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It’s WTH?! Thursday on NewsOne Now, and we are taking a look at all of the insane stories trending in this week’s news. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:27:56 +0000
A Maryland woman’s death after a botched butt surgery in a New York basement has been labeled a homicide, The New York Daily News reports. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:03:25 +0000
A new Forbes report that details the wealth and opportunity disparities between Black women and their White counterparts has been released. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:23:22 +0000
A judge has delayed the trial of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old accused of killing nine Black members of Charleston’s Mother Emanuel AME Church in a race-inspired shooting… View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:05:33 +0000
UPDATED: Thursday, October 1, 2015 5:03 PM EST The suspected gunman who authorities say opened fire at a community college in Oregon, killing 13 and… View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:42:36 +0000
If there’s one thing we love most about Viola Davis, it’s her delightful and classy demeanor. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:03:37 +0000
The sheriff of Tulsa County has been indicted on charges of misconduct and will step down, nearly six months after a 74-year-old reserve deputy fatally… View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:30:25 +0000
A disabled Delaware couple has filed a federal suit against the state police department after officers beat and used a stun gun on the husband… View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:14:57 +0000
It’s Howard University homecoming this weekend, right? View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:45:00 +0000
A mass shooting on the campus of Umpqua Community College in Oregon Thursday has left 10 dead and more than 20 injured, and conflicting stories are emerging about the shooter. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:21:00 +0000
Alabama requires a photo ID to vote. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:45:00 +0000
In an August decision made public Tuesday, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission refused to overturn the firing of a corrections officer who reportedly exchanged racist text messages with co-workers in group chats on cellphones smuggled into Camden County Jail, View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:00:00 +0000
The third annual Hutchins Centers Honors convened Wednesday evening at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre. The event honors trailblazers in politics, culture, business and finance. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:23:00 +0000
While scrolling through Facebook posts Tuesday, between pudgy, dancing babies and the latest political debate, one status stopped me cold. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:31:04 +0000
It’s time to end the practice of putting juveniles in solitary confinement. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:19:00 +0000
A New York woman who used to work for the New York City Administration for Children’s Services is now being investigated for the 2008 death of one of her children after she was arrested Monday for allegedly throwing her newborn daughter out the window of her bo View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:35:00 +0000
This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and more!  Back in the day, girl groups ruled the radio and dominated the airwaves with hit after hit. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:20:31 +0000
Why would anyone choose to lead these days? I mean, our country is struggling mightily, morally, and spiritually depending on who you ask. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:37:12 +0000
October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Each year more than 200,000 women get breast cancer and over 40,000 die from the disease. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:48:20 +0000
WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that he doesn't have the power to force law enforcement agencies across the country to report information on police shootings and that he could only "talk about it and talk about it and talk about it," using hi View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:45:46 +0000
(RNS) The Rev. Scott Lively runs a Bible study four mornings a week at Holy Grounds Coffee House in Springfield, Mass. His Abiding Truth Ministries provides meals and movies for the homeless and hosts about 45 people at Sunday services. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:41:42 +0000
"My body. My terms." That's the powerful slogan and name of a new campaign that hopes to spark some honest and open conversations about sex, consent and victim blaming. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:38:54 +0000
Denzel Washington has long been committed to supporting underserved communities as the spokesperson for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, an organization that provides life developing programs for young people. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:32:33 +0000
Chris Brown Attacked By 2 Men Outside Of Los Angeles Club They got time today, cuz… Via NYDailyNews R&B artist Chris Brown can add two unidentified men to his ever-growing list of enemies. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:48:10 +0000
9 Things You NEED To Know About Butt Injections Butt injections are all the wave, now. However, they have their downfalls and troubles. So you should definitely be aware before you consider making any changes. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:38:55 +0000
Ryan Press Tops Billboard ’40 Under 40: Power Players List Music biz titan Ryan Press has made his name as the current Vp A&R of the famed Warner/Chappell Music. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:30:34 +0000
Parents Pay For 6-Year-Old’s Plastic Surgery, Has Ears Pinned Due To Bullying Is this a warped world we are living in or nah? View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:13:23 +0000
15 Celebrity Beautiful Celebrity Women Who Were Once Child Stars There are a plethora of young actresses who played on some our favorite TV shows who have grown up, filled out and become certified stunners. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:00:59 +0000
South Africa’s “Cradle of Humankind” made international news in September 2015, when a possible new human ancestor called Homo naledi was discovered. Find out how you can trace our roots and go there yourself. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:00:15 +0000
“Don’t Be Scared” Empire Recap Episode 2 On this week’s episode of the “Don’t Be Scared” podcast David, Danni and Jah chat with Carlito Rodriguez. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:46:31 +0000
Sandra Bullock’s Swirly Family Is Growing, Actress Adopting Second Child Our lil Cajun cookie Louis Bardo is set ago be a big brother soon. According to Radar reports: Five years after Sandra Bullock adopted her son, Louis, RadarOnline. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:20:59 +0000
UPDATE:  CNN reports that the shooting suspect, an unnamed 20-year-old male, is among the dead.A shooting at an Oregon community college has left an estimated 13 people dead and at least 20 more injured.According to police, a gunman opened fire around 10:30 a.m. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:28:59 +0000
With credits such as the widely lauded BET miniseries The Book of Negroes and next year’s Nat Turner biopic The Birth of a Nation, Aunjanue Ellis makes no qualms about crossing over to the mainstream. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:04:12 +0000
Naomi Campbell took to Instagram yet again to show us a magnificent spread for Lui magazine. This time, she censored the shot. Is it unfortunate the Instagram deems the female form taboo? Yes. Are we mad she's still posting the gorgeous photos? Hell no. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:51:56 +0000
A wedding is about the bride and groom becoming one and starting a new life together. Guests are invited to share in the couple’s joy, not publicly rip them to shreds over the details of their big day. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:00:17 +0000
The world applauded when Viola Davis became the first Black woman to take home the Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama and used her acceptance speech to bring awareness to the lack of diversity in Hollywood—well, everyone except one person applauded. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:50:30 +0000
If there's anyone who deserves a break, it's Serena Williams.Fresh off her run—and devastating loss—at the U.S. Open, ESPN reports that the tennis champ is taking the rest of the season off, withdrawing from the WTA Finals and the China Open. The reason? View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:40:55 +0000
It wasn't always the plan for Michael Jackson's sons Blanket and Prince to appear in the Jackson family's upcoming reality show, The Jacksons: The Next Generation. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:35:32 +0000
Three more women have come forward accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault, bringing the total number of women to more than 50. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:20:51 +0000