Although African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African-Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the Black and […]
The last-minute effort by delegates from Washington D.C., Colorado, Utah, Maine, Virginia, and more was met with uproar and a floor protest after Arkansas Rep. Steve Womack twice approved the convention rules by voice vote.
A new survey found that education policy tops the list of issues that young adults care about. That’s especially true for African-Americans.
Officers responded to the scene around 2:30 a.m. after neighbors called in a loud explosion. Thankfully, no one was harmed in the explosion. The van was used as a decoy to deter unwarranted attacks as retaliation in the wake of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting.
Family members of the victims are expected to attend the parole hearing, including Sarah Collins Rudolph, sister to Addie Mae Collins. Jones says he doesn’t expect the parent’s of Carol Denise McNair to attend, but AL.com reports her sisters will make an appearance.
The conspiracy theories have already started to fly on social media as racial tensions rise over the deaths of two unarmed Black men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, followed by the deadly ambush of five Dallas, Texas police officers, who were allegedly shot by a lone Black man. The loss of life on both sides […]
Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, is fond of bragging about his great relationship with African-Americans, well, you know, “The Blacks.” Who could forget how he pointed out his “African-American over here” in June while speaking about a Black supporter in Phoenix, Arizona. And don’t forget his April 2011 comment “I have a great relationship with […]
During the remainder of the week, services are scheduled to honor the life of the woman family and friends lovingly called “Sandy.”
A philanthropy organization awards nearly $3 million in grants toward education programs in Kentucky for Black boys. Observers praised the award, but warned that Black girls are being neglected.