About Bilal G. Morris

Bilal Morris is the senior editor at NewsOne. He is based in Atlanta and covers Black folklore, politics, and race. He also specializes in SEO and evergreen content. Bilal was hired by Interactive One in 2021, but has worked for the company for over 10 years. He started at Radio One in 2010 as an Online Editor in Richmond, VA. Before his time at NewsOne, Bilal was the Regional Online Editor In Atlanta, GA. He has also worked at iHeartRadio in New York City. He is a professional photographer, dog lover, gamer, and has quite the green thumb. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter.

TV Star and motivational savant, Iyanla Vanzant visited to Detroit to take part in The Women’s Empowerment Expo 2015 at the Cobo Center, and she gave one of the most powerful speeches we’ve heard in a long time. Her lecture, she entitled “You Matter,” shed light on some of her fears and struggles as an African-American […]

Imagine growing up the epitome of the American Dream, but never seeing yourself that way. I was a twin, I had two loving parents who supported everything we did, and I grew up in a small multi-ethnic suburban town outside of Philadelphia. There was no baby mama drama in our household. My father came home […]

It’s A Praise In The Park Weekend! To get ready for the show August 8th, we’re playing songs from artists who will be performing!

Last year, the nation was captivated by a young NFL dad and his spunky, charismatic daughter in the battle of her life. Since then, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still has shared the brave fight he’s facing with his five-year-old daughter, Leah Still, who was diagnosed with a form of pediatric cancer in 2013. Tonight, […]

President Barack Obama will address the NAACP National Convention in Philadelphia this evening to discuss Criminal Justice Reform, as well as discuss idea around the next step to ensure that the reform is a success. Watch President Obama live below…

The United States Supreme Court voted to legalize same sex marriage Friday morning, ruling 5-4 in an historic victory for Gay rights. The justices stated that under the 14th Amendment, marriage licenses for same-sex couples must me recognized by the courts. Do you think the Supreme Court should have legalized same-sex marriage? Read the entire court […]

Please keep Cedric The Entertainer in your prayers. The Comedian and actor’s Mother Rosetta Boyce Kyles,  passed away on Sunday after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was diagnosed with cancer in 2009. Please keep Cedric’s family in your thoughts and prayers.  

Our own Lonnie Hunter and Structure stopped by  MyFoxPhilly to talk about the success of his new album “GET IT DONE,” and to drop and exclusive performance on Fox’x Morning Show. Check out the video below…

According to nbcnews.com, investigators have found another person who lost their life in Tuesday night’s Philadelphia Amtrak train crash. The death count now reaches 8 dead and hundreds more injured.  Amtrak Regional 188 derailed after an apparent speeding accident, which flipped the train’s cars right off the track. Investigators are still trying to put the pieces together, after the train’s […]

Local Roots producer and friend of Lady B, Yahmeen calls into The Lady B Show to talk about his experience on Amtrak train 188 during the horrific crash, which killed up to 7 people dead and injured hundreds more. Check out the interview below… Check out Yahmeen’s Instagram posts during the tragedy…  

Radio One teamed up with Pandora to bring some Unforgettable Moments to some Unforgettable Mothers. In episode 3, we asked Kenneth Koon to share some of his best memories of his mother growing up. Then we shared some of the special moments with his mom. Check out the video below… _____ Also Check Out: Unforgettable Moments Ep. 2: A Daughter’s Love […]

Radio One teamed up with Pandora to bring some Unforgettable Moments to some Unforgettable Mothers. In episode two we asked Annmarie Hegerty, to tell us about some special moments she spent with her mother, then we shared Annmarie’s thoughts with her mom on camera. Check out the video below… ____  ___ CHECK OUT SOME PANDORA FOR YOUR SELF!  CLICK LINK […]