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Very little is ever spoken of the fact that a Memphis jury found the United States government guilty of conspiring to assassinate Dr. King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel on April 4, 1968.

The Guardian columnist Orville Lloyd Douglas reveals in his latest piece that he hates being a Black man and that his skin color is his “personal prison.” He writes: “I can honestly say I hate being a black male. Although black people like to wax poetic about loving their label I hate ‘being black.’ I just […]

The politics of money and privilege collide as the Washington Washington Football Team owner defends the use of the name as “heritage.” Cultural insensitivity is nothing new. My goddaughter who grew up attending predominantly white schools recently shared a Buzzfeed post that parodied being the only black person in class. Some of the things on the list […]

Coffee lovers can get their caffeine fix on since Starbucks, one of America’s fave java spots, is offering its patrons a free cup of coffee from Wednesday to Friday, according to their website.  The free tall cup of brew offer is extended from coast-to-coast. SEE ALSO: 7-Year-Old Philly Boy Burned By School Lunch Howard Schultz, […]

Happy 53rd birthday to our President Barack Obama!  This iconic figure of a man has hit yet another milestone, 53 years young.  Our cool-like-dat prez has led quite a life and there have been countless Kodak moments.  NewsOne would like to share some of those warm and fuzzy times in our president’s life with you that have […]

A Milwaukee man accused of shooting his preteen neighbor to death last year is set to stand trial this week, reports the Milwaukee Journal. SEE ALSO: Shakers And Stirrers NYC According to prosecutors, 76-year-old John Henry Spooner (pictured left) suspected 13-year-old Darius Simmons (pictured in photograph) of stealing three shotguns from his home. Spooner confronted Simmons as […]

A female prison guard has been charged with rape after having sex with a male inmate at a maximum-security state prison in the Hudson Valley, Fox News 5 New York reports. RELATED: Convicted Cop Killer Allegedly Impregnates Prison Guard  State police say that Tyshinia Love Brewster was in a sexual relationship with an inmate at Downstate […]

Detroit 3rd Circuit Judge Wade McCree is in the news again. Fox 2 News Detroit reports that Robert King is suing McCree and Geniene LaShay Mott, the mother of King’s child, accusing them of having a sexual relationship while Mott and King had a child support case before the judge. RELATED: Detroit Ratchet Judge Suspended […]

In response to the LAPD shooting at least 3 innocent people in a manhunt for Chris Dorner, the fugitive ex-cop and alleged murderer they’re hunting with U.S. military spy drones, residents of Los Angeles have begun wearing shirts and placing signs and bumper stickers on their vehicles that read, “Don’t shoot, I’m not Chris Dorner. […]