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  • newAlgeria: Plane Believed to Have Crashed in Mali
    [Premium Times]The plane is believed to have gone down somewhere in Mali
    - 8 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 9:54am -
  • newSouth Sudan: Playing for Time in the Peace Process
    [ISS]The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) mediation process in South Sudan hit another hurdle when talks that were meant to resume on 22 June 2014 were adjourned indefinitely.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 9:42am -
  • newAfrica: Science Struggles to See its Place in Final Drafting of SDGs
    [SciDev.Net]Political pragmatism threatens to sideline scientific advice in the final stages of UN negotiations for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), experts say.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 9:35am -
  • newAlgeria: Crisis Team Set Up After Plane Disappears
    [VOA]An Air Algeria flight carrying at least 116 people has disappeared during a trip from Burkina Faso's capital to Algiers.
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 9:13am -
  • newAfrica: Designing Effective MOOCs for Refugees
    [SciDev.Net]Oxford -There are many problems that need to be overcome before the full potential of online learning can be realised for refugees.
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 8:43am -
  • newAfrica: Communities Must Remain At the Forefront of HIV Response
    [Key Correspondents]Governments and policymakers are failing to involve communities in HIV and TB programmes, turning instead to researchers and experts to make key decisions. This issue has triggered debate at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne,…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 8:37am -
  • newEthiopia: Wildlife Protection Makes Economic and Climate Sense
    [AlertNet]Addis Ababa -Ethiopia may not be known internationally for its wildlife, unlike neighbouring Kenya, but the government has launched a plan both to protect and promote wildlife areas, while helping tackle climate change at the same time.
    - 10 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 8:31am -
  • newKenya: Creating a Slum Within a Slum
    [IPS]Nairobi -At the eastern edge of Nairobi's Kibera slum, children gather with large yellow jerry cans to collect water dripping out of an exposed pipe. The high-rise grey and beige Soweto East settlement towers above them. A girl lifts the can on…
    - 10 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 8:27am -
  • newGhana: Thousands Protest Against Cost of Living
    [CAJ News]Accra -Thousands of workers have heeded the call by Ghana's organised labour to protest against the worsening economic conditions in the country.
    - 11 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 7:29am -
  • newUganda: Student Forced Into Porn Now Under Threat
    [RNW Africa]A Ugandan university student who was trafficked and forced to act in porn films vows to continue with the campaign against human trafficking in spite of threats.
    - 11 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 7:21am -
  • newSudan: Woman, Arrested for Converting, Flies to Italy
    [VOA]A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity, and then barred from leaving Sudan, was due to arrive in Italy on Thursday, an Italian government official said.
    - 11 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 6:35am -
  • newAlgeria: Air Algerie Flight Goes Missing
    [VOA]An Air Algerie flight has gone missing during a trip from Burkina Faso to Algiers. Spanish airline Swiftair said its plane, which was being operated by Air Algerie, did not arrive at its destination Thursday and that no contact with the aircraft…
    - 11 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 6:35am -
  • newLibya: Tunisia Recalls Diplomats From Libya
    [Magharebia]Tunis -Tunisia is taking steps to protect citizens from the security chaos across the border in Libya.
    - 12 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 6:13am -
  • newTunisia: Tunisia Defies Terrorists Through Music
    [Magharebia]Najjar in Tunis -Tunisia ended its three-day mourning period for the soldiers slain at Jebel Chaambi, allowing the Carthage International Festival to resume on Monday (July 21st).
    - 12 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 6:09am -
  • newLiberia: Man Sets Health Ministry Ablaze in 'Ebola Vengeance'
    [FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -What seemed an unprecedented form of protest against the Liberian government's handling of the deadly Ebola virus erupted on Wednesday when a Liberian man identified as Edward Wellington Dellay set the conference room at th…
    - 12 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 6:09am -
  • newAfrica: Dispelling the Myths of Ebola
    [IDS]The Ebola outbreak in Guinea and its spread to other areas of West Africa has caused global alarm. As one of the world's most infectious and deadly diseases, with no cure, the level of fear surrounding Ebola is to an extent expected. However, mu…
    - 12 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 5:40am -
  • newCentral African Republic: Rebel Ceasefires 'Not Respected for Long'
