The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl creator Issa Rae is headed to HBO with her new comedy, Insecure.
Quvenzhane Wallis is making leaps and bounds in the publishing world by landing a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster. The post #BlackGirlMagic: Quvenzhané Wallis Lands 4-Book Deal With Publishing Giant Simon & Schuster appeared first on NewsOne.
As if we needed another reason to stay glued to our televisions, super-producer Shonda Rhimes is set to develop a medical drama
Prince has a message for all aspiring artists — don’t sign with a major label. The legendary artist spoke with a small number of reporters at Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis Saturday evening, and he compared record label contracts to slavery, NPR reports. The comment elicited shock from many in the media, but Prince says the correlation isn’t as […] The post Prince Compares Record Contracts To Slavery, Defends Jay Z’s Streaming Service appeared first on NewsOne.
Among the many great Black writers in canons of Black literature, the renowned James Baldwin etched his mark in history with his candid and brilliant words on Black America and systemic oppression. In 2015, millennials are being confronted with the horrors of racism that some may have assumed were a part of the past. History has seen streets […]
Gospel superstar Israel Houghton calls into The Nightly Spirit to discuss his new album Covered: Alive in Asia. Follow The Nightly Spirit on Facebook and Follow Us on Twitter!
According to the NFL Players Association, the average NFL career lasts about three years and is one of the shortest in all of professional sports. For many players, life after football consists of financial peril, forcing many to strategically plan for the rest of their lives at a young age. Washington Washington Football Team’s Wide Receiver Pierre […] The post Washington Football Team's WR Pierre Garcon Plans For Life After The Gridiron With SpinFire Pizza Franchise appeared first on NewsOne.
A former CNN employee is blowing the whistle on CNN, claiming that he was sought out because of his race but routinely passed over for promotions. Stanley Wilson, a LA-based producer says he was wrongfully terminated, accusing the company of race and age discrimination. In the suit, Wilson is described as a “51-year-old African- and Latino-American” who […] The post CNN Sued For Race And Age Discrimination appeared first on NewsOne.
If you are an affluent and influential person of color, then you might be a “Royalton.” So explains Andrea Hoffman, founder and CEO of Diversity Affluence in Hamburg, N.J. In the clip above, Hoffman goes into further detail about “Royaltons” and the reasons she started a marketing and business development agency that focuses on diverse consumers. RELATED […] The post Are You A “Royalton”? Diversity Affluence’s Founder Explains [VIDEO] appeared first on NewsOne.
The London Barbican Centre recently displayed Black actors as slaves in chains in its Exhibit B presentation. However, after a successful media campaign, the controversial exhibit was cancelled. SEE ALSO: Do This To Crave More Healthy Food And Less Junk Food Based on the 19th century tradition of Whites putting African slaves on display in […] The post ‘Human Zoo’ Slave Exhibition Cancelled In U.K. appeared first on NewsOne.
The Newseum exhibition, “One Nation With News for All,” tells the story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience. Radio One will be featured in the exhibit along with a live interview with the company founder and radio pioneer Cathy Hughes. […] The post Radio One Founder Highlighted In Newseum Exhibit appeared first on NewsOne.
While Pelé is known for being the King on the pitch, to Afro-Brazilians he is known more for being a sellout. The post Pelé, King Of The Pitch, Is No Champion Of Black People appeared first on NewsOne.