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Why Does Carmelo Anthony Think The NBA Is Working With Feds?

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty Cooperating with the federal government on any level is something that, well, let’s just say won’t get you any street cred anytime soon. While on a promo run for his new book, Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised: A Memoir of Survival and Hope, Carmelo spoke candidly on his […]

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Tamika Mallory Slams Biden Administration For Border Patrol Whipping Haitian Migrants: ‘Y’all Are Responsible’

NewsOne Featured Video Tamika Mallory on Instagram Live on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. | Source: Instagram / Instagram.com/tamikadmallory Tamika Mallory delivered a veritable sermon Tuesday morning responding to the devastating images of Border Patrol agents appearing to use whips from horseback in order to corral Haitian migrants attempting to cross into the U.S. from Mexico. […]

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Whips On Horseback: U.S. Officials Claim Nothing Inhumane Is Happening To Haitian Migrants Being Removed From Texas

NewsOne Featured Video Source: PAUL RATJE / Getty First, let’s be clear about one thing: America has never cared about the devastation Black and brown immigrants are trying desperately to escape when crossing the border. The attitude in this country has always been, “Nah, don’t come here.” Certainly, there are plenty of Americans who are […]

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‘Continue To Fight’ For Troy Davis: 10 Years After Georgia Executed ‘Innocent’ Man, Death Penalty Debate Rages

NewsOne Featured Video Brittany Stokes of McDonough holds a sign calling for Georgia state officials to halt the scheduled execution of convicted cop killer Troy Davis at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, Georgia, on September 21, 2011. | Source: ERIK S. LESSER / Getty Tuesday marked the 10-year point since the state […]

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George Holliday, Man Who Recorded The Beating Of Rodney King, Dies Of COVID-19-Related Complications

NewsOne Featured Video George Holliday, the man who filmed the beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles on March 3, 1991, has died from COVID-19, according to a friend who announced his death Monday. Nearly 30 years before the recorded death of George Floyd and an entire generation before the existence of camera phones and […]

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Before Gabby Petito, Hundreds Of Indigenous Girls Went Missing In Wyoming To Little Media Attention

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Rainer Grosskopf / Getty The tragic story of Gabby Petito has taken the world by storm. A quick search of her name on any social media platform will result in thousands and thousands of posts on her disappearance. The news media runs updates on her story by the hour, keeping her […]

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Ancestry Updated 3.5 Million Records To Aid Black Families In Discovering Their Lineage

NewsOne Featured Video Source: FG Trade / Getty Many people take their family history very seriously, especially for those of us that come from African ancestry and haven’t had much info to go on due to countless records lost during slavery days. In a history-changing turn of events, millions of Freedmen’s Bureau records from the […]

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After Pfizer’s News Of Promising Vaccine Results, Concerns Linger About Vaccine Equity for Under 12 Year Olds

NewsOne Featured Video Source: PeopleImages / Getty Pfizer announced a significant breakthrough on Monday regarding vaccinating elementary school-age children. New data from the vaccine trial for children under 12 showed the vaccine was safe for children 5-11 and had a similar immune system response as adults.   As a part of the trial, children under 12 were […]

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Anti-Vax Special Ed Staffer Thinks Blackface Is The Best Way To Oppose Vaccine Mandate

NewsOne Featured Video Source: coldsnowstorm / Getty Oregon teachers and other school staff must be vaccinated by Oct. 18. But an anti-vax special education staffer at an elementary school decided protesting in blackface was the way to protest the change. The NBC affiliate KGW reported the staffer showed up to work in blackface on Friday. […]

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Michaela Coel Dedicates Emmy Speech To Survivors Of Sexual Assault

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Mike Marsland / Getty The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards belonged to Michaela Coel, the creator, producer, director, and star of the HBO and BBC series, I May Destroy You. The British actress took home the Emmy award for Best Writing in a Television Limited Series or Movie for her work on […]

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MODEL MONDAY: Jessica Zyrie Is Proud To Walk In Independent Shows

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Noam Galai/Getty Images / Noam Galai/Getty Images Name: Jessica Zyrie  IG: @thejessicazyrie Agency: MMG Models  Claim To Fame: Zyrie has appeared in a campaign for Absolut. She has also walked the runway for Joy Kimono.  Jessica Zyrie was walking along a beach, in her hometown of Texas, when she stumbled across […]

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Anti-Vaxxers Use Fully Vaccinated Chris Rock And His COVID-19 Status To Push Vaccine Lies

NewsOne Featured Video On Sunday, comedy icon Chris Rock revealed via Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Rock didn’t comment on his condition outside of saying, “trust me, you don’t want this, but he did use his announcement to urge others to get vaccinated, which is a welcome departure from the multitude of […]

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Harrowing Photos Of Border Patrol With Whips On Horseback Hunting Haitian Migrants Evoke Images Of Slavery

NewsOne Featured Video By now, we’ve all seen the harrowing images of thousands of Haitian migrants gathered in a Texas town along the southern border with Mexico in a collective attempt to seek refuge and asylum in the United States. Mainstream media has saturated its coverage with photos of Haitian migrants carrying their precious few […]

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The Way Gabby Petito’s Fiancé Brian Laundrie Has Evaded Arrest Epitomizes White Privilege

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Octavio Jones / Getty The search for Brian Laundrie — whose fiancée, Gabrielle Petito, went missing under the most suspicious and tragic of circumstances — embodies white privilege in every way, fashion and form. The FBI said Sunday that remains believed to belong to Petito were found in a camping site […]

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RIP Anthony ‘A.J.’ Johnson: GoFundMe Launches As Fans Mourn Latest ‘Friday’ Star To Die

