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  • new"Why Was Michael Brown's Body Left There for Hours?"
    September 15, 2014 St. Louis paper compiles "most comprehensive" account; whites, blacks split on whether shooting was justified; Movement Veteran says or…
    - 9 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 10:25pm -
  • Reassigned Columnist Quits Abruptly
    September 12, 2014 Wendi C. Thomas leaves Memphis Commercial Appeal; families of slain journalists not following official line; Atlanta Hawks GM takes ind…
    - 3 days ago 12 Sep 14, 9:59pm -
  • Killing of Journalists Buoys Support for U.S. Strikes
    September 10, 2014 In prime time, Obama declares campaign against Sunni militants; no bleeps: owners folding Vibe's print edition to publish online only;…
    - 5 days ago 10 Sep 14, 11:11pm -
  • Does TMZ Deserve Kudos After Rice Suspension?
    September 8, 2014 Debate over who was gutless and who unethical; Huffington Post M.E. leaves amid harassment investigation; Pam Oliver says age might hav…
    - 7 days ago 8 Sep 14, 10:28pm -
  • New Cosby Bio Looks Like a Best-Seller
    September 5, 2014 Mark Whitaker, a former network news executive who spent the bulk of his career at Newsweek magazine, has produced a reader-friendly bio…
    - 12 days ago 4 Sep 14, 3:20pm -
  • How Media Skew Our Views of Race, Crime
    September 3, 2014 Distortions bolster harsher penalties, study finds; USA Today lays off up to 70 people, half in newsroom; paper seeks to open any Michae…
    - 12 days ago 3 Sep 14, 10:09pm -
  • How Did "No Angel" Line About Ferguson Victim Get Through?
    September 1, 2014 Writer says having more black editors might help; N.Y. Times columnist Charles Blow says he's bisexual, sort of; women, people of color…
    - 14 days ago 1 Sep 14, 9:25pm -
  • Bombshell Suit Against "White People" Magazine
    August 22, 2014 Complaint cites story choices, pale Time Inc. leadership; CNN.com's D.C. restructuring means fewer blacks; ACLU says Ferguson events brou…
    - 24 days ago 22 Aug 14, 10:10pm -
  • "Why Police Will Continue to Arrest Journalists"
    August 20, 2014 In Ferguson, press corps has become its own story; AP decides not to refer to Brown, 18, as "teenager"; Native American sees parallels in…
    - 26 days ago 20 Aug 14, 10:39pm -
  • NBC Returning the Grio to Original Owners
    August 18, 2014 Revamp to feature breaking news video, tie to social media; blacks, whites divided on significance of Ferguson; . . . police continue to t…
    - 28 days ago 18 Aug 14, 10:28pm -
  • Do Asian American Journalists Have a Stake in Ferguson Story?
    August 15, 2014 Police slaying, aftermath are Topic A outside convention; after delays, police name officer who killed Michael Brown; Balta, Ericksen deba…
    - 31 days ago 16 Aug 14, 12:09am -
  • 2 Reporters Detained, Released in Ferguson
    August 13, 2014 Washington Post's Lowery tweets he "can't shake anger"; AP journalist is first reporter killed in Israel-Gaza conflict; key figure in stor…
    - 33 days ago 13 Aug 14, 10:55pm -
  • St. Louis Teen's Killing Raises Newsroom Diversity Issue
    August 11, 2014 Editor says inclusion could increase community contacts; 13 editors go on record about diversity in their newsrooms; do Latinos dance in c…
    - 35 days ago 11 Aug 14, 11:53pm -
  • NAHJ Co-Founder Calls Award to Fox a "Farce"
    August 9, 2014 Charles Ericksen says media firms don't deserve honors (8/9/14); MSNBC chief promises change for Latinos; Latinos-as-white stories called d…
    - 37 days ago 10 Aug 14, 1:34am -
  • MSNBC Chief Promises Change for Latinos
    August 8, 2014 Griffin pledges that show hosts will meet with Hispanics; Latinos-as-white stories called damaging as well as wrong; Barnett named executi…
    - 38 days ago 8 Aug 14, 10:50pm -
  • Journalists' Role Reversal: Dining at White House
    August 6, 2014 8 from Fourth Estate join 400 honoring African leaders; . . . "pool" report gives press corps lowdown on the dinner; after corporate split,…
    - 40 days ago 6 Aug 14, 10:33pm -
  • Grio Columnist Makes Plagiarism Accusation; Howard U. Radio Station Apologizes
    August 4, 2014 WHUR-FM removes disputed posting; website spotlights "qualified," savvy journalists of color; . . . consider diversity when deciding on mak…
    - 42 days ago 4 Aug 14, 10:27pm -
  • NABJ Gives "Thumbs Down" Award to NPR
    August 2, 2014 Al Jazeera America praised for "best practices" (8/2/14); Andrew Young, at NABJ, stands by "smart-ass white boys" remarks of 30 years ago;…
    - 44 days ago 3 Aug 14, 12:44am -
  • Right About "Smart-Ass White Boys"
    August 1, 2014 Andrew Young, at NABJ, stands by words of 30 years ago; NABJ members vote to penalize errant board reps (8/1/14); NABJ, NAHJ move toward…
    - 45 days ago 2 Aug 14, 6:41am -
  • NABJ, NAHJ Move Toward Joint Convention
    July 31, 2014 Meeting could assemble most journalists of color since '08 (7/31/14)
    - 47 days ago 31 Jul 14, 3:33pm -
  • Penalized for Diversity!
    July 28, 2014 Study: Advocacy backfires on those who are not white men; . . . . newspaper journalists of color increase by 1 percent; . . . in local radio…
    - 49 days ago 28 Jul 14, 10:14pm -
  • How "Overstated" Is Idea of "Acting White"?
    July 25, 2014 In last 20 years, writer says, theory has been debunked; journalist confronts history of his slave-owning family; Gaza crisis boosts ratings…
    - 52 days ago 25 Jul 14, 10:20pm -
  • Michelle 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…
    - 54 days 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…
    - 57 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…
    - 59 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…
    - 61 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…
    - 63 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…
    - 67 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…
    - 68 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…
    - 70 days ago 7 Jul 14, 10:22pm -

