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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 […]

Houston joins the global community in paying well-deserved respect to the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in Remembering Mandela: A Life Celebrated! A Life Emulated! Remembering Mandela will be a city-wide event purposed to attract thousands of Houstonians of all ages. The inspirational program will feature a diverse 300-voice choir as well as a […]

by Shunte Jones Financial stability can go a long way toward creating peace of mind. With the current economic state, achieving this can appear more daunting than ever. According to the United States Department of Labor the unemployment rate for October stood at 7.3%. The poor, young, and minorities face even greater challenges, having encountered […]

President Obama gives his speech after the announcement of Nelson Mandela’s death.  Watch the speech below:

We are so sorry to report that Donnie McClurkin‘s father Donald Andy McClurkin, Sr. has passed away. The patriarch of the family was hospitalized last week after having an emergency surgery at Palmetta Baptist Medical Hospital in South Carolina. Donald Andy McClurkin, Sr. died at about 4:30 am on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Information about Donald Andy McClurkin, Sr.’s homecoming ceremony […]

Houston Mayor Annise Parker coast to re-election victory Tuesday night with a commanding lead. Click Here to view all the Election results

  By: Rev. Mark H. Creech via:christianpost   It’s been said that Oliver Wendell Holmes, the eminent Supreme Court Justice, was on a train reading his newspaper when the conductor came by punching tickets. The justice first searched his coat pocket. Then he searched his vest pocket. Each time he came up empty.  Finally, the […]

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…

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Today, the industry remains with the president, but the disenchantment is increasingly palpable, and even devoted Democrats are approaching his re-election campaign with all the enthusiasm of a studio contractually obligated to finance a dubious sequel.