are? Enjoy!

HOUSTON — Terron Henry was busily preparing food for his Jamaican restaurant Friday morning when his assistant told him an SUV was mysteriously parked behind his Houston business. The restaurant owner walked to the vehicle along a concrete path behind the strip mall where his restaurant is located and peeked into a window. There he […]

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — They called it “random dancing” but First Lady Michelle Obama broke out some moves that resembled subdued variations of “the Monkey” or “the Jerk” Friday during an appearance at a northern Virginia high school. SEE ALSO: Latino Stereotypes On TV: When Will It Stop A screaming, raucous auditorium filled with elementary and […]

The MLK Day Brotherhood Awards are NewsOne’s annual celebration of five important Americans who are continuing the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. — especially in the realm of cross-racial and cross-ethnic understanding. Our honorees are the bridge builders and the nation healers. CHECK FOR MORE HONOREES AS THEY ARE REVEALED BEFORE MLK DAY HERE. —————— […]

Black sorority, Delta Sigma Theta celebrates its 99th Founder’s Day. Delta today Sigma Theta was founded in 1913 at Howard University by 22 female students. Delta Sigma Theta has a history of political activism dating since the women’s suffrage movement when they marched in the 1918 Women Suffrage March in Washington D.C. The sorority has […]

A recent survey taken on YourBlackWorld found that more than 80 percent of black respondents have no problem with the idea of giving spankings to their children.  Additionally, the same 78 percent of the respondents feel that the anti-spanking wave has gone too far. SEE ALSO: Black Latinos Talk Struggles As I reminisce on the […]

The story of Barbara Terry (pictured), the 52 year-old Bronx prostitute who worked the same track for three decades, is not what one would exactly call heart-warming; it is either extremely sad or oddly inspiring, depending on the lens through which you view her profession. SEE ALSO: Pastor Writes Controversial Sex Book Yes, she’s “somebody’s […]

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Samantha Garvey and her family had been living in a Long Island shelter for several days when they got word the 17-year-old aspiring marine biologist had made it to the semifinals of the prestigious national Intel science competition. SEE ALSO: Couple Married For 72 Years Dies Holding Hands Now, with donations coming […]