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  • newLiberia: Senate Splits Over TRC Reports
    [New Republic] The Liberian Senate are said to be divided over the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report submitted to the body by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
    - 23 mins ago 7 Oct 15, 11:19am -
  • newAfrica: Beware the Green Revolution
    [African Arguments] Many government and agencies see India's 1960s Green Revolution as a great success that Africa should emulate. The soaring suicide rate amongst India's farmers, however, tells a different story.
    - 37 mins ago 7 Oct 15, 11:05am -
  • newAfrica: Poor Nations Tap Into Expats' Funds
    [Africa In Fact] They are dollars wrapped with care--money that is homebound to villages and towns across the globe sent by relatives who have migrated in pursuit of greener pastures or refuge.
    - 42 mins ago 7 Oct 15, 11:00am -
  • newNigeria: Guilty of Rape? Go to Jail For 14 Years
    [Premium Times] The Kano State Solicitor General, Mukthar Daneji, has said the state has finally put a 14-year jail term without option of fine as minimum punishment for rape culprits.
    - 2 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 10:04am -
  • newMalawi: Govt Licenses New Mobile Service Provider
    [Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -As Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) continues to intensify efforts to improve Information Communication and Technology (ICT) sector in Malawi, the regulator on Monday authorized the entry of a new publi…
    - 2 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 10:02am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • NABJ's Sidmel Estes Dies at 60
    October 6, 2015 Lack of medical insurance complicated treatment options (10/6/15); Curry quits ailing black press group; black journalist scores with repo…
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  • Curry Quits Ailing Black Press Group
    October 5, 2015 Competition from digital media forces staff pay cuts; black journalist scores with reports from Afghanistan; "News One Now" loses 36% of v…
    - 2 days ago 5 Oct 15, 11:27pm -
  • News Organizations Respond to Gun Violence
    October 2, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times to "hunt down the best solutions"; some on social media repulsed by reporters' tactics; Trump abruptly pulls put of q&a…
    - 5 days ago 2 Oct 15, 11:28pm -
  • Border Patrol Agent Charged in Teen's Killing
    September 30, 2015 Action aided by pressure from Arizona Republic probe; FBI to tabulate police shootings of citizens; why so few of color in Madison, Wi…
    - 7 days ago 30 Sep 15, 10:03pm -
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins MacArthur "Genius" Grant
    September 29, 2015 Foundation gives 24 recipients $625,000 over five years (9/29/15); Asian immigrants to outpace blacks, Latinos; Online News Associatio…
    - 8 days ago 29 Sep 15, 10:09am -
  • Asian Immigrants to Outpace Blacks, Latinos
    September 28, 2015 Unexpectedly, 1965 law changed the face of America; Online News Association honors Dori Maynard; despite accolades, pope's visit left I…
    - 9 days ago 28 Sep 15, 10:26pm -
  • Pope Endorses "Theology of Diversity"
    September 25, 2015 Union at Philly's WCAU pegs walkout to pontiff's arrival; "history will not treat this Congress or Boehner kindly"; new Urban News Serv…
    - 12 days ago 25 Sep 15, 11:09pm -
  • Black Journalist Granted 2-Year Protection
    September 24, 2015 Roanoke TV reporter was threatened after WDBJ killings (9/24/15); NABJ's Sidmel Estes hit by mystery illness; Philly's fee for covering…
    - 13 days ago 24 Sep 15, 12:20pm -
  • NABJ's Sidmel Estes Hit by Mystery Illness
    September 23, 2015 Friends start online fund drive to provide health care; Philly's fee for covering pope from risers: $1,500; Natives object to canonizin…
    - 14 days ago 23 Sep 15, 7:28pm -
  • Black Journalists Threatened After WDBJ Shooting
    September 20, 2015 Roanoke television station secured restraining order; NAHJ messages: "Be bolder," "Do exactly what Ramos did"; Hsu named executive dire…
    - 17 days ago 20 Sep 15, 11:52am -
  • N.Y. Times Nabs Pulitzer-Winning Critic Wesley Morris
    September 17, 2015 "Angry black woman" line laid bare lack of diversity; two black journalists among latest Daily News layoffs;   NAHJ delays decision on…
    - 20 days ago 17 Sep 15, 6:00pm -
  • NAHJ Board Wants Equal Voting Status for PR Members
