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  • newRoker Show Pulled; Followed Dispute Over Katrina
    September 2, 2015 Weatherman challenged downplaying of anniversary; photos of drowned toddler too powerful not to show; Trump lashes out at Abdul-Jabbar a…
    - 18 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 11:08pm -
  • Media Fan Anti-Police Attitudes, Critics Say
    August 31, 2015 Some on right link reporting to Texas deputy's slaying; Editorial writer: "Birthright citizenship" issue is personal; stories on Va. shoo…
    - 3 days ago 31 Aug 15, 10:38pm -
  • How Katrina Changed Journalists' Values
    August 28, 2015 News director: "New level of expectation for myself . . ."; "We can probably screen more," G.M. at WDBJ-TV says; Egypt sentences Al Jazeer…
    - 6 days ago 28 Aug 15, 11:27pm -
  • A Black "Human Powder Keg" Needed Help
    August 26, 2015 Va. shooting raises issue of race, mental health . . . a live shot is an "exercise in vulnerability"; Sharpton losing daily MSNBC show, mo…
    - 8 days ago 26 Aug 15, 10:50pm -
  • Connecting Trump With White Supremacists
    August 24, 2015 New Yorker magazine is latest to explore ties; NAHJ knocks "anchor babies" term — Bush says he means Asians; Birmingham News sheds last…
    - 10 days ago 24 Aug 15, 10:05pm -
  • Covering Black Tragedy Takes a Toll
    August 19, 2015 More newsroom diversity would ease the burden; video shows confrontation between Clinton, activists; veteran Rep. Louis Stokes dies, dad…
    - 15 days ago 19 Aug 15, 11:12pm -
  • Bond Urged Journalists to "Slay the Dragon"
    August 17, 2015 Civil rights icon, 75, gravitated toward media; white journalists respond to canards about J-groups; AAJA to join with vote group in Las…
    - 17 days ago 17 Aug 15, 10:50pm -
  • Dutch Paper Uses "N-Word" In Reviewing Coates Book
    August 14, 2015 Atlantic writer has defended term, but not used like that; Asian Americans in "candid convos" on newsroom coping; reporter among 6 killed…
    - 20 days ago 14 Aug 15, 11:53pm -
  • A Pulitzer to "the Voice of White Los Angeles"
    August 12, 2015 In '65 Watts coverage, race complexities eluded L.A. Times; black men account for 40% of unarmed killings by police; Cincinnati outlets w…
    - 22 days ago 13 Aug 15, 1:08am -
  • 2 Reporters Face Charges in Ferguson
    August 10, 2015 NABJ, Unity join media outlets in expressing outrage; Virgil Smith, V.P. for diversity at Gannett, to retire; NABJ likely brought more bla…
    - 24 days ago 11 Aug 15, 12:57am -
  • NABJ Audience Sees Prince — for 2 Minutes
    August 9, 2015 Busloads travel to Paisley Park studio complex (8/9/15); Sarah Glover elected NABJ president; . . . Glover says "setbacks just set you up f…
    - 25 days ago 9 Aug 15, 5:40am -
  • Sarah Glover Elected NABJ President
    August 7, 2015 Association faces prospect of second year in the red; . . . Glover says "setbacks just set you up for a comeback"; Ellison: cover laws allo…
    - 27 days ago 7 Aug 15, 11:35pm -
  • Coverage Deflates Optimism on Race Issues
    August 5, 2015 Six in 10 black men cite bad experience with police; are outlets with scant diversity not coming forward?; NABJ says CNN kept its word, isn…
    - 29 days ago 5 Aug 15, 10:38pm -
  • Journalists in Ferguson Won't Be Charged
    August 3, 2015 Media begin commemorations of portentous shooting; media gear up to assess Katrina's impact 10 years on; NAHJ names Martin, Pérez, Robles…
