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  • newKenya: Desperate Kenyan Maids Abused in Middle East Despite Ban
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -In Lebanon, a Kenyan maid has bleach poured over her head as punishment for cleaning the bathroom too slowly by an employer who threatens to send her home in a box.
    - 4 hours ago 28 May 15, 11:48am -
  • newSouth Africa: SA Investigated Fifa - Invesigative Reporter
    [News24Wire] Scottish investigative reporter, Andrew Jennings, insists that South Africa hired a private investigator to probe FIFA during their 2010 Soccer World Cup bid.
    - 4 hours ago 28 May 15, 11:44am -
  • newNigeria: Genital Cutting - Will Nigeria Enforce the Law?
    [This Day] With the recent passage of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill into law by the National Assembly, which also aims at criminalising barbaric act of female genital mutilation, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for many wh…
    - 5 hours ago 28 May 15, 10:48am -
  • newSouthern Africa: Giant Killers Fight for Cosafa Final Berths
    [CAJ News] A surprise-filled Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) Cup progresses to the semifinal stage on Thursday with four sides rated as minnows battling for a berth in the final.
    - 5 hours ago 28 May 15, 10:47am -
  • newSouth Africa: Jordaan Mum On Fifa Scandal
    [News24Wire] Having just been sworn in as the executive mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, Danny Jordaan refused to comment on allegations of corruption relating to the 2010 World Cup, or how this would impact on his position as mayor.
    - 6 hours ago 28 May 15, 10:11am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • NAHJ Parts With Executive Director, Board Member
    May 27, 2015 President taking leave of absence to fill staffing void; on L.A. TV news, not enough Latino victims, officers; N.Y. Times stakeout pays off i…
    - 1 day ago 27 May 15, 6:39am -
  • Forgot Press Pass at Protest, Editor Arrested
    May 24, 2015 71 held in demonstrations after Cleveland cop's acquittal (5/24/15); news outlets want Eric Garner documents; reader comments demonize black…
    - 4 days ago 24 May 15, 2:29pm -
  • News Outlets Want Eric Garner Documents
    May 22, 2015 "You still have to beg for facts in this country"; reader comments demonize black bikers, praise whites; Claudia Puig, USA Today film critic,…
    - 6 days ago 22 May 15, 10:34pm -
  • Univision Buys TheRoot.com
    May 21, 2015 Broadcaster, black-themed site each see chance for growth (5/21/15); Whites OK with upcoming minority status; Waco bikers include Hispanics,…
    - 7 days ago 21 May 15, 6:05pm -
  • Whites OK With Upcoming Minority Status
    May 20, 2015 Resistance to immigration tame compared with past years; Waco bikers include Hispanics, blacks — CNN Called Out; ASNE opposes reauthorizing…
    - 8 days ago 20 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • Waco Bikers or #WacoThugs? Double Standard Seen
    May 18, 2015 Social media quick to comment on media coverage; the reporter who exposed police torture in Chicago; with B.B. King death, blacks urged to re…
    - 10 days ago 18 May 15, 11:09pm -
  • Blacks Weren't Writing the B.B. King Story
    May 15, 2015 Cultural, generational reasons offered as theories; Obama, Coates defend stances on scolding black men; . . . Obama says poverty is down 40%…
    - 13 days ago 15 May 15, 11:30pm -
  • Journalists Shaken but Safe After Derailment
    May 13, 2015 Cheung of AAJA, NBC producer Janelle Richards aboard train; Baltimore Sun says mayor hasn't been uip to the job; Native Americans have a stak…
    - 15 days ago 13 May 15, 10:12am -
  • "Price of Nice Nails" Is Abuse, Wage Theft
    May 11, 2015 Governor acts after N.Y. Times series on abused immigrants; first lady had to tune out negative "noise" about her; Latinos blast Bloomberg's…
    - 17 days ago 11 May 15, 10:48pm -
  • Race a Factor in Chicago DUI Checkpoints
    May 8, 2015 Post-Trayvon, media outlets look harder at police; Americans have own visual taboos, cartoonist says; U.S. labeled reporter a suspected terror…
    - 20 days ago 8 May 15, 11:15pm -
  • To Show Muhammad Cartoons or Not?
    May 6, 2015 Dallas readers had to opt in to see provocative images; Mei-Mei Chan, Rodney Brooks taking Gannett retirements; suddenly, photographer is "the…
    - 22 days ago 6 May 15, 10:04pm -
  • Dori Maynard Kept the Faith
