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  • newNigeria: 'Enough is Enough' Schedules Debates, Urges Contenders to Participate
    [EiE Nigeria]Following are selected tweets from Enough is Enough Nigeria (@EiENigeria), a coalition of young Nigerians promoting good governance and citizen engagement, regarding a planned series of debates for candidates competing in Nigeria's Febru…
    - 10 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 5:23pm -
  • newMali: For Green, Comfortable Homes, Mali Turns to Mud
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation]Massako -Building a house in the poorest villages of southern Mali has for years involved cutting trees for timber frames and struggling to save cash for a corrugated iron roof.
    - 12 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 3:48pm -
  • newZambia: Zambia Cements African Union Ties
    [Times of Zambia]Addis Ababa -PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has said Zambia will seek to enhance her presence at the continental level and beyond by making her voice heard and actively participating in the programmes of the African Union (AU).
    - 13 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 2:28pm -
  • newAfrica: African Union Confirms Mugabe As Chairman
    [Deutsche Welle]The African Union's rotating post of chairman has gone to Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's veteran president enjoys respect across the continent but faces travel bans from both the US and EU for harassing opponents.
    - 13 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 2:25pm -
  • newZimbabwe: Gallivanting Mugabe, Govt Taking People for Granted
    [Zimbabwe Independent]Harare -UPON his return from his annual holiday in the Far East last Thursday -- where he and his family underwent medical check-ups -- President Robert Mugabe pleaded with restive civil servants to be patient with his governmen…
    - 13 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 2:22pm -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • "Race Beat" Up in the Air at N.Y. Times?
    January 28, 2015 News outlets split on best ways to cover the topic; black journalist joining editor's ranks at The Nation; columnist challenges Charles B…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jan 15, 12:07am -
  • Columnist "Incredibly Angry" at Son's Brush With Police
    January 26, 2015 Yale U. concedes drawing of handgun was questionable; do news media tell the public about their own diversity?; tensions over press acce…
    - 4 days ago 27 Jan 15, 12:16am -
  • Reporter's Persistence Helps Free Inmate
    January 23, 2015 "Even after I retired, this case still bothered me"; Johnson to sell its historic photo archive — Jet app shelved; Jon Stewart asks, wh…
    - 7 days ago 23 Jan 15, 10:42pm -
  • MSNBC Bans "Muslim Guy" for Insult to Jindal
    January 21, 2015 Governor "might be trying to scrub some of the brown off"; multimedia State of Union presentation declared a hit; reporter held hostage W…
    - 9 days ago 21 Jan 15, 10:33pm -
  • Can PBS Provide "Reality Check" on "Selma"?
    January 19, 2015 Filmgoers should have a chance to see the documentary; editorial writers connect King's legacy to today's headlines; Gregory Lee named ed…
    - 11 days ago 19 Jan 15, 11:20pm -
  • A Tribute to an Intrepid Role Model
    January 16, 2015 500 urged to shine a light, like Michel du Cille; after "Tell Me More," Michel Martin in demand as a speaker; Oakland Tribune takes Oscar…
    - 14 days ago 16 Jan 15, 10:33pm -
  • Black Greeks Winning War Against Reality Show
    January 14, 2015 VH1 says "No mas" on "Sorority Sisters"; NBC News launches NBCBLK, new black site; fired after challenging radio host's racial comments;…
    - 16 days ago 14 Jan 15, 10:19pm -
  • World Shrugs at Reported Killing of 2,000 in Nigeria
    January 12, 2015 Paris assault overshadows Boko Haram's biggest massacre; surviving Charlie Hebdo staff puts Muhammad on the cover; It's final: NABJ, NAHJ…
    - 18 days ago 12 Jan 15, 10:16pm -
  • What the Editor Learned From Directing Ferguson Coverage
    January 9, 2015 "Many leaped to conclusions often abetted by social media"; in Paris killings, a few challenge the dominant narrative; news outlets called…
    - 21 days ago 9 Jan 15, 10:23pm -