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

  • newWEEK IN REVIEW: Seven killed in Chicago shootings
    Seven people were shot to death throughout Chicago last week. Two of the fatal shootings happened over the weekend, when at least 14 other people were wounded by gunfire. The most recent killing happened when 28-year-old Charles Labon was fatally s…
    - 10 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 9:12pm -
  • Gov. Bob McDonnell: A separation of purse and state
    Gov. Bob McDonnell: Separation of purse and state By: Dr. Samori Swygert We are familiar with the phrase, “a separation of church and state”. This phrase is intended to differentiate and demarcate religious ideology from governmental affairs. How…
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 3:01am -
  • Malcolm X talks about how white media manipulates black people
    In this speech, Malcolm speaks about the media and how black people are judged.  Malcolm talks about the fact that there are hundreds of millions of black people around the world, yet white supremacy continues to control their thinking. He also ment…
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 12:11am -
  • EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn center for disabled adults mistreated black and Hispanic clients, lawsuit charges
    This adult day care center is seriously off the wall — heaven for its Russian clients and a separate hell for those who are black and Hispanic. A mentally disabled black man was forced to dress up as Michael Jackson and sometimes wear women’s clo…
    - 1 day ago 14 Sep 14, 10:34pm -
  • Mentally ill tenants served notices of eviction after nonprofit stops paying bills
    It was 3:30 A.M. when Albert Wilson — diagnosed as schizophrenic and bipolar — was jolted from his sleep by someone banging on the front door of his Manhattan apartment. His heart began to race. Wilson opened the door to discover a city marshal h…
    - 1 day ago 14 Sep 14, 10:31pm -

