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  • newAfrica: IPCC Urged Again to Fill Regional Research Gaps
    [SciDev.Net]Marrakesh -The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) should do practical research that can help mitigate global warming effects and advance knowledge in regions such as Africa where climate systems are little understood, a UN o…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 14, 8:22am -
  • newSwaziland: Activists Launch #SwaziJustice Drive
    [Swazi Media]A video in support of two jailed Swaziland journalist has been released as part of a new social media campaign to draw attention to human rights failings in the kingdom.
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 14, 8:21am -
  • newLiberia: Cuban Medical Doctors Arrive in Liberia Wed., October 22
    [FrontPageAfrica]A Cuban Medical team arrives in Liberia on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 to join the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus. The 52-man medical team includes doctors and nurses. The medical team includes Epidemiologists, Intensive Care D…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 8:12am -
  • newLiberia: 15 of 13,000 Successfully Pass Univ. of Liberia Entrance Exams
    [FrontPageAfrica]The education system of Liberia continues to show signs of decline with students performing poorly in public exams.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 8:10am -
  • newMozambique: Fault-Lines Grow Despite Polls
    [African Arguments]On the 15th of October, 2014, Mozambique held its fifth multiparty general election. Despite Renamo's almost ritualistic accusation of fraud (not that fraud did not happen, but it would probably not change the outcome of the electi…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 7:28am -
  • newSouth Sudan: Rival Leaders in Deal
    [Sabahi]South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar said Monday (October 20th) they accepted mutual responsibility for a 10-month civil war in which thousands were killed, AFP reported.
    - 3 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 6:52am -
  • newCongo-Kinshasa: Gynaecologist Wins Rights Prize
    [Deutsche Welle]The 2014 Sakharov Prize, one of Europe's most prestigious human rights accolades, will go to the Congolese physician Denis Mukwege for his treatment of the victims of gang rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
    - 4 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 6:09am -
  • newNigeria: South African Bodies Still in Lagos
    [SAPA]Johannesburg -There was still no news on when the bodies of more than 80 South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria will come home, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 6:06am -
  • newAfrica: Hopes for Ebola Vaccine Soon
    [Deutsche Welle]The World Health Organization is pressing for a vaccine to combat the spread of Ebola, hoping to prepare two versions by January. On the ground in West Africa, Germany's Red Cross has made a desperate call for help.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 5:33am -
  • newEritrea: Eritrea's Narrative of 'Triumph, Betrayal and Hope'
    [African Arguments]Eritrea is at peace, yet its people are flooding across its borders. As many are being caught reaching the shores of Europe as come from Syria, escaping from that nation's civil war.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 5:29am -
  • newCote d'Ivoire: Simone Gbagbo Trial Will Test Justice
    [ISS]As the long-awaited court case against Côte d'Ivoire's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, and a large number of party officials starts in Abidjan this week, Ivorians will be reminded of the dark days of the 2010/2011 post-election crisis.
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 4:02am -
  • newZimbabwe: Grace Mugabe Snubs V-P
    [New Zimbabwe]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, on Tuesday openly snubbed Vice-President Joice Mujuru when she refused to shake her hand at Harare International Airport.
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 3:58am -
  • newAfrica: Hague Must Indict 'Someone With a Pale Skin'
    [RNW Africa]The ICC has garnered a bad rap in Africa, and it should do something about that, says our blogger Sunny Ntayomba.
    - 7 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 3:05am -
  • newSouth Africa: Pistorius Starts Jail Term
    [Deutsche Welle]Paralympic sprinting star Oscar Pistorius has begun his five-year jail sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. While the victim's family has said justice had been done, some say the sentence was too lenient.
    - 7 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 3:01am -
  • newSomalia: African Union Probes Rape Allegations
    [Sabahi]The African Union (AU) has authorised an investigation team to probe allegations that African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food for sex in Somalia.
    - 7 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 2:58am -
  • newSudan: Ruling Party Selects Bashir for Polls