    September 16, 2015 Members deciding on bylaw changes this week; two black journalists among latest Daily News layoffs; how about statues of Trump at the b…
    - 21 days ago 16 Sep 15, 9:28am -
  • The Worst-Reported Stories About Detroit
    September 14, 2015 Renewal underway, and whites get all the credit; . . . perceptions aren't all about race, but . . .; on 9/11, Arab American says things…
    - 23 days ago 14 Sep 15, 2:41pm -
  • Alternative News Media "Getting Whiter"
    September 9, 2015 Women, LGBT people benefit most from diversity hiring; Charleston survivors speak out in NBC interview; Columnist: paying youth not to s…
    - 28 days ago 9 Sep 15, 10:34pm -
  • Are You Ready for Kanye vs. Trump?
    September 4, 2015 New Yorker cover imagines the unimaginable for 2020; double standard seen in use of graphic videos; Charleston paper urges death penalt…
    - 33 days ago 4 Sep 15, 10:41pm -
  • Roker Show Pulled; Followed Dispute Over Katrina
    September 2, 2015 Weatherman challenged downplaying of anniversary; photos of drowned toddler too powerful not to show; Trump lashes out at Abdul-Jabbar a…
    - 35 days ago 2 Sep 15, 11:08pm -
  • Media Fan Anti-Police Attitudes, Critics Say
    August 31, 2015 Some on right link reporting to Texas deputy's slaying; Editorial writer: "Birthright citizenship" issue is personal; stories on Va. shoo…
    - 37 days ago 31 Aug 15, 10:38pm -
  • How Katrina Changed Journalists' Values
    August 28, 2015 News director: "New level of expectation for myself . . ."; "We can probably screen more," G.M. at WDBJ-TV says; Egypt sentences Al Jazeer…
    - 40 days ago 28 Aug 15, 11:27pm -
  • A Black "Human Powder Keg" Needed Help
    August 26, 2015 Va. shooting raises issue of race, mental health . . . a live shot is an "exercise in vulnerability"; Sharpton losing daily MSNBC show, mo…
    - 42 days ago 26 Aug 15, 10:50pm -
  • Connecting Trump With White Supremacists
    August 24, 2015 New Yorker magazine is latest to explore ties; NAHJ knocks "anchor babies" term — Bush says he means Asians; Birmingham News sheds last…
    - 44 days ago 24 Aug 15, 10:05pm -
  • Covering Black Tragedy Takes a Toll
    August 19, 2015 More newsroom diversity would ease the burden; video shows confrontation between Clinton, activists; veteran Rep. Louis Stokes dies, dad…
    - 49 days ago 19 Aug 15, 11:12pm -
  • Bond Urged Journalists to "Slay the Dragon"
    August 17, 2015 Civil rights icon, 75, gravitated toward media; white journalists respond to canards about J-groups; AAJA to join with vote group in Las…
    - 51 days ago 17 Aug 15, 10:50pm -
  • Dutch Paper Uses "N-Word" In Reviewing Coates Book
    August 14, 2015 Atlantic writer has defended term, but not used like that; Asian Americans in "candid convos" on newsroom coping; reporter among 6 killed…
    - 53 days ago 14 Aug 15, 11:53pm -
  • A Pulitzer to "the Voice of White Los Angeles"
    August 12, 2015 In '65 Watts coverage, race complexities eluded L.A. Times; black men account for 40% of unarmed killings by police; Cincinnati outlets w…
    - 55 days ago 13 Aug 15, 1:08am -
  • 2 Reporters Face Charges in Ferguson
    August 10, 2015 NABJ, Unity join media outlets in expressing outrage; Virgil Smith, V.P. for diversity at Gannett, to retire; NABJ likely brought more bla…
    - 57 days ago 11 Aug 15, 12:57am -
  • NABJ Audience Sees Prince — for 2 Minutes
    August 9, 2015 Busloads travel to Paisley Park studio complex (8/9/15); Sarah Glover elected NABJ president; . . . Glover says "setbacks just set you up f…
    - 59 days ago 9 Aug 15, 5:40am -
  • Sarah Glover Elected NABJ President
    August 7, 2015 Association faces prospect of second year in the red; . . . Glover says "setbacks just set you up for a comeback"; Ellison: cover laws allo…
    - 61 days ago 7 Aug 15, 11:35pm -
  • Coverage Deflates Optimism on Race Issues
    August 5, 2015 Six in 10 black men cite bad experience with police; are outlets with scant diversity not coming forward?; NABJ says CNN kept its word, isn…
    - 63 days ago 5 Aug 15, 10:38pm -
  • Journalists in Ferguson Won't Be Charged
    August 3, 2015 Media begin commemorations of portentous shooting; media gear up to assess Katrina's impact 10 years on; NAHJ names Martin, Pérez, Robles…
    - 65 days ago 3 Aug 15, 11:17pm -
  • "Visuals Matter" in Cincinnati Coverage
    July 31, 2015 Were media really out to make black people look bad?; black cop-white driver scenario said to miss the point; for Kenyan radio, an interview…
    - 68 days ago 31 Jul 15, 10:29pm -

