A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.


Footage from the shooting death of a Black Chicago teen at the hands of a murderous police officer has now been released to the public and it’s as horrifying as expected. According to multiple news reports, Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was pursuing 17-year-old LaQuan McDonald on October 20, 2014 in response to a call […]

Milwaukee Bucks player John Henson says he was discriminated against after he was denied service at a high-end jewelry store.

Footage of James Blake being aggressively thrown to the ground by a New York police officer has surfaced on the web. The video was released by…


A McKinney, Texas police officer has been suspended from his regular duties after footage of him handcuffing and pulling out a weapon on a group…

Being a celebrity’s son does not shield you from social injustices – just ask Taraji P. Henson‘s son. In an interview with Uptown Magazine, the actress shared how her son was recently racially profiled while at enrolled at the University of Southern California. Because of it, she decided to enroll her 20-year-old son, Marcel, at […]

Only 1.5 percent of Stop-and-Frisk arrests, the discriminatory policy that racially profiles Black and Brown men on the streets of New York City, has resulted…

Actor Rob Brown is seeking justice for allegedly being racially profiled in Macy’s. He recently filed a lawsuit against the department store giant. Although the “Treme” star is just filing the lawsuit, the incident that caused the lawsuit happened in June.   According to Brown, he went shopping in Macy’s flagship store in New York […]

Entertainment, Music

  As far as rap music is concerned, Jay Z is arguably one of the top five artists to ever do it. I would not have been able to predict this back when I heard him for the first time — on his mentor Jaz-O’s single “Hawaiian Sophie” — with his moderately mediocre rapid-fire staccato […]

Celebrity News

  As many are aware, there have been allegations thrown at Barney’s the high end department store in New York City regarding Trayon Christian, 19, who filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court claiming he was racially targeted by workers at the Barneys’ flagship store on Madison Avenue. Huffington Post reports that according to the lawsuit, police […]

Celebrity News

  According to the New York Daily News, Robert Brown, star of the HBO show “Treme,” says he was shopping at Macy’s historic flagship store on June 18, 2013 when undercover detectives/police officers suddenly swarmed him. Brown claims he was then “paraded” through the Herald Square Macy’s in handcuffs and detained for an hour because an […]