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  • newSouth Africa: Political Interference Weakening the Rule of Law
    [ISS] One of the founding values of democratic South Africa is 'the supremacy of the constitution and the rule of law'. The World Justice Project defines 'rule of law' as 'the process by which the laws [in a democracy] are enacted, administered, and…
    - 9 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 11:28am -
  • newAfrica: AfDB Injects U.S.$1 Billion to End Youth Unemployment
    [IPS] Rome -The African Development Bank (AfDB) together with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is embarking on the initiative "Jobs for Youth in Africa", aimed to put an end to youth unemployment in the continent by creating…
    - 9 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 11:25am -
  • newAfrica: When the Drugs Don't Work
    [IRIN] World leaders came together this week to agree on a global response to the escalating problem of Antimicrobial Drug Resistance (AMR), but will new measures actually reach the developing world where they are most needed?
    - 9 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 11:20am -
  • newCongo-Kinshasa: Kabila Election Gamble Leads Congo Into Crisis
    [IRIN] Kinshasa -President Joseph Kabila's bid to extend his stay in power was met with protests and violence on the streets of Kinshasa this week, with demonstrators condemning a government they accuse of failing its people.
    - 9 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 11:12am -
  • newAfrica: Invest in Marine Economy, African Ministers Say
    [SciDev.Net] Nairobi -Sub-Saharan Africa should invest in research and development to promote blue economy - which includes marine biotechnology, fisheries, aquaculture, transport and tourism - for sustainable development, say African ministers.
    - 10 hours ago 27 Sep 16, 10:14am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • Acel Moore, Icon and Pioneer, Dies at 75
    February 13, 2016 Longtime Philly columnist was left paralyzed in 2010 (2/13/16); Gwen Ifill wins in candidates' debate; Obama live from Illinois on CNN,…
    - 13 Feb 16, 12:58pm -
  • Gwen Ifill Wins in Candidates' Debate
    February 12, 2016 Co-moderator asks Democrats about white people; Obama live from Illinois on CNN, MSNBC, but not Fox; ex-Mexican president laughs at Trum…
    - 12 Feb 16, 10:05pm -
  • Now It's the Girls on the Bus
    February 10, 2016 NBC's Welker often "the only black woman in the room"; columnists turn attention to deadly football head injuries; . . and others to cr…
    - 10 Feb 16, 10:45pm -
  • Michael Feeney, Mentor With a Purpose
    February 8, 2016 Service in Harlem sanctuary has feel of NABJ meeting; NYU J-students say they were profiled at Rubio event; critic gives CBS "solid grade…
    - 8 Feb 16, 11:55pm -
  • Barred From Their Own Homes
    February 5, 2016 People of color victimized by NYPD tactic, reporters find; . . . one woman's list of 13 black investigative reporters; Dallas Morning New…
    - 5 Feb 16, 10:11pm -
  • CNN Pushes Back on Ted Cruz Allegation
    February 3, 2016 Texan cites network in spreading falsehood about Carson; reporter fired over fabrications, impersonations; Michael Feeney fund exceeds $2…
    - 3 Feb 16, 10:44pm -
  • Michael Feeney Fund Quickly Raises $15,000
    February 1, 2016 "Doctors didn't see this coming," mom says of fatal illness; Cruz, Sanders say Iowa results have messages for media; Palin squirms when…
    - 1 Feb 16, 10:16pm -
  • Michael Feeney of N.Y. News, NABJ Dies at 32
    January 31, 2016 "You were so about diversity in the newsroom, in life . . ." (1/31/16); whites believed ready for local initiatives on race; Birmingham T…
    - 31 Jan 16, 9:24pm -
  • Truth and Reconciliation, American Style
    January 29, 2016 Whites believed ready for local initiatives on race; Birmingham Times sold to foundation devoted to training; more Michigan water tests a…
    - 29 Jan 16, 10:35pm -
  • What if the "Militants" Were Not White?