    [Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's ruling National Congress Party's (NCP) Shura Council has selected president, Omer Hassan al-Bashir, as party candidate for the 2015 election.
    - 9 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 12:35am -
  • newSierra Leone: UK Troops Join Ebola Fight
    [PR Newswire]London -Around 150 British Army personnel left RAF Brize Norton this morning to add to the significant UK efforts to tackle Ebola.
    - 18 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 3:47pm -
  • newAfrica: New Revenues Can Offset Income Inequality
    [IMF]Washington -Combating rising income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa will require a pragmatic, multipronged approach to uncover new sources of revenue while also enabling critical investments in human capital, seminar participants agreed.
    - 22 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 11:50am -
  • newChad: Chad Refuses to Help Habre Case
    [Hirondelle]Arusha -Chad has rejected a cooperation request from the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), further complicating the efforts of this Senegal-based special tribunal to bring to justice those most responsible for crimes committed in Chad…
    - 22 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 11:39am -
  • newZambia: Sata Checks Into London Clinic
    [Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata was admitted to the Harley Street Clinic in London early this morning at 9:30AM local time, a well placed source tells Zambia Reports.
    - 22 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 11:23am -
  • newAfrica: Online Tool Boosts Food Yields
    [SciDev.Net]An online tool shows which technologies will do the most to help farmers improve yields, says Gordon Conway.
    - 23 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 11:01am -
  • newCentral Africa: African Ministers Ready to Order Attack on Rwandan Rebels
    [allAfrica]Defence and foreign ministers from the Great Lakes and Southern African regions resolved on Monday that military action be taken against Rwandan rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo if they do not disarm and surrender by Janu…
    - 23 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 10:34am -
  • newZimbabwe: Wife-Beater to Peace-Preacher
    [IRIN]Marondera -Jairos Maruwe used to beat up his wife so badly he once knocked her unconscious and broke her arm. It landed him in jail at least once, but it was the way he was raised.
    - 23 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 10:31am -
  • newWest Africa: Researchers Develop Quick Ebola Diagnosis Device
    [RFI]The new tool, developed by France's Atomic Energy Commission, could allow doctors to diagnose a patient with suspected Ebola in under 15 minutes.
    - 24 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 10:15am -
  • newBotswana: Elections Expose Nation's 'Fading' Democracy
    [AfricaPlus]Botswana earned a reputation for political stability, electoral democracy, and economic growth in the 1970s and 1980s, when much of the African continent appeared to be mired in economic stagnation and authoritarian rule. This reputation…
    - 24 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 10:13am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • 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…
    - 1 day 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 11 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…
    - 13 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…
    - 15 days ago 6 Oct 14, 10:46pm -
  • Ben Bradlee Wrestled With Racial Issues
    October 22, 2014 Fabled editor, dead at 93, acknowledged his ignorance (10/22/14); 15 more disinvited in fear of Ebola; troubles not over for reporter w…
    - 18 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…
    - 18 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…
    - 20 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…
    - 23 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…
    - 27 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…
    - 29 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…
    - 32 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…
    - 34 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 39 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;…
    - 41 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…
    - 43 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…
    - 48 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…
    - 48 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…
    - 51 days ago 1 Sep 14, 9:25pm -
  • Bombshell Suit Against "White People" Magazine
    August 22, 2014 Complaint cites story choices, pale Time Inc. leadership;'s D.C. restructuring means fewer blacks; ACLU says Ferguson events brou…
    - 60 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…
    - 62 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 67 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…
    - 69 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…
    - 71 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…
    - 73 days ago 10 Aug 14, 1:34am -

