Tag: Nation

What Was Malcolm X Working On When He Was Assassinated?

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Express Newspapers / Getty UPDATED: 11 a.m. ET, Feb. 21, 2024 Malcolm X was killed 59 years ago Feb. 21, 1965. He was only 39 years old. A man who was growing, evolving and changing, gone too soon. As fascinating as his legacy was, just imagine what it could have been. […]

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5 Benefits Of Getting Dressed Up To Work From The Couch

NewsOne Featured Video Source: uzhursky / Getty     If you have the privilege of working remotely, count yourself lucky. According to Forbes, you’re in the 12.7% of full-time employees who report they can manage their 9-5 from the comfort of their own home. But every perk can come with downsides. Some folks working from […]

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me too. Launches ‘Love Letters’ Campaign With Heartfelt Message To Black Men

NewsOne Featured Video Source: 3283197d_273 / Getty The organization me too. International announced the launch of its new initiative “Love Letters,” which will focus on supporting survivors of sexual violence.  The campaign, which will be a series of heartfelt messages and expressions of support for survivors, began with a love letter to Black men. “We […]

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The Lee X Basquiat Collaboration Depicts The Magical Relationship Between Art And Fashion

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Lee Classic denim brand Lee has collaborated with the late legendary Neo-expressionist artist Basquiat on a capsule collection that upholds the visionary’s art through fashion. The collection, available globally, highlights Basquiat’s culture-shifting pieces that unite street art, punk, rap, bold colors, and abstract shapes together. “Lee has always celebrated originality, and in […]

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Black History Month: Celebrate With 10 Black-Owned Wellness Brands

NewsOne Featured Video CLOSE Source: Tigist Mezzanzanica / Getty As we continue to celebrate the contributions of Black people in different industries, we want to highlight Black businesses that are thriving as well. What better time to bring awareness to these flourishing Black-owned wellness businesses in our community that span worldwide? Check out a list of our […]

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What Are Racial Microaggressions? How To Recognize Subtle Racism

NewsOne Featured Video Microaggressions are like tiny paper cuts to the soul. They’re the subtle, often unintentional comments, snubs, or actions that communicate derogatory or negative messages towards marginalized groups. While they may seem insignificant on the surface, their effect can be hurtful and may damage people emotionally over time. Source: Jacob Wackerhausen / Getty […]

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Layoffs At Legacy Media Companies Threaten News Coverage In An Election Year

NewsOne Featured Video Source: PATRICK T. FALLON / Getty Several legacy media companies have faced huge layoffs and completely obliterated their newsrooms. Notably, the LA Times, The Washington Post and Forbes have suffered from massive layoffs, which threatens news coverage in this election year. Read more about the unfortunate times for journalists and what this […]

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Is The Word ‘Voodoo’ A Racial Slur?

NewsOne Featured Video An engraving from 1992 representing a voodoo rite in Haiti. Nicolas Jallot/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images For decades, it has been common for people to throw around terms like “voodoo politics,” “voodoo economics,” “voodoo science” and “voodoo medicine” to reference something that they think is ridiculous, idiotic or fraudulent. Horror movies and crime […]

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Celebrity Looks We Love from Urban One Honors

NewsOne Featured Video CLOSE Source: Paras Griffin / Getty All eyes were on Chloe Bailey tonight as she graced the 6th Annual Urban One Honors: Best in Black red carpet in Atlanta. The “In Pieces” artist was in the Peach City to receive Urban One Honors’ Generation Next Award. Chloe was one of several Black […]

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PRAYERS: Michael Strahan’s Daughter, Isabella, Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Gilbert Flores / Getty The daughter of NFL hall-of-famer and Good Morning America co-host Michael Strahan has opened up about her recent health diagnosis. MORE: FDA Seeks Ban On Hair-Straightening Products After Chemicals Linked To Cancer In Black Women On Thursday’s episode of GMA, Isabella Strahan revealed that she is undergoing treatment for a common […]

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The Black Heroes Of The Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

NewsOne Featured Video Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman pays his respects to the late U.S. Capitol Police officer William “Billy” Evans as he lies in honor in the Rotunda at the U.S. Capitol on April 13, 2021, in Washington, D.C. | Source: Drew Angerer / Getty UPDATED: 6 p.m. ET, Jan. 5, 2024 Three years […]

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Is Rich Paul Becoming The Most Powerful Man In Sports?

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Michael Reaves / Getty UPDATED: 4:00 p.m. ET, Jan. 2, 2024 Rich Paul might be the most influential person in all of sports outside of Lebron James and he can’t dunk to save his life. The man is literally taking over the NBA with a cell phone. The mega-millionaire sports agent […]

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Claudine Gay Cites ‘Racial Animus’ As Harvard’s First Black President Resigns

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Kevin Dietsch / Getty Harvard’s first Black President, Claudine Gay, resigned Tuesday afternoon after claims of plagiarism and backlash from a congressional hearing. During the hearing, she discussed the university’s code of conduct policy about hate speech centered around Jews. In her resignation letter, Gay said it was an honor to hold […]

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Can The US Economy Avoid A Recession In 2024?

NewsOne Featured Video Good things are in store in 2024. Sakorn Sukkasemsakorn/iStock/Getty Images Plus With economic forecasters rewriting their 2024 outlooks following recent moves from the Federal Reserve, The Conversation turned to two financial economists to share their thoughts on the upcoming year. D. Brian Blank and Brandy Hadley are professors who study finance, firm […]

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Black New Year Traditions That Will Bring You Good Luck

NewsOne Featured Video Source: andreswd / Getty This year, Americans have battled a plethora of issues including inflation, an unaffordable housing market, and even lingering COVID cases that have seen an uptick this winter.  Black Americans in particular have been drastically impacted by many of these issues. But, at the end of every year, there […]

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Why Do Black Moms Make Us Eat Black-Eyed Peas On New Year’s Day?

NewsOne Featured Video Source: ollo / Getty UPDATED: 8:00 a.m. ET, Dec. 26, 2023 — New’s Year’s Day is upon us and ahh…I can smell it now. The buttery aroma of black-eyed peas simmering away in Mom’s special crockpot as she gears up to stir in a generous helping of rice. Now, if your family […]

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The Sordid History Of Sundown Towns In America

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Bettmann / Getty Sundown towns, places where Black and non-white Americans face the threat of harassment and violence for simply existing, are an under-discussed part of American history. This makes sense as America can’t help but sugarcoat its history. Lies are easier to swallow than the truth, especially when they reinforce […]

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