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Canadians Help With Shutoffs, Bring 1,000 Liters Of Water To Detroit

Canadians Help With Shutoffs, Bring 1,000 Liters Of Water To Detroit

Source: Robert Allen / Detroit Free Press Detroiters without running water have a special delivery coming Thursday from Canada, if it can get past the border guards. Eight cars, adorned with Canadian flags, will be loaded with 1,000 liters (about 264 gallons) of Canadian tap water in a convoy through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel, said Sujata Dey of the […]

Man Exonerated By DNA Test – And He Didn’t Even Request It

Man Exonerated By DNA Test – And He Didn’t Even Request It

Source: Yamiche Alcindor / USA Today Michael Phillips had long ago given up trying to clear his name. At 57, he was a registered sex offender, living in a nursing home, wheelchair-bound from severe sickle cell anemia. Then in May, two police officers delivered news that Phillips says only God could have ordained: Dallas County, Texas, prosecutors […]

Ravens’ Ray Rice Suspended Two Games By NFL

Ravens’ Ray Rice Suspended Two Games By NFL

Source: Gary Mihoces and Tom Pelissero / USA Today The NFL is suspending Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games under the personal conduct policy for an altercation that left his then-fiancee (now wife) unconscious in an Atlantic City casino elevator in February. Rice will miss games against two AFC North rivals, the Cincinnati […]

Sen. Rand Paul Wants The Republican Party To Compete For African-American Votes

Sen. Rand Paul Wants The Republican Party To Compete For African-American Votes

Today On the Tom Joyner Morning Show: Roland Martin talks with Senator Rand Paul on voter suppression and his recent efforts to engage with the African-American community. He told Martin, “I want the Republican Party to compete for the African-American vote and I frankly think we haven’t competed in decades.” Listen to the Tom Joyner Morning Show 24/7! WEEKDAYS: listen continuously […]

Universal Announces 2016 Date For ‘The Best Man’ Threequel

Universal Announces 2016 Date For ‘The Best Man’ Threequel

Source: Deadline.com   Malcolm D. Lee is back to write and direct the third film in the series, whichUniversal has titled and slated for April 15, 2016. The studio says the ensemble cast is returning for The Best Man Wedding, which features the group getting back together for a most unexpected nuptials. The previous film in the franchise, […]

NewsOne Now Video Podcast: Effects Of Long-Term Incarceration

NewsOne Now Video Podcast: Effects Of Long-Term Incarceration

Author Omar Yamini joined “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory to talk about his new book, “What’s Wrong With You!” Yamini detailed how a series of bad choices and hanging out with the wrong people got him a 15 year prison sentence. Yamini also details the effect incarceration has on people. Subscribe to the “NewsOne Now” Video Podcast on iTunes […]

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Is The NAACP Still Relevant?

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Is The NAACP Still Relevant?

In his inaugural speech before the NAACP delegates, president & CEO Cornell W. Brooks talked about the relevance of the organization. Do you believe the NAACP is still relevant today? Do they have a present day agenda addressing the issues that are most important to African Americans? If not, what issues do you want the storied civil […]

NYPD Internal Memo Says Chokehold Victim Was Not ‘In Great Distress’

NYPD Internal Memo Says Chokehold Victim Was Not ‘In Great Distress’

Source: Inae Oh / The Huffington Post An internal NYPD report obtained by the New York Daily News that was prepared soon after the death of Eric Garner – the Staten Island man who died of an apparent chokehold while under arrest last week — states he never appeared to be in “great distress” and fails to mention the chokehold at […]

At Least 40 Shot In Chicago Weekend Wave Of Violence

At Least 40 Shot In Chicago Weekend Wave Of Violence

Source: Reuters / The Huffington Post An 11-year-girl was shot and killed during a slumber party as violence struck Chicago over the weekend, local media outlets reported on Sunday. At least 40 people were shot, and four killed, in weekend violence in the third-largest U.S. city, the NBC affiliate in Chicago reported. The deaths included […]

Appeals Court Panels Issue Split Decision On The Affordable Care Act

Appeals Court Panels Issue Split Decision On The Affordable Care Act

Source: Richard Wolf / USA TODAY WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court dealt a potentially major blow to President Obama’s health care law Tuesday, ruling that participants in health exchanges run by the federal government in 34 states are not eligible for billions of dollars in tax subsidies. The 2-1 ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. […]

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