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

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

  • TOUGH LOVE
    Honey-Nut Cheerios. They were his favorite. “The Cheerios with the bee!” Lisette Bamenga’s face brightens as she recalls how much her son Kenny loved Honey-Nut Cheerios, how she and her little boy used to dance and sing together about the Cheer…
    - 1 day ago 26 May 16, 7:12am -
  • Retired NYPD cop sues for $100M, claims police chief beat her after they had 7 years of trysts
    At first, Officer Tabatha Foster loved the feel of her NYPD boss’ hands. And then he landed his first punch. Foster, after filing a $100 million notice of claim Wednesday against the city, recounted her rocky seven-year romance with insatiable NYPD…
    - 1 day ago 26 May 16, 7:05am -
  • Clinton’s inexcusable, willful disregard for the rules
    HILLARY CLINTON’S use of a private email server while secretary of state from 2009 to 2013 has been justifiably criticized as an error of judgment. What the new report from the State Department inspector general makes clear is that it also was not…
    - 1 day ago 26 May 16, 6:49am -
  • Why It’s Actually Terrifying That Donald Trump Doesn’t Sleep Much
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said before thathe doesn’t get much sleep. And at a campaign event Wednesday in Anaheim, California, less than two weeks before the California presidential primary, Trump bragged again: …
    - 1 day ago 26 May 16, 6:44am -
  • Donald Trump’s Top Adviser: ‘This Is Not A Hard Race’
    TrumpWorld is, in fact, a seething mosh pit of ambitious egos vying to influence Trump, who keeps them all at bay, milking them for advice, until he decides everything on his own — often on a whim or in an odd-hour tweet. But to the extent that the…
    - 1 day ago 26 May 16, 6:41am -

News One

  • newGucci Mane Is Released From Prison
    It’s Gucci time! The trap community can finally rejoice; their savior is home free. According to reports, Gucci Mane has been released from jail early. The trap lord’s girlfriend Keyshia “Dior” Ka’oir broke the news on her personal Sn…
    - 17 hours ago 26 May 16, 3:33pm -
  • newRoland Martin Defends Marilyn Mosby’s Decision To Prosecute Baltimore Cops
    Two of the six Baltimore City police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray are now suing Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for defamation and invasion of privacy. The officers filing suit are Sergeant Alicia White an…
    - 17 hours ago 26 May 16, 3:19pm -
  • newChicago Girl Banned From Prom Over Poem Speaks Out
    Taiylar Ball, the Chicago area high school senior who was banned from attending her prom as a result of a controversial spoken word performance during a Homewood Flossmoor High School talent show, will be allowed to walk across the stage at her high…
    - 17 hours ago 26 May 16, 2:47pm -
  • newMississippi Judge Released Man From Jail Whose Daughter Died In Hot Car
    A Mississippi judge released a man from jail on his own recognizance who left his infant daughter in his hot car while he was at work. The prosecutor approved that decision and wants to reduce the second-degree murder charge.
    - 18 hours ago 26 May 16, 1:54pm -
  • newTrump Reaches Magic Number Of Delegates To Clinch Uncontested GOP Nomination
    Trump was put over the top in the Associated Press delegate count by a small number of the party's unbound delegates who told the AP they would support him at the convention. Among them is Oklahoma GOP chairwoman Pam Pollard.
    - 18 hours ago 26 May 16, 1:53pm -

