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Fired Flight Attendant Sues Delta For Racial Discrimination Over Anti-Trump Social Post

NewsOne Featured Video Source: MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images / Getty A former Delta Air Lines flight attendant has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the company for terminating her employment after she posted an image of former President Donald Trump wearing a Ku Klux Hood on her personal Facebook page. According to the […]

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#HelpAmericaVote Day Encourages People To Volunteer As Poll Workers

NewsOne Featured Video A Nevada poll worker waits for voters during the state’s June primary election Source: Trevor Bexon / Getty Poll workers are frontline defenders of Democracy, ensuring free and fair access for voters at the polls. Tuesday, Aug. 16, marks Help America Vote Day. The Election Assistance Commission and civic engagement groups are […]

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Formula Shortage Highlights Blackness As The Casualty Of Capitalism

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Westend61 / Getty The Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Clinic and the subsequent abortion bans in several states have put all families on edge. Meanwhile, parents and caregivers continue to struggle to access critical nutrition for infants. This is the grand conundrum of racial capitalism that always […]

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Family Of Christian Obumseli Wants Courtney Clenney To Serve Life In Prison For His Murder

NewsOne Featured Video Source: instagram / intagram The family of Christian “Toby” Obumseli says their faith in the justice system has been restored now that Courtney Clenney has been charged with second-degree murder. Last week, officials in Hawaii arrested and charged Clenney for the gruesome stabbing of 27-year-old Obumseli.  Now, the family hopes law officials […]

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New Series ‘Send Help’ Highlights Black Men’s Mental Health & Haitian Culture

Creators and executive producers Jean Elie and Mike Gauyo pose at the premiere of the new AllBLK series “Send Help” Source: Paul Archuleta / Getty ALLBLK debuted its original series “Send Help” on Thursday (Aug. 11) from creators and executive producers Jean Elie and Mike Gauyo. Elie and Gauyo recently spoke with Global Grind to […]

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ACLU Of Georgia and Inner-City Muslim Action Network Explore ‘Rap On Trial’

NewsOne Featured Video The ACLU of Georgia recently hosted a panel, “Rap On Trial Source: Anoa Changa / iOne Digital The discussion about using rap lyrics in a criminal trial isn’t new, but the recent case against Atlanta rapper Young Thug and other members of YSL has revived the topic. Responding to the moment, the […]

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Watch ‘Unveiling: The Origins Of Charlottesville’s Monument’ Documentary Shining Light On Forgotten History

NewsOne Featured Video Zyahna Bryant wrote a petition in March of 2016 setting in motion the events that would lead to the removal of Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee monument. Source: The Washington Post / Getty A new PBS documentary explores the origin story of Charlottesville’s confederate monuments. Produced by The Memory Project, a program of […]

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DJ Premier Celebrates Hip-Hop’s Birthday With New Compilation Featuring ‘Remy Rap’

Source: Courtesy / Courtesy In celebration of Hip-Hop’s 49th Birthday, DJ Premier releases the first music video for “DJ Premier: Hip Hop 50 Volume 1” – out now via Mass Appeal. Featuring emcee icon and Bronx native Remy Ma and Grammy-nominated Rapsody, “Remy Rap” was produced by DJ Premier. The track showcases female lyricists in Hip Hop. Directed by Maya Table, […]

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Charlottesville’s Unfinished Statue Business Five Years After ‘Unite The Right’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty Friday marked the fifth anniversary of a large gathering of white supremacists united in whiteness and violence, allegedly responding to the attempted removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Unite the Right rally unleashed a violent torrent on the city that led […]

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Fisk University’s Gymnastics Program Is Looking To Make An Impact

NewsOne Featured Video Fisk University recently made HBCU history by becoming the first school to have a gymnastics program Source: Raymond Boyd / Getty Black women at Fisk University are making history. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, the Fisk gymnastics program was announced earlier this year, making it an HBCU first. The gymnastics squad has gone […]