    January 27, 2016 Response to Oregon standoff has invited comparisons; N.Y. Times could have made "real difference" in Flint; Trump boycott leads to "sense…
    - 27 Jan 16, 10:59pm -
  • The White Girls' Shirts Spelled "Ni**er"
    January 25, 2016 Some blur faces -- media "cautious with a hurtful image"; Japanese-Americans still fighting use of "Jap"; frustration builds among blacks…
    - 25 Jan 16, 10:24pm -
  • Madame Noire Tops Black-Oriented Websites
    January 22, 2016 Women's site leads The Root and BET in unique visitors; Detroit photog captures Flint tragedy for Time cover; #OscarsSoWhite morphs into…
    - 22 Jan 16, 10:20pm -
  • Latinos "Punch Below Their Weight"
    January 20, 2016 Despite numbers, voting influence seen as limited; black Dallas paper loses Martin Luther King Jr. parade; pundit fired after calling Fli…
    - 20 Jan 16, 10:32pm -
  • Dallas Paper Closes Community Sections
    January 15, 2016 Morning News cuts 13 "neighborsgo" jobs; Trump boots N.Y. Times reporter from campaign event; N.Y. Daily News promotes Eric Barrow to spo…
    - 15 Jan 16, 10:29pm -
  • TV Not for Obama's Progressive Critics of Color
    January 13, 2016 Some wish "State of the Union" addressed race issues; Trump rejects white nationalists but embraces "anger"; Al Jazeera America, praised…
    - 13 Jan 16, 11:44pm -
  • Sean Penn Scored on Ethics of "El Chapo" Interview
    January 11, 2016 Sean Penn scored on ethics of "El Chapo" interview; insult to journalists" to give drug lord approval; David Bowie fans span races, gen…
    - 11 Jan 16, 10:20pm -
  • Will the "Spotlights" Shine in Many Colors?
    January 9, 2016   Investigative teams usually a "white male crowd"; N.Y. Muslims win another victory over illegal surveillance; "NABJ baby" says advocac…
    - 9 Jan 16, 10:13pm -
  • Obama Cheered, Mocked Over Gun Moves
    January 6, 2016 AP says measures would not have stopped slaughters; AP nixes "militiamen" term in Oregon, favors "armed men"; Maynard Institute is "recons…
    - 6 Jan 16, 10:44pm -
  • What if Oregon Militants Were Black or Muslim?
    January 4, 2016 Treatment of armed white protesters at issue; how Trump would have delivered the Gettysburg Address; Albor Ruiz column cut from N.Y. Daily…
    - 4 Jan 16, 10:20pm -
  • "Media Throng" Follows Cosby to Court
    December 30, 2015 Daily News cover: "He said-she said" 55 times over; N.Y. Times says a white Tamir Rice would be alive today; . . . media want cameras fo…
    - 30 Dec 15, 10:32pm -
  • Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2015
    December 28, 2015 A year in the quest for news media that look like America: Police violence; gun violence; Donald Trump, seriously; fear of Muslims; the…
    - 28 Dec 15, 10:16pm -
  • Unarmed or Shot in the Back
    December 23, 2015 Atlanta reporters uncover fate of victims of Ga. police; Washington Post pulls cartoon depicting Cruz, daughters; Disney wants out of Fu…
    - 23 Dec 15, 10:52pm -
  • Putin "Creates Climate" for Killing Journalists
    December 21, 2015 Trump accepts Russian's praise, says guilt not proved; Rubio, Cruz not the Latino candidates many expected; Success story: "Why I stoppe…
    - 21 Dec 15, 10:07pm -
  • Journalists Follow Their Passions
    December 18, 2015 Our latest list of nonfiction books by journalists of color or those of special interest to them — the second of two — features jour…
    - 18 Dec 15, 9:58pm -
  • Norris Leaving NPR to "Grow" Race Project
    December 17, 2015 Host says effort might expand beyond journalism (12/17/15); recycled Baltimore images — how true?; Editorial: Despite mistrial, "damag…
    - 17 Dec 15, 10:29pm -
  • Recycled Baltimore Images — How True?