    - 31 days ago 3 Aug 15, 11:17pm -
  • "Visuals Matter" in Cincinnati Coverage
    July 31, 2015 Were media really out to make black people look bad?; black cop-white driver scenario said to miss the point; for Kenyan radio, an interview…
    - 34 days ago 31 Jul 15, 10:29pm -
  • Body-Camera Footage Fuels Viewers' Outrage
    July 29, 2015 Networks show video of fatal Cincinnati encounter; Houston protesters denounce cartoon on Sandra Bland case; Philly anchor on leave after h…
    - 36 days ago 29 Jul 15, 11:27pm -
  • Another Slight Slide on Newsroom Diversity
    July 28, 2015 From ASNE: "Our industry isn't making progress" (7/28/15); Cosby cover sparks global conversation; Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns…
    - 37 days ago 28 Jul 15, 9:39am -
  • Cosby Cover Sparks Global Conversation
    July 27, 2015 New York magazine features 35 women, empty chair; Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns on press; Washington Post examines human cost of r…
    - 38 days ago 27 Jul 15, 10:55pm -
  • National Enquirer Draws Blood
    July 24, 2015 Hulk Hogan fired after reporters expose racist rant; ESPN drops Colin Cowherd over remarks about Dominicans; Obama urged to address press fr…
    - 41 days ago 24 Jul 15, 10:14pm -
  • Questions, Videos Fuel Sandra Bland Story
    July 22, 2015 Interaction in police stop, past suicide attempt at issue; NAHJ hires nonprofit veteran as executive director; Cosby mounts media campaign t…
    - 43 days ago 22 Jul 15, 11:33pm -
  • To Publisher, Southern White Man Is Real Victim
    July 20, 2015 "It was a ragged, besmirched flag, but it was his"; photo of black cop helping white racist goes viral; little progress, some retrenchment i…
    - 45 days ago 21 Jul 15, 12:05am -
  • Fox News Missing in Uproar Over Jail Death?
    July 17, 2015 Social media elevate tragic case of Sandra Bland; Cornel West blasts Ta-Nehisi Coates; Dyson serves it back; C. Ron Allen, Fred Hamilton:…
    - 48 days ago 17 Jul 15, 10:41pm -
  • "Shocked" by Obama's Answer About Cosby
    July 15, 2015 No timidity in president's condemnation of rape; art critic urges Smithsonian to remove Cosby collection; story on Serena Williams' body reb…
    - 50 days ago 15 Jul 15, 10:27pm -
  • "Time's Been Up for All These Slurs"
    July 13, 2015 Native journalists confident that the R-word will fall; Jason Begay elected to lead Native journalists association; Ta-Nehisi Coates gets th…
    - 52 days ago 13 Jul 15, 9:44am -
  • Emotions on Display as a Flag Comes Down
    July 10, 2015 Networks go live for South Carolina's historic move; New Orleans columnist backs mayor: Remove monuments; 5 bold moves that would make Nativ…
    - 55 days ago 10 Jul 15, 11:18pm -
  • Michel Martin Gets Weekend NPR Host Slot
    July 9, 2015 2 other black journalists rise in behind-the-scenes changes (7/9/15); who's prosecuting? Almost always, he's white and male; Dylann Roof's ra…
    - 56 days ago 9 Jul 15, 10:32am -
  • Who's Prosecuting? Almost Always, He's White and Male
    July 8, 2015 Women of color said to be especially vulnerable; Dylann Roof's racism will be nurtured in prison; "blacks in the South aren't submissive, b…
    - 57 days ago 8 Jul 15, 10:15pm -
  • AP 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…
    - 59 days 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 66 days ago 29 Jun 15, 11:24pm -

