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  • newZambia: President's Health Worries as Nation Turns 50
    [Deutsche Welle]Zambia may be politically stable in conflict-ridden region, but its human rights record gives cause for concern and most of the population live in poverty.
    - 1 hour ago 25 Oct 14, 2:56pm -
  • newAngola: Aquaculture to Benefit Rural Women and Ex-Soldiers
    [ANGOP]Luanda -The Aquaculture Development Action Plan designed for small scale production of fish will benefit mainly the youths, rural women and ex-soldiers, Angop learned.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:41pm -
  • newTanzania: Child Marriage Creates Devastation to National Economy
    [Daily News]GIRLS who marry early are often excluded from formal education and employment and are at a higher risk to get pregnancy, HIV infection, disease and maternal health complications, such as obstetric fistula and eventual maternal mortality.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:40pm -
  • newMali: WHO Warns of Ebola Risk As Infected Toddler Dies
    [Deutsche Welle]The World Health Organization has warned that many people in Mali may be at risk of developing Ebola after being exposed to a toddler who showed symptoms during a bus journey. The two-year-old girl has died in hospital.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:38pm -
  • newSudan: Rebels Asked Beijing Not to Sell Weapons to Juba
    [Sudan Tribune]Nairobi -The opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM) led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, revealed they had asked the Chinese government to stop selling weapons to president Salva Kiir's government, Ma…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:18pm -
  • newZambia: After Ditching Jubilee, UPND Drags Hh to Chawama
    [Zambia Reports]When President of the United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema made the controversial decision to boycott the Jubilee celebrations yesterday, scores of angry UPND cadres went to protest at his home.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:04pm -
  • newSudan: Govt Dismisses Rebel Claims On President Kiir's Legitimacy
    [Sudan Tribune]Nairobi -South Sudan government the recent document signed by its various factions in Arusha, under the auspices of Tanzania's ruling party (CCM) confirms president Salva Kiir as the country's democratically-elected and legitimate lead…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:01pm -
  • newSouth Sudan: Death Toll Hits 59 As Fresh Clashes Erupt in Lakes State
    [Sudan Tribune]Rumbek -Lakes state's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has confirmed that four senior army senior officers died in renewed clashes at Malek cattle camp between pastoralist youth and armed forces on Saturday, bringing the total d…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:55pm -
  • newSouth Sudan: Govt Probes Chinese Firm Amidst Hacking Allegations
    [Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese authorities have ordered a probe into allegations that Huawei, a private Chinese technological company may have hacked into its systems.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:52pm -
  • newZimbabwe: Gweru Council Workers Last Paid in July
    [New Zimbabwe]GWERU City Council workers have threatened to take industrial action against their employer over outstanding salary arrears, has learnt.
    - 3 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:48pm -
  • newZimbabwe: Manage Grace-Mujuru Storm - Mugabe
    [New Zimbabwe]THE Zanu PF politburo gathering Thursday was expected to be a stormy affair but the drama did not materialise after a power blackout which affected the ruling party's headquarters and surrounding areas in the capital.
    - 3 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:48pm -
  • newZimbabwe: Bid to Oust Sibanda Over Grace Snub
    [New Zimbabwe]PROCESSES have been set in motion to force the ouster of war veterans chairman Jabulani Sibanda and Zanu PF's Mashonaland East provincial chairman Ray Kaukonde who are accused of not showing enthusiasm for Grace Mugabe's political ambit…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:45pm -
  • newZimbabwe: Mujuru Created Two Centres of Power - Muchinguri
    [New Zimbabwe]OUTGOING Women's League boss, Oppah Muchinguri, has accused Vice-President Joice Mujuru of creating two centres of power within the government and the ruling Zanu PF party.
    - 3 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:42pm -
  • newAfrica: Ebola Cases Now Exceed 10,000
    [allAfrica]Geneva -An overview of the current state of Ebola infections is provided by excerpts from the October 25 situation report of the World Health Organization's Ebola Response Roadmap:
    - 8 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 8:32am -
  • newTunisia: 27 Candidates to Run for Presidency
    [Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The official number of candidates for the presidential election is 27 candidates after the expiry of the deadlines for appeals to the Administrative Court, President of the Independent High Authority for the Elections (IS…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:35am -
  • newEgypt: Sisi Calls for Emergency Meeting After Sinai Attack
    [Aswat Masriya]Cairo -President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on Friday for an emergency meeting and asked the National Defence Council to convene in response to the latest Attack on army check point in Sinai.
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:28am -
  • newZimbabwe: Daggers Out for Jabulani Sibanda
    [The Herald]War veterans yesterday urged Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association chairman Cde Jabulani Sibanda to resign or risk being pushed out for belonging to a counter-revolutionary squad opposed to the entry of the First Lady Amai…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:25am -
  • newZimbabwe: Mugabe Loses Control?
    [Zimbabwe Independent]PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is facing an explosive Zanu PF internal revolt after his wife Grace yesterday escalated her insults and abuse of Vice-President Joice Mujuru to hysterical levels, amid indications the ruling party's leade…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:24am -
