Black History

The Olympic Games have long inspired emotional moments.  When you think about the dedication, tireless hard work, and sacrifice that could culminate in a medal,…

Pioneering sculptor Isaac Scott Hathaway (pictured) was chosen as the first African American to design a U.S. Mint coin on this day 66 years ago.…

Say the words “slave revolt” and images of bloody confrontations waged with guns, machetes, and pitchforks come to mind. But the self-liberation of former slaves…

Sojourner Truth’s (pictured) extraordinary journey from slave to abolitionist and women’s right activist was captured most pointedly during a speech she delivered at the Ohio…

The other day, I mentioned that it makes sense for Black America to call for reparations for the War on Drugs.  This misleading assault on…

For nearly five decades, South Africa’s apartheid system proved to be an ugly reminder that racism and segregation was an issue worthy of the protests…

It is widely known that African Americans have contributed a variety of innovations that span everything from early dry-cleaning processes to groundbreaking surgical procedures in…

This Black History Month, we honor the GAME CHANGERS: Everyday heroes whose actions make life better for the people around them. SEE ALL OUR GAME…

This Black History Month, we honor the GAME CHANGERS: Everyday heroes whose actions make life better for the people around them. SEE ALL OUR GAME…

To celebrate Black History Month, NewsOne is proud to honor Game Changers, everyday people that make a difference. With each amazing story, we aim to…

Men tend to get all of the credit for everything, especially the Civil Rights Movement. While Dr. Martin L. King Jr. and Malcolm X are known as the faces of the movement, black history is brimming with women whose contributions are equally noteworthy. Here’s our list of black women who helped to advance the race […]

See what you missed at last year’s celebration.