    May 4, 2015 Knight Foundation funds award honoring diversity leader; AP reporter interviews freed Boko Haram prisoners; in killings by cops, consider whit…
    - 24 days ago 5 May 15, 1:28am -
  • That *@#$ Media! Oh, Wait . . .
    May 1, 2015 Baltimore shows need for care in discussing "the media"; blacks are quarter of the poor but half of poverty images; historians group opposes "…
    - 27 days ago 1 May 15, 11:59pm -
  • All Eyes on Baltimore
    April 29, 2015 Some outlets strive to counterbalance sensationalism; . . . Sun editorials assail use of "thug," lack of leadership; . . mom who struck h…
    - 29 days ago 29 Apr 15, 10:51pm -
  • "Ghettoization" of Latin American News?
    April 27, 2015 Also undercovered, diplomat says: Afro-Latinos, Indians; riots, looting follow efforts to show a peaceful face; 8 blacks, Latinas named Sta…
    - 31 days ago 27 Apr 15, 11:46pm -
  • Gates, Affleck Issue Regrets in Slaveowner Flap
    April 22, 2015 Station: Gates' cut "unacceptable" if based on actor's urging (4/22/15); Post-Dispatch wins Pulitzer for Ferguson photos; Tampa Bay Times f…
    - 36 days ago 22 Apr 15, 7:12pm -
  • Post-Dispatch Wins Pulitzer for Ferguson Photos
    April 20, 2015 New York Times honored for coverage of Ebola outbreak; Tampa Bay Times finds "bicycling while black" targeting; can Comcast-Time Warner Cab…
    - 38 days ago 20 Apr 15, 5:27pm -
  • Ben Affleck Asked H.L. Gates to Edit Out Slaveowning Ancestor in Series on Roots
    April 18, 2015 Slaver is omitted, his story "just wasn't as interesting" (4/18/15); fatal shooting on live television airing; Mother Jones puts gun-violen…
    - 40 days ago 18 Apr 15, 4:01pm -
  • Fatal Shooting on Live Television
    April 17, 2015 Airing car chase, producers had little time to cut away; Mother Jones puts gun-violence cost at $229 billion a year; St. Louis paper wins…
    - 41 days ago 17 Apr 15, 10:41pm -
  • Protests Shut Killer Cop's Fundraising Page
    April 15, 2015 ColorofChange.org says 54,000 members raised objections; . . police accounts should not control the narrative;. . . requests for body cam v…
    - 43 days ago 15 Apr 15, 10:25pm -
  • Few Cops Pay for Killing Unarmed Citizens
    April 13, 2015 Analysis finds even those convicted serve little time; schmoozing with Clinton camp before big announcement; Unity plans more events after…
    - 45 days ago 13 Apr 15, 10:00pm -
  • Diversity Champs Bring Outside Help to Unity
    April 10, 2015 2 would-be NABJ presidents join discussion; NPR rebukes "Latino USA" on Chicago election report; Jeb Bush order found to have reduced black…
    - 48 days ago 10 Apr 15, 10:46pm -
  • NBC Snares Witness Who Filmed Cop Killing Civilian
    April 8, 2015 Video responsible for quick firing of S.C. policeman; Ferguson's historic election might not be all it seemed; Postal Service says it won't…
    - 50 days ago 8 Apr 15, 10:53pm -
  • What "The Help" Saw at the White House
    April 6, 2015 Reporter persuades staff to dish on life in the mansion; Obamas visit black church: Who reported it right?; some stunned by lack of punishme…
    - 52 days ago 6 Apr 15, 10:14pm -
  • Flawed Racism Claims Miss Another Problem
    April 3, 2015 Should media use mug shots as the "best available photo"?; when Selena died in 1995, newsroom diversity mattered; . . . Selena's death helpe…
    - 55 days ago 3 Apr 15, 10:34pm -
  • Comedy Central Stands Behind Trevor Noah
    April 1, 2015 S. African says not to judge him "by a handful of jokes"; Indy Star makes splash with front-page editorial; N.Y. Times Magazine hires Hannah…
    - 57 days ago 1 Apr 15, 10:58pm -
  • Biracial South African to Host "Daily Show"
    March 30, 2015 Trevor Noah could puncture one-dimensional view of Africa; CBS colleague says Bill O'Reilly didn't rescue him; part-time newsroom employee…
    - 59 days ago 30 Mar 15, 10:52pm -
  • Why Obama Liked "The Wire"
    March 27, 2015 President: Emulate "humanizing" of drug criminals; ex-N.Y. Times "race beat" reporter leaves for CNN; Dori Maynard service scheduled May 4…
    - 62 days ago 27 Mar 15, 10:20pm -
  • CBS Called on Showing "Africa Without Africans"
    March 25, 2015 150 protest "60 Minutes" pieces with no blacks in view; Vietnam's most publicized atrocity had racial dimension; time to blow up the journa…
    - 64 days ago 25 Mar 15, 10:29pm -
  • Black Suspects Covered Disproportionately
    March 23, 2015 Media Matters surveys New York's late-night newscasts; Texas dailies say keep Confederate flag off plates; new NPR news chief calls diversi…
    - 66 days ago 23 Mar 15, 10:24pm -

