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Please join Radio One DC in our effort to Save the Children of Haiti! The children of Haiti have witnessed horrific scenes during the aftermath of the earthquake and have experienced such suffering that most of us could never imagine. The threat of starvation, dehydration, disease, child trafficking, along with the loss of family, home […]

By Mark F. Gray Often maligned as a group of overpaid, selfish, gun carrying, narcissistic, “goofballs”, Black athletes have been painted on a societal canvas by the mainstream media militia as anything but conscious or caring. Even some Black leaders have chosen to pile on by focusing on a “culture of violence” amongst some who […]

Today marks the end of President Barack Obama’s first year in office and what a year it has been. There’s been some good, some bad and everyone has an opinion about he how he’s doing his job. Take the following polls to rate the President’s performance on a scale from 1-5, lowest- highest. Let your […]

Roland Martin, host of TV One’s Washington Watch, has released a new book that chronicles his experience reporting on President Barack Obama’s historic ascendancy to the highest office in the land. The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House begins in December 2006 – when Obama had yet to announce his candidacy – […]

PHILADELPHIA — The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a ruling that had set aside the death sentence of Mumia Abu-Jamal, convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer in a racially tinged case that has made the former Black Panther an international cause celebre. The justices ordered the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in […]

ESPN host Mike Greenberg made a big mistake on his show yesterday. He referred to Martin Luther King Jr. as “Martin Luther Coon.” He says he made the mistake by slurring his words and mixing King with Junior and coming up with “coon” and issued an apology.

MIAMI — U.S. authorities are readying for a potential influx of Haitians seeking to escape their earthquake-wracked nation, even though the policy for migrants remains the same: with few exceptions, they will go back. So far, fears of a mass migration have yet to materialize. However, conditions in Haiti become more dire each day and […]

VIA THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Like at a lot of publications, Newsweek was forced to start its week over when the earthquake hit Haiti. Give the magazine credit for an artful recovery. The Washington Post Co.-owned publication has tapped President Barack Obama to pen a cover story on Haiti for the Jan. 25 issue hitting […]

If, by now, you haven’t heard about Pat Robertson’s remarks about the Haitian earthquake being God’s retaliation and judgment upon the country for their pact with Satan, made in order to free themselves from the control of the French government in the late 1700s, perhaps you’ve been living under a rock. (You did know there […]

VIA WJLA: President Barack Obama is joining the lineup for the Kennedy Center’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The White House says Obama will speak during the first part of the show Monday. He’ll then join his family in the presidential box for his first King holiday as president. Singer India.Arie will perform, […]