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Down Syndrome (DS) is one of the most common chromosomal disorders in America, but health disparities appear to be growing in the Black community. The post Understanding Down Syndrome In The Black Community appeared first on NewsOne.

The next time you hear Stevie Wonder’s amazing version of "Happy Birthday," remember everything Dr. King stood for. The post Stevie Wonder’s ‘Happy Birthday’ Was Written For A King appeared first on NewsOne.

A statue honoring Henrietta Lacks’ contributions to medical research will rise in her hometown of Roanoke, Virginia. The post Statue Honoring Henrietta Lacks’ Legacy To Rise In Roanoke appeared first on NewsOne.

Special K has news you can't use, and today is about a bunch of random facts. He shares facts about suing God!

Milwaukee Police are investigating a possible bomb threat that was made at a Patti Labelle concert at the Riverside Theater. In the video, you can see security abruptly escorting Ms. Patti off stage. In the beginning, you could tell that Ms. Patti did know what was going on, as she was screaming wait while several […]

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones signed an executive order creating a reparations commission to explore how reparations could benefit the city's Black residents. The post St. Louis To Consider Reparations For Black Residents appeared first on NewsOne.

An employee at a Starbucks in Annapolis, Maryland has been suspended after they allegedly printed the word "Monkey" on a Black woman's order. 

Here's a list of activism and advocacy groups that are doing the work. The post Giving Tuesday: Black-Led Organizations That Can Use Your Support appeared first on NewsOne.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend in Atlanta will be full of HBCU flavor. The post MLK Weekend Battle of Bands Will Showcase Great HBCU Talent appeared first on NewsOne.

From comedians to rappers, many famous Black people have served in the United States military. The post Happy Veterans Day! 15 Famous Black Folks Who Served In The Military appeared first on NewsOne.