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.
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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?
Holtzclaw’s conviction, mugshot, and incarceration location have been removed from the DOC’s site for safety.
Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney, called an ex-Oklahoma City officer’s sentencing a rare opportunity to get full justice for his clients, who are poor, Black, and female, he said during an exclusive interview with NewsOne.
Twin sisters in Birmingham, Alabama are making history by taking the bench as district court judges.
Films about some of history’s most important Black female figures are infrequent, which is why news of a movie on the life of Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman sparked attention this week. Rumors flew that singer Beyonce Knowles would help develop and star in the film about Baartman, who was taken into the slave trade and put on display in […]
Lark Voorhies, aka “she’ll always be Lisa Turtle to us,” is apparently no longer an African-American.
After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are “professional and neat in appearance.”
Daniel Holtzclaw’s rape victims showed us how powerful we can be when we decide not to suffer in silence. They deserve to be celebrated for that.