This Week In Blackness

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Politics 365

  • GOP Fear Losing Senate: Pressure Put on Rubio to Run Again
    In what may be first clue that Republicans are realizing they will lose control of the U.S. Senate, current Senator and failed presidential candidate Marco Rubio is being pressured to run for the Senate in Florida again. The filing deadline is June 2…
    - 1 day ago 26 May 16, 8:06am -
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders Names Cornel West, Rep. Keith Ellison to #DNC Platform Commitee
    Sen. Bernie Sanders has named two of his supporters, Dr. Cornell West and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), to be on the Democratic National Committee’s platform committee. That should make for an interesting and exciting time for all. Clearly Sanders…
    - 4 days ago 23 May 16, 5:37pm -
  • Clarke Launches Multicultural Media Coalition, Explores FCC Set Top Rule
    A long time advocate of greater diversity and inclusion for people of color and members of underrepresented communities, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) today launched a congressional Multicultural Media Caucus to evaluate and address the issues…
    - 7 days ago 19 May 16, 8:23pm -
  • Video: Obama Asked Why He Picked “Another White Male” for SCOTUS
    Buzzfeed legal editor Chris Geidner asks President Obama “why didn’t you take the opportunity” to nominate someone other than “another straight white male” for the “U.S. Supreme Court? President Obama appears to have slight amnesia during…
    - 9 days ago 17 May 16, 8:43pm -
  • Improving Outcomes for Pregnant Inmates Starts with Nurseries in Prison
    Imagine giving birth and, within 24 to 48 hours, being separated from your child. It’s a fate that 6-10% of incarcerated women face. With roughly 113,000 women pregnant upon their entry into prison, they are often unable to care for and bond wit…
    - 10 days ago 17 May 16, 2:20pm -
  • Val Demings: Fighting for an America that Embraces its People
    Four years after her initial congressional bid, former Orlando Chief of Police, Val Demings, is running to represent Florida’s recently redrawn 10th Congressional district. “I want to see an America that wraps its arms around its people, regardl…
    - 10 days ago 16 May 16, 8:18pm -
  • Priorities USA to Spend Millions on African American Radio and TV
    A day after announced the addition of Jeff Johnson to their strategic team to focus on African-American media, Priorities USA is announcing plans to spend $5.3 million on ads to run on African American broadcast media.  Priorities USA Action is a D…
    - 16 days ago 11 May 16, 2:45pm -
  • As Bernie Sanders won West Virginia, he made a clear call to defeat Trump
    There has been much debate about whether Bernie Sanders supporters will throw their support behind Hillary Clinton in the general election to defeat Donald Trump. Yesterday as he won the primary in West Virginia, Bernie Sanders made a strong statemen…
    - 16 days ago 11 May 16, 11:26am -
  • Paul Ryan Looks for a Way to Escape Donald Trump
    “I’ll do whatever — he’s the nominee I’ll do whatever he wants.” That’s what House Speaker Paul Ryan said to a reporter asking whether he would remain as the Republican National Committee Chairman in Cleveland in late July.  After cre…
    - 17 days ago 9 May 16, 10:55pm -
  • Top Trump Chump: Clinton, Warren Are “Hiding Behind Their Sex”
    As if to have some odd need to make polling numbers worse with women voters, Donald Trump’s campaign manager went all out on Sunday on Fox News.  On April 1, Gallup reported that “seven in 10 Women have an unfavorable opinion of Trump.” His ca…
    - 18 days ago 8 May 16, 10:04pm -
  • Why Does Donald Trump Need Paul Ryan?
    He’s anti-establishment. He’s without precedent. He’s self funded. He’s Donald Trump. And just like he didn’t need Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush or anyone else, he doesn’t need Paul Ryan. Ryan is the Speaker of the House wh…
    - 19 days ago 8 May 16, 6:05pm -
  • About Time: Harriet Tubman Movie Being Planned
    As first reported in Deadline Hollywood, “a movie about iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is in development from Seith Mann who is the director of the series “Homeland.” No word yet on who will play Tubman.  Work on the film is scheduled to…
    - 22 days ago 5 May 16, 10:20am -
  • Cruz Out + Trump Nominee + Senate in Play May = McConnell Scared, No Justice Reform
    With 187 Days and the State of Play for S. 2123. Would Senate Majority Mitch McConnell move Grassley’s “Sentencing Reform” bill some Republicans in the Senate have already demanded changes to (which they received) as Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) retur…
    - 23 days ago 4 May 16, 12:51pm -
  • Trump Sets Up GOP for Colossal Crash and Burn on November 8, 2016
    New York real estate developer Donald Trump, who can’t answer a foreign policy question, explain what the nuclear triad is, or provide policy details on how he will “make America great again,” will likely be the Republican nominee for the pres…
    - 23 days ago 4 May 16, 10:46am -