  • Media Respond to Paris Cartoonist Killings
    January 7, 2015 Death of 12 seen as attack on press freedom; Intel announces boldest diversity move by tech company; veteran sports journalist Leon Carter…
    - 23 days ago 7 Jan 15, 11:10pm -
  • Stuart Scott Tributes Go Broad and Deep
    January 4, 2015 "Obviously black" ESPN trailblazer dies of cancer at 49 (1/4/15); Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews promoted to senior VP at CBS News; N.Y. Daily Ne…
    - 26 days ago 4 Jan 15, 9:33pm -
  • A Black Aide to LBJ Speaks Up on "Selma"
    January 2, 2015 Clifford Alexander says film gets one thing wrong; Egypt opens door for deportation of jailed journalists; 2 fired over footage edited to…
    - 29 days ago 1 Jan 15, 10:23pm -
  • Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2014
    December 29, 2014 A year in the quest for news media that look like America: Ferguson; Cosby found guilty in court of public opinion; online media, new fr…
    - 32 days ago 29 Dec 14, 10:58pm -
  • CNN, Cosby Lawyers in Scathing Duel Over Coverage
    December 22, 2014 Beverly Johnson charges surface talk of lies, death threats; T.J. Holmes joins ABC News as full-time co-anchor; Milwaukee cop won't be p…
    - 39 days ago 22 Dec 14, 6:56pm -
  • Morial, Sharpton Confront Sony Over Emails
    December 19, 2014 Pullback of movie demonstrates "all films are political"; president lists what he's done for black America; press-freedom group urges re…
    - 42 days ago 19 Dec 14, 10:14pm -
  • Media Share in Historic Thaw With Cuba
    December 17, 2014 Journalists no longer will need U.S. license to travel; N.Y. Times departures further whiten Culture section; what about the "torture" i…
    - 44 days ago 17 Dec 14, 10:49pm -
  • NAHJ's Contreras Resurfaces as Unity President
    December 15, 2014 "Polarizing figure" praised by AAJA, NAJA leaders; Cosby says black-press freelancer duped him; Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Journali…
    - 46 days ago 15 Dec 14, 5:26pm -
  • Hands Up! Read This!
    December 15, 2014 Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Journalists' Holiday Gifts: Teri Agins, Ruben Castaneda, Farai Chideya, Nick Chiles, Nunyo Demasio, Aud…
    - 47 days ago 15 Dec 14, 6:19am -
  • Photographer Michel du Cille Dies Suddenly in Liberia
    December 11, 2014 Three-time Pulitzer winner, of Washington Post, was 58; wealth gap between races has widened since recession; Bailon praised for guiding…
    - 50 days ago 11 Dec 14, 8:29pm -
  • Torture Report Says CIA Misled Media
    December 10, 2014 Senate Democrats' study reveals leaks to journalists; Obama pushes back on contentious anchor Jorge Ramos; armed security guards get lit…
    - 51 days ago 10 Dec 14, 10:43pm -
  • Obama to BET Viewers: Be Patient on Race
    December 8, 2014 Younger African Americans hear message of racial progress; "four lessons from the media's conflicted coverage of race"; few blacks, white…
    - 53 days ago 8 Dec 14, 10:24pm -
  • Even Conservative Media Criticize Grand Jury
    December 5, 2014 Lack of indictment in Garner case faulted across spectrum; U.S. photojournalist killed in Yemen by Al Qaeda affiliate; FCC approves 10 mi…
    - 56 days ago 5 Dec 14, 11:05pm -
  • How Will New York Compare With Ferguson?
    December 3, 2014 Media attempt perspective after another failure to indict; how federal government racial policies cceated Ferguson; Newseum Collecting ar…
    - 58 days ago 3 Dec 14, 11:16pm -
  • What's the Real Story in Ferguson?
    December 1, 2014 Writer raises questions that get at the "why"; writers tackle "hackneyed" meme about black crime; why Woodward doesn't put "President" wi…
    - 60 days ago 2 Dec 14, 12:42am -
  • Ferguson Prompts More Hatin' on the Media
    November 26, 2014 Prosecutor, protesters single out cable news, social media; TV critics home in on Don Lemon gaffes; news organizations launch FergusonNe…
    - 65 days ago 26 Nov 14, 10:53pm -
  • 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…
    - 68 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…
    - 70 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…
    - 72 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…
    - 74 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…
    - 77 days ago 14 Nov 14, 10:14pm -