    [Deutsche Welle]Rebels in the Central African Republic were due to sign a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday (23.07.2014). David Smith says even if the Seleka rebels drop their call for partition, the country is de facto split in half.
    - 13 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 4:47am -
  • newAfrica: In Speech to Ethiopian Students, Bill Gates Urges African Countries to Continue to Learn From Each Other
    [Gates Foundation]Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today set out why he is optimistic for Africa's future, stating that "the rise of this continent will depend on whether leaders – here in Ethiopia and all across Africa…
    - 13 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 4:39am -
  • newEthiopia: Bill Gates Finally Gets His College Degree
    [Gates Foundation]Bill Gates is no stranger to honorary degrees. In 2007 he even got an honorary doctorate from Harvard, where he had dropped out as an undergraduate years three decades earlier. But he seems especially touched by the degree bestowed…
    - 13 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 4:37am -
  • newZimbabwe: Police Summon Minister Over 'Baba Jukwa'
    [New Zimbabwe]INFORMATION Minister Jonathan Moyo has reportedly been summoned by the police over the ongoing Baba Jukwa saga.
    - 14 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 4:03am -
  • newNigeria: Students Kidnapped in Ukraine
    [VOA]A Ukrainian official says negotiations are underway to free nine Nigerian students taken captive by separatists in the eastern city of Luhansk.
    - 15 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 3:28am -
  • newSomalia: Lawmaker and Singer Saado Ali Warsame Assassinated
    [Sabahi]Prominent Somali singer-songwriter and lawmaker Saado Ali Warsame was assassinated Wednesday (July 23rd) in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu.
    - 15 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 3:04am -
  • newNigeria: Buhari Escapes Death in Kaduna Bomb Blast
    [Vanguard]Kaduna -At least 82 persons were killed yesterday, and several others injured in two bomb blasts in Kaduna, targeted at former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) and an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi. Both men, however, esc…
    - 16 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 2:18am -
  • newAfrica: U.S.-Africa Summit Must Listen to Voices of the People
    [allAfrica]In a guest column for AllAfrica, E. Gyimah Boadi of Ghana's Center for Democratic Development says the vast majority of Africans who prefer democracy over authoritarian regimes deserve to be heard at the forthcoming U.S.-Africa Summit conv…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 12:41am -
  • newSouth Africa: Govt Unveils Lifelong ARVs for Pregnant Women
    [Health-e]All pregnant, HIV positive women will go onto lifelong antiretroviral treatment from January, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced in his health budget vote yesterday.
    - 17 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 12:38am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • newMichelle Obama, Top Cover Girl
    July 23, 2014 Unbroken string of successful magazine images; Israelis take out frustration on foreign correspondents; Israel, Hamas jostle to control soci…
    - 19 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 10:38pm -
  • Recall of Gaza Reporter Tied to NBC Infighting
    July 21, 2014 Sources cite ratings jitters, not pro-Israel bias; 3 U.S. black journalists covering Gaza Crisis; foreign minister wants Al Jazeera out of I…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 14, 5:27am -
  • NBC Reverses, Returns Reporter to Gaza
    July 18, 2014 Network's recall was criticized as pro-Israel bias; Michael Feeney, Enid Alvarez laid off at N.Y. Daily News; Color of Change presses Twitte…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jul 14, 10:31pm -
  • Vargas File Might Never Get to Court
    July 16, 2014 Immigration cases awaiting resolution at all-time high; Detroit Free Press seeks to save high school J-program; reporter quits after commen…
    - 8 days ago 16 Jul 14, 11:09pm -
  • Undocumented Vargas Detained Near Border
    July 14, 2014 For three years, authorities have declined to prosecute; Plain Dealer seeking beat writer for LeBron's Cavaliers; Rhonda Lee, fired in hair…
    - 10 days ago 14 Jul 14, 10:45pm -
  • LeBron "Changes Everything" for Cleveland
    July 11, 2014 "I can't recall any other story comparable," editor says; John Seigenthaler dies at 86, legendary advocate on race; director Links "border c…
    - 13 days ago 11 Jul 14, 2:33pm -
  • Disease From Child Migrants Called Unlikely
    July 9, 2014 Administration disagrees with assertions by columnists; media groups call out Obama on suppression of news; Inquirer promotes Clark, Escobar…
    - 15 days ago 9 Jul 14, 10:19pm -
  • 20th Essence Festival Draws Record 550,000
    July 7, 2014 Event boosts magazine, raises millions for New Orleans; reporter's lament: "Only the white guys get back to me"; NPR stations in a quandary…
    - 17 days ago 7 Jul 14, 10:22pm -
  • Protecting Slavery Is Motive in New July 4 Narrative