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Politics 365

  • President Obama to Award WWI Private Henry Johnson Medal of Honor
    Next week President Obama will award the Medal of Honor posthumously to two World War I veterans, one, Henry Johnson, is African American. Private Johnson will received the award for gallantry displayed as a member of Company C, 369th Infantry Regim…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 15, 11:44am -
  • Supreme Court Takes Up Case That Could Nullify Immigrants
    Should congressional and state legislative districts be apportioned based on the number of residents or the number people who are legal voters in the district?   That’s the case that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to take today. The way the Su…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 15, 11:08am -
  • Rep. Marcia Fudge on Brelo Verdict: “Our Lives Have No Value” “Miscarriage of justice”
    “Today we have been told – yet again – our lives have no value.”  In 2012, Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, who were unarmed, were shot to death during and after a car chase in a 137-round hail of bullets discharged by Cleveland Police…
    - 5 days ago 23 May 15, 1:22pm -
  • Some CBC Members Find WH Gifts for Their #TPP Votes Laughable
    Summer jobs money alone isn’t going to do it.  If the White House wants to mount a serious campaign to turn Black Caucus NOs into YESes on trade, it won’t happen easy.  An informal poll of over 20 Black Caucus members found more hard NOs and…
    - 7 days ago 21 May 15, 7:39pm -
  • Reps. Butterfield, Lee, Waters Talk on Black Caucus Tech Diversity Initiative
    The Congressional Black Caucus launched an effort to spur diversity in hiring at technology companies.  The effort mirrors the work started by Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.  Rev. Jackson’s work resulted in several tech companies, included Google and Ap…
    - 8 days ago 20 May 15, 5:01pm -
  • 420 House Members Vote YES to Mandatory Minimums, Only 3 Vote Against
    When Electeds Won’t Take the Tough Vote to Stop Bad Policy.  Supposedly it’s “CBC policy” to be against mandatory minimums.  All I know is, 41 members of the Congressional Black Caucus voted YES to mandatory minimums today.  Did they eve…
    - 8 days ago 20 May 15, 7:43am -
  • Congressman Turns Clarke Testimony Into Chat on White on White Crime
    The testimony of Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke was just as devoid of strategic substance on policing as his appearances on Fox News.  Clarke had tons to offer when it came to his views on black on black crime and federal over reach and any other to…
    - 9 days ago 19 May 15, 11:37pm -
  • Congressional Black Caucus Launches CBC TECH 2020 to Diversify Tech Sector
    Today at 4:00 p.m. EST, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will launch CBC TECH 2020, a new initiative aimed at increasing African American representation and inclusion in the tech industry.  CBC members will encourage industry leaders to use the…
    - 9 days ago 19 May 15, 3:38pm -
  • Black Caucus to Focus on Tech Diversity #BlackTech
    “In Silicon Valley, the march for diversity and inclusion is just beginning.” – Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. “The data we have seen coming from tech companies is deplorable and unacceptable and most of these companies recognize that,” Congressi…
    - 9 days ago 19 May 15, 12:04pm -
  • Justice Reform: 26 Democrats Press Obama to Ban The Box
    Twenty six Senate Democrats are pressing President Obama to take executive action to “ban the box.” Banning the box would stop employers at federal agencies from asking job applicants about prior convictions until later in the hiring process.…
    - 11 days ago 17 May 15, 4:05pm -
  • House GOP Invites Nutty #Obama Hating Sheriff to Hearing on Policing
    “Obama started this war on police intentionally,” wrote Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke on twitter on May 11. “Right in line with his community agitating,” he added.  On May 14, Republican House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodl…
    - 11 days ago 17 May 15, 11:01am -
  • Loretta Sanchez mocks Native Americans at California Democratic Convention
    Today Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez mocked Native Americans at the California Democratic Convention in Anaheim. While in front of an audience, the Congresswoman, who is also a recently declared candidate for U.S. Senate, recounted an incident when a…
    - 12 days ago 16 May 15, 10:34pm -
  • 3 reasons why Loretta Sanchez doesn’t have a lock on Latino voters in #CASen
    After denying reports that she would enter the race to replace Senator Barbara Boxer, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez officially announced that she is officially running for the U.S. Senate. Sanchez becomes the second Democrat to enter the race, challe…
    - 14 days ago 14 May 15, 6:57pm -
  • Black Caucus Members, Sen. Rand Paul Meet on Justice Reform
    Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus met today with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in a small room adjacent to the cloak rooms on the House floor.  The members convened the bipartisan meeting to focus on what they might be able to work on in the f…
    - 14 days ago 14 May 15, 7:28am -

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EURweb

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…
    - 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 -
  • 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 -

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