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.

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Fresh tension has arisen between St. Louis, Missouri residents and police officers following a shooting on Wednesday morning that has left yet another black teen dead. The community had just begun to calm down following days of protests and confrontations with police in the wake of the 1-year anniversary of 18-year-old Mike Brown’s death, which […]

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August 9, 2015 marked the one-year shooting anniversary of Michael Brown. The senseless shooting spawned nationwide protests and greatly influenced the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Celebrities, activists and advocates for justice lobbied for change. Among those celebrities was Nelly. The St. Louis rapper is familiar with the police brutality in Ferguson. During an exclusive interview, in promotion […]

A week before the year anniversary of Michael Brown's death, the New Yorker published a lengthy and controversial profile of Darren Wilson.

In the aftermath of national protests against police brutality and the shooting death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown nearly a year ago in Ferguson, Missouri,…


The Game might be tough on the surface, and rough around the edges, but he seems to have a heart of gold on the inside. This…

The family of a Ferguson, Mo. teenager who was killed by a White cop in the summer of 2014 plans to announce a civil rights…


As witnessed in the past, professional athletes are using their platforms to bring awareness to racial injustice within our country. Earlier this year, the Los Angeles Clippers staged a silent protest after Donald Sterling’s racist remarks. And now on the heels of the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael […]


Dornella Conner became a victim of the violence that has surged in Ferguson and now affecting parts of St. Louis. The mother-to-be and her boyfriend De’Angeles Lee were accosted by policemen while driving away from a gas station. One officer abruptly attacked Conner from her passenger seat by smashing her window with a “non-lethal” bean bag round (that’s an […]

Fans of legendary blues artist B.B. King were less than thrilled with his performance in St. Louis this past weekend. The show is said to have been so bad that people heckled King and others just stormed out in disappointment. According to reports, B.B. King and his famous guitar Lucille took to the stage at […]

It has been 2 years since Heart Break Kid quietly emerged on the scene as a producer for Snoop Dogg, Young Jeezy, Twista, Ebony Eyes, STL producer/ rapper MC’s single “Pull Up” featuring Chingy. Now St. Louis rapper Vega Heartbreak steps into the booth to pen a hip hop anthem for his hometown baseball team, […]