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  • newWest Africa: Speedy Ebola Test Among UK Projects Given Grant
    [SciDev.Net]A portable device to test bodily fluids for Ebola in under an hour and anthropological training to help foreign health workers work more effectively with local people in West Africa are among five research programmes being funded by the U…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 7:25am -
  • newZimbabwe: Thabo Mbeki's Quietly Destructive Policy On Zimbabwe
    [ISS]It was the skeleton in the cupboard that successive South African leaders desperately tried to keep locked up. Former presidents Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe and President Jacob Zuma all fought tooth and nail to prevent the release of the Kham…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 7:21am -
  • newNamibia: Court Dismisses Opposition Challenge
    [SAPA]Windhoek -The Windhoek High Court on Wednesday dismissed an urgent application brought by three opposition parties asking it to postpone Friday's parliamentary and presidential elections.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 6:35am -
  • newNigeria: Will the First Credible Opposition Party Maintain its Momentum?
    [Africa In Fact]Nigeria is a political paradox: a multi-party democracy that has been led by just one party since it transitioned from military rule in 1999. For 15 years, no opposition has come close to challenging the dominance of the People's Demo…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 6:27am -
  • newSouth Sudan: Govt Rejects Proposal for Separate Armies During Pre-Interim Period
    [Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese government has rejected a proposal by the armed opposition allied to the former vice-president Riek Machar which sought to allow the existence of two armed forces during the pre-interim period should there be a…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 6:19am -
  • newEgypt: Govt, UN to Expand Food Aid in Fight Against Child Labour
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation]Rome -The World Food Programme pledged on Tuesday to expand an aid programme in Egypt that helps poor families keep their children in school and out of the workforce.
    - 4 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 5:20am -
  • newSierra Leone: Bodies Dumped in Ebola Pay Dispute in Sierra Leone
    [Deutsche Welle]A dispute over pay has seen burial teams dump bodies of Ebola victims in the street in eastern Sierra Leone. At least a dozen corpses were left outside a public hospital.
    - 5 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 4:52am -
  • newLiberia: China Unveils State-of-the-Art Ebola Treatment Unit
    [FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -China on Tuesday shocked Liberian government officials when it dedicated the first of its kind durable Ebola Treatment Unit in Liberia. Officials of government and eyewitnesses at the ceremony held at the SKD Sports Complex…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 4:50am -
  • newLiberia: Senate Rejects Health Minister Nominee
    [FrontPageAfrica]Like his predecessor, Health Minister designate, George Werner is bracing for a challenge, though, as his confirmation process got off to a rocky start Tuesday with an outright rejection by the Liberian senate which has rejected the…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 4:50am -
  • newKenya: Eldoret Police Officers Transferred Over Scuffle With Area MP
    [The Star]THIRTY police officers of the Anti-Stock Theft Unit in Cheptiret, Eldoret, have been transferred following an incident in which some of them allegedly assaulted Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi at a roadblock.
    - 5 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 4:10am -
  • newAfrica: Peak Youth - Seizing the Moment
    [IRIN]London -We have accepted the concept "peak oil" - the point where oil production goes into an irreversible decline. Now we are being asked to contemplate that we are also rapidly approaching "peak youth", when there will be more young people th…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 3:43am -
  • newBurundi: Burundi Under Increased UN Scrutiny
    [Iwacu]The UN Human Rights Committee published a critical report on the situation in Burundi. The Security Council subsequently discussed the stability in Burundi and the UN Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide says that Burundi must increas…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 3:35am -
  • newBurundi: UN Expert Urges Defence of Human Rights Activists to Promote Transparency
    [UN News]The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders expressed regret today that defenders in Burundi are deemed to be political opponents, saying that in reality they are activists working to promote and protect…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 3:30am -
  • newZimbabwe: Mugabe Mulls Appointing Four Vice Presidents
    [New Zimbabwe]President Robert Mugabe is said to be considering appointing four deputies in a bid to deal with the explosive issue of his succession which risks splintering his Zanu PF party, heard on Tuesday.
    - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 3:25am -
  • newNigeria: 80 Million Women Suffer Gender Violence - U.S. Embassy
    [This Day]Abuja -The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zainab Maina, on Tuesday called on the National Assembly to pass the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill, Sexual Offences bill and other anti-discriminatory bi…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 3:05am -
  • newRwanda: Rwanda Launches Interpol Campaign Against Organised Crime
    [New Times]The Interpol 'Turn Back Crime' global campaign was officially launched in Rwanda yesterday with a call to the public to cooperate with security organs to prevent crime.
    - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 2:41am -
  • newKenya: Kisii County to Pay Burial Expenses for Mandera Victims
    [Kenya Presidency]Kisii County -Kisii County Governor James Ongwae has announced that his government will foot the funeral expenses for the Mandera Massacre victims.
    - 8 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 1:27am -
  • newUganda: Wildlife - Director Suspended Over Missing Ivory
    [Independent (Kampala)]Andrew Seguya, the executive director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has been suspended by Maria Mutagamba, the Minister of Wildlife, Tourism and Antiquities to pave way for a smooth investigation into the missing ivory…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 1:23am -
  • newMorocco: HM the King Visit to China Postponed for Health Reasons - Release
    [MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI's official visit to China scheduled as of November 27 has been postponed for health reasons, the ministry of the Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery announced in a statement.
    - 21 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 12:42pm -
  • newLiberia: Liberia Keeps Its Foot on the Pedal to End Ebola
    [allAfrica]The incidence of reported Ebola cases is no longer increasing nationally in Liberia, enabling the United States government to consider scaling back the number of Ebola Treatment Units (ETUs) it is building in the country. But while there i…
    - 21 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 12:37pm -
  • newEgypt: Cairo Building Collapse Death Toll Rises to 15 - Mena
    [Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The death toll from a building which collapsed north of Cairo earlier on Tuesday rose to 15, reported state-run news agency MENA.
    - 22 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 11:59am -
  • newAfrica: Pope Urges EU to Help Migrants
    [RFI]On a visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg in France, the Pope urged lawmakers to help the thousands of migrants who try to reach EU shores.
    - 23 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 10:11am -
  • newKenya: Campaign Seeks One Million Men to End Gender Based Violence
    [Key Correspondents]Today (25 November), as around the world 16 days of activism against gender based violence begins, many Kenyans are asking if the campaign is likely to help eliminate this issue that contributes highly to new HIV infections.
    - 24 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 9:50am -
  • newSierra Leone: Ebola - Political Leadership for a Crisis?
    [Africa Research Institute]In the fourth of a series of blogs about the impact and consequences of Ebola in Sierra Leone, ARI researcher Jamie Hitchen, recently back from a year spent working in the country, evaluates the Sierra Leonean government's…
    - 24 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 9:43am -
  • newTunisia: Tunisia - "There's No Revolution ... It's Just a Show"
    [The Daily Vox]The Arab Spring may have fizzled out, but for Tunisia's youth the revolution is not over. After the 2011 protests and downfall of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, young journalists, artists and bloggers are still taking to the…
    - 24 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 9:40am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • Barry Was a Gift to the Media
    November 24, 2014 D.C. journalists say national reporters missed the nuance; CNN, Fox reporters attacked in Ferguson protests; Cosby accusers speak on the…
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 9:11am -
  • Local Stations Spurn Networks, Carry Obama
    November 21, 2014 Rise in viewership approaches 50% on Spanish-language channels; 7 of color apply for buyouts at Philly papers; Cosby developments leave…
    - 4 days ago 21 Nov 14, 11:14pm -
  • A Bad Day for Don Lemon, Bill Cosby
    November 19, 2014 CNN host sorry for question; beloved dad becomes pariah; broadcast networks opt out of Obama's immigration speech; coverage of Ebola plu…
    - 6 days ago 19 Nov 14, 10:43pm -
  • Downsized Unity Shrinks Further: Conventions Out, Ending an Era
    November 17, 2014 Executive director out as part of "restructuring"; journalists unimpeded by Ferguson state of emergency; Cosby's lawyer dismisses "decad…
    - 8 days ago 17 Nov 14, 11:00pm -
  • Advice J-Students Can Take to the Bank
    November 14, 2014 Black columnists offer tips for success in changing field; "What's your propaganda?" filmmaker asks J-students; in Washington Post piece…
    - 11 days ago 14 Nov 14, 10:14pm -
  • Diversity at Top of PBS News Operation
    November 7, 2014 Marie Nelson named VP of news, public affairs; In "Pointergate"; station sees mayor's gesture as gang sign; Hispanics remain Democratic,…
    - 18 days ago 7 Nov 14, 10:33pm -
  • Demographic Changes Trump Midterms
