New York Magazine recently came out with a list detailing the September 11th terrorist attacks “by the numbers” when it came to deaths, destruction, charity, and war to name a few. Check out a few of the numbers they’ve compiled: Total number killed in attacks (official figure as of 9/5/02): 2,819 Number of firefighters and paramedics […]

With President Obama’s important job speech only a few hours away, we wanted to ask our NewsOne readers if they think this is a do or die moment for the president. In recent weeks, the president has seen his approval ratings dip to 42 and 43 percent respectively in numerous polls. Over half of the […]

Black Americans have longed moved with the tide of the times, migrating from the rural south to northern cities and to the west in search of new opportunities and the American dream. Since 2000, the trend has continued but in reverse. As it appears, African Americans have moved back to the south in search of […]

For those who love to bathe in the nostalgia of the 1970s, Chicago’s Soul Train reunion party this Labor Day weekend rolled in to meet those expectations. In celebration of the show’s 40th anniversary, fans were treated to a Soul Train party Friday night; a showing of the VH1 documentary, “The Hippest Trip in America,” […]

New data released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that 1 in 4 (25.1 percent) African American households suffer from hunger. The stats are even higher for Black households with children–nearly 1 in 3 suffered from food insecurity in 2010. “High rates of unemployment have made it difficult for many U.S. households to put food […]

According to a recent study by the Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute, two-thirds of avid Fox News viewers believe discrimination against whites is as severe of a problem as discrimination against African Americans. The study, which examines “reverse discrimination,” a term used to describe anti-white discrimination, contrasts the opinions of Americans who […]

Despite planned “prom night” seating — where congressmen sit with members of the other party — a host of notable Republicans say they will skip President Obama’s job creation speech tonight. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) and Senators David Vitter (R-La.) and Jim DeMint are just a few of the congressmen who are boycotting the president’s […]

Ever since Newark Mayor Cory Booker took office in 2006, he’s dazzled voters with his inspiring rhetoric, down-to-earth mingling with the masses on Twitter, and his ambitious ideals and goals for a city where progress seemed far out of reach. But as the mayor’s popularity has catapulted him into the national spotlight and instigated talk […]

In his latest and most interesting act of what I shall refer to as an “on-going masterpiece of unadulterated ignorance,” the rapper Soulja Boy wrote some lyrics that were clearly disrespectful of American troops risking their lives fighting overseas. In his song, “Let’s Be Real,” the rapper says: “[Bleep] the FBI and [bleep] all the […]

NEW YORK — A surveillance video shows that a Brooklyn mother may have been killed by police bullets five blocks from where the Labor Day parade took place this past Monday. Denise Gay, who was an innocent bystander, was killed in a crossfire of bullets between gang members and policemen. The video, which has not […]