The fearless vet was part of the coveted Montford Point Marines, one of the first marine units comprised of Black men in the 40s. The post 101-Year-Old Former Montford Point Marine Receives Congressional Gold Medal appeared first on NewsOne.

Philanthropist Robert F. Smith is teaming up with The Chopra Foundation to launch a mental wellness initiative for Black youth. The post Philanthropist Robert F. Smith, The Chopra Foundation Launch Mental Wellness Initiative For Black Youth appeared first on NewsOne.

Howard University and Georgetown University will launch a medical humanities center aimed at reducing health inequities. The post Howard University And Georgetown To Launch Medical Humanities Center Aimed At Reducing Health Disparities appeared first on NewsOne.

DOJ will partake in an external review of the Memphis Police Department after five officers beat 29-year-old Tyre Nichols to death. The post DOJ To Participate In Independent Review Of Memphis P.D. After Tyre Nichols’ Deadly Attack appeared first on NewsOne.

Here are the top five stories you need to know on Monday, February 6, 2023

A Harlem-based high school squash team will become the first all-Black squad to compete in the national championships. The post Harlem-Based High School Squash Team Makes Sports History appeared first on NewsOne.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will launch a podcast in March inspired by her memoir ‘The Light We Carry.’ The post Former First Lady Michelle Obama To Launch Podcast Inspired By Memoir ‘The Light We Carry’ appeared first on NewsOne.

Vivica A. Fox teamed up with 3M and Generous Films to host the premiere of a documentary that celebrates the resiliency of skilled trade workers. The post Vivica A. Fox Joins Forces With 3M To Amplify The Stories Of Skilled Trade Workers appeared first on NewsOne.

The killing of Tyre Nichols has raised questions about the use and risks of a routine part of U.S. policing: the traffic stop. The post Is It Time To Rethink Police Traffic Stops? appeared first on NewsOne.

Rickey Smiley Reveals Details Of "Standing Ovation" For His Late Son, Brandon

The White House sat down with the members of the Congressional Black Caucus to discuss police reform after the murder of Tyre Nichols. The post Black Caucus Meets With White House On Police Reform In Wake Of Tyre Nichols Murder appeared first on NewsOne.

"The brutality shown in the video not only violated our moral sensibilities but also transgressed our Fraternal and established Code of Conduct," the statement read.