    June 30, 2014 Did colonists fear England's moves against black bondage?; C-SPAN3 to cover 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act; judge throws out Zimmerman…
    - 24 days ago 30 Jun 14, 10:49pm -
  • Retorts to "You Spend Too Much Time on Race"
    June 27, 2014 Race-studies scholars share their responses to the haters; people of color own 3% of commercial TV stations; Tamron Hall wears natural hair…
    - 27 days ago 27 Jun 14, 10:31pm -
  • Black Media Aided Nail-Biting Miss. Victory
    June 25, 2014 $20,000 in ads, social media helped GOP senator; Latino group produces camera-ready experts in 12 markets; petition urges Univision, Telem…
    - 29 days ago 25 Jun 14, 11:12pm -
  • Egypt Gives Al Jazeera Journalists 7-10 Years
    June 23, 2014 President el-Sissi declares he won't interfere with ruling; Heart & Soul pays writer, says it hopes to rise again; Mekahlo Medina sole seeke…
    - 31 days ago 23 Jun 14, 6:50am -
  • Who Wants to Buy a TV Station?
    June 20, 2014 Six outlets for sale at "nominal" price to diverse buyers; Omar Tyree, co-writer of Marion Barry memoir, is a believer; no blacks in N.Y. T…
    - 34 days ago 20 Jun 14, 10:16pm -
  • Black Research Treasure Falls on Hard Times
    June 18, 2014 Joint Center's interim president working for free; blows to Redskins from Trademark Office, Seattle Times; Yahoo, LinkedIn disclose tiny fig…
    - 36 days ago 18 Jun 14, 10:21pm -
  • Final Jet Magazine Never Reached Some Shelves
    June 16, 2014 Distributor shuts down, frustrating many on East Coast; "People all over town are wearing . . . our front page"; Baquet undergoes surgery to…
    - 38 days ago 16 Jun 14, 10:35pm -
  • "Reparations" Issue a Best-Seller
    June 13, 2014 At forum, Coates also makes a case for journalism; in 4 papers, Ruby Dee's death was fully front-page news; at least 21 black columnists gon…
    - 41 days ago 13 Jun 14, 10:28pm -
  • Heart & Soul Still Owes Writers Thousands
    June 11, 2014 After a year, only half paid of promised settlement; NPR's Allison Keyes leaves as positions eliminated; services for Ray Boone livestreamed…
    - 43 days ago 11 Jun 14, 10:38pm -
  • Ebony Loses Last Editor to Work With John H. Johnson
    June 8, 2014 Historic week for company with Jet's last print edition; "If Asians said the stuff white people say"; Ezra Klein's Vox hires black journalist…
    - 45 days ago 9 Jun 14, 10:08pm -
  • Boost for Black TV-Station Ownership
    June 6, 2014 Nexstar offers to sell 3 Fox outlets to entrepreneur; D-Day rites a time to recall multicultural effort; Jet's final print edition on newssta…
    - 48 days ago 6 Jun 14, 10:37pm -
  • "The Bravest Girl You'll Ever Meet"
    June 3, 2014 Story tells of polio victim who survived 10 days in forest; Memphis paper shifts columnist after 10-year run; Pharrell sorry he wore headdres…
    - 50 days ago 4 Jun 14, 10:01pm -
  • Raymond Boone, Feisty Publisher, Dies at 76
    June 3, 2014 Richmond journalist insisted on high standards (6/3/14); one in 3 TV stations shares news with another outlet; Comcast purchase of Time Warn…
    - 51 days ago 3 Jun 14, 1:43pm -
  • One in 3 TV Stations Shares News With Another Outlet
    June 1, 2014 Survey finds "one-man bands" on relentless march; Comcast purchase of Time Warner opposed on racial grounds; Angelou service Saturday will be…
    - 52 days ago 2 Jun 14, 11:05pm -
  • Baquet Acknowledges Debt to Black Journalists
    May 29, 2014 "I identify with people who don't have much power"; story on black poetry prompts familiar criticisms; Lozano Exits as La Opinión publisher,…
    - 55 days ago 30 May 14, 11:06pm -
  • When Angelou Learned to Be a Journalist
    May 27, 2014 In 1960, Renaissance woman landed editor's job in Egypt; diversity stalls in book publishing, newsrooms, online; Google figures show 61% whit…
    - 57 days ago 28 May 14, 3:23pm -
  • Leadership Shakeup at Chicago Defender
    May 25, 2014 Interim publisher vows to restore paper's influence; N.Y. Times, MSNBC knocked for takes on Latinos and race; so many of our members know per…
    - 59 days ago 26 May 14, 10:21pm -
  • All In for Reparations Cover Story
    May 22, 2014 The Atlantic launches P.R. blitz for Ta-Nehisi Coates; Bob Herbert, former N.Y. Times columnist, returning to TV; Hampton U. given $245K for…
    - 62 days ago 23 May 14, 10:16pm -
  • "Tell Me More" Could Be Last of Its Kind
    May 20, 2014 NPR favors integration into other programming; José Díaz-Balart to host morning show on MSNBC; Ricardo Thomas, photographer of Ford and Car…
    - 64 days ago 21 May 14, 10:50pm -
  • NPR Cancels Multicultural "Tell Me More"
    May 19, 2014 Host Michel Martin given network-wide role (5/20/14) ; Sulzberger says he should not have promoted Abramson; black photographers laid off at…
    - 66 days ago 20 May 14, 2:10am -
  • Sulzberger Says He Should Not Have Promoted Abramson
    May 18, 2014 Publisher's quandary: Baquet was too valuable to lose; black photographers laid off at Cincinnati Enquirer; Carole Simpson upset she was not…
    - 66 days ago 20 May 14, 12:21am -
  • Was It Abramson's Pay? Her Style? Gender?
    May 15, 2014 Baquet calls Glenn Greenwald criticism "idiotic"; in reversal, Google pledges to disclose diversity figures; next on net neutrality: contenti…
    - 69 days ago 16 May 14, 9:22am -