    November 5, 2014 GOP base still a shrinking portion of electorate; landslide thwarts Paul DeMain's bid for Wis. Senate; from Hopis to Gullahs, low-power r…
    - 20 days ago 5 Nov 14, 11:05pm -
  • 43% of Nonvoters Are People of Color
    November 3, 2014 "Vast gulf" in finances between voters, nonvoters; reporter Jonathan Hicks dies at 58, "true Renaissance man"; biographer Whitaker stands…
    - 22 days ago 3 Nov 14, 11:13pm -
  • Mourners Aid Victimized U.S. Journalists
    October 31, 2014 Dominicans embrace Americans after equipment stolen; visiting African sees "hysterical" Ebola coverage in U.S.; editorial writer who cal…
    - 26 days ago 31 Oct 14, 10:28pm -
  • Holder Sees End to Journalist's Prosecution
    October 29, 2014 Attorney general repeats, "No reporter's going to jail"; administration refines practice of leaking to news outlets; Zucker ties CNN spon…
    - 28 days ago 29 Oct 14, 10:28pm -
  • Sister2Sister Magazine Files for Bankruptcy
    October 27, 2014 Publisher says she'll focus on online edition; Native school shooter had "foot in each of two worlds"; Stevie Wonder visits FCC to aid vi…
    - 30 days ago 27 Oct 14, 10:16pm -
  • Radio Host Ballentine Found Guilty of Fraud
    October 24, 2014 "People's lawyer" accused of bilking lenders of $10 million; terrorists targeting Western journalists, FBI warns; leaks on Michael Brown…
    - 33 days ago 24 Oct 14, 10:15pm -
  • 15 More Disinvited in Fear of Ebola
    October 20, 2014 Universities of Ga., South Fla. cancel invitations to Africans; troubles not over for reporter who broke quarantine; NAHJ attracts nearly…
    - 36 days ago 20 Oct 14, 10:56pm -
  • CNN "Reconsidering" NABJ Sponsorships
    October 17, 2014 Journalists say network retaliates after criticism; reports on Ebola turned toward perspective this week; skepticism greets news that Nig…
    - 40 days ago 17 Oct 14, 10:22pm -
  • Disinvited Over Fear of Ebola
    October 16, 2014 J-dean says any decision would leave someone upset (10/16/14); CNN layoffs reach journalists of color; . . . MSNBC says it is keeping pr…
    - 41 days ago 16 Oct 14, 10:10pm -
  • CNN Layoffs Reach Journalists of Color
    October 15, 2014 Velez-Mitchell, Darius Walker hit in ongoing staff cuts; . . . MSNBC says it is keeping promises to Hispanics; journalists robbed, news v…
    - 41 days ago 15 Oct 14, 10:37pm -
  • How Ferguson Cops Bullied the Media
    October 13, 2014 Photographers group fights "catch and release" tactic; hard to show death by Ebola "with the dignity it deserves"; ex-all-news, all-Beyon…
    - 44 days ago 13 Oct 14, 10:35pm -
  • All-News Station Pivots to All-Beyoncé
    October 10, 2014 Don't blame Houston listeners, some tell Radio One; CNN's sole black executive producer quits; Latino, black millennials use phones as to…
    - 47 days ago 10 Oct 14, 10:16pm -
  • CNN's Racial "Atmosphere" Worries NABJ
    October 8, 2014 Fired black producer files $5 million lawsuit; restraints on African news media tighten amid Ebola panic; 70% of blacks say gays sin, but…
    - 49 days ago 8 Oct 14, 10:24pm -
  • An Apology for Whitewashing Slavery
    October 6, 2014 Magazine trashed book on forced free labor, U.S. economy; Boston Herald to meet With NAACP over staff diversity; Turner Broadcasting to cu…
    - 50 days ago 6 Oct 14, 10:46pm -
  • Ben Bradlee Wrestled With Racial Issues
    October 22, 2014 Fabled editor, dead at 93, acknowledged his ignorance; autopsy indicates Michael Brown reached for cop's gun; debate questioners overwhel…
    - 53 days ago 4 Oct 14, 1:36am -
  • Obama Takes Swipes at Fox News
    October 3, 2014 President underscores his animus on Twitter; BuzzFeed, Columbia plan fellowship for journalists of color; Post-Dispatch backs redress for…
    - 54 days ago 3 Oct 14, 10:17pm -
  • Baquet Seeks More Diverse N.Y. Times Readership
    October 1, 2014 Honored by N.Y. black journalists, editor urges outreach; public TV boards dominated by corporate interests; feds urged to investigate tre…
    - 55 days ago 1 Oct 14, 10:55pm -
  • J-Group Sees Future in Techno-Color
    September 29, 2014 Online news assn. conference makes strides in diversity; "Segregation Now" series wins twice at ONA awards; Holder seen as the "race m…
    - 58 days ago 29 Sep 14, 1:23pm -
  • Baquet Responds to "Angry Black Woman" Storm
    September 24, 2014 Alessandra Stanley tried "to make a profound point"; Google seeks to address employees' hidden biases; fans still love NFL games, but n…
    - 63 days ago 24 Sep 14, 10:32pm -
  • Racial "Blind Spots" Acknowledged at N.Y. Times
    September 22, 2014 Public editor responds on "Angry Black Woman" story; reporter drops F-word on air, quits to push pot business; overlooked: TMZ's elevat…
    - 65 days ago 22 Sep 14, 10:26pm -
  • An "Angry Black Woman" Firestorm
    September 19, 2014 Questionable framing of story on "Scandal" creator; 3 journalists among 8 killed by Ebola-frightened villagers; Goodell promises to pun…
    - 68 days ago 19 Sep 14, 10:35pm -
