Petition

via huffingtonpost: A Change.org petition is calling on Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Company to invest 25 percent of the profits for the hot new film “Black Panther” into the black community. Created by a user named Chaz Gormley, the petition’s description said that Marvel and Walt Disney Co. have “targeted the black community with their advertisements” […]

He’s the face of gospel music entertainment, a fixture on television for 35 years. He’s credited with the longest running original programming on cable television, an entertainment legend for sure. He’s Bobby Jones and this is his final season on Black Entertainment Television, or maybe not. Though Dr. Jones seems resigned to going without his beloved […]

Aruba Tommy and Olivia Fox joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” for the latest installment of “WTH?! Thursday.” This week, Beyonce and Jay-Z’s daughter took center stage after a…

Two weeks ago, the University of Connecticut rescinded the acceptance of 13-year-old Autum Ashante, declaring her not “academically ready”— although she has an IQ test score of 149. Autum’s father, Batin Ashante, was reportedly enraged by the university’s decision, calling it “B.S.” He told reporters that his daughter was “devastated.” However, the Ashante’s weren’t the […]

Two weeks ago, the University of Connecticut rescinded the acceptance of 13-year-old Autum Ashante, declaring her not “academically ready”— although she has an IQ test score of 149. Autum’s father, Batin Ashante, was reportedly enraged by the university’s decision, calling it “B.S.” He told reporters that his daughter was “devastated.” However, the Ashante’s weren’t the […]