Radio One D.C. presents “She is…”, an afternoon of elegance as we celebrate the “SHE“ in you. This is a Women’s empowerment luncheon in honor of Women’s History Month. We will honor women who are committed to public service, community activism, ministry, sports, and more! We will also have performances from Syleena Johnson, Anita Wilson […]

For decades, Barbara Smith or B. Smith as she was affectionately known stood as a titan for black entrepreneurship, modeling and more. When she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she, her husband Dan Gasby and daughter Dana continued to tell her story and keep her brand alive. Sadly, B. Smith passed away on Saturday night in the family’s Long Island home. She was 70. […]

Actress Ja’net Dubois, who entertained audiences for years as Willona Woods on the hit TV series Good Times has died. She was 74. According to TMZ, Dubios discovered by family members who said the actress died unexpectedly in her sleep overnight in her home. Dubois’ history with Norman Lear productions, first on Good Times and […]

There’s a level of greatness associated with “The Star-Spangled Banner” being performed at major sporting events. Whitney Houston arguably has the best one with Super Bowl XXV and Marvin Gaye has what is considered the smoothest from when it was performed at the 1983 NBA All-Star Game. The last time everyone talked about a “bad” National Anthem […]

Hours after he was arrested in a prostitution sting, Jackson State University President Dr. William B. Bynum, has resigned. Bynum was arrested early Monday morning with several others, including JSU professor Shonda McCarthy and charged with making a false statement, possession of marijuana and procuring services of a prostitute. McCarthy was charged with procuring services of […]

Kirk Douglas, one of the original superstars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, has died. Douglas, 103, passed away on Wednesday after years of declining health. He had suffered a stroke in 1996 and regained the majority of his facilities as his life progressed. His son, Michael Douglas made the announcement to PEOPLE of his father’s passing. “It is […]

For Black History Month, WOL News Talk 1450 AM, WYCB My Spirit 1340 and Praise 104.1 will be profiling African American Golfers who paved the way for the likes of Tiger Woods. Mel Blackwell started playing golf about 30 years ago. He quickly found out how difficult it would be to play at some of […]

From L-to-R: Shaya Tabb, Kobe Bryant & Sharia Washington In their first public statement since their brother’s tragic passing nearly a week ago, Saria Washington and Shaya Tabb express nothing but grief in regards to their brother, Kobe Bryant, and niece, 13-year-old Gianna. Speaking exclusively to NewsOne, they wrote: “On behalf of our family, we join Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka […]

Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! HBCU FACTS: The purpose of HBCUs, in the […]

The world is still in mourning following the deaths of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others in a helicopter crash on Sunday. As more details emerge about the Bryants last day, we’re beginning to learn more and more about how doting a father Kobe was, and how much of a man of faith he […]