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Florida Teacher Resigns After Accusing School Of Removing Posters Of Black Heroes

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty We all know the Republican war on critical race theory is and has always been a sham. Conservatives haven’t demonstrated that they have a clue what the academic study that has existed in academia since the late ’90s even entails, and they basically turned it into […]

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Black Family Accuses Missouri Water Park Of Racism After Teens’ Party Is Suddenly Canceled

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Sasi Ponchaisang / EyeEm / Getty In today’s episode of ‘Was This Racism?’ a Black family is accusing a Missouri water park of racism after the park canceled a party for two Black teens after the family had paid to have it hosted there. From Black Enterprise: Chris Evans, the father […]

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Black Family Accuses Missouri Water Park Of Racism After Teens’ Party Is Suddenly Canceled

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Sasi Ponchaisang / EyeEm / Getty In today’s episode of ‘Was This Racism?’ a Black family is accusing a Missouri water park of racism after the park canceled a party for two Black teens after the family had paid to have it hosted there. From Black Enterprise: Chris Evans, the father […]

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Feds Freeze R.Kelly’s Commissary Money Due To Outstanding Court Fees And Fines

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Chicago Tribune / Getty New York Federal prosecutors are demanding the feds seize $27,828 in R.Kelly’s prison commissary. Officials say the disgraced R&B singer hasn’t paid his court fees or fines. In a letter written on August 4, prosecutors urged the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to freeze the singer’s money […]

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‘Defund The FBI’: Republicans Are Really Losing Their Minds Over The FBI Raid Of Mar-a-Lago

NewsOne Featured Video Source: GIORGIO VIERA / Getty On Tuesday, we reported that the FBI raided Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, as part of an active investigation into Trump’s handling of White House documents. According to CNN, “The National Archives, charged with collecting and sorting presidential material, has previously said at least […]

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OnlyFans Model Courtney Clenney Slammed With Murder Charge For Fatal Stabbing Of Boyfriend

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Twitter / Twitter On August 10, law enforcement officials in Hawaii arrested Only Fans model Courtney Clenney on a charge of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon. Clenney’s arrest comes almost three months after she was accused of stabbing her boyfriend Christian Toby Obumseli to death in their Florida condo. According […]

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Accused Of Receiving $1 Million From ‘Segregationists’ Schools In New Political Ad

NewsOne Featured Video Source: LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ / Getty The midterm elections are coming up this November and the gloves are off in the world of politics—particularly in Georgia. Just Wednesday we reported about a group of anti-Trump Republicans running an ad attacking Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker by bringing up past domestic violence allegations, which […]

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Al Sharpton To Deliver Eulogy In Funeral For Brianna Grier, Ben Crump To Deliver Call To Action

NewsOne Featured Video Source: facebook / facebook We still want to know what happened to Brianna Grier, the 28-year-old Black woman who died after falling out of an unlocked police car after she was arrested by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office after she suffered a schizophrenic episode. We still want to know why she was […]

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Youth Justice Advocacy Group Fights To Keep Incarcerated Teens Out Of Louisiana’s Infamous Angola Prison

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Giles Clarke / Getty On August 8th, youth justice advocates held a press conference outside of the Angola State Penitentiary in Lousiana in protest of the decision to move juvenile inmates into the facility. Dubbed “the bloodiest prison in the South,” Angola, the largest maximum security prison in the U.S. is […]

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Republican Group Launches Attack Ad On Herschel Walker, Who Somehow Blames Raphael Warnock

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Megan Varner / Getty Booooy, sometimes it be your own people. This is a story about Herschel Walker, so by “your own people,” I certainly don’t mean Black people as Walker, at this point, falls deep into the sunken place corners of the “all skin folk ain’t kinfolk” category. Walker’s “people” […]

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POC Corrections Officers Barred From Jail Floor Where Derek Chauvin Was Held Settle Discrimination Lawsuit

