New York is on the verge of becoming the sixth state in the union to legalize gay marriage, as soon as this week. The State Senate is one vote away from passing the law which was shot down two years ago in a Democratic-led Senate. In two years, opinion amongst New York state residents has […]
NewsOne’s contributing blogger Dr. Boyce Watkins recently wrote a story revealing that 38.3 percent of African Americans say they’ve lost their job at some point in the last three years. The survey, conducted by YourBlackWorld.com, showed that although 16 percent of those surveyed were able to find another job, 88 percent say they were unable […]
Writer Earl Ofari Hutchinson tackled the topic of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s refusal to confront the racist past of his Mormon religion, in an op-ed on The Grio today. Hutchinson takes us back to the Mormons long standing purported curse of Ham teachings about Blacks, which justifies the enslavement of Blacks in many Mormon […]
According to data from last year’s Census, the Black population in a number of Brooklyn neighborhoods like Fort Greene and Clinton Hill has decreased by one-third over the last decade. NY1 reports: The findings also reflect a trend in black migration to the suburbs. New York City’s black population declined by 2 percent. It is […]
House Speaker John Boehner warned President Obama in a letter Tuesday that he may face legal repercussions for issuing U.S. military involvement in Libya without authorization from Congress. Boehner requested Obama to justify U.S. involvement, and warned the President that he may be in violation of the 1973 War Powers Resolution if he does not […]
WASHINGTON — House Democratic colleagues of scandal-scarred Rep. Anthony Weiner are looking for him to step down this week amid a growing chorus for him to resign. Even President Barack Obama has suggested he should leave.
The Rev. Al Sharpton spoke Tuesday about the importance of Black digital media at the headquarters of the largest digital media company super-targeted to the African-American audience according to Comscore, InteractiveOne. RELATED: Sharpton Heads Class Of Top 15 Civil Rights Leaders Of The 21st Century Sharpton’s appearance focused on his belief that not only is […]
According to Salon.com, Fox News host Eric Bolling apologized for racist insults he directed towards President Obama, contending he “got a little fast and loose with the language.” He went on to say that he was sorry if his remarks were interpreted as disrespectful. Bolling went on a mini-rant while criticizing the president’s meeting with […]
A video is circulating the web of Atlanta mega-church Pastor, Eddie Long, randomly receiving a large stack of cash from a woman as an offering during one of his church services.
Though the release of thousands of Sarah Palin’s emails have done little to help her reputation as an airhead, an analysis of the former governor’s messages show her writing to be at an 8th grade level, higher then that of many corporate executives. HuffingtonPost.com reports: AOL Weird News brought samples to two writing analysts who […]