  • Web Fails Blacks, Latinos on Coverage
    September 17, 2014 "Their communities not paid much attention in the news"; new Washington Post blog focuses on visual narratives; whites catching Ebola v…
    - 70 days ago 17 Sep 14, 10:20pm -
  • "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…
    - 72 days 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…
    - 75 days ago 12 Sep 14, 9:59pm -

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This Week In Blackness

#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnation
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnationSupport Independent Media: http://http// At approximately 2am Central during the live broadcast of TWiB's dispatch from #Ferguson @Awkward_Du...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVV…
- 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 2:31pm -
Morgan Freeman is Wrong | #ablackshow
Morgan Freeman is Wrong | #ablackshowWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV.! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:1723…
- 5 days ago 20 Nov 14, 10:16pm -
#NoJusticeNoFootball 10:53pm | #BlackLivesMatter #STLdispatch
#NoJusticeNoFootball 10:53pm | #BlackLivesMatter #STLdispatchBrought to you by During a protest outside of the Rams Vs. 49ers game in St. Louis which was part of the #FergusonOctober Weekend of R...From:TWiB! Presents: B…
- 10 days ago 16 Nov 14, 8:29pm -
#FergusonOctober: Police Engagement during Moral Monday Action
#FergusonOctober: Police Engagement during Moral Monday ActionBrought to you by RH Reality Check. During the Moral Monday Action things became tense as an officer held the an imaginary line even t...From:TWiB! Presents: B…
- 10 days ago 16 Nov 14, 7:37pm -
"It's not about you, White Liberals™" w/ Dr. Brittney Cooper | @TWIBprime
"It's not about you, White Liberals™" w/ Dr. Brittney Cooper | @TWIBprimeOn this segment on @TWIBprime Elon James White, Imani Gandy and Aaron Rand Freeman talk with Dr. Brittney Cooper on Black Feminism, Michelle Goldberg & White...From:TWiB…
- 10 days ago 16 Nov 14, 5:01pm -
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:953…
- 20 days ago 6 Nov 14, 8:21pm -

Politics 365

  • new#HandsUpDontSpend: Pastor Jamal Bryant Urges Economic Boycott Ferguson Protest
    Nov. 27 to Dec. 2nd. Baltimore based Pastor Jamal Bryant has kicked off an economic protest/boycott set to take place from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday.  The economic boycott is a way to protest the lack of prosecution of Ferguson, Mo., Police Offi…
    - 17 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 4:28pm -
  • Walmart’s Associates: The Heartbeat of the Company
    It’s the week of Thanksgiving and one of shoppers’ favorite days: Black Friday. On Black Friday, over 15 million people will descend upon Walmarts across the nation to take advantage of holiday specials. In fact, Walmart refers to Black Friday as…
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 7:12pm -
  • Activists gear up for Dec. 3 protests to highlight US role in funding Mexican security forces
    As activists in Mexico have been protesting for weeks to draw attention to the 43 missing students from the Mexican state of Guerrero, their counterparts here in the United States are gearing up for an action on December 3 to draw the American public…
    - 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 6:57pm -
  • Wasserman Schultz Is Only Top to Admit Dem “Party Has a Problem”
    “We’re looking to identify our mistakes.” Notice how Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) is the only top Democrat to admit there’s “a problem” with getting beat by Republicans with a 12% approval ratin…
    - 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 8:46am -
  • Marion Barry (1936-2014) and Summer Jobs
    From the suites to the streets. Early this morning former Washington, D.C. Mayor and current Ward 8 Councilman Marion Barry died.   In an age of gridlock where many members of Congress brag about flying back and fourth from home to Washington, D.C.…
    - 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 8:43am -
  • A Powerful Week for the Black Caucus
    SEVEN UP. It was a fascinating week for the Congressional Black Caucus.  Perhaps one of their best days since four Black Caucus members became Committee Chairman in January 2009. The week started with New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) winning th…
    - 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 7:17am -
  • launches as a resource for administrative relief
    As President Obama announces his plan to provide administrative relief to millions of undocumented immigrants this evening, organizations are gearing up for an influx of questions from those who might be eligible for relief from deportation. iAmerica…
    - 6 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:10pm -
  • An Open Internet Creates a Wealth of Opportunities for Women