News One

This Week In Blackness

#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Low Quality Video)
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Low Quality Video)Support Independent Media. http://twib.fm/ferguson I didn't have a better night lens or light kit on me when we got to this area of Ferguson. We were broadca...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews…
- 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 6:55pm -
#FERGUSON Dispatch #1 | #TWIBnation
#FERGUSON Dispatch #1 | #TWIBnationSUPPORT INDEPENDENT MEDIA: http://donate.twib.me SUBSCRIBE: http://twib.me/subscribe http://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/elonjames Dispatch fro...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:296298…
- 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 4:37pm -
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnation
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnationSupport Independent Media: http://http//twib.fm/ferguson At approximately 2am Central during the live broadcast of TWiB's dispatch from #Ferguson @Awkward_Du...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVV…
- 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 1:57pm -
#GRAYRACISM | #ablackshow
#GRAYRACISM | #ablackshowablackshow w/ @elonjames White airs Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. In this segment of #ablackshow host Elon James White breaks down the ridicu...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:1542691ratingsTi…
- 8 days ago 8 Sep 14, 8:58am -
Dear "Dr." James David Manning... A.K.A. Dr. #HomoDemons | This @WeekInBlackness
Dear "Dr." James David Manning... A.K.A. Dr. #HomoDemons | This @WeekInBlacknesshttp://blackness.tv http://twitter.com/weekinblackness http://twitter.com/elonjames Apparently Youtube beef is what's hot in the streets now. Host Elon James...From:…
- 8 days ago 8 Sep 14, 1:26am -
Morgan Freeman is Wrong | #ablackshow
Morgan Freeman is Wrong | #ablackshowWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. http://twitter.com/ablackshow_twib http://facebook.com/ablackshow.twib http://twitter.com/elon...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:1617…
- 14 days ago 1 Sep 14, 11:53pm -

Politics 365

  • newCA State Sen. Roderick Wright to resign this month, following criminal conviction
    California State Senator Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) announced on Monday that he would resign from the state legislature effective September 22. This comes after being convicted for felony perjury and voting fraud charges for lying about living in…
    - 7 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 12:42am -
  • Iowa: DREAMers Ask Hillary About Immigration, Get No Answers
    DREAMers asked Hillary Clinton about the issue of President Obama’s latest delay on immigration.  Clinton, along with her husband, were in Iowa today at Sen. Harkin’s famous 37th (and final) annual Steak Fry in Iowa.  The event was first held…
    - 1 day ago 14 Sep 14, 9:26pm -
  • Rep. Lacy Clay Upset with Senator Over Ferguson Meeting
    Rep. Clay not invited to September 15 meeting. Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO), who represents Ferguson, Missouri, said on Sept. 11th that neither he nor Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) had been invited to a meeting on September 15 in Clay’s district on “next…
    - 1 day ago 14 Sep 14, 7:46pm -
  • Rep. Frederica Wilson Meets with Nigerian Schoolgirls Who Escaped Boko Haram
    Despite a change in the news cycle that has featured ISIS, Ray Rice and Ferguson, Miami Congresswoman Frederica Wilson fights to keep the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls in the news. After the kidnappings, Wilson spearheaded a bill to denounce Boko…
    - 5 days ago 10 Sep 14, 11:35pm -
  • Janay Rice #TeachableMoment
    It’s predictable that Janay Rice, the victim in the Ray Rice controversy, is strongly defending her husband and the father of her child.  Her defense in no way absolves her husband’s wrong, nor does it make her responsible for the violence reape…
    - 6 days ago 10 Sep 14, 11:18am -
  • The Value of Internet Equity Gets Lost in the Net Neutrality Debate
    “People are not stupid. They believe things for reasons. The last way for skeptics to get the attention of bright, curious, intelligent people is to belittle or condescend or to show arrogance toward their beliefs.”  ~Carl Sagan People of color…
    - 6 days ago 10 Sep 14, 7:30am -
  • It’s Not About Ray It’s About Janay
    Why do we always blame victims of domestic violence? Case in point: Janay Palmer. You’re probably asking who is she.  She is the now wife and then-fiancé of Ray Rice.  As if the video footage of him dragging her unconscious body out of an elevat…
    - 7 days ago 8 Sep 14, 9:12pm -
  • Immigration Advocates Furious as President Obama Delays Executive Order
    Immigration advocates are furious with President Obama over his decision, announced today, to delay an executive order regarding deportations.  With only 59 days left to election day, several Senate Democrats are in razor thin races for re-election.…
    - 10 days ago 6 Sep 14, 5:48pm -
  • President Obama to Delay Executive Order on Immigration Until After Election
    Delay. Delay Delay.  After much talk and speculation about an executive order on immigration that was rumored to occur in early September, President Obama will delay the decision until after the fall elections on November 4.  Immigration policy in…
    - 10 days ago 6 Sep 14, 10:43am -
  • Race Politics: Tom Cotton’s Anti-Immigrant Ad Would Make George Wallace Proud
    The Richard Nixon/Strom Thurmond branded southern strategy rears its head again.  In this round of southern strategy race-baiting politics, Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) tries to communicate to white folks in Arkansas that they’re “working hard” for…
    - 10 days ago 6 Sep 14, 9:31am -
  • Google donating to the Black Girls Code initiative
    Three months after a report came out detailing the lack of diversity at Google, which is overwhelmingly white and male, the Internet service giant is announcing a $190,000 donation to the Black Girls Code initiative. According to the New York Daily N…
    - 11 days ago 5 Sep 14, 6:23pm -
  • Fast-food workers across country protest for higher wages
    Fast food workers engaged in protest today across the country asking for a raise. According to The Los Angeles Times: “Police took 10 people into custody after the protesters linked arms and sat down in front of a McDonald’s in downtown Los Angel…
    - 11 days ago 4 Sep 14, 8:09pm -
  • California legislators send plastic bag ban bill to Governor
    Last week, California legislators passed a bill that would ban single use plastic bags in grocery stores and in large pharmacies. If California Governor Jerry Brown signs the bill into law, the state will become the first to ban single use plastic ba…
    - 12 days ago 3 Sep 14, 7:58pm -
  • Across the Nation & Especially in Texas Anglo Democratic Candidates Need To Learn From President Obama
    Why is it that most Anglo Democratic candidates, at least in Texas, are afraid to publicly support issues relevant to the African-American experience, like police brutality and racial profiling, yet expect our vote at the polls? Most only come to our…
    - 13 days ago 3 Sep 14, 4:20pm -