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Handout / Getty It’s almost as if ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin‘s racism spread like—dammit, I’m just going to say it—monkeypox and it followed him everywhere he went before he was finally convicted and sentenced for murdering George Floyd. Either that or there’s just a lot of racism in Minneapolis law […]

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This Postpartum App Is Changing The Mental Health Care Space For Black Mothers

NewsOne Featured Video Source: LeoPatrizi / Getty Postpartum depression impacts 1 in 8 women across the United States. PPD, also known as perinatal depression is a mood disorder that can occur after giving birth. Many women experience debilitating symptoms like anxiety, fear, and hopelessness after childbirth. Sometimes, PPD can impact the way a mother bonds […]

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Seattle Karen Demands To See Black Man’s Lease After Falsely Accusing Him Of Burglary…Of His Own Home

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Moelyn Photos / Getty Maybe there needs to be a vaccine in development for white people who are deathly allergic to minding their own business. In the last week alone, we have reported on a white man who confronted and attacked a Black woman for *checks notes* walking in the middle […]

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Seven Black Women Are Campaigning To Become The First Black Woman In The Minnesota Senate

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Andy445 / Getty Seven female political candidates are currently fighting tooth and nail to become the first Black woman to serve in the Minnesota Senate. In November, Zuki Ellis, Marla Helseth, Huldah Hiltsley, Farhio Khalif, Erin Maye Quade, Zaynab Mohamed, and Clare Oumou Verbete will face off for a chance to make history. The candidates are largely […]

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Mississippi Grand Jury Finds ‘Insufficient Evidence’ To Charge Carolyn Bryant Donham In Emmett Till’s Killing

NewsOne Featured Video 14-year-old Emmett Till in an undated photo Source: Bettmann / Getty A Mississippi grand jury declined charges against the white woman whose accusation led to the brutal murder of Emmett Till. While the outcome is not surprising, the continued refusal of the legal system to hold Carolyn Bryant Donham responsible is nonetheless […]

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‘My Beautiful Home’: Donald Trump Whines After The FBI Raided His Mar-a-Lago Resort

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Eva Marie Uzcategui / Getty Just over a week ago, ex-President Donald Trump found the pumpkin patch-flavored audacity to speak on the legal troubles of Brittney Griner. He characterized the woman who has been sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison over less than a gram of cannabis oil as […]

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What Happened To Brianna Grier? Family Releases Pathology Report

NewsOne Featured Video Source: facebook / facebook The family of 28-year-old Brianna Grier are still searching for answers about her untimely death. In mid-July, Brianna was arrested by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office after she suffered a schizophrenic episode. Her mother, Mary Grier called officials for help, but she didn’t know it would be the […]

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Happy Birthday, Whitney Houston! 12 Times She Stole Our Hearts

NewsOne Featured Video Whitney Houston performs in Las Vegas for the 2004 World Music Awards. | Source: Kevin Winter / Getty UPDATED: 8:00 a.m. ET, Aug. 9, 2022 NewsOne remembers Whitney Houston on Tuesday, Aug. 9, on what would have been the superstar with the mellifluous voice’s 59th birthday. And now that Whitney has gone […]

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GoFundMe Set For Black Mother Of 6 Found Stabbed To Death In Philadelphia

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Spencer Platt / Getty It’s a sad but all too familiar story. MORE: Everything We Know About The Mysterious Death Of Lauren Smith-Fields A Black mother of six was found brutally stabbed to death inside a minivan in West Philadelphia and her fiancé is the suspect who was arrested in connection […]

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Alabama Police Department Disbanded After Police Officer Sends Racist Text Message

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Dan Reynolds Photography / Getty Imagine you’re a racist and your act of racism is so bad that you don’t just lose your job, but your entire place of employment gets disbanded. Seems far-fetched right? MORE: Video Shows Alabama Cop Wrestling With White Man Resisting Arrest. No Shots Were Fired Such […]

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