  • newZimbabwe: Tsvangirai Faces Eviction From Highlands Mansion
    [Zimbabwe Independent]MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai's woes continue to mount amid reports the former premier is broke and failing to maintain the plush government Highlands mansion in which he has been living since being appointed prime minister in…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:10am -
  • newTunisia: 'Terrorists' Hide-Out Raided
    [Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The intervention of security forces in Chebbaou, delegation of Oued Ellil ended successfully after 28 hours of negotiations but also of firefight with the terrorist group holed up in a house, Interior Ministry's spokesman…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:04am -
  • newEgypt: Soldiers Killed at Check-Point
    [Aswat Masriya]North Sinai -At least 25 members of the Egyptian security forces were killed in a blast in Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid on Friday, a military source told Aswat Masriya.
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:01am -
  • newZambia: 26 Drown On Lake Kariba
    [Times of Zambia]TWENTY-SIX people, mostly pupils heading for independence celebrations, have drowned after the canoe they were in capsized on Lake Kariba.
    - 14 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:39am -
  • newZimbabwe: Ruling Party Faces Possible Split
    [Zimbabwe Independent]ZANU PF could be on the verge of a split as its new kid on the block, President Robert Mugabe's 49 year-old-wife Grace Mugabe, who has plunged headlong into turbulent and volatile Zanu PF politics, appears to be deepening divisi…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:38am -
  • newZimbabwe: Politburo Okays Mliswa Ouster
    [The Herald]The Zanu-PF Politburo yesterday upheld the dismissal of Mashonaland West provincial chairman Cde Temba Mliswa and appointed his deputy Cde Ziyambi Ziyambi as the acting chairperson.
    - 14 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:34am -
  • newZimbabwe: Hippo Valley U.S Ethanol Production
    [Zimbabwe Independent]TONGAAT Hullet's Zimbabwean unit Hippo Valley (Hippo) plans to invest towards growing sugar cane production by 10% annually over the next few years as part of efforts meant to increase ethanol production from current levels of 2…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 2:30am -
  • newZimbabwe: Rallies Expose Grace Mugabe Backers
    [Zimbabwe Independent]FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe's ongoing countrywide rallies have exposed the group that is behind her comprising high-ranking Zanu PF party officials aligned to Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa's faction.
    - 15 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:46am -
  • newZambia: Many Die in Canoe Accident
    [Zambia Reports]Twenty four people from Henga primary school in Gwembe District southern province have drowned while trying to cross Lake Kariba on their way to independence jubilee celebrations.
    - 15 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:43am -
  • newMozambique: Ruling Party Leads with Wide Margin
    [AIM]With the official results of last week's general election now in from all 11 of Mozambique's provincial constituencies, it is clear that Filipe Nyusi, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party, has won with around 57% of the vote - considerably…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:30am -
  • newBotswana: Ruling Party Faces Tougher Opposition
    [Deutsche Welle]Voting in Botswana was proceeding smoothly on Friday in a general election in which the ruling party faces an unprecedented test against a recently united opposition.
    - 15 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:11am -
  • newAfrica: Conundrum Over Discordant U.S. & European Trade Policies
    [ECDPM]Washington, DC -The Africa Leaders Summit, held in Washington in early August, marked a welcome and important turning point as trade and investment became a top priority in US-African relations. At the same time, this development has placed th…
    - 23 hours ago 24 Oct 14, 5:11pm -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • newRadio Host Ballentine Found Guilty of Fraud
    October 24, 2014 "People's lawyer" accused of bilking lenders of $10 million; terrorists targeting Western journalists, FBI warns; leaks on Michael Brown…
    - 18 hours ago 24 Oct 14, 10:15pm -
  • 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…
    - 5 days 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 9 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 12 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…
    - 15 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…
    - 17 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…
    - 19 days ago 6 Oct 14, 10:46pm -
  • Ben Bradlee Wrestled With Racial Issues
    October 22, 2014 Fabled editor, dead at 93, acknowledged his ignorance; autopsy indicates Michael Brown reached for cop's gun; debate questioners overwhel…
    - 22 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…
    - 22 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…
    - 24 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…
    - 26 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 33 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 38 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…
    - 40 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…
    - 43 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;…
    - 45 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…
    - 47 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…
    - 51 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…
    - 52 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…
    - 54 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 66 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…
    - 68 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…
    - 71 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…
    - 73 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…
    - 75 days ago 11 Aug 14, 11:53pm -