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Politics 365

  • newPortsmouth, Va., Cop Who Killed 2 People in 4 Years Indicted for First Degree Murder
    Stephen Rankin, a Police Officer in Portsmouth, Va., who has shot and killed two unarmed people in four years, was indicted today for first degree murder. Rankin shot and killed 18-year-old William Chapman outside a Walmart on April 22, 2015.  Ranki…
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  • Katrina Anniversary: There are no words
    The ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is here. How the hell do I write about that? Perhaps it’s appropriate to offer a disclaimer: I don’t live in New Orleans, and I never have. I can’t speak from the perspective of an insider, and I da…
    - 4 days ago 30 Aug 15, 5:09pm -
  • Chris Christie compares legal immigrants to FedEx packages
    Not to be outdone in the anti-immigration rhetoric that has been dominated the GOP presidential race in recent weeks, today presidential candidate Chris Christie suggested that legal immigrants could be tracked like FedEx packages. Specifically, he w…
    - 5 days ago 29 Aug 15, 8:24pm -
  • Words vs. policy: why is Ricky Martin urging Latinos to unite against Trump?
    This week singer Ricky Martin wrote an opinion piece urging Latinos “to unite against Donald Trump.” In reference to the GOP candidate throwing Univision anchor Jorge Ramos out of a press conference, Martin wrote: “I am not surprised Trump woul…
    - 6 days ago 28 Aug 15, 12:15pm -
  • Georgia Civic Associations, Women’s Group Celebrate Women’s Suffrage With New Call to Action
    Several nonprofit organizations, elected officials, and academics will gather today in the Georgia State Capitol to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, which gave some American women won the right to vote.  Th…
    - 8 days ago 26 Aug 15, 11:04am -
  • Latino voters’ net favorability rating of Donald Trump is -51
    Yesterday Gallup released a new poll that shows 65% of Latino voters have an unfavorable view of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. 14% of Hispanic voters have a favorable view of Trump. Trump, who announced his campaign criticzing immigrants f…
    - 9 days ago 25 Aug 15, 9:44am -
  • Clueless Ben Carson Gives #BlackLivesMatter Advice They Don’t Need
    Should we bother to take seriously someone who compares health care to slavery or thinks using drone attacks to stop illegal immigration is a good idea? Probably not.  But Dr. Ben Carson is a neurosurgeon running for President and the paradox of h…
    - 9 days ago 25 Aug 15, 8:04am -
  • Cop Killed 2 Unarmed Men in 4 Yrs: Autopsy Says Chapman Was Shot at Distance
    Officer Stephen Rankin, a member of the Portsmouth, Virginia Police Department, had been previously suspended for over a year after shooting an unarmed man in 2011.  In April 2015, the same Portsmouth, Virginia officer,  shot and killed 18-year-old…
    - 10 days ago 24 Aug 15, 4:40pm -
  • Is Donald Trump’s Mouth About to Ignite a Wave of Hispanic Voters?
    Playing With Electoral Fire. You would have thought that Republicans learned their lesson on Hispanic voters in 2012. Well, apparently not. Mitt Romney got only 27 percent of the Hispanic vote with his talk of “self deportations.”  Donald Trump…
    - 12 days ago 22 Aug 15, 2:51pm -
  • Bernie Sanders to Offer Bill to Ban Private Prisons
    Sanders to Introduce Bill to End Federal Involvement with Private Prisons. In a major nod to Black Lives Matter activists, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernice Sanders will offer legislation to ban federal government involvement in priv…
    - 13 days ago 21 Aug 15, 8:18pm -
  • Trumped: Scott Walker Suddenly Backtracks on Birthright Citizenship
    Just days after sounding a whole hell of a lot like Donald Trump, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is suddenly pumping the breaks on the birthright citizenship issue. “I’m not taking a position on it one way or the other,” Walker said to CNBC’…
    - 13 days ago 21 Aug 15, 6:59pm -
  • The Agenda: #BlackLIvesMatter Activists Launch Campaign Zero
    Campaign Zero. “You’re going to have to come together as a movement and say, ‘Here’s what we want done about it,’” Clinton said in a meeting with Black Lives Matter activists last week. And here it is. It was here already on websites an…
    - 13 days ago 21 Aug 15, 6:19pm -
  • GOP Black Outreach: Huckabee and Walker Slap #BlackLIvesMatter
    If this is Republican Black outreach I’d hate to see what happens when they’re not trying to connect. As reported by the Daily Mail, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker called ‘ridiculous’ the idea that he would be willing to meet with organizers of…
    - 13 days ago 21 Aug 15, 2:25pm -
  • Is Elijah Cummings About to Rock the Maryland Senate Race?
    Is Elijah Cummings About to Rock the Maryland Senate Race and Run? If Elijah Cummings were to enter the race for Senate to fill the seat of retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), that would be really bad news for Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), who is…
    - 15 days ago 19 Aug 15, 2:14pm -

