NewsOne’s PolitickerOne blog tackles some of the most important topics in politics: Election 2016, moves by the Obama administration, voting rights, lawmaking, and the way that elected officials represent our communities. Three times a week, we will go beyond the mainstream media’s “pack” coverage of politics to highlight the underreported aspects of how politics and policy […]

Dalisha Barnett (pictured) enrolled at  Pro Way Hair School, but when she refused to remove her religious headwear and not conform to their requested standards, she claims school officials scoffed and decided to not allow her to attend classes. Now the Muslim woman is upset that the Stone Mountain, Ga., school reportedly violated her rights to manifest […]

Historically, the Black church has always been a source of inspiration, hope, and a lifeline for people in the community.  Now a new study by the Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that African-American women are the most religious folks in the United States. A whopping nine out of 10 Black women turn […]

I was saddened to learn of the resignation this week of Gabino Zavala, Auxiliary Bishop of the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese. This is not another sexual abuse case involving a priest. Like many, I am skeptical of the Catholic Church. It's a sketchy place. And yet, as a resident of Los Angeles, I benefit from the Church's moral and financial presence here -- a presence that lifts up entire sections of the city. This is particularly the case in Latino communities, which make up 65 percent of the 5 million Catholics living in Los Angeles. The strength of these communities is the strength of LA.

Amber Rose is best known for dating rappers like Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa, but she recently revealed that she is a Christian. Our sister site filmed her as she explained why she doesn’t smoke weed with her current boyfriend Wiz Khalifa, and much more. Watch Amber explain herself right here. RELATED POSTS: How […]

For a man who evangelized foreign leaders and taught Sunday school while U.S. president, Jimmy Carter has some strong words for what he sees as an “excessive melding of religion and politics.” And it began, he said, with the denomination he called home for more than seven decades: the Southern Baptist Convention. “It’s now metastasized […]