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This Week In Blackness

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@TWIBprime "Memo Leaked: No Civil Rights Charges for Ferguson" | #TWIBnation
@TWIBprime "Memo Leaked: No Civil Rights Charges for Ferguson" | #TWIBnationhttp://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/elonjames Hosts Elon James White, Imani Gandy and Aaron Rand Freeman discusses the memo leak of the decisio...From:BLA…
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@TWIBprime "I Know Because I won Both of Them" | #TWIBnationhttp://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/elonjames Hosts Elon James White, Imani Gandy and Aaron Rand Freeman discusses Obama's SOTU social moment.From:BLACKNESS.TV | #TWIBnat…
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Politics 365

  • Republican Senator Drops “Civil Rights and Human Rights” from Committee Name
    Just Another Moment in GOP Growth and Opportunity. Just in case anyone is wondering how the new Republican controlled Senate will deal with civil rights issues, wonder no more.  There’s a new Republican Chairman of the Senate’s Judiciary Commit…
    - 4 days ago 27 Jan 15, 9:42am -
  • #Ferguson Bill Featuring Grand Jury Overhaul Debuts
    H.R. 429. On January 21, Reps. Hank Johnson (D-GA) and Lacy Clay (D-MO), introduced the Grand Jury Reform Act.  The bill, which is related to the non indictments of police officers Darren Wilson and Dan Pantaleo, would require special a prosecutor…
    - 5 days ago 25 Jan 15, 7:58pm -
  • #SOTU Video: The #Ferguson Question
    African Americans in Congress and the President of the NAACP react to President Obama’s second to last State of the Union.  The question: Did President Obama bring up the biggest issue over the last four months enough? That would be Ferguson.
    - 5 days ago 25 Jan 15, 7:16pm -
  • The CBC in Ferguson
    “Where do I start?  How about undefinable frustration? It seems we can’t even catch our breath from our first tragedy before being hit by another gut-punch from a second, third, and fourth.  The names Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner,…
    - 5 days ago 25 Jan 15, 7:00pm -
  • Video: Black Republican Reception w Reps. Mia Love, Will Hurd
    Historic Republicans. Yesterday former congressional staffer Insight America, J.C. Watts and Elroy Sailor hosted a reception for the three Black Republicans in Congress.  The reception featured @SenatorTimScott @WillHurd @MiaBLove.
    - 5 days ago 25 Jan 15, 6:48pm -
  • 10.4%: Black Unemployment Still Double But Lowest Since July 2008
    Lower But Sill Double: Black Unemployment is 10.4%. Remember September 2011 when Black unemployment was 16.7%? In July 2008, the last year of President Bush’s presidency, Black unemployment was 10%. In December 2014, the Black unemployment rate we…
    - 7 days ago 24 Jan 15, 9:59am -
  • House Dems Talk Of Limit to Seniority Power as CBC Hits Peak Seniority
    The Power of Seniority. Some House Democrats are once again talking about limiting the power of seniority just as — you guessed it — boatloads of African American members of Congress are hitting their maximum power because of seniority.  The Bl…
    - 8 days ago 22 Jan 15, 4:25pm -
  • Only African American on St. Louis Board of Elections Removed
    “When you have a county that has at least 45 percent minority population you would hope that would be reflected on the St. Louis County Board of Elections. As of right now every single member of the St. Louis County Board of Elections is white.”…
    - 10 days ago 21 Jan 15, 8:48am -
  • Honorable Assumes Post as Newest FERC Commissioner
                        On January 5, 2015, five months after being nominated by President Barack Obama, Colette Honorable was sworn in as a Commissioner for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  FERC is the independent federal agency res…
    - 11 days ago 20 Jan 15, 3:22pm -
  • #HBCUs: Pres #Obama Gives Much Needed Help to Norfolk State
    Virginia’s Norfolk State University has been reeling.  On december 10, the college was placed on placed on probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. That followed the departure of the school’s President the year before.  Th…
    - 12 days ago 19 Jan 15, 10:40am -
  • Positive Vibes From Ferguson Activists After Dinner With Black Caucus
    Youth Movement.  ”Where do I start?  How about undefinable frustration? It seems we can’t even catch our breath from our first tragedy before being hit by another gut-punch from a second, third, and fourth.  The names Trayvon Martin, Michael…
    - 12 days ago 18 Jan 15, 8:11pm -
  • Eight Ferguson Related Bills in Congress
    FERGUSON LEGISLATIVE UPDATE.  Think that Ferguson related legislation can’t pass the Republican controlled House and Senate? Think again. What is the one issue that congressional Republicans and Democrats have found rare agreement on? Criminal ju…
    - 12 days ago 18 Jan 15, 8:03pm -
  • Childhood poverty: majority of U.S. public school students eligible for free or reduced lunch
    Rising income inequality in the U.S. has produced a startling statistic: 51% of U.S. public school children in pre-K through 12th grade were eligible under the federal program for free and reduced-price lunches in the 2012-2013 school year according…
    - 15 days ago 16 Jan 15, 1:24pm -
  • Ten CBC Members Headed to #Ferguson on Eve of King Holiday
    Black Caucus Members Headed to Ferguson. At least 10 members of the Congressional Black Caucus will travel to Ferguson, Missouri on January 18 — the day before the Martin Luther King Holiday.  They will attend a church service at a local Methodi…
    - 16 days ago 14 Jan 15, 6:37pm -

