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(Black PR Wire) In August of 1619, a journal entry recorded that “20 and odd” Angolans, kidnapped by the Portuguese, arrived in the British colony of Virginia and were then were bought by English colonists. The date and the story of the enslaved Africans have become symbolic of slavery’s roots, despite captive and free Africans likely being present […]

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris expressed strong support for Israel and the U.S.-Israel relationship, while voicing alarm over rising antisemitism in the United States. Their remarks to the 2019 American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum offer insights into their stances on two of the major policy concerns set forth in AJC’s statement of congratulations to Biden after […]

HIV and AIDS rates in the United States have dropped, but rates among African Americans are still 20 times higher than those of whites. In some cases in southern states, the numbers have not declined.

During a special simulcast with the Tom Joyner Morning Show and TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin spoke with Devyn Spence Benson, author of Antiracism in Cuba, and businessman Troy Nash about the importance of President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba and what improved U.S./Cuban relations could mean for people of color. Nash believes that Afro-Cubans are ready […]

The United States and Cuba will take a step further towards rekindling their relationship. The two nations plan on announcing the reopening of their embassies…

When we talk about the United States becoming a global economic power, many discount the role slavery and free labor played in bolstering American capitalism. Author Edward E.…

Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” breakdown the latest developments in the fight against the Ebola virus in the United States and around the globe. More…

How can we advance  the issues of economics and fair trade between the United States and the African nations represented at this years leadership summit? Susan…

Timothy Michael Kaine was born on February 26, 1958. During his time in office, Kaine has held multiple positions. They include, the 76th Mayor of Virginia (1988-2000), the 38th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia (2002 –2006), the 51st Chairman of the Democratic National Committee ( 2009 –2011) and the 70th Governor of Virginia (2006-2010). During Kaine’s term for Mayor […]

If there is one person from history whose impact on the Black woman’s self-image rivals that of Oprah Winfrey, it is the hair mogul Madame…

As a noted surgeon and scientist, Charles Drew was responsible for creating the technology to store blood for long periods of time. His lifelong concern for the necessary transport and storage of blood and plasma made him a pioneer in his field and a valued scientist in world history. Drew saved thousands of soldiers’ lives […]

If there is one person from history whose impact on the Black woman’s self-image rivals that of Oprah Winfrey, it is the hair mogul Madame C.J. Walker. Walker was the first successful Black female entrepreneur. Her insistence on involvement in both the business world and civic affairs predates Oprah’s story, and to the extent that […]