The oratory skills, viral campaigning, and military action that Barack Obama’s presidency has become known for continued in 2011, and his approval rating sank from 48 percent at the beginning of this year to 42 percent at press time (according to Gallup). Regardless, Obama is destined to be legendary not only for the obvious — […]

Ron Paul (pictured) has a lot of racist supporters, including white supremacist website Stormfront, conspiracy theorist group the John Birch Society and neo-Confederates who believe that the South was right during the civil war. And the support is mutual. While Paul would like you to believe that his connection to racism ended with his newsletters, […]

There are several theories about the origin of “n*gger” and its slang version, “n*gga.” Wikipedia traces the word to simply meaning “black” (as in skin color) in the romance languages; whereas, a blogger has found roots for the word in Niger and Nigeria, where it means “king” and “queen.” While the Kemetic word “Negger” actually […]

NEW YORK-An afterschool program called Men of Strength (MOST) at Junior High School 217 in Briarwood, Queens is teaching young men to respect women and fight against rape. Neil Irvin, the executive director of Men Can Stop Rape, stared MOST so young men can be protectors of their community. The New York Daily News reports: […]

DETROIT — After it was found that three of the four women who were found dead in the trunks of cars in Detroit had pages on the classified ad website, there is speculation that a serial killer may be responsible. All four women found dead where African-American. Two of them were found burnt beyond […]

One of our goals is to provide our NewsOne readers with positive, uplifting, and heartwarming Black news. There were a number of stories this year about individuals that beat the odds, showed acts of kindness, or even just encouraged others to do better. Take a look at some of the best “Good News” moments of […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. plans to close between 100 and 120 Sears and Kmart stores after poor sales during the holidays, the most crucial time of year for retailers. SEE ALSO: Take That! Walmart Shopper Punches Greeter For Checking Her Receipt The closings are the latest and most visible in a long […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A soldier who survived a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan continues to fight for his life after he was critically wounded at his Southern California homecoming party. SEE ALSO: Detroit Cops Link Double Trunk Murders To Website Babysitter Arrested For Little Girl’s Death Police on Monday arrested Ruben Ray Jurado after […]

Vinson Hardimon, 28, an Atlanta rapper known professionally as Young Vito, turned himself in to police just days after he was fingered as the prime suspect in the December 16 murder of another Atlanta MC, Slim Dunkin. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: SEE ALSO: Take That! Walmart Shopper Punches Greeter For Checking Her Receipt Atlanta police […]