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Instagram.com/therealajjohnson / Instagram Actor and comedian Anthony “AJ” Johnson has reportedly died at the age of 56. According to HipHopWired, Johnson was found lifeless in a Los Angeles store in early September. A family member reportedly discovered Johnson. The actor who was widely known for his role on the “Friday” franchise […]

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Haiti Wants ‘Humanitarian Moratorium’ As US Begins Sending 14,000 Migrants In Texas Back To Decimated Nation

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Bloomberg / Getty As a humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border continues to unfold, the Haitian government has asked the United States to put a moratorium on deportations. The New York Times reported the new government expressed dismay at the incoming flights of people removed from the U.S.   Jean Negot […]

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HBCU Alumna Aims To Increase Representation In The Film Industry Through Scholarship Competition

NewsOne Featured Video HBCU alumna Agnes Moss is on a mission to increase representation in the film industry by empowering students at historically Black colleges and universities to bring their creativity into the space. According to WTOP, Moss is leading a scholarship competition for aspiring filmmakers at HBCUs. The Washington, D.C. native—who graduated from North […]

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Mississippi Governor Deflects From Having 2nd Highest COVID-19 Death Rate In The World

NewsOne Featured Video Source: ROGELIO V. SOLIS / Getty Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves couldn’t provide a coherent response when CNN host Jake Tapper asked him how he planned to address the soaring COVID-19 death rate in the Magnolia State. Reeves is a part of a clique of Republican governors who deflect and double down on […]

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Legislation Introduced To Make Rosa Parks Day A Federal Holiday

NewsOne Featured Video The legacy of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks will reverberate for generations to come, and legislators have set out on a mission to ensure that her resiliency and resistance is celebrated through the establishment of a national holiday. According to Atlanta Daily World, legislation has been introduced for the creation of National […]

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ICYMI: Don’t Erase Blackness At The Met Gala Because It Didn’t Show Up How You Thought It Should

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Mike Coppola / Getty Best dressed lists, and Black Twitter awards aside, the real winners at Met Gala are companies who have their brands bolstered by proximity to prestige and celebrity. That rarely includes independent Black designers working without the resources of brands owned by conglomerates. Designers (of any race) who […]

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Usain Bolt Says Sha’Carri ‘Talking Sh*t’ Upset Jamaicans: “Back It Up”

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Track & field favorite Sha’Carri Richardson saw her popularity make a turn for the worse a few weeks ago after coming in last place to runners from Jamaica in the Prefontaine Classic. A handful of social media antics following the loss is mainly what rubbed people the […]

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Black Organizers Warn Against Underestimating Low Turnout At Justice For J6 Rally

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Early Saturday, a small group gathered in Washington D.C. to express support for those trapped in a web of accountability after the Jan. 6 attack on the capitol. While this isn’t the first attempt to reframe the attack on the capitol as something other than insurrection, disregarding the […]

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Brian Kemp Spreads Public Health Disinformation In References To Nonexistent AIDS Vaccine

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Sean Rayford / Getty Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp trended on Twitter Saturday afternoon after word spread of his fixation on a nonexistent AIDS vaccine to justify his opposition to vaccine mandates. A recent report from Atlanta’s WSB-TV found that COVID-19 deaths have increased nearly 1,000 percent since Aug. 1. (Read the […]

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Mastercard Donates $5M To Spelman, Morehouse For Black Entrepreneurship Center

NewsOne Featured Video Spelman and Morehouse College are advancing their efforts to empower scholars to step into the entrepreneurship space. The HBCUs recently received a $5 million grant from Mastercard to support the creation of a Center for Black Entrepreneurship. The project is a collaborative initiative being led by the Black Economic Alliance Foundation—a collective […]

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Levar Burton Claps Back At White Writer For Speculating Whether He Still Wants To Host Jeopardy!

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Tommaso Boddi / Getty Levar Burton has said he has no interest in hosting Jeopardy!. After that messy host selection process messy who could blame him. But for some reason, Los Angeles Times reporter Stephen Battaglio took it upon himself to enter the conversation and insert his misguided belief that Burton […]

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Doing The Work: Goodr & Gunna Join Forces To Provide Free Clothing And Groceries In Atlanta Middle School

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Prince Williams / Getty Atlanta based eco-friendly company Goodr Co. and rapper Gunna partner to place a free clothing and grocery store in local Atlanta middle school. The newly-opened Goodr Grocery Store and Drip Closet is working to provide resources to underserved and underprivileged communities. The store officially opened Thursday inside […]

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Fashion Visionary Dapper Dan To Receive CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award

NewsOne Featured Video For decades, visionary Dapper Dan has tapped into the power of innovation to play an instrumental role in shaping the landscape of fashion and the Harlem native will be honored for his contributions to the industry. According to WWD, he will receive the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Geoffrey Beene Lifetime […]

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Children’s Book Inspired By ‘The 1619 Project’ To Hit Shelves This Fall

NewsOne Featured Video Pulitzer Prize-winning author Nikole Hannah-Jones has tapped into the power of storytelling to unearth elements of history that have shaped America’s social, cultural, and political landscapes. The writer is on a mission to use literature as an avenue to ensure Black youngsters are aware of their rich cultural history. According to ESSENCE, […]

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Discriminatory Voter ID Law Once Again Struck Down In North Carolina

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Sean Rayford / Getty A majority of a panel of North Carolina judges found the state’s voter Id law was racially discriminatory. In a 100 page opinion, two out of three judges on a panel found in favor of plaintiffs. This isn’t the first time a North Carolina Court has struck […]

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