Huge racial disparities persist despite the drop in infant mortality rates in America. According to statistics, Black babies are dying at twice the rate of White babies in the United States. Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births, according to the CDC: Blacks 11.1% White 5.1% Hispanic 5% National Average 6% Pediatrician Dr. Marilyn McPherson-Corder joined Roland Martin […]
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Martin, who has been adamant about President Obama nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court, asked Jarrett why a Black woman was not nominated and reminded Jarrett of the support Mr. Obama has received from African-American women over the course of his tenure as president.
A confessed serial killer, who preyed on poor Black women in Indiana, has been hit with five new charges, reports CNN.
No, they’re not “boxer braids.”
In honor of Black History Month, watch the first installment of “Bridging The Gap,” a series that honors the Black liberation movements of the past and present while building a bridge that will better help us understand how to propel what has become the largest Black liberation movement in recent years forward.
The stereotype of what engineers are supposed to look like is quickly changing, as evidenced by the Black female engineers kicking ass at Slack, the startup behind the popular messaging platform.
While the image of the Black Panther Party often conjures one of a man in the signature beret carrying a gun, women were right there alongside the men of the party, making up an estimated 50 percent of membership.
In honor of Black History Month 2016, NewsOne will honor the accomplishments of our Black politicians, organizers, entertainers, and everyday people who have undoubtedly contributed to this great nation.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Sunday, Feb 7. Do you know your status?