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

  • Florida Barber Shop Encourages Reading during Hair Cuts
    Walking into a barbershop, you typically find the room filled with engaging conversation, some music, and maybe even a television set.  But not in one Riviera Beach barber shop, reported West Palm Beach TV. Royal Touch Barber Shop harbors a multitud…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 14, 1:23am -
  • Federal Appeals Court: U of Texas Can Continue Affirmative Action
    April V. Taylor The Huffington Post is reporting that an Affirmative Action case involving the University of Texas has been ruled on by a federal appeals court panel.  The case was sent to the Supreme Court in June 2013, but the court did not rule o…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 14, 9:23pm -
  • Florida barbershop owner focuses on books for customers
    This isn’t your normal barbershop. You’ll find the typical tools of the trade here. But also books. “The barbershop is based on men coming together, grooming each other to become better men, and I think books and education is a fundamental part…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 14, 1:28pm -
  • NBA legend Bill Russell ‘OK’ after collapsing during speech
    INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell was OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe on Thursday, the Boston Celtics said. Team spokesman Brian Olive said the 80-year-old Russell felt faint after t…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 14, 1:19pm -
  • Parents of Detroit boy found in basement attend court hearing
    The father and stepmother of a missing 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in the basement have asked for a judge and jury trial regarding their parental rights. Charlie Bothuell IV and Monique Dillard-Bothuell are accused of abusing the boy. The c…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 14, 1:10pm -
  • Los Angeles Clippers’ transgender sister killed in Baltimore City
    Baltimore City homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found Wednesday morning in the northwest part of the city. Mia Henderson, who was born Kevin Long, was the brother of Reggie Bullock from the Los Angeles Clippers. Bullock also sen…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 14, 12:55pm -
  • Dad’s bun-making skills make him a You Tube hit
    He brushes his 7-year-old daughter’s hair upward, gets a good, tight grip and instructs his little girl to spin around, wrapping her hair into a quick, tidy bun, perfect for her gymnastics or dance classes. It’s something that Earl Hayes Raglin J…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 14, 12:38pm -
  • Federal Appeals Court Orders Texas To Issue Confederate Flag License Plates
    By Nigel Boys When the legislators in Texas decided to refuse to issue license plates that showed the Confederate battle flag, they did so because they believed it to be a symbol of hate and oppression.  However, it turns out that they were violati…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 14, 8:41am -
  • Dr. Sinclair Grey: I agree with Eric Holder that Racism Drives the Obama Bashing
    By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Let’s face it- not too many people heard of the Tea Party until an African-American became President of the United States of America. When President Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected President, th…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jul 14, 10:47am -
  • Target fires worker for allegedly reporting a sheriff’s deputy was shoplifting
    Dallas Northington, who worked at a Target store in Leesburg, Virginia, as a security employee, claims he was fired in May shortly after reporting a shoplifter who may have been a sheriff’s deputy to authorities. Northington, 29, told The Washin…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 14, 1:43pm -