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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 R...From:TWiB! Presents: B…
- 3 days ago 22 Oct 14, 11:13am -
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnation
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnationSupport Independent Media: http://http// At approximately 2am Central during the live broadcast of TWiB's dispatch from #Ferguson @Awkward_Du...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVV…
- 4 days ago 21 Oct 14, 3:49pm -
#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…
- 4 days ago 21 Oct 14, 11:52am -
#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…
- 6 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:1665…
- 7 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…
- 9 days ago 16 Oct 14, 1:41pm -

Politics 365

  • Immigrant activists target Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan with billboard campaign
    This week a group of immigrant activists in North Carolina unveiled a billboard campaign taking aim at Democratic Senator Kay Hagan for her immigration positions. Hagan was one of the five Democratic senators who opposed the DREAM Act in 2010 and rec…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 14, 2:29pm -
  • #HBCU Advocates, Black Caucus React to Final Parent PLUS Change
    In October 2011, the Department of Education tightened the loan standards for Parent PLUS Loans.  The change effected over 30,000 students at HBCUs at a collective loss in tuition to the schools of over $150 million. In 2013, Education Secretary A…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 14, 12:15pm -
  • Why Do Democrats Think They Can Bash Obama and Get Black Votes?
    Here are a few election time questions to think over: Why in the world do Democrats think they can bash President Obama and his policies and still win Black votes?  Why should Black voters be motivated to turnout after months of watching Democrats…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 14, 10:51am -
  • Will Ferguson Flyer Sent By Georgia Democrats Motivate Black Voters?
    Update:  Gov. Nathan Deal calls Democrats #Ferguson Ad “Despicable…” It’s Up to You to Make Change Happen. As reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a flyer that is reported to have been sent out by the Democratic Party of Georgia e…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 14, 10:28am -
  • 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 9 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…
    - 9 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 13 days ago 12 Oct 14, 2:27pm -

The Root

  • newTop Cop Says NYPD Hatchet Attack Was an ‘Act of Terror’
    Commissioner William Bratton of the New York Police Department said Friday that a hatchet attack on four rookie cops a day earlier was an “act of terror” by a homegrown radical, according to the Associated Press.
    - 6 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 10:49am -
  • newLAPD Officer Accused in Brutal Attack on Restrained Man
    A Los Angeles police officer is under fire amid allegations that he kicked and beat a man who was being held down by other officers, sources close to the investigation told the Los Angeles Times.
    - 6 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 10:21am -
  • newMass. Man Beats Staggering Odds, Winning Twice in One Lottery Drawing
    Some may call it an accident, but by most accounts, Kenneth J. Stokes, of Norwood, Mass., is a lucky man.
    - 7 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 9:45am -
  • newNY, NJ Impose Ebola Quarantines
    After the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in New York City, state officials in New York and New Jersey announced Friday a screening system that is stricter than federal guidelines for those entering the United States from some West African nations.
    - 8 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 8:14am -
  • newFeds Loosen Financial Requirements for PLUS Loan Applications
    Big changes are on the way for the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program (Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students): The U.S. Department of Education is loosening rules for eligibility in a move targeted at making it easier for parents and students to pay f…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:00am -