The Root

  • newYeah, if He’s Eligible, 2 Chainz Should Definitely Run for Mayor
    The Internet lit up last week with the news that rapper 2 Chainz—whose given name is Tauheed Epps—says he’s considering running for mayor of College Park, Ga. Fresh off his widely discussed debate with HLN host Nancy Grace over the legalizatio…
    - 29 mins ago 31 Jan 15, 3:00am -
  • newFormer University of North Carolina Athletes Sue School and the NCAA for ‘Academic Fraud’  
    Rashanda McCants and Devon Ramsay, two former student-athletes from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, filed a lawsuit last Thursday against their alma mater and the NCAA because they contend that they were veered away from “academica…
    - 13 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 2:47pm -
  • newAssault Charges Against George Zimmerman Dropped
    George Zimmerman’s ex-girlfriend, 28-year-old Brittany Brunelle, is backpedaling from her accusation that her former beau threw a wine bottle at her, the Associated Press reports. As a result, Phil Archer, a Florida state attorney, said that he is…
    - 13 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 2:26pm -
  • newScandal Recap: Olivia, You in Danger, Girl
    After a two-month hiatus, Scandal has finally returned, and as far as the plot is concerned, we don't know much more than we knew at the end of the winter finale: Olivia Pope was kidnapped to compel Fitz Grant to declare war against West Angola. B…
    - 15 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 12:21pm -
  • newThe Evolution of Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman
    The evolution of one Richard Sherman is an incredible phenomenon in the annals of sports and society alike. You see, Mr. Sherman is the quintessential African-American male, not the notion of the maladjusted version that is represented in all forms o…
    - 15 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 12:18pm -

