Culture

Culture

Here are a few topics to discuss during Thanksgiving that won't stir the pot and are super important to the black family. The post Things Black Families Should Talk About At Thanksgiving Dinner appeared first on NewsOne.

Culture

Pharrell's Black Ambition non-profit initiative is the gift that keeps on giving for Black and Brown entrepreneurs.

Celebrity News

Ice Cube recently spoke with Tucker Carlson’s Twitter show and revealed that Oprah wouldn’t allow him on her show and noted that ‘The View’ wasn’t rocking with him either. 

Education

Virginia State University has been selected as one of six HBCU’s to take part in a national research project that will focus on building an integrated framework for digital learning. The $2.5 million project is the first-of-its-kind initiative led by Complete College America which is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. See story […]

Celebrity News

Bronx native rapper Cardi B is stepping up and footing the bill for funeral and burial costs of 17 people who were killed in a Bronx fire on January 9th. The 120-unit fir also injured many with the ages ranging from 2 to 50 years old. NYC Mayor Eric Adams told TMZ, “We are grateful for Cardi […]

Lifestyle

Dave Chappelle’s new stand up “The Closer” is still catching heat from the LGBTQ+ community but Flame Monroe, a Black trans comic says she’s not in favor of taking Dave’s new Netflix special down because in the world of comedy, nothing is off-limits and she simply doesn’t believe in censoring standups. See story here  

Entertainment

Immediately after Dave Chapelles’ “The Closer” was released on Tuesday, The Closer began receiving backlash over a series of anti-trans comments from the 48-year-old comedian. At one point during the gig, Chappelle says that he is a trans-exclusionary radical feminist a.k.a. TERF. Chapelle also expressed support for J.K. Rowling, the Harry Potter author who claimed trans women posed a threat […]

Local

The “devious licks” TikTok challenge for students caused major property damage to schools across the Las Vegas Valley and around the country last month. The October challenge is even worse as it is asking kids to to slap a teacher or a staff member “on the backside.” Schools in our air have emailed parents about […]

Technology

Apple just unveiled the new  iPhone 13 and a new iPad mini on Tuesday, showing off faster chips, sharper cameras and expanding 5G connectivity. The iPhone 13 will feature a new chip called the A15 Bionic that will power features like automatically detecting when the phone’s camera is pointed at text and will come in five […]

Celebrity News

According to Forbes, Rihanna is now worth $1.7 billion, making her the wealthiest female musician in the world and second only to Oprah Winfrey as the richest female entertainer. The bulk of her fortune (an estimated $1.4 billion) comes from the value of Fenty Beauty, which she is a 50% owner of,  her stake in her lingerie […]

Celebrity News

It’s the perfect summer to make history, and Sports Illustrated has done just that by featuring Megan Thee Stallion, Naomi Osaka and Leyna Bloom on three separate covers of the 2021 SI Swimsuit issue, the first time in its history that a rapper and a trans woman have graced a cover. See story here

Local

Multiple casino proposals have been submitted since Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation into law which authorized Richmond to host casino gaming establishments. Urban One unveiled plans for a $517 million entertainment, dining and gaming destination at 2001 Walmsey Boulevard that would be the nation’s only Black-owned casino if chosen. Bally’s Corporation is proposing a $650 million […]