News One

  • newBlack Men Do Owe More To Black Women’s Causes
    Regardless of how one feels about the stance For Harriet founder Kimberly Foster (pictured below) takes in her essay, “Why I Will Not March For Eric…
    - 33 mins ago 24 Jul 14, 5:31pm -
  • newThe Shocking Health Issue Facing Today’s Soldiers
    According to a new survey, American male soldiers are more likely to have endured childhood trauma. More specifically, men who had voluntarily served in the military…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jul 14, 4:49pm -
  • newDiscussing the Renisha McBride Trial
    The trial of the man charged with fatally shooting Renisha McBride began this week. Theodore Wafer‘s lawyer has tried entering evidence into the proceedings to defame McBride’s…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 2:16pm -
  • newWith Voting Rights, We Must Have A Seat At The Table
      There’s a saying, “The only way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time.”   The National Action Network recently wrapped up…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 1:46pm -
  • newWoman Shoots Lover Over Bad Sex?
    Aruba “Tommy” Bennett and Ebony Steele joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” for “WTH?! Thusday” to break down all of this week’s craziest stories. This…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 1:42pm -

This Week In Blackness

Elliot Rodger, Glenn Beck and #YesAllWomen | #ablackshow
Elliot Rodger, Glenn Beck and #YesAllWomen | #ablackshowWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV.! Presents: BLACKNE…
- 3 days ago 21 Jul 14, 7:57pm -
So...about the word N***** | #ablackshow
So...about the word N***** | #ablackshowWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV.! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:791…
- 3 days ago 21 Jul 14, 10:07am -
#ABlackShow Episode 8: Who Care's if He Played God?
#ABlackShow Episode 8: Who Care's if He Played God?Watch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV.! Presents: BLACKNESS.TV…
- 3 days ago 21 Jul 14, 7:29am -
#ABlackShow Episode 7: The N***** Situation
#ABlackShow Episode 7: The N***** SituationWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV.! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:…
- 4 days ago 20 Jul 14, 10:54am -
#ABlackShow Episode 4: Ramaa Mosley, Donald Sterling and Shades Of Gray
#ABlackShow Episode 4: Ramaa Mosley, Donald Sterling and Shades Of Grayablackshow w/ @elonjames White airs Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. SUPPORT: In the 4th installment of #ABlackShow host E...From:TWiB! Pre…
- 4 days ago 20 Jul 14, 8:38am -
Dear "Dr." James David Manning... A.K.A. Dr. #HomoDemons | This @WeekInBlackness
Dear "Dr." James David Manning... A.K.A. Dr. #HomoDemons | This @WeekInBlackness Apparently Youtube beef is what's hot in the streets now. Host Elon James...From:…
- 6 days ago 18 Jul 14, 7:09pm -