Hinterland Gazette

  • Jeff Roorda Accused of Pushing Black Woman As Brawl Erupted at City Hall
    Missouri Republican lawmaker Jeff Roorda is accused of pushing a black woman after a brawl erupted at a meeting to discuss police conduct stemming from the shooting death of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson. The meeting was held Wednesday night to add…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jan 15, 1:05pm -
  • Kenya Moore Posts NeNe Leakes Cease and Desist Letter on Instagram
    The drama continues with “Real Housewives of Atlanta” stars NeNe Leakes and Kenya Moore. Leakes’ attorney sent Moore a cease and desist letter, and the former Miss USA posted the letter on Instagram. Here’s an excerpt of the letter: “Mrs. L…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jan 15, 10:35am -
  • Ted Cruz Praises Michelle Obama for Not Wearing Headscarf on Saudi Arabia Trip
    For once First Lady Michelle Obama has done something the right wing agrees with.  Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) praised FLOTUS in a Facebook post: “Kudos to First Lady Michelle Obama for standing up for women worldwide and refusing to wear a Sharia-mandat…
    - 3 days ago 28 Jan 15, 3:21pm -
  • LOL: Saudis Upset Michelle Obama’s Didn’t Wear Headscarf During Visit
    The Saudis are ticked off at First Lady Michelle Obama for not covering her head at King Abdullah’s funeral. Um, whatever. I am pretty sure Michelle Obama doesn’t give a damn what they think. I don’t get it…A blogger was sentenced to 1,000 la…
    - 3 days ago 27 Jan 15, 10:55pm -
  • Nancy Pelosi: Hillary Clinton Can Help Democrats Win Back the House
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is singing to the choir. She believes that Hillary Clinton can help Democrats win back the House. Um, yeah, so they can squander any opportunities a Democratic House and White House (should Hillary Clinton run and w…
    - 4 days ago 27 Jan 15, 8:59am -

Good Black News

EURweb

  • new‘TV In Colour’ Launches as the Online Hub for Showcasing TV Diversity
    *(LOS ANGELES, CA) – As concerns continue to rise regarding the lack of diversity in Hollywood, TV In Colour (TVIC) launches today as the “go-to” curators of  TV content pertaining to people of color. TVInColour.com is excited to feature excl…
    - 26 mins ago 31 Jan 15, 3:03am -
  • newHere We Go Again: Porsha Williams Fires Back at Claudia Jordan
    *”The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Claudia Jordan blasted co-star Porsha Williams as a prostitute who sleeps with rich and married men to maintain her lifestyle. Williams clapped back at Jordan’s accusations while turning the tables on her…
    - 6 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 9:57pm -
  • newLeslie Jones On Tap for All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot
    *The future for Leslie Jones is looking very ghost-like. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Saturday Night Live star is in final negotiations to sign on for the all-female version of the classic ‘80s film “Ghostbusters.” Joining Jones fo…
    - 7 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 8:34pm -
  • newMichael Bennett Gives the Best 2015 Super Bowl Media Day Interview (Video)
    *Michael Bennett had some interesting things to say during the Seattle Seahawks 2015 Super Bowl Media Day.  He talked about topics ranging from his beard, his good looks and sex, according to CBS Sports. One of the biggest takeaways from the new med…
    - 8 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 7:22pm -
  • newKenya Moore Calls the Trumps ‘The First Family of America’
    *Kenya Moore’s boardroom game on “Celebrity Apprentice” hit a new level this week when she told The Donald and his sons that they “really are the first family of America.” The words tumbled out as she was trying to talk her way out of being…
    - 10 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 5:44pm -
  • new‘How To Get Away With Murder’ Renewed for Season 2, Says Viola Davis
    *ABC’s freshman hit “How to Get Away With Murder” will be returning for a second season, according to star Viola Davis, who tweeted and posted the news on her Facebook. The end of season one and onto SEASON 2 BABY!!!!!@HowToGetAwayABC pic.twitt…
    - 10 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 5:02pm -
  • newJamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan Set for ‘Sleepless Night’
    *Open Road has picked up the distribution rights to the remake of the 2011 French film “Sleepless Night” and will produce with Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan attached to star, reports Variety. The pic, with Baran Bo Odar directing, follows an u…
    - 11 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 4:49pm -
  • newJohnson Publishing Puts Historic Photo Archive on the Market, Worth $40 Million
    *Johnson Publishing, parent company of struggling Ebony and Jet magazines, is seeking a buyer for the 5 million images in its photo archive, which it estimates is worth more than $40 million. The images, currently sitting in a climate-controlled arch…
    - 11 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 4:37pm -
  • newExtra Security Planned for Bill Cosby’s Sandusky, Ohio Show
    *Police in Sandusky, Ohio say they will have extra officers stationed at the theater where Bill Cosby is scheduled to perform tonight. Protesters are expected, according to police. The 77-year-old comedian is facing sexual assault accusations from a…
    - 11 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 4:13pm -
  • newMichelle Obama Voices Support for ‘American Sniper’
    *The film “American Sniper” seems to have divided the country along political lines, but it didn’t stop our First Lady from voicing her support of the movie…albeit, during a military-focued event that included the film’s star. Michelle Obam…
    - 11 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 4:02pm -

