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History was made today in Annapolis, Maryland as Wes Moore and his family took the stage to be sworn in as the 63rd governor of Maryland.

With Twitter facing a possible shutdown, BlackPlanet is inviting users to reboot their old accounts or create new ones. The post #BlackPlanetBack: Will Twitter’s Downturn Spark New Interest In BlackPlanet? appeared first on NewsOne.

The Rickey Smiley Morning Show is discussing kicking your kids out at 18 and living with your adult kids after a woman and her son go viral.

From calling for the police to be funded to making fleeting references to issues that disproportionately affect Black people, the president's speech left much to be desired.

Joseph "JoJo" Burgess, a steelworker from suburban Pittsburgh, was invited to sit in Jill Biden's viewing box during the 2022 State of the Union address. President Biden will likely reference Burgess in reference to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Protestors marched from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on Sunday (1/23/22) in objection to the COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus has hit society like a ton of bricks this winter and HBCUs are no exception. Here's how historically Black colleges and universities are responding.

Coretta Scott King wasn’t just the wife of an American hero, she was an icon in her own right and her accomplishments deserve to be celebrated right alongside her husband’s.

On Tuesday, congressional leaders held a moment of silence on the U.S. Capitol steps to honor the at least 800,156 confirmed deaths.

In Swampscott, Massachusetts, a white woman was accused of driving her car towards and nearly colliding with three Black women and their five children. When one of the Black women told her to slow down, she started shouting racial slurs at them as well as making racist remarks. She was sentenced to probation.

Last year experts said it was too risky but this year...

Violence prevention is a tricky topic, with some leaders focusing more on zero-tolerance policies and criminalizing young people. Other strategies suggest a more holistic approach.