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Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

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Once upon a time, a group of fraternity brothers went to South Beach to party ... then cleaned up after themselves.

When members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Florida International University saw the mess made from their daytime spring break shenanigans on Ma

Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

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A group of black and Latino fourth graders from Pleasant Run Elementary in Indianapolis won a regional robotics challenge — and were in turn taunted by lesser-ranked competitors and their parents with cries of "go back to Mexico!" The five-person Pleasant Run PantherBots,

Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

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Nearly three decades after Barack Obama made history and became president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, Susan Estrich, was recently elected to the post and made history.

Black and female, ImeIme (pronounced “Ah-MAY-may”) Umana, 24, is the daughter of Nigerian imm

Ben Carson faces backlash after referring to slaves as 'immigrants'

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Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is facing backlash for referring to slaves as "immigrants," reports USA Today.

The retired neurosurgeon made the controversial comment during a speech to agency employees on Monday.

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Father of slain soldier who criticized Trump says travel rights reviewed

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The father of an American soldier killed in Iraq who came under criticism last year from then-candidate Donald Trump said he has canceled a speaking engagement in Toronto after being notified that his U.S. travel privileges were under review.

Khizr Khan, an American citiz

Morehouse College President Says Visit With Trump Was ‘Troubling’

President Donald Trump met on Monday with more than 60 presidents from historically black colleges and universities to discuss his February 28 executive order and the overall needs of black schools. Given Trump’s controversial relationship with black people, many social me

Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador twice, despite denials: reports

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign despite earlier denials, according to news reports Wednesday night. Before his confirmation, Sessions told senators he had no conversations wit

Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

Once upon a time, a group of fraternity brothers went to South Beach to party ... then cleaned up after themselves. When members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Florida International University saw the mess made from their daytime spring break shenanigans on March 13, they got to work alongside the beach’s maintenance crew.  Once other beachgoers noticed the fraternity’s efforts, they also began to assist in the cleanup.  Just a day prior, spring breakers in other...

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Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

A group of black and Latino fourth graders from Pleasant Run Elementary in Indianapolis won a regional robotics challenge — and were in turn taunted by lesser-ranked competitors and their parents with cries of "go back to Mexico!" The five-person Pleasant Run PantherBots, three of whom are Latino and two of whom were black, became the target of the racist bullying at both a school auditorium and parking lot at the Plainfield, Indiana, competition, the Indianapolis Star reported. The team...

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Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

Nearly three decades after Barack Obama made history and became president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, Susan Estrich, was recently elected to the post and made history. Black and female, ImeIme (pronounced “Ah-MAY-may”) Umana, 24, is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants. She was elected on Jan. 29 by the review’s 92 student editors as the president of its 131st volume, according to news reports.But she is not the first female, Hispanic, Asian American,  openly gay,...

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Ben Carson faces backlash after referring to slaves as 'immigrants'

Ben Carson faces backlash after referring to slaves as 'immigrants'

Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is facing backlash for referring to slaves as "immigrants," reports USA Today. The retired neurosurgeon made the controversial comment during a speech to agency employees on Monday. In a video of the talk, which was posted to HUD's Facebook page, he starts off by saying, "One of the things that you will notice in this department under my leadership is that there will be a very big emphasis on fairness...

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Father of slain soldier who criticized Trump says travel rights reviewed

Father of slain soldier who criticized Trump says travel rights reviewed

The father of an American soldier killed in Iraq who came under criticism last year from then-candidate Donald Trump said he has canceled a speaking engagement in Toronto after being notified that his U.S. travel privileges were under review. Khizr Khan, an American citizen born in Pakistan, had planned to speak at a luncheon in Toronto on Tuesday in a discussion about President Trump's administration, according to Ramsay Talks, a speaker series based in Toronto hosted...

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Morehouse College President Says Visit With Trump Was ‘Troubling’

Morehouse College President Says Visit With Trump Was ‘Troubling’

President Donald Trump met on Monday with more than 60 presidents from historically black colleges and universities to discuss his February 28 executive order and the overall needs of black schools. Given Trump’s controversial relationship with black people, many social media users suspected the meeting was a fruitless photo-op. It seems they were correct. Morehouse College President John Wilson, Jr. alluded to this in a statement to the university on Thursday. Wilson said he initially had “high hopes,” mainly regarding funding, about...

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Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador twice, despite denials: reports

Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador twice, despite denials: reports

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign despite earlier denials, according to news reports Wednesday night. Before his confirmation, Sessions told senators he had no conversations with anyone in the Russian government about the 2016 election, either before or after Trump’s November victory. The Washington Post said Sessions, then a senator and foreign-policy adviser to Trump’s campaign, spoke twice with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, with one...

