NEWPORT NEWS, VA. – Luther Barnes is set to perform during the Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at New Beech Grove Baptist Church, 361 Beechmont Drive, Newport News, Virginia. Dr. Willard Maxwell Jr. Pastor will host, along with co-host Doc Christian and Dr. […]
(Black PR Wire) ABOUT THE MOVIE: MLK/FBI is an essential expose of the surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (labeled by the FBI as the “most dangerous” Black person in America), undertaken by J. Edgar Hoover and the U.S. government. Based on newly discovered and declassified files, as well as revelatory restored footage, […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Just days before the nation commemorates the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., officials in Jefferson County announced plans to preserve and share a little known, yet significant piece of civil rights history sitting silently at the courthouse in downtown Birmingham. Jefferson County President Pro-Tem Lashunda Scales recently […]
(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA- Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center) has announced plans that The Center will lead the nation and the world in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of her father’s assassination. Dr. King stated, “This year we will commemorate the […]
TV One will premiere Behind The Movement as the centerpiece of its 2018 Black History Month offerings on Sunday, February 11 at 7 p.m. ET. The original film, starring Meta Golding, Loretta Devine, Isaiah Washington and Roger Guenveur Smith, features the actual bus where Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat to a […]
The Schomburg, which houses more than 10 million objects pertaining to Black culture, announced the news on Wednesday night.
The board of trustees at Morehouse College will not renew its contract with President John S. Wilson when it expires in June. Several students have protested the decision that the board made during a meeting last week.
Attorney Jack Greenberg, a protege of and successor to Thurgood Marshall at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and the last lawyer to have argued Brown v. Board of Education, has died at 91.
Roland Martin addresses the fundamental issue he has with the GOP and a number of discriminatory policies they support.
Next week we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day is celebrated. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day officially named Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., is…
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now took one last look back at the year that was with the NewsOne Now Memorable Moments Special. Check out a few of those moments below. Controversial Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Talks Black Lives Matter, Racist Cops, & More In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One’s […]
Playwright Katori Hall has come out slamming Director Michael Oatman's production, calling it a "self serving and disrespectful directing exercise."