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This afternoon, President Barack Obama issued a statement on the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot on Saturday by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri: The death of Michael Brown is heartbreaking, and Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to his family and his community at this very difficult time.  As […]

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UPDATE (8/11/2014, 6:03 PM ET): The livestream of the Brown family press conference has ended. Please check NewsOne.com for further updates or follow NewsOne.com on Facebook. Watch LIVE the Brown family speak to the press and public in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Getty Images There are currently 64,000 Black women missing in the United States. Natallie Wilson, co-founder of the Black and Missing Foundation and Avis Jones-DeWeever joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss their efforts to bring more awareness to missing women on color.  Listen to their conversation below. For more information about the […]

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Everyone talks a lot about high blood pressure, but do you really know what it is, what’s wrong with having it, and what surprising everyday health habit may actually make it worse? What Does Having High Blood Pressure Mean? According to Mayo Clinic, high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition in […]

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If you’re a woman, there’s a good chance you may have been harassed on the street. Have you ever wanted to someone to help you when you were in that most uncomfortable situation? Or if you’re a man, have you seen a woman being harassment on the street but wasn’t sure how to help her? […]

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Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]

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Many have said then-Senator Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election as a result of his campaign’s social media engagement, but Rev. Jesse Jackson begs to differ. During this year’s annual Rainbow Push Coalition Conference, Rev. Jackson said Pres. Obama’s win in 2008 was a result of his 1988 run for the White House. Jackson explained Obama […]

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Members of the GOP can’t seem to get enough of using slavery to compare and contrast everything under the sun. Rep. Tim Walberg is the latest Republican to use slavery in an attempt to describe something in America. We can now add spare time and elective entertainment to the list of things that Republicans have compared […]

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Republicans are threatening legal action against President Barack Obama over his use of executive orders. Speaker of the House, John Boehner announced this past week week that he would file a lawsuit against the president to “compel” him to enforce existing law. ” President Obama responded to his Republican detractors saying, “They don’t do anything except block me […]

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After a bruising campaign fight for a primary election that was still too close to call into the wee hours of the morning, Rep. Charles Rangel (D, New York) emerged victorious. WATCH NOW! Pras & Charles Rangel Respond To Criticism He Should Retire From Congress Reports the New York Daily News: Rep. Charles Rangel, the Lion of […]