    By Melanie Campbell, President & CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Convener, Black Women’s Roundtable Over the years, the Black Women’s Roundtable has focused on promoting health and wellness, economic security, education,…
    - 6 days ago 20 Nov 14, 1:15pm -
  • Utility Scale Solar Among Most Affordable Options for Renewable Energy
    As the EPA issues new rules on carbon emission standards and climate change deniers get a hefty dose of reality, greater strides to transition America to cleaner, greener energy technologies are taking place each day. One of the options growing in pr…
    - 6 days ago 20 Nov 14, 12:30pm -
  • Internet Access Taxes Go into Effect in Three Weeks if Congress Doesn’t Act Now
    After a brief extension courtesy of the latest Continuing Resolution, the ban on Internet access taxes is set to expire on December 11, 2014. With Congress only in session November 20, and December 1-4, 9-12, they have seven days to act to make sure…
    - 6 days ago 20 Nov 14, 8:30am -
  • 2016 Campaign Starts With Jim Webb’s Walk Into Inner Cities, Focus on White Poverty
    Former Senator Jim Webb, a Democrat from Virginia, launched his campaign for President late last night via an e-mail and a video.  Webb is establishing a exploratory committee that is likely to become a full presidential campaign effort.  His speec…
    - 6 days ago 20 Nov 14, 6:57am -
  • Wifi Innovation Act Spells New Opportunities for Low-Income People to Get Online
    With days left in the lame duck session of Congress, the Minority Media & Telecommunications Council has issued resounding support of the Wifi Innovation Act.  ”With wireless quickly becoming a complement to wired broadband, the proposed…legis…
    - 7 days ago 19 Nov 14, 9:00pm -
  • Butterfield Elected Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress
    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) was unanimously elected today as the 24th Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress.  Beginning in January, Butterfield will lead the largest CBC in the organization’…
    - 7 days ago 19 Nov 14, 4:00pm -
  • President Obama will make announcement on immigration tomorrow
    Today the White House announced that President Obama will make an announcement on executive action to fix the broken immigration system. The White House posted this announcement on Facebook and on it’s blog. Check out the clip of the President fram…
    - 7 days ago 19 Nov 14, 1:52pm -

The Root

    Hinterland Gazette

    • Grand Jury Reaches Decision in Michael Brown Shooting Case
      The grand jury has reached a decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown shooting case. The Washington Post reports press conferences are being prepared by the county prosecutors’ office and Gov. Nixon. The announcement…
      - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 1:56pm -
    • Tamir Rice ID’d as 12-Year-Old Boy Killed by Cleveland Cop Over Toy Gun
      Tamir Rice has been identified by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner as the 12-year-old boy killed by a Cleveland rookie cop at a rec center after he took a BB gun from his waistband. Shouldn’t the police release the name of the officer who sho…
      - 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 3:32pm -
    • Sen. Lindsey Graham: House Republican Benghazi Report “Full of Crap”
      House Republicans debunking the House GOP Benghazi findings of no cover-up by the Obama Administration isn’t sitting well with Sen. Lindsey Graham. He blasted it as “full of crap.” Who didn’t see this coming? The Republicans are literally fig…
      - 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 2:24pm -
    • Ex-NBC Employee Frank Scotti Says He Helped Bill Cosby Pay Off “Models”
      More Bill Cosby sexual assault drama: Frank Scotti, a 90-year-old former NBC employee, said he stood guard outside Bill Cosby’s dressing room while he entertained “models.” Scotti claims he helped deliver thousands of dollars from the comedian…
      - 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 1:58pm -
    • 12-Year-Old Boy Shot by Cleveland Rookie Cop Over Toy Gun, Dies from Injuries
      The 12-year-old boy shot by a Cleveland rookie cop because he over a toy gun, dies from the injuries he sustained in the shooting. MetroHealth Medical Center confirmed his death, 19 Action News reports. Samaria Rice, the boy’s mother, has a lawyer…
      - 3 days ago 23 Nov 14, 10:33am -

    Good Black News


    • newCosby Biographer ‘Wrong to Not Deal with Sexual Assault Charges’
      *News of Bill Cosby’s alleged sexual assaults may have become a very big deal among the public, but it apparently wasn’t major enough for the comedian’s biographer, who admitted he was wrong for not dealing with the allegations in his book, “…
      - 16 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 9:20am -
    • newDarren Wilson Compared ‘Demon’ Looking Michael Brown to ‘Hulk Hogan’