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Headline News

One-legged woman cleared of slaying can …

28-03-2017

One-legged woman cleared of slaying can sue Kentucky trooper

USA Today Network Andrew Wolfson, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal 12:56 a.m. ET March 28, 2017 Susan Jean King (Photo: Courier-Journal) LOUISVILLE — A woman who was... Read more

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam’s body still …

27-03-2017

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam’s body still in the country

Associated Press 4:00 a.m. ET March 28, 2017 North Korea official reacts inside a diplomatic car while leaving the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur,... Read more

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam’s body still …

27-03-2017

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam’s body still in the country

Associated Press 4:00 a.m. ET March 28, 2017 North Korea official reacts inside a diplomatic car while leaving the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur,... Read more

Other News

Alarming Number Of Young Black Women At …

27-03-2017

Alarming Number Of Young Black Women At Rising Risk Of Heart Disease

A ccording the American Heart Association, nearly 50,000 Black women will die this year  of cardiovascular disease . Despite all the talk about prevention and warning... Read more

NewsOne Shines Spotlight On Academic Cha…

27-03-2017

NewsOne Shines Spotlight On Academic Challenges Black Girls Face In Schools

T here’s a strong emphasis on helping Black boys avoid the school-to-prison pipeline, as they navigate the K-12 public education system. That effort tends to... Read more

Entertainment News

Nick Jonas Reveals He's Talked With Jenn…

28-03-2017

Nick Jonas Reveals He's Talked With Jennifer Lopez About Starring Together in Bye Bye Birdie: It Could Happen

Jennifer Lopez and Nick Jonas are talking about working alongside each other in Bye Bye Birdie. During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen earlier this month, J.Lo...... Read more

Rihanna's Psycho Moment on Bates Motel W…

27-03-2017

Rihanna's Psycho Moment on Bates Motel Was So Perfectly Rihanna

We are hereby starting a petition to get Rihanna on more TV shows. We'd also be happy to see her in more horror movies, because tonight she took an iconic... Read more

Reality Show Contestants Left In Wildern…

27-03-2017

Reality Show Contestants Left In Wilderness, Not Told Show Is Canceled

If this isn't the plot of a movie or a limited series we're about to get obsessed with, someone needs to fix that immediately. Eden was a reality show on Channel... Read more

Finally, the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reu…

27-03-2017

Finally, the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion We All Needed

Nostalgia alert! The cast of beloved 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunited on Monday for a get-together that will surely have everyone singing, "Now this is a story all...... Read more

Sports News

LeBron leaves injured in Cavs' loss to S…

27-03-2017

LeBron leaves injured in Cavs' loss to Spurs (Yahoo Sports)

Not only did Cleveland fall out of first place in the East with the blowout loss, superstar LeBron James also left the game after taking... Read more

Sources: Kings may be targeting Sam Hink…

27-03-2017

Sources: Kings may be targeting Sam Hinkie (Yahoo Sports)

Sacramento denied interest in Hinkie, but sources say the team is looking for an executive to usurp GM Vlade Divac’s authority.... Read more

UConn secures 10th straight trip to Fina…

27-03-2017

UConn secures 10th straight trip to Final Four (Yahoo Sports)

The Connecticut women had no trouble at all routing Oregon en route to another blowout NCAA tournament win.... Read more

The secret to USMNT success against Hond…

27-03-2017

The secret to USMNT success against Honduras (Yahoo Sports)

Christian Pulisic starred in the 6-0 World Cup qualifying victory over Honduras, but he got plenty of help from his teammates.... Read more

Business News

Stocks may snap losing streak; Amazon's …

28-03-2017

Stocks may snap losing streak; Amazon's Middle East move; American Airlines swoops into China

1. End of a losing streak?: Investors are feeling a lot calmer right now following a big bout of Trump-inspired volatility.... Read more

Amazon buys Souq in big play for Middle …

28-03-2017

Amazon buys Souq in big play for Middle East market

Amazon has had its eye on the Middle East for some time. Now it's finally made a move.... Read more

China joins race for booming Indian car …

28-03-2017

China joins race for booming Indian car market

India's crowded and competitive automobile market may soon have a new player: China.... Read more

Chinese firm 'lost contact' with top exe…

28-03-2017

Chinese firm 'lost contact' with top exec days before 90% stock plunge

A major Chinese dairy firm, whose shares nosedived as much as 91% last week, revealed it has lost contact with a top finance executive and... Read more

Political News

Trump tweets: 'Russia story is a hoax'

27-03-2017

Trump tweets: 'Russia story is a hoax'

The FBI is investigating potential connections between Trump campaign aides and the Russian government. | Getty... Read more

What you need to know about the road ahe…

27-03-2017

What you need to know about the road ahead for tax reform

Republican tax-writers are sticking to a spring timeline to advance a plan House GOP leaders first proposed last June, Kevin... Read more

Gorsuch's path to 60 votes closing fast

27-03-2017

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s path to 60 votes is rapidly closing — setting the stage for a nuclear showdown... Read more

The honeymoon's over for Trump and Putin

27-03-2017

After months of overtures from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Trump administration is trading harsh diplomatic... Read more

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