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News

  • newDallas Cowboy DeMarco Murray Sets Rushing Record by Running at Least 100 Yards in Seven Straight Games
    ARLINGTON, Texas —DeMarco Murray may have eclipsed former Cleveland Browns icon Jim Brown as the first back in league history to start a season by running for at least 100 yards in seven straight games. But the fourth-year Dallas Cowboys workhorse…
    - 22 hours ago 24 Oct 14, 6:23pm -
  • newNBA Star Chris Paul Developing Autobiographical ABC Comedy
    Add Chris Paul to the list of NBA stars producing autobiographical TV projects.  Paul has teamed with comedy writer Warren Lieberstein and producers Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum to develop a family comedy for CBS TV Studios that is inspir…
    - 22 hours ago 24 Oct 14, 5:57pm -
  • Los Angeles Police Department Fires Detective Over Racially-Charged Recordings
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck fired a veteran police detective Wednesday after a disciplinary panel found he made racially charged comments about a black civil rights attorney and a 1997 shooting in which the detective killed a black officer.…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 14, 1:41pm -
  • California Prisons Agree to End Race-Based Lockdowns
    In settling a federal civil rights suit, California prisons agreed Wednesday to no longer base lockdowns on inmates’ race or ethnicity. The suit, filed in 2008 on behalf of male prisoners, alleged that the California Department of Corrections and R…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 14, 1:28pm -
  • Toni Morrison’s Papers To Be Housed At Princeton University
    PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University.  Princeton made the announcement Friday, shortly before the 83-year-old Morrison took part in a forum at th…
    - 2 days ago 23 Oct 14, 1:20pm -


  • newRay Rice Files Grievance Against The Baltimore Ravens
    *Ray Rice continues to put the legal hand up against the NFL. Media sources report that Rice has filed a grievance against the Baltimore Ravens to challenge the team’s decision to terminate his contract on Sept. 8. Rice argues that the Collective B…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 9:07am -
  • newMary J. Blige Garners $105K in Legal Battle with Promoter
    *Mary J. Blige won in a legal battle against her. A promoter sued Blige for a cancelled performance. But the federal judge ruled in her favor — confirming that Blige doesn’t have to perform without her entourage and first class airfare — as sta…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 6:03am -
  • newBlack Hollywood Live’s ‘This Week': Shonda Rhimes, Bill Cosby, Black-ish & More
    *BHL: This Week — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart and DJ Jesse Janedy discuss news for the week of October 24th, 2014. Jesse opens up with Shonda Rhimes Shuts Down Twitter Critics…Again, Zoe Saldana W…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 3:30am -
  • newNew Music: Aaron Camper ‘My Heart’
    *There’s something in Aaron Camper’s music that’s elusive, doesn’t allow you to put your finger on it, so you can’t categorize it. That’s the beauty of Aaron Camper, he defies genre by bending melodies toward his feel for a song, creating…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Oct 14, 1:36am -
  • newBlake Griffin Reveals Awkward Encounters with Donald Sterling
    *Blake Griffin opened up in GQ‘s October issue about a lot of things going on his life, but what still stands out the most are those stories about some awkward encounters he had with Donald Sterling. He said about Sterling, “it was unfortunate.…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Oct 14, 11:24pm -

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…
    - 59 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
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  • Manhunt for Ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner Ends in More Bloodshed
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  • SB Bankruptcy Plan Talks Called “Intractable”
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  • Million Father March Event a Huge Success
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  • Southland Campaigning
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Roland Martin

Roland Martin, Ben Carson Clash Over ACA Slavery Comments During Exclusive NewsOne Now Interview
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Jacquie Hood Martin On The Beauty Of St. Jude Children's Hospital
Jacquie Hood Martin On The Beauty Of St. Jude Children's HospitalRev. Jacquie Hood Martin discusses what St. Jude Children's Hospital means for so many families whose children are in need of specialized medical care.From:Roland MartinViews:1…
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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'…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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