Black Voice News

  • Living 'the Dream'?
    Multi-generation activists find inspiration in Dr. King’s legacy, but note differences today with #BlackLivesMatter movementBy Corey ArvinStaff WriterSylvia Martin-James hears an echo from yester years – one that reverberates just a little bit…
    - 16 days ago 14 Jan 15, 8:30pm -
  • 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…
    - 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 -
  • REDEVELOPMENT MAY NOT BE DEAD AFTER ALL
    Legislators pass bills that would revive anti-blight program Chris Levister A legislative compromise that would expand cities’ and counties’ ability to divert property taxes for local development projects may be too late for bankrupt San Bernar…
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:43pm -
  • STATE LAWMAKERS QUIETLY PASS VOTER PROTECTION BILL
    Same day voter registration to start in 2016 Chris Levister With the national spotlight on the confusion and chaos surrounding voter ID laws trained on states like Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Wisconsin, Rhode Island and Florida (Since 2010, 10 state…
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:06pm -

Roland Martin

Multiple Republican Responses To The SOTU And Sen. Ted Cruz's Video Gaffe
Multiple Republican Responses To The SOTU And Sen. Ted Cruz's Video GaffeRoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to analyze President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address and the multiple Republican responses. Two of ...From:Roland…
- 12 hours ago 30 Jan 15, 3:18pm -
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…
- 3 days ago 27 Jan 15, 5:05pm -
Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Roland Martin Talk VH1's Ratchet New Reality Show Sorority Sisters
Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Roland Martin Talk VH1's Ratchet New Reality Show Sorority SistersRoland Martin, host of "NewsOne Now," appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss advertisers pulling their ads from VH1's Sorority Sisters The oft…
- 4 days ago 26 Jan 15, 5:02pm -
Roland Martin: Pres. Obama Missed An Opportunity To Address Criminal Justice Reform In SOTU
Roland Martin: Pres. Obama Missed An Opportunity To Address Criminal Justice Reform In SOTURoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to discuss President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address. Martin highlighted Pres. Obama making…
- 5 days ago 26 Jan 15, 9:42am -
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…
- 5 days ago 25 Jan 15, 11:05pm -
Roland Martin: This System Gives Cops The Right To Use Excessive Force
Roland Martin: This System Gives Cops The Right To Use Excessive ForceRoland Martin appeared on the Dr. Phil show to discuss police brutality and issues of race in America. During this segment of the show, Dr. Phil highlights t...From:Roland Ma…
- 6 days ago 25 Jan 15, 4:03am -