Tag: National

COVID-19 Becomes Biggest Cop Killer As Police Unions Fight Vaccine Mandates

NewsOne Featured Video Police honor guard stand guard as the casket of the late Glen Ridge Police Officer Charles Rob Roberts, who died of coronavirus, weeks after contracting the disease while on duty, is transported during an outdoor ceremony in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, on May 14, 2020. | Source: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / Getty […]

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Video Shows NY Restaurant Deny Service To Family Claiming Religious Vaccine Exemptions

NewsOne Featured Video A man scans his COVID-19 vaccination QR code at a restaurant in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Sept. 13, 2021. | Source: Xinhua News Agency / Getty A viral video making the rounds on social media is bringing attention to what’s being described as a growing trend of people who oppose COVID-19 […]

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6 Black Women Named First Grant Winners Of $10 Million Black-Owned Restaurant Initiative

NewsOne Featured Video Black women are one of the fastest-growing groups of entrepreneurs in the United States and this past July, The PepsiCo Foundation and the National Urban League launched its joint $10 million initiative to provide 500 Black restaurant owners with capital, technical assistance, and mentorship services over the next five years as part […]

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Black Ex-Cop Who Killed A White Woman In Minneapolis Could Be Freed After Conviction Tossed

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Star Tribune via Getty Images / Getty The Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a third-degree murder conviction of Mohamed Noor, the former Minneapolis Police officer who shot and killed Justine Ruszczyk Damond on July 15, 2017. The court agreed with the argument from the defense that the prosecution did not prove Noor […]

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Sickle Cell Awareness: North Texas Brothers Seek Black Donors With Start Of Nonprofit

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Vladimir Vladimirov / Getty As September 18th marks National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, there’s no better time than now to educate yourself on an issue that impacts black people at a higher rate than any other race. If you need a place to start, North Texas brothers David and Samuel Tshiongo […]

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Bodycam Video Of Robert Anderson’s Police Shooting Shows Cops Cared Little For His Mental Health

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Del Norte Sheriff’s Office (CA) / Youtube The Del Norte Sheriff’s Office has released the video of last month’s shooting death of Robert Anderson at the hands of Del Norte Police in California. Anderson was shot and killed on August 25 after police responded to a call about a Black man […]

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Georgia Cops Kill 12-Year-Old Black Boy In Reckless High Speed Chase

NewsOne Featured Video Source: 11 Alive / Boykins Family A Georgia family wants answers after their 12-year-old son was killed by police on September 10, during a high-speed chase which turned deadly on Highway 92 in Paulding County. Leden Boykins, 12, was in the car with a neighbor and his 14-year-old son getting a ride […]

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Seize Assets From Gangs Through Litigation

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Chicago Tribune / Getty Gang violence is an issue that has extended across the globe, but the condition in Chicago specifically has often been compared to a literal war zone. To combat the cities gun violence and gang problem directly, Chi-Town’s mayor Lori Lightfoot is looking to hit gang members where […]

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Senate Hopeful Herschel Walker, Whose Wife Is Accused Of Voting Fraud, Wants To Bring ‘Honesty’ To Georgia

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Brett Davis / Getty Former NFL Running Back Herschel Walker believes he is the person to bring ‘Honesty’ back to Georgia. The Senate candidate in Georgia recently sat down with Fox News to discuss the current state of Georgia politics and why he is running for Senate. Walker, who was endorsed […]

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From ‘Hero’ To Zero: Rudy Giuliani’s Stunning Fall Since The Sept. 11 Terror Attacks

NewsOne Featured Video Rudy Giuliani pictured in 2001 and in 2021. | Source: Twitter / Getty Images Revisionist history is quite a thing to behold. It took exactly the worst foreign terror attack on American soil to convince the masses that Rudy Giuliani was a “hero” simply for being the mayor of New York City […]

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Scammers Stole Surfside Condo Collapse Victims’ IDs To Buy Louboutin And Versace, Cops Claim

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Jeff Greenberg / Getty Scammers stole the identity of victims who died in the Champlain Towers South condo collapse. They then used the names of the victims to purchase items from high-end retailers like Medusa, Versace and Louboutin, as well as other goods from Target. According to the Miami Herald, Betsy […]

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South Carolina Plans To Destroy Black Neighborhood To Build A Freeway

NewsOne Featured Video Source: dowell / Getty Black residents in South Carolina could be in trouble of losing their homes as the state plans to widen a freeway interchange to help alleviate highway congestion in the area. The $3 billion proposed plan would destroy 33 single-family homes, four apartment buildings with at least 35 units, […]

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Richmond Finally Removes Robert E. Lee Confederate Monument

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Alex Wong / Getty The historic Robert E. Lee confederate monument in Richmond, Virginia is finally coming down after Gov. Ralph Northam announced plans for its removal back in June 2020. The Virginia State Supreme Court gave the city permission to start the multi-day process, which should be completed before the […]

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New Study Suggests Black Offenders More Likely To Get Life Sentences Than Hispanic & White Felons

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Vesnaandjic / Getty Incarceration for any race group is traumatic in itself, but the odds mights be drastically different when it comes to Black offenders. A new study found proof that Black people who commit crimes are actually more likely to get federal life sentences than both Hispanic and white criminals, […]

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Black Conservative Larry Elder Argues Slave Owners Are Also Owed Reparations For Having Property “Taken Away”

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Bloomberg / Getty The conversation surrounding reparations is one that Black people have been debating over for years, with majority of the community 100% in favor of some monetary compensation for the centuries that our ancestors were enslaved in America. Of course, we also have that percentage of Black people who […]

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Why Are People Lacing Cocaine With Fentanyl And How Dangerous Is It?