    December 16, 2015 With mistrial, opportunity to repeat prior mistakes; Editorial: Despite mistrial, "damaging" testimony emerged; critics say GOP debaters…
    - 16 Dec 15, 10:48pm -
  • Fallout Over a Dismissal at Poynter
    December 14, 2015 Mentors, mentees follow Kenny Irby to new program; NABJ founders see "back to the future" on diversity; climate agreement falls short of…
    - 14 Dec 15, 11:21pm -
  • Journalists Who Rocked Their World
    December 11, 2015 Our latest list of nonfiction books by journalists of color or those of special interest to them — the first of two — gives us a ch…
    - 11 Dec 15, 10:28pm -
  • Pulley Stepping Down as Hampton J-Dean
    December 11, 2015 Business journalist takes N.Y. public relations job (12/11/15); media turn up heat on Trump; should reporters be packing heat?; HuffPost…
    - 11 Dec 15, 12:57pm -
  • Media Turn Up Heat on Trump
    December 9, 2015 It's policies, not personality, after anti-Muslim comments; should reporters be packing heat?; HuffPost rebuffs NABJ request to correct f…
    - 9 Dec 15, 10:40pm -

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Politics 365

  • #TerenceCrutcher: Another Shocking Police Shooting Video Goes Public
    Here we go again. Jesse Benn ‏@JesseBenn / Add “car breaking down” to the seemingly ever-growing list of things that can get you killed by cops if you’re Black. ‏@Sil_Lai / NOT watching video of #TerenceCrutcher. Can’t handle witnessin…
    - 8 days ago 19 Sep 16, 7:49pm -
  • With 8 Years of Workin Play, Obama Tells Black Voters He’d Be Insulted by Low Turnout
    “There’s no such thing as a vote that doesn’t matter. It all matters. And after we have achieved historic turnout in 2008 and 2012, especially in the African-American community, I will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy, if t…
    - 8 days ago 19 Sep 16, 7:29pm -
  • Hillary Pushes “Temperament” In a Year Voters Want Something More
    After a terrorist attack from what appears to be “lone wolf” actor named Ahmad Khan Rahami, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is emphasizing having a calm and cool temperament in the face of danger. Meanwhile, Republican presidential nomi…
    - 8 days ago 19 Sep 16, 7:09pm -
  • Congressional Dems Want More Info on FCC Set Top Box Plan
    On the Tuesday following Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s release of a new set top box proposal, Congressional Democratic leadership wants the Commission to clarify this latest wrinkle in the effort to #UnlockTheBox. After W…
    - 9 days ago 19 Sep 16, 2:46am -
  • Supremacy Games: Trump Continues to Try To Delegitimize First Black President
    Birther king Donald Trump just won’t let it go. His obsessive focus on the baseless issue regarding whether President Obama was born in Hawaii or not is unending. Trump became a celeb within GOP circles with the false claim that the first Black Pre…
    - 12 days ago 16 Sep 16, 7:49am -
  • Why Our City Will Lead the FIght to End Hyde
    By: Mayor Svante Myrick, Ithaca NY For the past 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde Amendment—which gets attached to yearly appropriations legislation — to withhold abortion coverage from those qualified and enrolled in Medicaid and other fe…
    - 12 days ago 15 Sep 16, 5:16pm -
  • Why Hillary’s “Basket of Deplorables” Comments is Accurate
    When a black woman is pushed out of a Trump rally in Kentucky by a guy who was later revealed to have connections to white supremacists, that doesn’t mean anything? When a black male is punched in the face by a Trump supporter in North Carolina do…
    - 15 days ago 12 Sep 16, 8:22am -
  • Hillary Clinton’s Health Episode Lines Up with Trump’s Lies
    Is Hillary Clinton the jinxed candidate? She’s far more experienced yet she’s not that far ahead of Donald Trump in the polls. She just happened to run for President in a year when a once-in-a-generation phenom appears on the scene to become the…
    - 15 days ago 12 Sep 16, 8:03am -
  • Queen Sugar Gets 2.4 Million Viewers, Biggest Debut In OWN’s HIstory
    Queen Sugar, which is broadcast on the OWN network, averaged 2.4 million total viewers and a 1.9 rating among the network’s core demo of women 25-54 during the two-night premiere for the new show. According to the website Hollywood’s Black Renais…
    - 18 days ago 9 Sep 16, 8:00am -

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