Good News

The gospel world is continuing to mourn the loss of gospel singer Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, who passed away last week at the age of 50. We were so honored to have Johnson as a major supporter of The Light 103.9 for many years. In this exclusive interview, Melissa Wade chats with Kerry Douglas, founder of Black Smoke […]

September 29 is National Coffee Day, and we want to put you on to some special deals to make sure that you get your caffeine fix.

David & Tamela Mann stopped by to drop off her new single "Finished." The couple also talk about the Overcomer Album, Color Purple and More

A statue honoring trailblazing abolitionist Harriet Tubman has risen in Maryland. The post Statue Honoring Trailblazer Harriet Tubman Rises In Maryland appeared first on NewsOne.

  We all have our favorite hymns and black gospel songs that many of us remember hearing and learning from our grandparents. Hymns like Amazing Grace, At The Cross, Pass Me Not, and of course, many others, all of which remind of us our childhood and bring us back to the old church! Check out […]

#BlackExcellence: 17-year-old DC native Christopher Alexander Ballinger is one of the youngest licensed pilots in the country. The post Black Teenager From DC Becomes One Of The Country’s Youngest Pilots appeared first on NewsOne.

Dubbed TGL, the league will intertwine live-action golf matches with advanced tech features, including a “data-rich” virtual course that encompasses a “tech-infused, short-game complex.” The newly created league will feature six teams that each include three PGA TOUR competitors.   The post Tiger Woods To Launch Golf League That Intertwines Sports And Tech appeared first on NewsOne.

Many Black borrowers owe more than $10,000. On average, Black borrowers owe $52,000 in student loan debt. The post President Biden Expected To Announce $10k Student Debt Relief, But NAACP Says It’s Not Enough appeared first on NewsOne.

The case Brom and Bett v. Ashley was taken to the County Court of Common Pleas of Great Barrington that same year. Bet and Brom won the case in which they received their freedom, 30 shillings and had their legal fees covered. The post The Legacy Of Trailblazer Elizabeth Freeman To Be Memorialized With Massachusetts Statue appeared first on NewsOne.

Dean's Beauty Salon and Barber Shop has evolved into a community mainstay. The post Black-Owned Portland Barbershop Added To The National Register Of Historic Places appeared first on NewsOne.