The Root

  • newIn a Vision of the Apocalypse, What Fate Awaits the People of Africa?
    This image is part of a weekly series that The Root is presenting in conjunction with the Image of the Black Archive & Library at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.
    - 4 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 3:00am -
  • newBill Cosby Tried to Teach Whites About Blacks
    Bill Cosby came under fire during his early professional years for not addressing race in his comedy routines. Journalist Mark Whitaker reveals in his new book, Cosby: His Life and Times, how the entertainer refused to label himself a black comedian,…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 3:00am -
  • newDems Roll Out New 7-Figure Ad Campaign Ahead of Midterms
    Reminding people to vote costs money. And to that end, the Democratic National Committee is spending a pretty penny—seven figures’ worth—on a national media campaign to get the word out that there is indeed a midterm election coming up and that…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 6:20pm -
  • newDon’t Rush to Judge Parents Who Use a Switch to Discipline Kids
    On Thursday the Minnesota Vikings’ star running back, Adrian Peterson, was indicted (pdf) on charges of “injury to a child” for striking his 4-year-old son with a tree branch—what many African Americans would call a whipping with a “switch…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 4:47pm -
  • newReport: Ray Rice Expected to Appeal Indefinite Suspension From the NFL
    Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice reportedly has plans to appeal the indefinite suspension levied against him by the NFL after TMZ released video footage of Rice striking his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, in a casino elevator. 
    - 16 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 3:45pm -
  • newCongressman Suggests ‘Sexting’ as Political Tool
    It was clearly a mistake, but nevertheless, one congressman's gaffe is a good reminder of the importance of staying up-to-date on the latest tech terms.
    - 17 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 1:57pm -
  • newMinnesota Vikings Reinstate Adrian Peterson Amid Child-Abuse Charges
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated and will play this Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. He had been deactivated this past Sunday after being charged with child abuse.
    - 19 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 12:25pm -
  • new2nd Trial Set for Detroit Cop Who Killed 7-Year-Old in Raid While Filming TV Show
    Jury selection began Monday for the second trial of an officer in a top Detroit police unit who was involved in the tragic shooting of a 7-year-old girl during a 2010 raid, the Associated Press reports.  
    - 20 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 11:23am -
  • newHow a Football Show Became a News Segment on Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
    Currently, the biggest news in football is not about anything done on the field, but everything off it. Carolina Panthers Greg Hardy was convicted of domestic violence this summer. Last week Ray Rice was cut from the Baltimore Ravens and indefinitely…
    - 20 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 10:49am -
  • newDarrien Hunt: Mom Believes Her Son Was Shot by Police Because He Was Black
    Darrien Hunt, 22, was shot and killed Sept. 10 by police in Saratoga Springs, Utah, after they responded to a call of a "suspicious" man walking around a restaurant carrying a "Samurai-type sword." Witnesses say that once police arrived, Hunt took of…
    - 23 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • New Book Says Bill Cosby’s Jokes Masked Pain
    Journalist Mark Whitaker, author of the new book Cosby: His Life and Times, talks with The Root Editor-in-Chief Henry Louis Gates Jr. in a wide-ranging interview. Whitaker says comedian Bill Cosby became an accidental role model for him at a critica…
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 3:01am -
  • We Have Fergusons in France—but the French Media Looks Away
    Police violence, like the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., also happens routinely in France, but the political and media treatment that these incidents receive isn’t the same. The French press is willing to see the injustice in Ferguson b…
