The attorneys made the dramatic statement during the start of a federal corruption trial after he and four codefendants were indicted last summer on racketeering conspiracy charges.
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Susannah Mushatt Jones passed away Thursday in New York. The Guinness World Records’ official oldest person was born in a small town outside of Montgomery, Alabama in 1889.
According to Merriam Webster’s dictionary, political correctness is defined as: “Agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” The notion of being P.C. has entered into our nation’s discourse regarding a plethora of topics, causing numerous battles in Washington, […]
It’s WTH?! time on NewsOne Now, where we break down all the craziest stories trending in the news. This week, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, is joined by media personalities Autumn Joy, Lamont King, and Ashley Demi. We kick things off in Florida with a pet shop heist: Travis Treder was arrested after he attempted to […]
Instead of running from Alzheimer’s, B. and Dan chose to go public in an effort to help others. They’ve written about their experiences in the New York Times best-selling book, Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help, and Acceptance in Our Fight Against Alzheimer’s.
Seventeen-year-old Monique Tillman was brutally beaten, tased, and choked during a traumatic encounter with an off-duty police officer outside a mall in Tacoma, Washington. The violent incident took place two years ago, when Tillman was just 15 years old. She claimed Officer Jared Williams attempted to hit her and her brother as they rode their bikes home. Tillman is […]
Speaker Paul Ryan met with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the RNC headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, signifying what many believe is an attempt to unify the party behind the polarizing presidential candidate. According to Ryan, the meeting was a “positive step,” but there is still a wide gap between the two on issues ranging from immigration […]
A 2016 prediction from the CDC estimated that 1 in 51 Georgians will contract HIV in their lifetime.
Student loan debt is at an all time high — and it’s hitting African-American students the hardest. According to a study by the Brookings Institution, there are racial debt disparities in low-to-moderate income students. Black students leave college with an average debt of $27,000, while White students incur an average of $20,000. Student load debt facts: Black […]