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Dr. Dre Buys Luxurious $40 Million Dollar Castle With Moat After Apple Deal

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Following the billion-dollar sale of his Beats audio devices, music producer Dr. Dre has reportedly purchased the estate built by NFL quarterback Tom Brady and his supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen for a reported $40 million. It’s a home worthy of the old Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous television show and the more modern Cribs. The mega-18,298-square-foot mansion, which had an original list price of $50 million,…

DISTURBING: Grown Man Has Underage Girls Twerking in YouTube Video

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by:  John “Hennry” Harris A recent YouTube video called “Hut Hut-Football Twerk Song” by Monsta with da Fade has the blogosphere and social media-lites calling ‘foul’ for featuring several young girls twerking. The video supporting the song would have been bad enough if he had legal-age women twerking, but what is extremely disturbing is the fact that the video highlights more than a dozen young, African-American girls wearing tights, or leggings, with football jerseys…

Funeral Program For Malcolm Shabazz Released

Funeral Program For Malcolm Shabazz Released

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Two days after the birthday of iconic human rights leader, El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (Malcolm X), his grandson, Malcolm Shabazz, was buried next to him and his wife, Dr. Betty Shabazz, at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, NY, according to a statement released by Shabazz family spokesperson, Terrie Williams. NewsOne has obtained his funeral program. “Malcolm Shabazz was laid to rest today, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 11:30 AM near his grandparents…

White Grandfather Accosted And Cuffed For Walking With Black Granddaughter

White Grandfather Accosted And Cuffed For Walking With Black Granddaughter

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    Scott Henson (pictured), a self-described White Texas redneck, was cuffed last Friday by a swarm of policemen, because he was walking his Black 5-year-old grandchild down the street. The Austin resident spoke to NewsOne about how he was accosted by police for being in the company of his grandchild, Ty (pictured). Ty’s mother is not Henson and his wife’s biological child; the couple decided to raise her after her own father…

Monkey Chants and Bananas Suits In Mockery Of High School Basketball Team

Monkey Chants and Bananas Suits In Mockery Of High School Basketball Team

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  Pittsburgh Brentwood High School officials are in hot water for allegedly allowing three students to run on to the court during half-time in full-bodied banana suits, mocking the other team who is mostly African American, according to Yahoo News. Last Friday, Monessan High School basketball students were returning to their locker rooms, when monkey-clad students were surrounded by Pittsburgh fans who reportedly began making monkey noises and yelling racial…

“Homophobic” Tweets Get Roland Martin Suspended From CNN

“Homophobic” Tweets Get Roland Martin Suspended From CNN

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  On Wednesday, CNN suspended political analyst Roland Martin for making “offensive” tweets on Super Bowl Sunday as he watched the game, according to the Washington Post. During the Super Bowl show, Martin reportedly tweeted that “real bruhs” wouldn’t wear David Beckham underwear and that people should “smack the ish out” of any male that did. Watch the ad here: Unfortunately, Martin’s controversial comments didn’t stop there. After receiving backlash…

Eddie Long Accusers Keep Speaking Out, In Spite of Financial Consequences

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by Kirsten West-Savali When Jamal Parris and Spencer LaGrande(pictured) sat down for an interview with the Atlanta Journal Constitution, they stepped into a harsh spotlight that will follow them for the rest of their lives. They are two of the brave young men who, along with Maurice Robinson, Anthony Flagg, and Centino Kemp, accused Bishop Eddie Long,the pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, of sexual abuse. In the extremely vulnerable and candid conversation, they explained how an alleged “Man of…

National Organization for Women Leader Supports The Legalization of Prostitution

National Organization for Women Leader Supports The Legalization of Prostitution

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      What if prostitution were legal? What if there were sanitation procedures, taxation and employee protection laws? What if these women were actually treated with dignity instead of plagues on society while the men who supply the demand are left to drift back into the shadows unscathed, reputations and family intact? In an exclusive interview with NewsOne, Jocelyn Morris, national board member of the National Organization for Women…

Study Shows 60% of Black Females Have  Been Sexually Abused By The Time They Turn 18

Study Shows 60% of Black Females Have Been Sexually Abused By The Time They Turn 18

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    Sixty percent of Black women in an ongoing study reported they had been sexually assaulted by a Black man before they turned 18, according researchers at Black Women’s Blueprint. Nationally, more than 300 women were surveyed in the study, and the organization hopes to survey a total of 700 women by March 2012. The group will announce its full findings at that time. According to Farah Tanis, co-Founder…

Heavy D dead at 44

NewsOne: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Heavy D

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Hip-Hop legend, Heavy D, 44, passed away yesterday in Los Angeles, sending shock-waves through the Hip-Hop community. The Overweight Lover, born Dwight Arrington Myers, known for such hits as “Mr. Big Stuff,” and “Now That We’ve Got Love” was also an actor, producer and record label owner who paved the way for a lot of artists today. NewsOne.com has compiled 10 little known facts about the legend for the young Hip-Hop…