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This Week In Blackness

#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 Resistance a game attendee a…
- 3 days ago 19 Oct 14, 4:32pm -
#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…
- 3 days ago 19 Oct 14, 2:13pm -
#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:1558094ratingsTi…
- 3 days ago 19 Oct 14, 4:32am -
Morgan Freeman is Wrong | #ablackshow
Morgan Freeman is Wrong | #ablackshowWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV.! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:1662…
- 4 days ago 18 Oct 14, 3:48pm -
"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…
- 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 1:41pm -
#TMFRH of the WEEK: D.L. Hughley | #ablackshow
#TMFRH of the WEEK: D.L. Hughley | #ablackshowWATCH #ablackshow on Free Speech TV on Fridays 11pm ET/8pm PT. Available on Dish Network, Direct TV and Roku. Watch On-demand On this ...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVView…
- 8 days ago 14 Oct 14, 8:22am -

Politics 365

  • Supreme Court is allowing Texas to use strict voter ID law in Nov. election
    On Saturday, the Supreme Court gave Texas the approval to move forward with implementing a strict voter identification law in the upcoming midterm election. Adam Liptak for The New York Times wrote: “The law, enacted in 2011, requires voters seekin…
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 14, 9:49pm -
  • Noerdlinger Obsession Verifies NY Reporters Make Way Under $170,000
    “It’s none of your f—ing business.” — New York City Mayor Ed Koch.  If you want to learn every detail of every parking ticket or unpaid debt of the Chief of Staff of the wife of the Mayor of New York and her boyfriend, boy do I have a sto…
    - 4 days ago 18 Oct 14, 9:34am -
  • Rising Wireless Taxes Could Jeopardize Mobile Use
    Economist Scott Mackey, in conjunction with the Tax Foundation, an independent tax policy research organization, recently released Wireless Taxation in the United States 2014. On average, each month when people pay their wireless bills, roughly 17% o…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 5:45pm -
  • Republicans Release Willie Horton Type Ad to Help Rep. Lee Terry Get Elected
    Breaking News: Republicans release race-baiting Willie Horton style ad less than three weeks before election day.  Bet you could have never guessed that would happen.  Even though the headline at The Hill reads “NRCC releases Willie Horton-style…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 1:45pm -
  • Black Florida Newspaper Won’t Endorse Crist, Dings Dems
    Florida Courier Dings Florida Dems — Fails to Endorse Crist.  Another day, another interesting moment for the Democratic Party and Black newspaper (non)endorsements.  Yesterday the Call & Post in Cleveland, Ohio endorsed Republican John Kasich f…
    - 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 1:24pm -
  • CBC Chair: We Voted For War Gear Because Grayson Amdt. “Was a Dumb”
    Fudge: We Voted Against the Grayson Amendment “Because It Was a Dumb Amendment.“ Last week at the annual town hall meeting during the 44th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference (aka CBC Week), Caucus Cha…
    - 6 days ago 16 Oct 14, 8:08am -
  • Black Paper in Ohio Endorses Republican for Governor
      OHIO. The Call & Post, a historic Black newspaper established in Cleveland in 1928, endorsed Republican John Kasich for Governor over the Democrat in the race.  Instead of just rubber stamping their endorsement, like so many newspapers on the l…
    - 7 days ago 15 Oct 14, 6:42pm -
  • A Look at President Obama’s Record on Blacks, Hispanics and Gays at Year Six
    Obstruction by congressional Republicans has been a major obstacle for President Obama for four of his six years in office.  But the fact is, specific groups who supported him have won policy victories even in the face of that obstruction.  Meanwhi…
    - 7 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:52pm -
  • David McCallum, Wrongly Imprisoned for 29 Years, is Released
    David McCallum maintained his innocence since 1986 when, at the age of 16, he was sent to prison for imprisoned for murder.  Today, after 29 years, he was finally released. McCallum was falsely prosecuted for a kidnapping and murder.  Another conv…
    - 7 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:38pm -
  • #FergusonOctober highlights police brutality & demands justice for Michael Brown
    It’s been over two months since unarmed teen Michael Brown was gunned down by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, and this weekend protesters in the St. Louis metropolitan area are continuing to amplify their message demanding justice for Michae…
    - 10 days ago 12 Oct 14, 2:27pm -
  • Wage gap exists for minorities in high tech fields
    A recent report from the American Institute for Economic Research shows that in high technology fields Latinos, Asians, and blacks are not receiving equal pay for equal work. According to a report from USA Today: “That’s the finding of new resear…
    - 12 days ago 10 Oct 14, 2:17pm -
  • Net Metering Means Minorities Are Getting the Short End of the Deal
    This article first appeared on VOXXI. By Gus Portela Hiring is on the uptick, but its slow pace is leaving many struggling Americans in a lurch. As we head into election season, the debate over how to create more jobs and help working class families…
    - 14 days ago 8 Oct 14, 5:01pm -
  • Broadband Offering New Yorkers A Path to Economic Prosperity
    By Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda (District 87/NY) As a state known for uniquely embracing and harnessing the power of technology, it should come as no surprise that New York consumers love options.  Considering the way in which broadband technology has…
    - 14 days ago 8 Oct 14, 9:37am -
  • Duke Solar Investment Won’t Pass Costs to Consumers
    Last month Duke Energy announced plans to invest $500 million to acquire and construct three large solar farms in North Carolina, including a 65-megawatt array that Duke says will be the largest east of the Mississippi River.  This investment is a p…
    - 16 days ago 6 Oct 14, 6:28pm -