      *First-hand details surrounding Michael Brown’s fatal encounter with Darren Wilson have surfaced from Wilson himself during testimony released Monday night. Court documents with Wilson’s testimony reveal the Ferguson, MO police officer told a gra…
      - 56 mins ago 26 Nov 14, 8:40am -
    • newMedical Incredible: What’s Up Your Nose…No Seriously! (Watch)
      *I know. That’s a strange question to ask in the headline of a story, but the video is going to be much worse – especially if you’re squeamish. Yep. That was your warning. But seriously, did you know that there are people living with a conditio…
      - 2 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 7:16am -
    • newPresident Obama has ‘No Sympathy’ for Ferguson Violence (Watch)
      *(Via The Detroit News) – President Barack Obama said Tuesday the anger and frustration of minority communities in dealing with law enforcement are no excuse for the violence and destruction of property that erupted in Missouri the night before. Ob…
      - 3 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 6:13am -
    • newRussia Throwing Shade At US Over Ferguson Protests (Watch)
      *(Via Newsy) – Protests in Ferguson, Missouri this week presented Russia with the perfect opportunity to critique the U.S. and its local law enforcement. “Police have used tear gas on a crowd of rioters who were throwing rocks.”  Russian new…
      - 5 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 4:35am -
    • newAlfonso Ribeiro is Season 19 ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Champion (Watch)
      *It’s all over and the winna is … Alfonso Ribeiro! Yep, Alfonso is the undisputed season 19 champion of “Dancing with the Stars.” We’re sure you’re not in the least surprised and more than likely are thrilled for Alfonso ’cause dude wan…
      - 6 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 3:32am -
    • newTHE (11-26-14) 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…
      - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 3:01am -
    • newWatch Angela Simmons’ Holiday Styling Tips
      *Angela Simmons is definitely haute and we love her new holiday styling tips, Haute for the Holidays, where we get a birds-eye view into the fashion maven’s personal style file along with insights from her stylist Kanebo Ebi, thanks to Beautiful Te…
      - 7 hours ago 26 Nov 14, 2:33am -
    • newWatch Porsha Williams Twerk on ‘The Real'; Talks Kenya, Cynthia Feuds
      *Porsha Williams stopped by “The Real” to talk about her feud with “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” co-stars Kenya Moore and Cynthia Bailey, and trying to mend relationships. “This season I feel is about mending relationships, or just you k…
      - 12 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 9:51pm -
    • new‘There’s ‘No Way’ Michael Brown Put His Hands Up: Darren Wilson (Watch)
      *As we reported earlier, Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, has given his first interview to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. Portions of the interview aired Tuesday evening le…
      - 12 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 9:11pm -

    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…
      - 90 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 -
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    Roland Martin: Mr. President If You Want A Legacy ... FIGHT!
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    Is Pres. Obama's Use Of An Executive Order On Immigration A Good Move?
    Is Pres. Obama's Use Of An Executive Order On Immigration A Good Move?On Thursday, November 20th, 2014 President Obama will unveil his plan for immigration. Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to discuss President O...From:Roland Ma…
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    What Are The Possibilities Of Immigration Reform Being Passed?
    What Are The Possibilities Of Immigration Reform Being Passed?Roland Martin joined the crew on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to discuss the possibility of immigration reform being passed. Martin explained there are enough Repub...From:Roland MartinVie…
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    Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom
    Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms LoomRoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss Jeremy Peters' New York Times op-ed, "GOP's Campaigns Have Recurring Theme: Be Afraid." The Times'…
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    Roland Martin Calls Out The Media For Highlighting Certain Domestic Violence Cases
    Roland Martin Calls Out The Media For Highlighting Certain Domestic Violence CasesWhile instances of NFL players being charged with domestic violence has recently dominated the news, the media has been relatively silent about the Hope Solo...Fro…
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