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  • newAfrica: How Maths and Malaria Meet
    [SciDev.Net]Bangkok -One major difficulty in the fight against infectious diseases is to identify the right interventions and the best way to combine them. Mathematical models allow predictions to be made about the likely impact of various strategies…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Oct 14, 3:24am -
  • newSudan: Bread Crisis Enters Third Day
    [Radio Dabanga]Port Sudan -Port Sudan is facing a shortage of bread since three days. Hundreds of people have to wait each day in long queues in front of the bakeries to obtain some piece of bread. Some bakeries closed their doors.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Oct 14, 3:15am -
  • newAfrica: Continent Urged to Use Its Low Carbon Economy
    [IPS]Marrakech -By leveraging knowledge about climate change, through adopting improved agriculture technologies and using water and energy more effectively, Africa can accelerate its march towards sustainable development.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Oct 14, 3:14am -
  • newAfrica: Nations Pledge 1,600 Volunteer Ebola Workers
    [Deutsche Welle]The African Union says member states have promised to send more than 1,600 volunteer health workers to Ebola-affected countries. The continent's slow response to help the stricken nations has come under criticism.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Oct 14, 3:09am -
  • newNigeria: Rape Survivors Besiege National Assembly
    [This Day]Abuja -It was a grievous moment for female senators and their counterparts in the House of Representatives on Thursday when traumatised rape victims besieged the National Assembly to narrate their agonising experiences in the hands of rapis…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Oct 14, 3:08am -

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…
    - 3 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 13 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…
    - 15 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…
    - 17 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…
    - 20 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…
    - 20 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…
    - 22 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…
    - 25 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…
    - 29 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 34 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 38 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…
    - 41 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;…
    - 43 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…
    - 45 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…
    - 50 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…
    - 50 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…
    - 52 days ago 1 Sep 14, 9:25pm -
  • Bombshell Suit Against "White People" Magazine
    August 22, 2014 Complaint cites story choices, pale Time Inc. leadership; CNN.com's D.C. restructuring means fewer blacks; ACLU says Ferguson events brou…
    - 62 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 66 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…
    - 69 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…
    - 71 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…
    - 73 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…
    - 75 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 www.rhrealitycheck.org 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…
- 2 days ago 22 Oct 14, 11:13am -
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnation
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnationSupport Independent Media: http://http//twib.fm/ferguson At approximately 2am Central during the live broadcast of TWiB's dispatch from #Ferguson @Awkward_Du...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVV…
- 3 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. www.rhrealitycheck.org 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 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…
- 5 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. http://twitter.com/ablackshow_twib http://facebook.com/ablackshow.twib http://twitter.com/elon...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:1665…
- 6 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…
- 8 days ago 16 Oct 14, 1:41pm -

Politics 365

  • newImmigrant 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…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 2:29pm -
  • new#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…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 12:15pm -
  • newWhy 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…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 10:51am -
  • newWill 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…
    - 18 hours 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 9 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…
    - 9 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…
    - 12 days ago 12 Oct 14, 2:27pm -

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…
    - 57 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 -
  • 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

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…
- 16 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 12:40pm -
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:0…
- 1 day ago 23 Oct 14, 3:14am -
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'…
- 2 days ago 22 Oct 14, 10:50am -
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…
- 4 days ago 19 Oct 14, 11:35pm -
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…
- 5 days ago 18 Oct 14, 5:52pm -
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…
- 7 days ago 17 Oct 14, 1:43pm -