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"For too long policy makers have chosen to play politics with prime-policy by enacting so-called tough on crime slogans and soundbites." – Congressman Bobby Scott

Michelle Obama has always been the epitome of style and beauty, and let’s just say that she is definitely using her last few months in the White House to show us just how stylish and fashionable a First Lady can be.   At tonight’s White House State Dinner, Michelle Obama showed up and looked absolutely […]

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is officially underway and kicked off Monday night with a bang, courtesy of FLOTUS Michelle Obama. Now going into day two, some well-known names in Hollywood have decided to band together to take down Republican nominee Donald Trump once and for all. Many may not want to admit it, but […]

As if last night’s Republican National Convention wasn’t enough of a circus thanks to Melania Trump’s plagiarism scandal, actor Scott Baio was also on hand to speak up for Donald Trump and try to secure votes for his presidency. Unfortunately for him, this morning MSNBC host Tamron Hall was ready to take him to task […]

A new poll revealed more than half of Donald Trump’s supporters have a negative view of African-Americans.

Today marked the very first United State of Women Summit at The White House led by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. As expected, the event attracted some of the most powerful, educated and elegant ladies in the country as they gathered to talk about worldwide women’s equality and other women-related topics. The […]

The so-called “War On Drugs” has largely been seen by critics as a draconian tactic that has impacted communities of color negatively and unfairly over the years. In a new article from Harper’s magazine a 1994 interview with President Richard Nixon advisor John D. Ehrlichman, in which he stated the policy was aimed to disrupt Black […]

NewsOne Now cameras were on hand at the taping of this year's Stellar Awards in Las Vegas where we caught up with Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton who was visiting the state for the Nevada Democratic Caucuses.

Just minutes before the deadline to enter Baltimore's mayoral race approached, prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson on Wednesday jumped into the contest in hopes of becoming the city's 50th mayor.

The stakes have never been higher, proving on the 43rd anniversary of Roe V. Wade, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

PBS host Tavis Smiley told Megyn Kelly that the president has essentially failed Black Americans, seizing the moment to tout his new book, “The Covenant With Black America: Ten Years Later.”

Gisela Mota, 33, was sworn in as mayor less than a day before she was shot in her home in Temixco, a central Mexican city.