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Politics 365

  • Senators Finally Offer Justice Bill
    Though the details have been kept secret until a press conference today, members of the Senate led by Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) are planning to announce new justice reform legislation today.  There are re…
    - 6 days ago 1 Oct 15, 9:39am -
  • Everyone Has So Much Grand Advice for #BlackLivesMatter, John Lewis Comments
    Rep. John Lewis has nothing critical to say about #BlackLivesMatter… and he’s been there.  It’s impressive how much unsolicited advice the Black Lives Matter movement and leaders have gotten. Focus on this, do that, you have no agenda, you’r…
    - 7 days ago 30 Sep 15, 11:34pm -
  • Minority Male Makers Continues to Make Headlines As Impact Spreads
    This summer, Verizon furthered its commitment to education by partnering with four HBCUs (historically black colleges and universities) – North Carolina A&T, Morgan State, Jackson State and Kentucky State – to teach 700 young African American men…
    - 8 days ago 29 Sep 15, 9:38pm -
  • The Gaping Hole in Pope Francis’ Anti-Poverty Agenda
    By Jessica González-Rojas “This papacy begins with a name,” wrote Howard Chua-Eoan and Elizabeth Dias in their 2013 “Person of the Year” profile of Pope Francis for Time Magazine. Indeed, when the man formerly known as Jorge Bergoglio firs…
    - 8 days ago 29 Sep 15, 4:59pm -
  • Leading Corporate Investors Highlighted in New Report
    According to the Progressive Policy Institute, “sustainable economic growth, job creation, and rising real wages require domestic business investment.” That investment, they say, is directly tied to those industries that are best positioned to in…
    - 8 days ago 29 Sep 15, 11:40am -
  • Jeb Bush Rolls Out the Welfare Queen After Ben Carson Appeals to Bigots
    Same ‘ol Southern Strategy by “Modern” GOP on Race.  Why is it that the “modern” Republican party is seemingly incapable of running a positive messaging campaign based on what they would do in power rather than on what they dislike in othe…
    - 10 days ago 27 Sep 15, 10:34am -
  • NH: Hillary Clinton Down to Bernie Sanders by Double Digits
    Free fall? According to a new poll revealed on Thursday of New Hampshire voters,  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) of Vermont is ahead of Hillary Clinton 46 percent to her 30 percent.   The poll was conducted by the University of New Hampshire.  The p…
    - 10 days ago 27 Sep 15, 8:46am -
  • CBCF Chair Don Peebles Gains Momentum in Bid for New York Mayor
    Real estate tycoon Don Peebles holds many accolades to his name. Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Peebles Corporation, the largest African American-run real estate company in the United States. Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Board…
    - 12 days ago 25 Sep 15, 2:04pm -
  • Embattled Speaker Boehner announces resignation, Rep. McCarthy likely replacement
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has announced today that he will resign from Congress and give up his house seat at the end of October. It’s no secret that Speaker Boehner had a hard time wrangling the GOP caucus. Next week the House is schedul…
    - 12 days ago 25 Sep 15, 10:47am -

