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A Story Of Liberation And Survival: Review Of ’12 Years A Slave’

A Story Of Liberation And Survival: Review Of ’12 Years A Slave’

Following is a guest review of “12 Years a Slave” by writer Pearl Duncan.

For the first time, a movie about slavery, prominently and unapologetically, highlights not only how American whites enslaved their own children, grandchildren and relatives who were biracial and multiracial, but how the enslaved people tried to escape. Enslaved people in

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  • Written by NewsOne
  • Category: National

Geraldo Rivera: Barack Obama Is ‘Stuck-Up’ And ‘Snobby’

I guess the depth to which Geraldo Rivera can stick his foot down his mouth is limitless because he keeps lodging it deeper inside of his throat over and over again.

The talk show host took to his radio show Tuesday morning to criticize the myriad of issues emerging after the launch of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama‘s signature l

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  • Written by NewsOne
  • Category: National

Amsterdam’s ‘Black Peter’ Tradition Is Racist, Activists Say

In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 persons dressed as “Zwarte Piet” or “Black Pete” attend a parade after St. Nicholas, or Sinterklaas, arrived by boat in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Foreigners visiting the Netherlands in winter are often surprised to see that the Dutch version of St. Nicholas’ little helpers resemble a racist caricature of a bl

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  • Category: National

Scandalous! Kerry Washington Is Preggers!

Actress and fashionista Kerry Washington (pictured), who surprised her adoring fans with a hushed June wedding to NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha(pictured below), has another secret she’s been baking in her oven for a few months now…she’s pregnant! And according to an unnamed source who reportedly spoke to US Weekly, the “Scandal” star is 4 months alo

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  • Written by NewsOne
  • Category: National

African Association Officially Kicks Off Tourism Conference In Cameroon

African Association Officially Kicks Off Tourism Conference In Cameroon


From October 14th to the 23rd, NewsOne — as well as other invited journalists — will be on location in the West African country of Cameroon to see why the country is on the rise. In the coming days, learn about why Cameroon is referred to as “Africa in the Microcosm” with a number of features and reports that will ultimately connect, inform, and bo

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  • Written by NewsOne
  • Category: National

Detroit Pastor Resigns After Telling Congregation About Her Same-Sex Marriage

Bishop Allyson D. Nelson Abrams resigned from her position as pastor of Zion Progressive Baptist Church in Detroit, Mich., after revealing to her congregation that she was in a same-sex marriage.

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In an exclusive interview with NewsOne, Bishop Abrams said she married Bishop Emeritus Diana Williams of the

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  • Written by NewsOne
  • Category: National