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

  • newSMH: Millis Cop Lied About Being Fired Upon by White Man Driving Pickup Truck
    SHAMEFUL: A Millis cop lied about being fired upon by white man driving pickup truck on Wednesday. The unidentified officer will be fired and could face criminal charges as well, the Millis police said on Thursday. The Boston Globe reports the off…
    - 40 mins ago 3 Sep 15, 4:42pm -
  • newDonald Trump Tells Jeb Bush to Set Example By “Speaking English” in US
    The GOP circus continues as presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said his rival “Jeb Bush should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States,” Breitbart reports. Gee, I guess we know his wife Melania Trump and ex-wife I…
    - 11 hours ago 3 Sep 15, 6:34am -
  • Mitt Romney 2016: “Bothered” By Donald Trump Presidential Campaign
    Mitt Romney 2016:  The “Draft Mitt” campaign is starting again after he expressed being “bothered” over Donald Trump’s presidential campaign — really it’s a sideshow. New York magazine reports a close Romney adviser said “He’s s…
    - 1 day ago 2 Sep 15, 10:42am -
  • Protests in Baltimore as Freddie Gray Death Hearings Begin
    Protests have erupted in Baltimore as the Freddie Gray death hearings begin on Wednesday.  Protesters blocked Pratt Street and community activist Kwame Rose was handcuffed after he was reportedly hit by a car. The first circuit court hearing for the…
    - 1 day ago 2 Sep 15, 10:25am -
  • Hillary Clinton Struggling But Still Beats Jeb Bush, Donald Trump
    Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton is still struggling under the weight of the email server scandal but she’s still beating Republican rivals Jeb Bush and Donald Trump. She lost a third of her support in Iowa but is still winning…
    - 1 day ago 2 Sep 15, 9:40am -

Good Black News

EURweb

  • newMan Found With O.J. Simpson’s Stolen Heisman Trophy Arrested
    *A man caught redhanded with O.J. Simpson’s Heisman Trophy, which disappeared from the University of Southern California in 1994, has been charged with receiving stolen property, Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday. A rep for the Los Angeles…
    - 13 mins ago 3 Sep 15, 5:09pm -
  • newAfroman Avoids Jail After Punching a Woman in the Face
    *Afroman will receive zero jail time after plead guilty to assault … at least for now, reports TMZ. The Grammy-nominated rapper has been ordered to take anger management classes and drug tests as part of his probation, according to the website. If…
    - 25 mins ago 3 Sep 15, 4:57pm -
  • new‘The Voice’ Beef: Gwen Stefani Not Happy With Rihanna’s ‘Advisor’ Role?
    *Beef is cooking on the set of “The Voice” between Gwen Stefani and the new “chief advisor to judges” Rihanna – according to The National Enquirer. Insiders told the tabloid that Rihanna’s appointment has angered the No Doubt singer, who…
    - 38 mins ago 3 Sep 15, 4:44pm -
  • newWendy Williams ‘Disappointed’ in Nicki Minaj Checking Miley Cyrus (Watch)
    *Wendy Williams thinks Nicki Minaj is too grown to be engaging in a back and forth with Miley Cyrus. The talk show host said she’s “disappointed” in the rapper for calling out the MTV Video Music Awards host during the ceremony. “I didn’…
    - 1 hour ago 3 Sep 15, 4:17pm -
  • newDeborah Cox Joins Off-Broadway Play about Transgender Identity
    *Deborah Cox and Kathleen Turner will star in an off-Broadway play about transgender identity, 22Q Entertainment announced Thursday. Both women have signed on to John S. Anastasi’s “Would You Still Love Me…” Turner plays the mother of a woma…
    - 1 hour ago 3 Sep 15, 4:00pm -

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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