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Good Black News


  • newEUR Goes Behind the Scenes of ‘Law & Order: SVU’ (Watch)
    *After 17 years of entertaining America with tales of crime and punishment Emmy Award-winning NBC offering “Law & Order Special Victims Unit: SVU” is the longest-running series on prime-time television today. EURweb  was in attendance for a roun…
    - 17 mins ago 7 Oct 15, 11:25am -
  • newStephon Marbury Blasts MJ for ‘Kids Getting Killed’ Over Air Jordans
    *The hefty price tag for Air Jordan sneakers and the fatal consequences for kids enamored with the footwear have struck a nerve with Stephon Marbury. The former New York Knick took to social media to blast Michael Jordan for the violence he has ensue…
    - 49 mins ago 7 Oct 15, 10:53am -
  • newToddler Chokes to Death After Mother Dies While Feeding Him (Video)
    *No one could have seen this coming. It is beyond sad and devastating to a family. A woman friends have now identified as Erika Tomassian passed away suddenly while feeding her one-year-old boy. But wait… The child she was feeding also died. He ch…
    - 1 hour ago 7 Oct 15, 10:25am -
  • newDamon Dash & Curren$y End $3M Legal Battle with Settlement
    *A $3 million dollar legal battle between Damon Dash and rapper Curren$y over a failed record deal has been settled. According to, documents filed in the case on Friday (Oct. 2) revealed the judge had been notified that Curren$y a…
    - 2 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 9:45am -
  • newMichael Moore on Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity: ‘A Form of Apartheid’
    *Hollywood’s longstanding issue with diversity has not gone unnoticed by Michael Moore. The filmmaker sounded off on the hot topic during a Q&A session with fellow director Leslie Harris at the New York Film Festival on Sunday (Oct. 4). In his eyes…
    - 3 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 8:41am -
  • newNew California Law Requires ‘Perceived Ethnicity’ Documentation by Police
    *The relationship between police officers in California and the public are more detailed now as  a new law requires officers to reveal the race of whomever they encounter while on duty. The law, which Gov. Jerry Brown Saturday (Oct. 3), requires tha…
    - 4 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 7:35am -
  • newEarl Ofari Hutchinson’s Explosive Expose on How the NRA Terrorizes Congress
    *The Oregon massacre sparked national fury and a renewed debate over how the NRA has stymied all national gun control measures. Author and nationally syndicated columnist Earl Ofari Hutchinson details the NRA’s massive two decade long campaign to i…
    - 5 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 6:49am -
  • newThe Film Strip: Hugh Jackman and Garrett Hedlund in ‘PAN’ playland
    *Hugh Jackman, as you have never seen him before, is Blackbeard in PAN, a precursor to all tales Peter Pan. From director Joe Wright, PAN is a live-action feature film that presents an original adventure about the beginnings of the beloved characters…
    - 5 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 6:45am -
  • newWatch: The ‘Steve Jobs’ Trailer
    *Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, “Steve Jobs” takes the audience behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. “Steve Jobs” star…
    - 7 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 4:32am -
  • newTHE (10-07-15) 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…
    - 9 hours ago 7 Oct 15, 3:01am -

Black Voice News

  • California Proponents Celebrate Tentative Victory

    - 9 days ago 28 Sep 15, 7:46pm -
  • Justice Dept. Disburses $23M for Police Cameras
    White House efforts to foster improved policing and better ties between communities and law enforcement went a step further this week, as the Department of Justice announced its awarding of more than $23.2 million in grants for body-worn cameras. Sev…
    - 9 days ago 28 Sep 15, 3:09pm -
  • “Inside-Out” & ”Upside Down” Thinking
    Something turned “inside-out” means its inner contents are reversed to face outside—like wearing a coat so that its inside lining is now its outside.  “Inside-Out” thinking implies ones entire Selfhood has been so mutilated throughout as t…
    - 10 days ago 27 Sep 15, 5:48pm -
  • “Baddest Dudes” of “The Streets”
    To earn the title of the “Baddest Dudes” is the ultimate commander of Respect on “the Streets.” Weak, flawed, and willfully ignorant thinkers cannot appreciate such a mentally brilliant achievement because of being unable to see it without a…
    - 11 days ago 26 Sep 15, 6:08pm -

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