In this clip from the NewsOne/DV Republic-sponsored debate about the film “Precious,” NYU film professor Sheril Antonio explains her reservations about the effect the movie has on the image of the Black family, in particular Black women and mothers.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — When Juanita Goggins became the first black woman elected to the South Carolina Legislature in 1974, she was hailed as a trailblazer and twice visited the president at the White House.

In today’s fast-paced, web-based world, it’s very easy for the less popular or “current” areas of Black arts and culture to fall by the wayside.

This is not the first time an inmate set for execution has been found to be wrongfully convicted. With the advent of DNA technology, among other things, it seems the justice system has been able to correct itself somewhat. Still, the prison industrial complex keeps a disproportionate amount of Black men and women behind bars, […]

You would think that a professor teaching a class of diverse students might have a bit more prudence and sensitivity when using charged words like the N-word, in whatever context he may have meant it. Do you think this professor is racist or just misunderstood? Click here to read about professor actually fueled by racism. […]

I’ve been on the shelf in my dating life for a little while now. Not just me but a few of my closest friends as well. But I’ve decided it’s time to get off of the shelf, dust off and get back out in the dating world. 5. I love my son more than anyone […]

WASHINGTON D.C.- President Barack Obama has addressed the accusations of racism in the Tea Party in a new book, “Family of Freedom: Presidents and African Americans in the White House,” written by Kenneth T. Walsh. RELATED: Top 9 Black reality TV personalities U.S. News reports: But Obama, in his most candid moments, acknowledged that race […]

I hear all the time from busy moms, executives, and students, “I just don’t have time to eat right and exercise!” No one seems to be able to find the time to lose weight. With all of the responsibilities and events packed into our busy days, how are we to keep ourselves healthy and maintain […]