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 3:01am -
  • Vote for the Greatest Black TV Shows
    Over the next three weeks, through Oct. 6, The Root is is asking you to help choose the number No 1. Greatest Black TV Show of All Time. To vote for a show, just click on the logo on the TV screen. When you see the kernel of popcorn, your vote has be…
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 3:00am -
  • My White Husband Does Not Define Me
    Unless you really know me, don’t assume you do based on what you think you see. 
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 3:00am -
  • In Whose Garden Did the Harlem Renaissance Grow?
    Editor’s note: For those who are wondering about the retro title of this black-history series, please take a moment to learn about historian Joel A. Rogers, author of the 1934 book 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof, to whom…
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 3:00am -
  • What Makes a TV Show ‘Black’? 
    Earlier this year I called Orange Is the New Black the best black show currently on TV. The point was that even though the show’s lead character was white, the series unearthed both powerful stories of black characters and a shining showcase of bla…
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 3:00am -
  • Idris Elba and Taraji Henson’s No Good Deed Is a Box Office Hit
    No Good Deed, starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson, topped the box office Friday and could beat earnings expectations by at least $7 million, according to Entertainment Weekly.
    - 2 days ago 14 Sep 14, 12:09pm -
  • Tavis Smiley Knocks President Obama Again
    Tavis Smiley, known for his unrelenting criticism of Barack Obama, recently told the Huffington Post that his commentary is rooted in holding the president accountable as the nation’s leader.
    - 2 days ago 14 Sep 14, 10:34am -
  • Ray Rice Welcomed at HS Alma Mater Football Game
    Ray Rice and his family made their first public appearance Saturday after a video was released last week of the Baltimore Ravens Star striking his then-fiancé in a hotel elevator in Atlantic City, N.J. last February, The Journal News reports.
    - 2 days ago 14 Sep 14, 9:32am -
  • LAPD Mistakes Black Actress for Prostitute
    Actress Danièle Watts took to social media last week to condemn the Los Angeles Police Department after she was allegedly mistaken for a prostitute after kissing her white husband, Identites.mic reports.
    - 2 days ago 14 Sep 14, 8:12am -
  • Lawyer for Michael Brown’s Family Slams St. Louis Paper for ‘Racist Speculation’
    Benjamin Crump, the lawyer for the family of slain Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown, blasted the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Friday for reporting “gossip and racist speculation,” according to CNN.
    - 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 11:37am -
  • Death of Ex-Marine in Hot Jail Cell Ruled Accidental
    The death of a mentally ill inmate in a 101-degree-Fahrenheit cell at New York City’s Rikers Island jail has been ruled accidental, the New York Daily News reports.
    - 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 10:03am -
  • George Zimmerman Accused in Fla. Road Rage Incident
    Police in Lake Mary, Fla., are investigating an allegation that George Zimmerman threatened to kill a motorist during a road rage incident, CBS Miami reports.
    - 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Vikings’ Peterson Booked and Released in Child-Injury Case
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked into jail and released on $15,000 bail early Saturday morning after he was indicted on a felony charge of reckless or negligent injury to a child, ESPN reports.
    - 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 8:12am -
  • Education: By Any Means Necessary
    Howard Fuller, the renowned educator and co-founder of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, has fought for equal education rights for decades. He also believes that America lies to its children.
    - 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 3:00am -

