Voting rights bill fails in Senate as focus shifts again to filibuster

23-06-2021

The For the People Act, the sweeping voting rights bill championed by Democrats, was blocked in the Senate Tuesday as it failed to reach the 60-vote threshold needed to overcome a Republican filibuster in the evenly divided chamber. The procedural vote to open debate on the bill was supported by all 50 Democrats and opposed by all 50 Republicans. The legislation would have made... Read more

Closing racial wage gap in just 20 occupations would boost millions o…

22-06-2021

About 2 million Black Americans could climb into the middle class if they were given equal wages as their White co-workers, a new study from corporate consulting firm McKinsey estimates.  Moving that many people to the middle class would benefit the larger U.S. economy as well as Black communities, said Shelley Stewart III, a McKinsey partner who led the study released... Read more

How corporate America is approaching Juneteenth, the newest national h…

19-06-2021

The number of companies acknowledging Juneteenth is growing as corporate America seeks ways to deliver on diversity and inclusion pledges — although some question whether they’re truly fulfilling the spirit of those commitments. President Joe Biden signed a law decreeing Juneteenth a national holiday on Thursday, adding the first new holiday to the federal calendar since President Ronald Reagan added Martin Luther King... Read more

Amazon com : commits $150 million to empower Black entrepreneurs

15-06-2021

Amazon's new Black Business Accelerator provides access to capital, business guidance, mentorship, and marketing support to help Black business owners succeed as sellers in Amazon's store. Amazon is launching the Black Business Accelerator(BBA) to help build sustainable equity and growth for Black-owned businesses. The initiative-which explicitly targets barriers to access, opportunity, and advancement created by systemic racism across America-was created in partnership... Read more

Darnella Frazier, Teen Who Filmed George Floyd’s Murder, Wins A Pulitz…

12-06-2021

“She was the one who recorded a motion cinema picture that set the world on fire,” said George Floyd’s brother, Philonise. Darnella Frazier, the teenager whose video of George Floyd’s murder went viral, fueling massive protests against police brutality around the world last year, has been awarded an honorary Pulitzer Prize. In an announcement Friday afternoon, the Pulitzer Prize board commended Frazier... Read more

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BOSSIP Talks To The Cast Of “David Makes…

23-06-2021

Tonight’s the big night when OWN’s Peabody AWard winning series...

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Tune In: TV One’s ‘Bad Dad Rehab: The Ne…

22-06-2021

Another night of humorously “bad dads” desperately trying to get...

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Khlozo & Bozo: Messiest Reactions To…

22-06-2021

Sighhhhh And here we are, yet again, watching Khloé Kardashian speed...

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Judge Halts Dame Dash’s NFT Auction Of J…

22-06-2021

A judge has halted Dame Dash’s selling of Jay-Z’s “Reasonable...

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Simon-Smitten Porsha Williams Shows Off …

22-06-2021

Bravo’s baddest housewife In true birthday baddie fashion, Porsha posted a...

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Other News

Traffic deaths increased among Black peo…

23-06-2021

The fatalities increased the most during lockdown from March to...

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Interstate shooting that killed 2-year-o…

23-06-2021

Two young men have been charged with first-degree murder for...

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Pentagon chief supports removing chain o…

23-06-2021

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced that he backs removing the...

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Frontier Airlines making passengers pay …

22-06-2021

The fee offsets costs like cleaning aircraft and PPE for...

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Business

US takes down Iran-linked news sites, al…

23-06-2021

American authorities have seized a range of Iran’s state-linked news...

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Olympic trials pique viewer interest in …

23-06-2021

Amid all the back-and-forth about the feasibility of holding the...

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California oil regulators delay health, …

22-06-2021

California oil regulators have missed another deadline to release new...

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Rights group: Facebook amplified Myanmar…

22-06-2021

Facebook’s recommendation algorithm amplifies military propaganda and other material that...

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Politics

NYC Democratic mayoral primary to procee…

23-06-2021

The New York City Democratic mayoral primary winner will be...

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Pentagon tracked failed Iranian satellit…

23-06-2021

The Pentagon was watching as Iran attempted, and failed, to...

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Louisiana's Democratic governor vetoes a…

23-06-2021

Louisiana's Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would've...

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Pelosi expected to appoint select commit…

23-06-2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to appoint a select committee...

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Headlines

21 Positive Images Of Black Dads That Sh…

20-06-2021

NewsOne compiled video examples of Black fathers doting on their...

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Don’t Believe The Myth That Black Father…

20-06-2021

The fact of the matter is -- and has been...

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Everything You Need To Know About Junete…

19-06-2021

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, represents freedom in...

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New Domestic Terrorism Policy Launched T…

16-06-2021

Attorney General Merrick Garland clarifies the U.S. approach to violent...

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