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Stefano Madrigali / Getty Fentanyl-laced cocaine deaths are on the rise in America, and it’s terrifying. As the pandemic looms for what seems like forever, more and more people are turning to self-medication. For many Americans that drug of choice is cocaine, the euphoriant commonly known as “the party drug.” It […]

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The Story Of Princeville: The First Black Town In America

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Bloomberg / Getty It was 1865, the American Civil War was coming to a close. The south was changing rapidly and the confederate chokehold on the region was coming to an end. Former slaves from Edgecombe County in North Carolina fled slave plantations for Union Army encampments. They were seeking protection […]

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Timeline: Everything You Need To Know About The R. Kelly Sex Abuse Trial

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Handout / Getty Grammy award winning R&B singer  R. Kelly faces racketeering and sex trafficking charges that span over three decades. Kelly, who is now 59, has been in jail since his 2019 indictment and could spend the rest of his life behind bars. For years, Kelly has had a reputation […]

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Study: Black Drivers In Chicago Seven Times More Likely To Get Stopped By Police

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Scott Olson / Getty Whether or not you’re familiar with the term “driving while Black,” unfortunately many of us not only do but have personal experiences of racially motivated run-ins with police while on the road. Over in Chicago, data taken from the Illinois Traffic and Pedestrian Stop Study suggests that […]

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RIP: Dontrell Stephens Was Shot And Paralyzed By Police, Won A $22 Million Settlement, Then Died Without Seeing A Dime

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Chicago Tribune / Sun Sentinel Everyone knows George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, but have you heard the little-known tragic story of Dontrell Stephens? His death this past Sunday draws attention to the lengths some law enforcement officials will go to deter justice, even if it involves an innocent man […]

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Texas High School Suspends Its First Black Principal Over Critical Race Theory Complaints By White Parents

NewsOne Featured Video Source: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / Getty The classic saying “truth hurts” can apply to a handful of things in life, but it seems to hit particularly hard for some white people when it comes to learning about the history of slavery in America. A Black principal faced that revelation directly when he was […]

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There’s A Website For Texans To Snitch On Women Seeking Abortions

NewsOne Featured Video Source: imageBROKER/Moritz Wolf / Getty Someone has created a website that allows you to send an anonymous tip if they believe a woman in Texas is trying to get an abortion. The website, called profilewhistleblower.com, popped up on the radar of Twitter users after the controversial Senate Bill 8 (SB8), “Texas Heartbeat […]

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Student Athlete Dies From Tragic Elevator Accident In Atlanta Dorm

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Georgia Prep Sports Academy / Radio One Digital Jaumarcus McFarland, a former Pattonville High School football standout was tragically killed in Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon when an elevator collapsed on him leaving him pinned between floors for over an hour. Authorities arrived on the scene after a 911 call from an […]

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Georgia Leads the U.S. In Most Schools Named After Confederate Leaders

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Chris Maddaloni / Getty Getting a proper education is one of the most vital parts of human life, but how can you be expected to focus on academics when your institution of learning is named after someone who fought against equal education for all? That’s the unfortunate predicament that many Southern […]

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Oklahoma Man Accused Of Rape Now Faces Hate Crime Charges For Racial Attack On Woman

NewsOne Featured Video Source: kfor / Radio One Digital Oklahoma man Payton Heird, 22, was arrested early Sunday morning after he attacked and threatened Zuria Hurst, 18, on Baker’s Bridge. Guthrie Police are now investigating whether or not Heird’s actions were a hate crime. Heird, who was out on bail for sex crime charges stemming […]

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Racist Father/Son Duo Get Four Years In Prison For Hate Crimes Against Black Teens

NewsOne Featured Video Source: picture alliance / Getty They say a bad apple doesn’t fall far from the tree it came from, and the same can definitely be said for 49-year-old Wade Oscar Twiner and his 23-year-old son Lane Irvine Twiner. The father and son duo from Mississippi were recently sentenced to four years in […]

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Shaquille Brewster, Newscaster Attacked By Angry White Man, Was Star Journalist At Howard University

NewsOne Featured Video Source: NBC News / NBC Chicago native Shaquille Brewster had no idea when he was covering the aftermath of Hurricane Ida that he would end up on every social media site as a trending topic this week. By now, many of us have seen what happened to Brewster. While reporting on live […]

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One Of The Largest Employers Of Black Workers USPS Caught Stealing Wages

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Bloomberg / Getty News broke Tuesday that the U.S. Postal Service has widespread issues with wage theft. Many Black people have a family member or friend who has worked for the post office. The post office has long been one of those “good government” jobs with solid pay and benefits, creating […]

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FEMA Denies Hurricane Ida Hotel ‘Rumor,’ Tells Displaced Survivors To Go Online For ‘Possible’ Help

NewsOne Featured Video Jacqueline Smith waits with her mother Lucille Matthew for transportation after they were rescued from their flooded neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida on August 30, 2021, in Laplace, Louisiana. | Source: Scott Olson / Getty The federal agency coordinating the government’s response to Hurricane Ida has denied the “rumor” that […]

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Another Young Black Man Viciously Beaten By Police In Coffee County, Georgia

NewsOne Featured Video Source: submitted / DouglasNOW.com Another young black man was viciously beaten by police, this time in Douglas, Georgia. According the DouglasNOW.com, Pernell Harris was beaten to almost death by Coffee County Police last week. Now the family and The Coffee County chapter of the NAACP are looking for answers. Police were investigating […]

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