Politics 365

  • D.C. Council Set to Ban Expelling Pre-Schoolers From Publicly Funded Programs
    You would think that suspending or expelling a 3 yearly who threw a tantrum from a program would be unthinkable right?  But in Washington, D.C. — just like in so many other cities — officials have to act to pass laws to stop the practice. The ha…
    - 9 days ago 15 Jul 14, 11:49am -
  • Congress Set to Decide Whether Internet Will Remain Tax Free
                          With less than six months to go until the moratorium on Internet access taxation is set to expire on November 1, 2014, Congress is scheduled to vote on the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act in a matter of hours, on t…
    - 9 days ago 15 Jul 14, 11:40am -
  • New York Firefighter Danae Mines Makes History
    Only one of 41 women in the 11,000 member New York City Fire Department, Bronx native Danae Mines knew that she would be a long shot participant in the department’s annual calendar that typically only features men. Cover photos of New York City’…
    - 9 days ago 15 Jul 14, 11:26am -
  • Free Press, Public Knowledge Exposé Echoes Dangerous Trend for Undermining Credibility
    At a time when people are increasingly skeptical of whose interests are really being represented by public advocacy groups, and various civic and social associations, “follow the money trail” analysis has become a more pervasive tactic to undermi…
    - 12 days ago 12 Jul 14, 9:51am -
  • #BorderCrisis: CHC Led By Rep. Luis Gutierrez Set to Press Obama to Take Action
    Today, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus threw down the gauntlet on what their demands will be regarding the border crisis.  First on the list: They want the deportations of children to stop. The CHC is set to meet with President Obama ne…
    - 13 days ago 11 Jul 14, 9:50pm -
  • Border Crisis Is Just Like Katrina… Other Than the 1,833 Dead People
    1,833 Dead. How Soon We Forget.  “I think about the criticism that George W. Bush received when he didn’t go to New Orleans [during] Katrina, this is no different,” said Texas Gov. Rick Perry yesterday on Fox News as he repeated a recent lates…
    - 13 days ago 11 Jul 14, 9:22pm -
  • Members of Congress Share Title II Concerns with FCC Chairman
    As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Chairman Thomas Wheeler mull over the best way to re-implement “net neutrality” rules, the possibility of “Title II” reclassification has come up often.  To many, including members of Congre…
    - 13 days ago 11 Jul 14, 6:10pm -
  • Netflix’s Flip-Flop on Net Neutrality
    Netflix must have been anticipating this year’s World Cup, preparing for it like some soccer athletes by practicing a “dive” or “flop”; feigning some injury in order to get a free kick.  The flop I’m referring to is taking opposite posit…
    - 13 days ago 11 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Telemedicine Approved for Medicare, Medicaid Reimbursement
    It’s Christmas in July – at least, that’s how Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), must feel. Earlier this week, he proudly announced to the ATA membership that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (C…
    - 13 days ago 11 Jul 14, 8:30am -

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News


  • newCoolio Drops New Single, Music Video Through PornHub
    *Coolio is back in music thanks to the website PornHub. The veteran rapper is releasing “Take It to the Hub,” a song and forthcoming music video from Coolio co-starring pornstars Alexa Aimes (as a twerking dinosaur), Phoenix Marie, Jessica Bangko…
    - 54 mins ago 24 Jul 14, 5:10pm -
  • newFred Davis Turns Himself In Over Alleged DC Assault
    *NFL tight end Fred Davis turned himself in to authorities in DC early Thursday in connection with an alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend, including accusations that he insulted her flat booty … and then attacked her with dirt and flowers. Accordi…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jul 14, 4:55pm -
  • newUsher, J.Lo to Perform at ‘Fashion Rocks’ in Brooklyn
    * Usher, Jennifer Lopez and Kiss have been tapped to perform at the Fashion Rocks concert this fall. The Sept. 9 event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn will also feature Duran Duran, Miranda Lambert and Pitbull. It will air live on CBS at 9 p.m. Ea…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Jul 14, 4:47pm -
  • newWatch Stuart Scott’s Inspirational Speech About Cancer at the ESPY Awards
    *Talk about a truly inspirational story. “SportsCenter“ anchor Stuart Scott was honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPY Awards. A ESPN feature of Scott battling cancer was moving and his acceptance speech was even more inspiring…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 4:15pm -
  • new‘The Best Man Wedding’ Set to be Released in 2016 as 3rd Film in Franchise
    *Universal Pictures made it official! “The Best Man Wedding” is set to be released in 2016 — making it the third film in the franchise. Malcolm D. Lee will return to write and direct the film while Sean Daniel will produce. The trilogy comes a…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jul 14, 2:58pm -