The Root

  • newIf Commissioner Bill Bratton Wants to Discuss ‘Thugs,’ He Should Start With the NYPD
    New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, one of the architects of New York’s racist Stop and Frisk policy, has weighed in on the fatal shooting that took place at a hip hop concert at Manhattan’s Irving Plaza Wednesday night, and his state…
    - 1 hour ago 27 May 16, 6:49am -
  • newThe Lynching of My Husband’s Ancestor Shocked a Nation
    Dear Professor Gates:
 I am seeking help with finding the parents of my husband’s four-times-great-grandmother, Leanna Donegan Knox (born in 1794 in Hopkinsville, Ky.). She was mulatto and according to an Illinois Servitude and Emancipation re…
    - 9 hours ago 26 May 16, 11:00pm -
  • newHow to Stop Jay Z From Threatening Us With New Music
    For the past two years, malicious rumors of a joint Beyoncé-Jay Z album have terrorized us on the Internet. Vague “sources” have been quoted everywhere from Rap Up to Vanity Fair, claiming that the cursed release is set to have a surprise strea…
    - 16 hours ago 26 May 16, 4:10pm -
  • newDonald Trump Clinches GOP Nomination
    Well, what we’ve all known  finally became official when Donald Trump received enough delegates to clinch the GOP presidential nomination Thursday. Although California and New Jersey will hold their primaries June 7, according to CNN, Trump has re…
    - 17 hours ago 26 May 16, 3:22pm -
  • newCalif. Father, Accused of Setting House Fire That Killed 5-Year-Old Son, Surrenders to Police
    A California father who is accused of purposely setting fire to his house—and  ultimately killing his 5-year-old son as a result—turned himself in to authorities Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reports. Darrylone Shuemake Sr. reportedly called…
    - 18 hours ago 26 May 16, 1:50pm -

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News

EURweb

  • newGoogle Announces $250,000 in Grants for Flint, MI Water Crisis
    *Flint Water Crisis ~ Access to clean drinking water is a concern all over the world, but in the United States it’s often a foregone conclusion. That is not the case recently for the residents of Flint, Michigan, many of whom we now know have been…
    - 4 hours ago 27 May 16, 4:17am -
  • newTHE (05-27-16) EURweb Free-4-All Page
    A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. – Maya Angelou EUR BIRTHDAYS May 27: Musician Ramse…
    - 5 hours ago 27 May 16, 3:01am -
  • newJohnny Gill Celebrates 50th and EUR was on the Scene (Video/Photos)
    *In the heart of Bel Air, CA one of the most beautifully lavished birthday parties was thrown for a true R&B legend, Grammy nominated Johnny Gill. He is the sixth and last member of New Edition, one part of supergroup LSG and successful solo artist.…
    - 6 hours ago 27 May 16, 1:52am -
  • newKhloe Kardashian Files for Divorce from Lamar Odom … Again!
    *Once again Khloe Kardashian has filed divorce papers against Lamar Odom. The action went down on Thursday with the help of her attorney, Laura Wasser. This time, like the time before, she’s claiming irreconcilable differences as the reason for fil…
    - 7 hours ago 27 May 16, 12:55am -
  • newMusic Producer Jazze Pha Drowning In Debt, Files for Bankruptcy
    *Legendary music producer Jazze Pha (real name Phalon Alexander) has made hits for many of your favorites artists, including Usher, Missy Elliot, Mary J. Blige, Ciara and Lil Wayne, but theJasmineBRAND.com exclusively reports that his royalty checks…
    - 10 hours ago 26 May 16, 9:45pm -

Roland Martin

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