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Following legendary singer Prince‘s death, several people have come forward claiming to be related to him in an effort to get a piece of his fortune. So far, 30 individuals who have filed court documents claiming to be related to the singer have been denied. Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing the case, is now ordering […]

A new report illustrates major racial disparities when it comes to organ donations in the United States. According to the study conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 58 percent of individuals in the U.S. on the organ donation list are Black, Latino, and Asian. African-Americans account for 30 percent of that […]

Thursday night, the Democratic National Convention culminated a presidential primary season that saw a self-proclaimed billionaire rise to prominence on the strength of bombastic rhetoric, thinly veiled racially charged comments, and the idea that America is broken and needs to be made “great again.” The same election cycle that produced Donald Trump has also produced Hillary Clinton, who […]

A poll conducted by Monmouth University showed that more Blacks are concerned with access to economic opportunity than civil rights.

In this year’s highly contested presidential election, every vote – and every demographic – counts; neither Republicans nor Democrats can take any voting block for granted. Democrats are looking to attract and retain White working-class male voters, a vital block of the American electorate and one Democrats have had trouble reaching in the past. On Wednesday, Roland […]

It’s been an eventful year in politics, one that will go down in history for several different reasons. Here’s NewsOne‘s list for the top 10…

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At turns, both humble and confident, sober and humorous, President Barack Obama walked out to an adoring crowd at the Democratic National Convention waiting with baited breath to hear him reassure them that everything would be okay. They needed to hear from him that not only did he believe in America’s possibility, but that he […]

In an electrifying speech, former President Bill Clinton declared last night at the Democratic National Convention that President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, “put a floor under the crash” and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs. Conceding that many struggling in a slow-recovery economy don’t yet feel the change, […]

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When First Lady Michelle Obama stepped on to the stage at the Time Warner Cable Arena, the energy at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina became electric. Poised and prepared, with a clear agenda to remind voters of just why they voted in 2008 for her husband, President Barack Obama, she laid it […]

The excitement of the Democratic National Convention is having an impact on everyone in the community – even kids. Three Gastonia (NC) brothers, known collectively…

Charlotte city leaders say Charlotte will be ready to host the convention next week. At a recent town hall, Charlotte Police chief Rodney Monroe detailed…