Black Voice News

  • For Many Girls Globally, U.S. a Symbol of Better Education
    UCR Professor: Greater representation of high-achieving women transcends into a “beacon” for girls everywhereBy Corey Arvin Staff WriterWhen news about the abduction of 276 schoolgirls reached Simi Ogunleye, she was heartbroken and outraged not…
    - 64 days ago 21 May 14, 2:26pm -
  • Law Enforcement Remembers Deputy Killed by Dorner
    Deputy Jeremiah MacKay remembered as a man with a ‘big heart’ By BVN StaffAs the local law enforcement community was mourning the loss of one of their own with the untimely death of Riverside Police Officer Michael Crain, they were struck anoth…
    - 22 Feb 13, 10:59am -
  • Manhunt for Ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner Ends in More Bloodshed
    Riverside Police Department, Sheriff's department mourn loss of fallen officers By BVN StaffThe week-long manhunt for former Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Jordan Dorner came to an end Tuesday after it was confirmed Dorner was…
    - 14 Feb 13, 11:37am -
  • SB Bankruptcy Plan Talks Called “Intractable”
    Councilman Rikke Van Johnson urges outside financial helpChris LevisterSAN BERNARDINO - As the public battle rages over fixing a $45.8 million budget deficit members of the San Bernardino City Council remained mired in acrimony on Wednesday raising…
    - 26 Sep 12, 7:54pm -
  • Million Father March Event a Huge Success
    By John ColemanMore than 100 men, women, and children recently participated in the Million Fathers March organized by Street Positive CEO, Terry Boykins. Photos by John Coleman#670            "Let me hear you?" Terry Boykins asked the grou…
    - 26 Sep 12, 7:54pm -
  • Southland Campaigning
    Last Saturday Congressman James Clyburn (D - SC) was in Riverside in support of Mark Takano, candidate for the newly drawn Congressional District 41. Several community activists were in attendance including Waudier (Woodie) Rucker-Hughes, President o…
    - 19 Sep 12, 8:19pm -
  • Jose Cuervo National Championships to be Held in Huntington Beach
    Local and Pro Beach Volleyball Athletes to Compete for National Championship Title and $150,000 Prize Purse The 2012 Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series will round out the season with the Jose Cuervo National Championships in Huntington Beach fr…
    - 19 Sep 12, 8:09pm -
    Legislators pass bills that would revive anti-blight program Chris Levister A legislative compromise that would expand cities’ and counties’ ability to divert property taxes for local development projects may be too late for bankrupt San Bernar…
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:43pm -
    Same day voter registration to start in 2016 Chris Levister With the national spotlight on the confusion and chaos surrounding voter ID laws trained on states like Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Wisconsin, Rhode Island and Florida (Since 2010, 10 state…
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:06pm -
  • UCR Franklin Fellow Gets Rousing Welcome in Washington
    Only tenured Black business professor in the UC system saw a sabbatical rescinded In July when University of California Riverside professor, Dr. Waymond Rodgers stepped into the U.S. State Department’s Washington offices marking the long awaited s…
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Roland Martin

Roland Martin Takes DEMS To Task For Lack Of Minority Contractor Spending
Roland Martin Takes DEMS To Task For Lack Of Minority Contractor SpendingRoland Martin, host of "NewsOne Now" took Democrats to task for spending little on minority contractors. According to PowerPAC+'s 2014 Fannie Lou Hamer Repor...From:Roland…
- 1 day ago 23 Jul 14, 12:48pm -
Roland Martin And The NewsOne Now Panel Lay The Smack Down On Gov. Bobby Jindal
Roland Martin And The NewsOne Now Panel Lay The Smack Down On Gov. Bobby JindalRoland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel lay the smack down on Gov. Bobby Jindal for his comments comparing Attorney General Eric Holder to Gov. George Wallac...From:…
- 1 day ago 23 Jul 14, 12:01pm -
Check Out This Crazy Instagram Post By Roland's Niece Faith
Check Out This Crazy Instagram Post By Roland's Niece FaithRoland Martin and the "NewsOne Now" comedians panel joke about a Instagram post by Roland's niece Faith.From:Roland MartinViews:213116ratingsTime:01:54More inNews & Politics
- 2 days ago 22 Jul 14, 8:20am -
Roland Martin, Ben Carson Clash Over ACA Slavery Comments During Exclusive NewsOne Now Interview
Roland Martin, Ben Carson Clash Over ACA Slavery Comments During Exclusive NewsOne Now InterviewDr. Ben Carson explained his controversial comments regarding the Affordable Care Act and slavery during his exclusive interview with Roland S. Martin…
- 3 days ago 22 Jul 14, 1:23am -
NewsOne Now Exclusive: Dr. Ben Carson: I'm Not Anti Obama; Not Excited About His Policies
NewsOne Now Exclusive: Dr. Ben Carson: I'm Not Anti Obama; Not Excited About His PoliciesDr. Ben Carson, sat down with Roland Martin for an exclusive interview on TV One's NewsOne now to discuss an his controversial comments, views and political…
- 3 days ago 21 Jul 14, 5:06pm -
The Legendary Ruby Dee Speaks w/ Roland Martin At The 2011 McDonald's 365Black Awards
The Legendary Ruby Dee Speaks w/ Roland Martin At The 2011 McDonald's 365Black AwardsDuring the 2011 McDonald's 365Black Awards, Roland Martin spoke with actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee.From:Roland MartinViews:38111ratingsTime:…
- 4 days ago 21 Jul 14, 2:34am -