Maya Angelou

San Francisco school board president set off a firestorm on social media for his proposal to rename George Washington H.S. He said no school should be named for slave holders.

Nine GOP lawmakers voted against naming a post office after Maya Angelou. These bills usually get unanimous support.

According to a report released by the Black Youth Project at the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, in 2009, 54.4 percent of African-American millennials shared that they’ve personally experienced harassment or violence at the hands of the police or they know someone who has.

President Obama will receive a budget and debt deal from Congress that serves as a financial blueprint for the next two years. The Senate voted…

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now preview the commemoration of the Million Man March and the Justice or Else rally in Washington D.C.

To great fanfare, the U.S. Postal Service unveiled a new limited edition “Forever” stamp to honor the late poet, author, and civil rights activist Maya…

  Broadcaster Tavis Smiley released a new book that shares his 28-year friendship with the late Dr. Maya Angelou. The book is titled, “My Journey With Maya.” It was written by David Ritz who has written books on Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Smokey Robinson, and Marvin Gaye. Smiley first met In the book, Smiley describes […]

Black History Month is more than just a time of looking back. It is a time of reflection for us. Colin Johnson is an inspiring man.…