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News


  • newHannibal Buress Addresses Backlash Over Bill Cosby Rape Jokes
    *Rape jokes about Bill Cosby apparently don’t sit well with the public. Hannibal Buress can confirm this since he ended up addressing the backlash he received for making light of sexual assault allegations thrown at the comedy legend on “The Howa…
    - 26 mins ago 22 Oct 14, 9:20am -
  • newWednesday Snaps: Beyonce, Nia Long, Rick Ross, Jennifer Hudson
    Legs on deck. Beyoncé steps out for another evening in London. Reportedly, she and Jay Z had dinner and partied with Adele and her boyfriend at Harry’s Bar, along with Jennifer Hudson visits The Real, promoting her new album, J.Hud. Sa…
    - 42 mins ago 22 Oct 14, 9:04am -
  • newBeyoncé’s Designer Michael Costello Denies Alleged Instagram Racial Slur
    *Days after news surfaced of Michael Costello posting an alleged racial slur on Instagram, the celebrity designer is speaking out and denying it. In a statement released to EURweb from Costello’s publicist, the former “Project Runway” contestan…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 14, 8:38am -
  • newSorry Republicans, but Ebola is Not Obama’s ‘Katrina’ (Video Report)
    *(Via Newsy) – The federal government admits it could have responded faster to the spread of Ebola — and for some pundits, that can only mean one thing. DON LEMON VIA CNN: “Is the Ebola crisis President Obama’s Katrina?” Yep, the K-word i…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 3:46am -
  • new‘NCIS’ Exec Producer Charles Floyd Johnson on ActorsE Chat
    (Hollywood) – October 20, 2014 – ‘NCIS’ executive producer Charles Floyd Johnson appeared today on ActorsE Chat with host Ron Brewington. Johnson, who started producing television programs over 30 years ago, talked about the remarkable journe…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 3:28am -
  • newTHE (10-22-14) 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 22 Oct 14, 3:01am -
  • newHow Would You Like Your Coffee? ‘Preferably Mouse-Free Thank You’
    *Hey, I’ll be the first person to raise a brow at this accusation, but nevertheless, its a claim one Canadian man made against a Fredericton, New Brunswick, McDonald’s in that country. Haven’t you heard Mickey Dee’s has the best coffee ever?…
    - 8 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 1:20am -
  • newTyrese Responds to Comic’s Gay Accusation with Classic Get-back Video (Watch)
    *Uh oh. Looks like somebody done wrote a check they mouth can’t cash is how the saying goes in da hood. That somebody would be a d-list comedian by the name of Spanky Hayes. Nope, we never heard of before today, either. You see Spanky’s new – a…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 11:41pm -
  • newDetroit Man Will Swap His Decrepit House for Your iPhone 6
    *Don’t look too bad on the outside, huh? With the price of real estate sky-rocketing all over the place, you may want to seriously consider taking this man up on his offer to swap his decrepit house in Detroit for an iPhone 6. The house has three b…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 9:55pm -
  • newWendy Williams on Aaliyah and R. Kelly’s Relationship: ‘Don’t Skate Over It’
    *Wendy Williams was added to the Aaliyah biopic as an executive producer over the summer. And ever since, she’s been promoting the heck out of the biopic. And she’s been justifying the portrayal of R. Kelly and Aaliyah‘s relationship and alleg…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Oct 14, 9:53pm -

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…
    - 55 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 -
    Legislators pass bills that would revive anti-blight program Chris Levister A legislative compromise that would expand cities’ and counties’ ability to divert property taxes for local development projects may be too late for bankrupt San Bernar…
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:43pm -
    Same day voter registration to start in 2016 Chris Levister With the national spotlight on the confusion and chaos surrounding voter ID laws trained on states like Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Wisconsin, Rhode Island and Florida (Since 2010, 10 state…
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:06pm -

Roland Martin

Roland Martin On Morning Joe: Domestic Violence Is A National Issue, Not Just An NFL Issue
Roland Martin On Morning Joe: Domestic Violence Is A National Issue, Not Just An NFL IssueRoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss the domestic violence charges against Arizona Cardinal's Johnathan Dwyer and why the media is has n…
- 2 days ago 19 Oct 14, 11:35pm -
Roland Martin, Ben Carson Clash Over ACA Slavery Comments During Exclusive NewsOne Now Interview
Roland Martin, Ben Carson Clash Over ACA Slavery Comments During Exclusive NewsOne Now InterviewDr. Ben Carson explained his controversial comments regarding the Affordable Care Act and slavery during his exclusive interview with Roland S. Martin…
- 3 days ago 19 Oct 14, 9:48am -
Roland Martin On OTL: America Has A Domestic Violence Problem
Roland Martin On OTL: America Has A Domestic Violence ProblemRoland Martin, Matt Voder, Stephen Cohen and Kate Fagan appeared on ESPN's "Outside The Lines" to discuss the Solo case and if there is a double standard at ...From:Roland MartinView…
- 4 days ago 18 Oct 14, 5:52pm -
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'…
- 4 days ago 18 Oct 14, 4:55pm -
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…
- 5 days ago 17 Oct 14, 1:43pm -
Roland Martin On Panetta's 'Worthy Fights:' Shameful, Disgraceful
Roland Martin On Panetta's 'Worthy Fights:' Shameful, DisgracefulRoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss Leon Panetta's new tell all book, "Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace." By writi...From:Roland Martin…
- 6 days ago 15 Oct 14, 10:53pm -