By theGrio The White House will take advantage of technology by hosting the president’s first Google+ hangout next Monday. RELATED: Obama’s Base Focused On Jobs “Your Interview with the President,” will be a 10-person digital conference where citizens can interact with the commander in chief. Currently, you can submit questions to the president via the […]

BALTIMORE-The Algebra Project which was founded by Civil Rights leader, Bob Moses has launched a campaign against Maryland’s planned $104 million detention center for juveniles charged a adults. The Algebra Project uses mathematics as an organizing tool to make sure that urban students are given a quality public school education and has fought against what […]

This month I grace the cover of Kingdom Voices Magazine. Things get real interesting when I sit on the other side of the interview chair with editor-in-chief, Latoya A. Young. Check out the up close and personal interview here. Kingdom Voices (KV) is a revolutionary online Christian lifestyle magazine for all men and women of […]

It was one of the most touching moments during Bishop T.D. Jakes’ 2011 Woman Thou Art Loosed conference. His daughter, Sarah Henson, who became a mom at the young age of 14, shared how her father was her rock and biggest champion during such a difficult time in her life. Today, on her blog, the […]

As President Barack Obama preps for his State of the Union Address, I thought I’d share some topics that  I’d love to see him attack head-on.  Of course, I’d be delusional to think that he can or should hit all of these issues during one speech, but I figured we could lay out an African-American […]

By Ashley Michelle Williams Jalen Rose can now add “educator” to his long list of social contributions. SEE ALSO: Why Obama’s Critics Are Right Who Will Be Gifford’s Successor? The former NBA star and current ESPN analyst has established the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA) in his hometown of Detroit in order to help improve […]

DETROIT — The federal government now says a 101-year-old Detroit woman it promised could move back into her foreclosed home four months ago can’t return because the building’s unsanitary and unsafe. SEE ALSO: 5.0 Quake Hits Hawaii Texana Hollis was evicted Sept. 12 and her belongings placed outside after her 65-year-old son failed to pay […]

Bill Duke, the co-director of Dark Girls, dropped by to discuss the documentary. He spoke to our sister site about the struggles and colorism that women of color deal with not worldwide. Duke directed the film with D. Channsin Berry. Check out our exclusive interview below: [ooyala toMnNjMzqM5a3UVJVWD_Pq8TTMHtdCvG 610 343 0 nolink] Also check out the pics […]

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, […]