In the 1800s a Black man from Alabama named John Benson escaped the thumb of slavery, traveled across state lines to save his sister, then became a wealthy man who founded a Black community on the same land where he was once a slave.

Tampa Bay did not make the first touchdown during the Super Bowl last night. First-ever National Youth Poet Laureate by Urban Word, 22 year old poet Amanda Gorman, made history by being the youngest poet, with her spine chilling poem ‘The Hills We Climb’, to read during the Presidential Inauguration of President Joe Biden and […]

During the 2020 Grammy Awards Show this past Sunday, Google ran a commercial that was Tom Joyner like, Google decided to kick the ballistics (in the word of Nino Brown in New Jack City) and  make it known that they are a little unknown Black History Fact  because some of the most Googled subjects are in-fact Black History […]

via EEWMagazine/Jesse J. Holland: Black History Month gives the rich history and heritage of African American people a moment to shine. Black History Month is considered one of the nation’s oldest organized history celebrations, and has been recognized by U.S. presidents for decades through proclamations and celebrations. Here is all you need to know to […]

In honor of Black History Month 2016, NewsOne will honor the accomplishments of our Black politicians, organizers, entertainers, and everyday people who have undoubtedly contributed to this great nation.

Can you spot all her nods to Black history and culture through her fashion?

The errors didn’t stop there. There was also a misspelling in the apology that the department issued.   The U.S. Department of Education had a few spelling mishaps on Twitter early Sunday morning while trying to pay homage to W.E.B. Du Bois. According to the Washington Post, the department tweeted one of the civil rights […]

This is exactly what we didn’t need on the first day of February.   Today marks the first day of Black History Month and President Donald Trump commemorated the occasion with some rather interesting statements. During a Wednesday morning roundtable discussion flanked by Omarosa Manigault and Ben Carson, Trump mentioned Frederick Douglass, a leading historical figure, saying he […]


From Tommie and John’s Black Power salute to Gabby Douglas becoming the first African American to win an individual gymnastics title, here are some of the most memorable moments for African Americans in the Olympics.


Akilah Johnson is the first African-American artist to win the national competition, proving that Black art also matters.

There’s no denying how huge Black History Month was this year. In fact, the cosmos even treated us to the gift of a leap year, giving us one more day for celebration. While looking back on February, there were moments that shifted the conversation surrounding Black Pride among Hollywood, politics, and television. From Beyonce’s Black […]

Grammy-nominated singer Andra Day lends her powerful vocals to ESPN’s “Rise Up: A SportsCenter Special.” The one-hour long special looks at prominent black athletes and their personal experiences with…