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News

EURweb

  • new5 Months Later and Still No Sign of Abducted Nigerian Girls
    *In an interesting piece at Huffington Post’s Black Voices, writer Charlotte Alfred updates the situation on the Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped by the Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram nearly 5 months ago. Their abduction sparked global o…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 3:40am -
  • newTHE (09-16-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board
    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in gene…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 3:01am -
  • newSinger August Alsina Passes Out During Performance (Watch)
    *We’re not sure what the cause was, but Monday evening in NYC, singer August Alsina collapsed during his performance. According to reports, the singer, chosen as BET’s best new artist of the year, appeared to faint while performing at Irving Plaz…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 2:46am -
  • newHigh School Reveals Reason Why Nicki Minaj Couldn’t Guest Speak
    *Last week, it was revealed Nicki Minaj wasn’t allowed to speak at her old high school – LaGuardia High. “I wanted to go back to my high school and speak to the students but the new principal declined. No need for me to inspire them, I guess. S…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 2:03am -
  • newThe Socialist’s Journal: Roger Goodell
    *A few months ago I wrote that I wasn’t surprised at the punishment given to Ray Rice. The main reason for my position was that there was too much money at stake. Sure enough everything with the NFL and Baltimore Ravens was business as usual all su…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 1:53am -
  • newThe Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Reversal of Fortune
    Being a celebrity is a double-edged sword that comes with popularity and privilege. But to whom much is given much is required. Some professional athletes are finding out the hard way they can’t expect to get the glory without the scrutiny. The vid…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 1:50am -
  • newRingside Update / ‘Money’ Does it Better the Second Time Around
    *Floyd “Money” Mayweather made it look a whole lot easier last Saturday night against a game Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. And maybe it was because he decided to utilize his superb boxing skills right out the gate at…
    - 8 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 11:17pm -
  • new‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star Geneva Thomas Dishes on Cab Fare Arrest
    *”Blood, Sweat & Heels” star Geneva Thomas is under fire after an altercation with a New York taxi driver. But Thomas is defending herself, claiming the incident wasn’t her fault. She was arrested for dodging her taxi fare, but she was wrongful…
    - 9 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 9:55pm -
  • newCicely Tyson Honored At L.A. Focus’ First Ladies High Tea (Pics)
    *L.A. Focus’ First Ladies High Tea held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills was a tremendous success. Over 1,000 attendees were blessed to witness a dynamic acceptance speech from icon actress Cicely Tyson afte…
    - 10 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 9:36pm -
  • newKevin Hart Donates $50K to Texas Southern University Marching Band
    *His last name is Hart for a reason — because he has a big one! Ok, Ok, that’s a stretch, but you get the point Kevin Hart pledged $50,000 to Texas Southern University’s Ocean of Soul marching band back in June. In June, TSU’s alumni Twitter…
    - 11 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 8:33pm -

Black Voice News

  • Laid to Rest, but Never Buried
    Past stories of police shootings in Southern California surface following the Michael Brown funeralEDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a first-person narrative used to highlight the recent discourse surrounding use of police force after of the death o…
    - 19 days ago 28 Aug 14, 12:45am -
  • 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…
    - 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 -
  • REDEVELOPMENT MAY NOT BE DEAD AFTER ALL
    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 -
  • STATE LAWMAKERS QUIETLY PASS VOTER PROTECTION BILL
    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 -

Roland Martin

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…
- 22 hours ago 15 Sep 14, 9:35am -
Do We Need Whole Foods In The Black Community? Mari Gallagher Lets Us Know
Do We Need Whole Foods In The Black Community? Mari Gallagher Lets Us KnowRoland Martin talks with Mari Gallagher about Whole Foods opening a store in inner-city Chicago and the other initiatives happening in our communities to pro...From:Rolan…
- 3 days ago 13 Sep 14, 3:37pm -
O'Jays, Family Respond To TV One's Unsung On Gerald Levert: Reggie Levert & Ed Gordon
O'Jays, Family Respond To TV One's Unsung On Gerald Levert: Reggie Levert & Ed GordonReggie Levert and Ed Gordon share their feelings about the loss of Gerald Levert and react to TV One's recent airing of Unsung on Gerald Levert.From:Roland Mar…
- 14 days ago 2 Sep 14, 6:56pm -
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:…
- 26 days ago 21 Aug 14, 9:38am -
O’Bannon Lawyer Slams NCAA “Hypocrisy” in Profiting Off Of Student Athletes [12.5.13]
O’Bannon Lawyer Slams NCAA “Hypocrisy” in Profiting Off Of Student Athletes [12.5.13]Colleges can earn an unending amount of profits from their student athletes long after they stop playing game, via video games, jersey sales, TV broadcasts…
- 33 days ago 13 Aug 14, 10:32pm -
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…
- 34 days ago 12 Aug 14, 7:31pm -