After facing some criticism for being involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement despite his capitalist credentials, including his debit card, The Rush Card, Russell Simmons has defended himself in an open letter to The Huffington Post. Simmons had been criticized by NewsOne blogger, Ryan Mack who called him “officially part of the 1%” and […]

In recognition of World AIDS Day, President Obama will speak, at an event hosted by the ONE Campaign and (RED). World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1. This year’s theme is “Leading with Science, Uniting for Action”. Learn more here. FREE HIV/AIDS testing is being offered today. The Health Department will provide […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials said Thursday they are recommending that any person living with HIV be offered AIDS drugs as soon as they are diagnosed with the virus, an aggressive move that has been shown to prolong life and stem the spread of the disease. Standard practice has been to have patients put […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Blending governing with re-election politics, President Barack Obama roused a cheering northeast Pennsylvania crowd Wednesday as he warned of a “massive blow to the economy” if Republicans block a payroll tax extension. But hours later, addressing donors in New York, he toned his rhetoric down and declared progress was possible. Obama […]

Former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince is upset about what he feels is consistent criticism coming from Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-III) . Blackwater is a private security company that has been under a lot of pressure from politicians and U.S. citizens for what some believe is pure mercenary work. They have  a truly notorious reputation. So […]

A source close to the trial of two New York City Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Sean Bell says the deputy commissioner overseeing the proceedings overseeing the case will recommend that Detective Gescard Isnora be fired, NY1 reports. See also: Detective Gescard Isnora Should Be Fired For Shooting Death Of Sean Bell According […]

GOP Presidential candidate, John Huntsman criticized the recent sexual harassment and affair allegations facing fellow candidate, Herman Cain as a “bimbo eruption.” Huntsman suggested that Herman Cain should discontinue his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination due to the allegations. MSNBC reports: “We’ve got real issues to talk about not the latest bimbo eruption,” Huntsman […]

Jerice Hunter, the missing five-year old Jhessye Shockley, was released from jail earlier this week after prosecutors failed to file charges against her within the required time limit. See also: Missing 5-Year-Old Jhessye Shockley Feared Dead After Alleged Abuse By Mother According to reports, Hunter, 38, was released after police missed the required 48-hour time limit […]

BOSTON-Kevin Hogan, an English teacher at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden has been placed on leave after investigators from Fox 25 Boston confronted him about gay pornographic movies he starred in. Hogan who performed under the name Hytch Cawke  was also a coach and the chair of the school’s English department. Fox 25 […]

PIKE, Kentucky-Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church a small church in Eastern Kentucky has voted to ban interracial couples from being members or worshiping in church. The vote came after a white woman, Stella Harville sang in church with her fiancée, Ticha Chikuni who is from Zimbabwe. Kentucky.com reports: In early November, Thompson proposed the church go […]