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  • newAP Wins Release of Incriminating Cosby File
    July 6, 2015 "America's dad" admits giving women sedatives for sex; S.C. Senate votes to take down Confederate flag; ESPN moves celebrity tournament from…
    - 15 hours ago 6 Jul 15, 10:16pm -
  • More Dump Trump
    July 1, 2015 Columnist sees irony in Univision's defense of Mexicans; another reporter quits — can't afford to live on her salary; Nigerian journalist s…
    - 6 days ago 1 Jul 15, 10:26pm -
  • Latinos Applaud NBCU's Trump Dump
    June 29, 2015 Company drops Miss Universe, Miss USA after protests; a Nashville editor tells readers of his same-sex wedding; Johnny and Jamal? This Jamaa…
    - 8 days ago 29 Jun 15, 11:24pm -
  • Praise for Obama, and Then a Dead Mic
    June 26, 2015 President's eulogy in Charleston made for riveting TV; mindset behind Confederate monuments mirrors that for flags; can't fault media for no…
    - 11 days ago 26 Jun 15, 11:31pm -
  • Lester Holt: "It's a Big Deal" to Be Able to Represent
    June 24, 2015 New NBC anchor sensitive to race, tech, Western issues; PBS suspends Gates series over Ben Affleck deletion; NABJ president rebukes Don Lemo…
    - 13 days ago 24 Jun 15, 7:41am -
  • S.C. Newspapers Play Role in Flag Debate
    June 22, 2015 The State out front — black paper most hardline; Obama's mention of N-word gets bleeps, headlines; "Meet the Press" blunders with all-blac…
    - 15 days ago 22 Jun 15, 11:29pm -
  • In Charleston, Massacre Is a Local Story
    June 19, 2015 Post and Courier has less diversity than 15 years ago; N.Y. Times is fine with calling shootings "terrorism"; does focusing on suspect detra…
    - 18 days ago 19 Jun 15, 11:27pm -
  • Cops Stop Black Journalist 50+ Times
    June 17, 2015 First-person story has Toronto poised to change policy; media scramble to cover fatal shooting of 9 in Charleston; states in U.S. said to v…
    - 20 days ago 17 Jun 15, 10:23pm -
  • A Journalists Service Corps?
    June 15, 2015 Media can affect a community's confidence in itself; Kierna Mayo, Kyra Kyles named to top Ebony jobs; Rachel Dolezal says she's identified a…
    - 22 days ago 16 Jun 15, 12:05am -
  • How a "Black" White Woman Became a Story
    June 12, 2015 Pacific Northwest outlets made public record requests; Whitlock ousted as editor before his site debuts; at issue: News diversity issues in…
    - 25 days ago 12 Jun 15, 10:54pm -
  • Barkley to Give $1 Million to Morehouse
    June 10, 2015 NBA Hall of Famer aids Journalism and Sports Program; . . . sports journalists get a "D" on diversity hiring; judge upholds firing of cop in…
    - 27 days ago 10 Jun 15, 10:20pm -
  • Warning on McKinney: "This Time We Got Lucky"

    - 29 days ago 8 Jun 15, 10:07pm -
  • Media "Negative" on Black, Arab, Latino Boys
    June 5, 2015 ASNE offers "community-based engagement" as remedy; journalists meet to discuss lack of access to Clinton; Baltimore's Mosby wants autopsy re…
    - 32 days ago 5 Jun 15, 10:18pm -
  • Half Billion Raised for Haiti; 6 Homes Result
    June 3, 2015 Red Cross slammed in NPR-ProPublica investigation; inmate to be freed after stories on "dirty cop"; journalists have proved fickle in reporti…
    - 34 days ago 3 Jun 15, 10:08pm -
  • Journalists Bear Down on Killings by Police
    June 1, 2015 Washington Post counts 385 fatally shot this year; new photo contradicts Fla. police account of shooting; "Wear Orange" honors teen who wante…
    - 36 days ago 1 Jun 15, 10:13pm -
  • Reporter Killed in Community She Loved
    May 29, 2015 Charnice Milton slain in D.C. while used as human shield; Bettinger to step down as director of Knight fellowships; N.C., Texas schools confr…
    - 39 days ago 29 May 15, 10:23pm -
  • 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…
    - 41 days 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…
    - 44 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,…
    - 46 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,…
    - 47 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…
    - 48 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…
    - 50 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%…
    - 53 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…
    - 55 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…
    - 57 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…
    - 60 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…
    - 62 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…
    - 63 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 "…
    - 67 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…
    - 69 days ago 29 Apr 15, 10:51pm -

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

News One

This Week In Blackness

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Politics 365

  • Macy’s severs ties to Donald Trump over anti-Mexican remarks
    Macy’s department store became the latest business to disassociate itself from GOP presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump over his anti-Mexican comments. A few weeks ago in making his announcement as a candidate for the GOP nomin…
    - 6 days ago 1 Jul 15, 2:27pm -
  • This is What it Sounds Like When the Koch Brothers Support Justice Reform
    Think of the famous motto of the Black Caucus, “no permanent enemies only permanent interests,” as you think of the Koch Brothers supporting a criminal justice reform bill that rolls back over criminalization.  It shouldn’t be a shock at to an…
    - 6 days ago 1 Jul 15, 7:33am -
  • Latinos become largest ethnic group in California
    According to data released from the U.S. Census, Latinos have overtaken non-Hispanic whites to become the largest ethnic group in California, accounting for 38% of the state’s population. There are now about 15 million Latinos living in California…
    - 7 days ago 30 Jun 15, 6:41am -
  • For Expanded Opportunity, Lifeline Program Must Cover Broadband
    It’s widely accepted that the combination of broadband and digital technology can be a great equalizer that connects society’s have-nots with vast opportunities for greater knowledge, better jobs, and higher incomes.  But this hopeful future ass…
    - 8 days ago 29 Jun 15, 2:30pm -
  • We Are Moving FORWARD!
    This piece first appeared on Cognitive Relevance, and has been reposted with permission from the author. I laughed first when I read Ted Cruz’s comment on the SCOTUS decision Friday legalizing gay marriage in America. Then I was sad. Now I am refle…
    - 8 days ago 29 Jun 15, 12:29pm -
  • Reducing Wireless Taxes Means More Affordable Service for Our Communities
    To the average person reducing wireless taxes may not seem like a pertinent issue. However, if you take a look at your cell phone bill and scroll down to view how much you pay in taxes and surcharges each month, its relevance becomes clearer. As the…
    - 10 days ago 27 Jun 15, 9:30pm -
  • 5 Recent Black Church Arsons in SC, NC, GA, TN, FL
    In the wake of the racist murders of nine members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 16,  there have been five arsons of Black churches in the South.  There is a long history in America regarding attacks on Black church…
    - 10 days ago 27 Jun 15, 5:25pm -
  • #FreeBree: Newsome Does What We Were Thinking, Crowdfunding for Bail Blows Up
    Bree Newsome Does What We Were Thinking.  A #BlackLivesMatter activist, Bree Newsome, 30, did what was in the back of everyone’s mind, she climbed the flagpole in South Carolina on the grounds of the statehouse and took the Confederate flag down.…
    - 10 days ago 27 Jun 15, 2:51pm -
  • Activist removes Confederate flag in front of South Carolina capitol building
    A 30 year old artist and activist, Bree Newsome, climbed the flagpole in front of the South Carolina capitol building this morning and took down the Confederate flag. According to the Guardian, Bree Newsome, a 30 year old from Charlotte, North Caroli…
    - 10 days ago 27 Jun 15, 1:52pm -

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News

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 -

Roland Martin

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