A squabble at a council meeting in a Georgia city has caught the attention of the NAACP after a white councilman told his black counterpart that he should be working in a cotton field.

Democrats are trying to change the political game by using First Lady Michelle Obama to get voters, especially women, to the polls in November. The Washington Watch roundtable of panelists, BlackAmericaWeb.com contributor Deborah Mathis; Race and Ethnicity Editor for the Associated Press, Sonya Ross; “Roll Call TV” host Robert Traynham; and Sirius XM Radio’s Joe […]

Losing a home to foreclosure can be a heart-wrenching and economically crippling experience for a family. But when a family loses their home just because the bank or mortgage lender dragged their feet on a modification or even engaged in fraudulent behavior, not only is it financially and emotionally devastating, it is downright unconscionable and […]

By MARK F. GRAY These are not the Indianapolis Colts of 2007, 2008, or 2009 and when you create opportunities you have to cash on them. The Washington Washington Football Team could not find a way to take full advantage of the chances created by the special teams and defense and fell 27-24 on a […]

Radio One’s 30th Anniversary is all about giving back to our communities. On October 14, 2010 our Corporate staff visited the DC Central Kitchen to help prepare meals for the homeless.

BY MARK F. GRAY There is finally some merit to the Washington Washington Football Team playing in FedEx Field. Their defense has taken the theory of shipping property to a new level this year with a punishing physical style that has led to consecutive victories with injured opponents in their wake. They will be pushed […]

By Michael Tapia The ALCS is here and the 27-time World Series Champion New York Yankees will face off against the upstart Texas Rangers this Friday evening. As division winners, the Rangers earned the right to home field advantage, which means the series first two games will be in Texas. The following three games will […]

Join HelloBeautiful and BlackPlanet for ONE NIGHT ONLY, October 26, 2010, to meet Patti LaBelle and the cast of FELA! on Broadway in New York City. BlackPlanet has reserved a group of discounted tickets for the show, and wants to give YOU the chance to be a part of this exclusive junket.  Here are the […]

An  Atlanta woman stopped to get fuel at an gas station when the unthinkable happened — her car was stolen with her 8 month-old child inside. The mother Jetta Sellers, shares the horrific tale in a local news report.

When a trendy Starwood boutique hotel called Aloft opens in Harlem later this month, it will be the neighborhood’s first major hotel since the famed Theresa closed in 1967. Harlem is already a must-see for many visitors to New York, but the tourism industry believes the opening of this hotel will help make the area […]