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NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: 53% Of Black Wealth Wiped Out, Home Foreclosure Crisis Impact Still Being Felt

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: 53% Of Black Wealth Wiped Out, Home Foreclosure Crisis Impact Still Being Felt

53 Percent Of Black Wealth Wiped Out: Foreclosure Crisis Erodes Communities Of Color Over the course of the last seven years, African American wealth has been decimated as a result of the foreclosure crisis in the United States. According to statistics, nearly 53% of Black wealth was wiped out as a result. Washington Post’, national […]

TIM MAK: Will Hillary ’16 Be A ‘White Dude Fest’?

TIM MAK: Will Hillary ’16 Be A ‘White Dude Fest’?

by Tim Mak Daily Beast Senior Congressional Correspondent Does Hillary Clinton need binders full of women? Some Democrats, particularly women and people of color, think so. In interviews with The Daily Beast, nearly a dozen Democrats, said they were worried Clinton’s hires for the top echelons of her pre-campaign haven’t taken gender and racial diversity […]

Michigan Coach Insults Recruit, Family Escorts Him Out Of Their Home

Michigan Coach Insults Recruit, Family Escorts Him Out Of Their Home

Source: The Detroit News A Michigan football coach might’ve fumbled on the recruiting trail, costing the Wolverines a prized defensive end. DaiShon Neal, of Omaha, Nebraska, told his hometown radio station that he was planning to commit to Michigan, until defensive line coach Greg Mattison made a comment Neal and his family didn’t appreciate. “Michigan […]

‘Django Unchained’ Actress Pleads Not Guilty To Lewd Conduct

‘Django Unchained’ Actress Pleads Not Guilty To Lewd Conduct

Source: AP / New York Post An attorney for “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend has entered not guilty pleas on their behalf to misdemeanor lewd conduct charges. Attorney Lou Shapiro entered the pleas at a brief hearing Tuesday in Los Angeles. Watts and Brian Lucas were charged in October after briefly being […]

Black Parents Give Birth To White Baby

Black Parents Give Birth To White Baby

Source: Andy Soltis / New York Post When Angela Ihegboro first saw her newborn daughter, she was “speechless.” “She’s a miracle baby,” the 35-year-old mother said yesterday. “But still, what on Earth happened here?” What happened is that baby Nmachi is a blond, blue-eyed white baby born to two black Nigerian immigrant parents at a […]

Katie Couric & Bryant Gumbel Relive 1994 Joke About The Web In BMW Ad

Katie Couric & Bryant Gumbel Relive 1994 Joke About The Web In BMW Ad

Source: New York Daily News Apparently a Super Bowl commercial deal really helps bring out the humor in things. In 2011, furious NBC execs fired a staffer for leaking an old 1994 “Today” clip in which anchors Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel sweetly struggle to understand the still-new Internet. But now, the network seems to […]

Jurors Will Not Hear Marvin Gaye Song ‘Blurred Lines’ Copyright Trial

Jurors Will Not Hear Marvin Gaye Song ‘Blurred Lines’ Copyright Trial

Source: Nancy Dillon / New York Daily News Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are celebrating an unblurred victory in their ongoing legal battle with Marvin Gaye’s heirs. A federal judge has ruled that the famous recording of Gaye’s legendary song “Got To Give It Up” will not be played for jurors when the parties go to trial […]

How One Family Went From No Debt To Owing $1 Million

How One Family Went From No Debt To Owing $1 Million

Source: Kimbriell Kelly / The Washington Post On a cold Sunday afternoon 10 years ago, Comfort and Kofi Boateng stood with Comfort’s mother and their three children before a quarter-acre parcel in a brand-new subdivision in the center of Prince George’s County. The place was called Fairwood. They stepped onto Lot 71, an empty stretch of gravel, and […]

A Shattered Foundation: Blacks In Prince George’s County Lose Homes, Wealth

A Shattered Foundation: Blacks In Prince George’s County Lose Homes, Wealth

Source: Michael A. Fletcher / The Washington Post African Americans for decades flocked to Prince George’s County to be part of a phenomenon that has been rare in American history: a community that grew more upscale as it became more black. The county became a national symbol of the American Dream with a black twist. Families moved into […]

The Roland Martin Show: How Guns Made The Civil Rights Movement Possible

The Roland Martin Show: How Guns Made The Civil Rights Movement Possible

Journalist, professor, and former SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) activist Charles E. Cobb, Jr. joined Roland Martin on “The Roland Martin Show” to talk about his book, “This Non-Violent Stuff Will Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible.” Cobb also shared his views about the #BlackLivesMatter movement and Ferguson. Plus, Viola Davis wins a SAG […]

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