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  • newDr. Dre handcuffed outside his Los Angeles home
    On Monday, Dr. Dre, real name Andre Young, was handcuffed outside his Los Angeles home when a motorist initiated a private person’s arrest after claiming that Young had pointed a gun at him.Sheriff’s deputies who responded said that there …
    - 6 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 3:39pm -
  • newTelevision psychic Miss Cleo passes away from cancer
    Youree Harris, better known as “Miss Cleo” from those psychic hotline commercials back in the 90s, as passed away at age 53.The famed television psychic died on Tuesday due to cancer, according to TMZ. While a representative for …
    - 6 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 3:15pm -
  • newAfrican teenager’s jaw-dropping Celine Dion cover goes viral
    One 17-year-old young man from Libreville, Gabon, in Africa, has heads turning and jaws dropping with his absolutely unbelievable covers of Celine Dion.Samuel has gotten over a million views for his covers of “The Power of Love” and “To …
    - 7 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 2:53pm -
  • newFather, son charged in alleged sex assault at college orientation
    A father and son have been charged in an alleged sexual assault case after they were accused of drugging and assaulting a woman at Illinois State University.According to campus police, Shawn Childs Sr. volunteered to buy liquor for students …
    - 9 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 12:40pm -
  • newKobe Bryant pens letter to 17-year-old self, advises not to give money to family
    It’s no secret that Kobe Bryant has a few issues with family stemming from finances, and a recent letter written to his 17-year-old self sheds a bit of light on the NBA star’s family and financial situation as he advises …
    - 10 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 11:22am -

AllAfrica

  • newAfrica: Ranking Universities - Hypocrisy, Impunity and Complicity
    [The Conversation Africa] Nearly ten years ago I confronted an expert about what she claimed was an "African phenomenon" in higher education. She was reluctant to provide me with the raw data upon which this "phenomenon" was premised, so I vigorously…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • newAfrica: 400 Million People Live With Hepatitis but They Do Not Know
    [IPS] Rome -With some 400 million people around the world infected with hepatitis B or C, mostly without being aware, the United Nations top health agency encourages countries to boost testing and access to services and medicines for people in need t…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 11:07am -
  • newEthiopia: Agency Gets Tough On Dormant Commercial Farms
    [Addis Fortune] The total area of farmland implicated in the latest warnings equates to approximately three-quarters of the size of Addis Abeba
    - 11 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 11:00am -
  • newZimbabwe: Chinese Bank Avails $77 Million for Health
    [The Herald] Government has so far received $77 million for health development from the Export-Import Bank of China, a Government official has said. This follows a $100 million loan that was availed by the bank in 2011 through the China Medical Equip…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 9:59am -
  • newNigeria: A Stumbling Start and the Big Picture
    [Guardian] The first-year evaluation of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government, in general and President Muhamadu Buhari, has been quite entertaining. Nigerians are very patronising of their leaders, very resilient and incurably o…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 9:42am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • Acel Moore, Icon and Pioneer, Dies at 75
    February 13, 2016 Longtime Philly columnist was left paralyzed in 2010 (2/13/16); Gwen Ifill wins in candidates' debate; Obama live from Illinois on CNN,…
    - 13 Feb 16, 12:58pm -
  • Gwen Ifill Wins in Candidates' Debate
    February 12, 2016 Co-moderator asks Democrats about white people; Obama live from Illinois on CNN, MSNBC, but not Fox; ex-Mexican president laughs at Trum…
    - 12 Feb 16, 10:05pm -
  • Now It's the Girls on the Bus
    February 10, 2016 NBC's Welker often "the only black woman in the room"; columnists turn attention to deadly football head injuries; . . and others to cr…
    - 10 Feb 16, 10:45pm -
  • Michael Feeney, Mentor With a Purpose
    February 8, 2016 Service in Harlem sanctuary has feel of NABJ meeting; NYU J-students say they were profiled at Rubio event; critic gives CBS "solid grade…
    - 8 Feb 16, 11:55pm -
  • Barred From Their Own Homes
    February 5, 2016 People of color victimized by NYPD tactic, reporters find; . . . one woman's list of 13 black investigative reporters; Dallas Morning New…
    - 5 Feb 16, 10:11pm -
  • CNN Pushes Back on Ted Cruz Allegation
    February 3, 2016 Texan cites network in spreading falsehood about Carson; reporter fired over fabrications, impersonations; Michael Feeney fund exceeds $2…
    - 3 Feb 16, 10:44pm -
  • Michael Feeney Fund Quickly Raises $15,000
    February 1, 2016 "Doctors didn't see this coming," mom says of fatal illness; Cruz, Sanders say Iowa results have messages for media; Palin squirms when…
    - 1 Feb 16, 10:16pm -
  • Michael Feeney of N.Y. News, NABJ Dies at 32
    January 31, 2016 "You were so about diversity in the newsroom, in life . . ." (1/31/16); whites believed ready for local initiatives on race; Birmingham T…
    - 31 Jan 16, 9:24pm -
  • Truth and Reconciliation, American Style
    January 29, 2016 Whites believed ready for local initiatives on race; Birmingham Times sold to foundation devoted to training; more Michigan water tests a…
    - 29 Jan 16, 10:35pm -
  • What if the "Militants" Were Not White?
    January 27, 2016 Response to Oregon standoff has invited comparisons; N.Y. Times could have made "real difference" in Flint; Trump boycott leads to "sense…
    - 27 Jan 16, 10:59pm -
  • The White Girls' Shirts Spelled "Ni**er"
    January 25, 2016 Some blur faces -- media "cautious with a hurtful image"; Japanese-Americans still fighting use of "Jap"; frustration builds among blacks…
    - 25 Jan 16, 10:24pm -
  • Madame Noire Tops Black-Oriented Websites
    January 22, 2016 Women's site leads The Root and BET in unique visitors; Detroit photog captures Flint tragedy for Time cover; #OscarsSoWhite morphs into…
    - 22 Jan 16, 10:20pm -
  • Latinos "Punch Below Their Weight"
    January 20, 2016 Despite numbers, voting influence seen as limited; black Dallas paper loses Martin Luther King Jr. parade; pundit fired after calling Fli…
    - 20 Jan 16, 10:32pm -
  • Dallas Paper Closes Community Sections
    January 15, 2016 Morning News cuts 13 "neighborsgo" jobs; Trump boots N.Y. Times reporter from campaign event; N.Y. Daily News promotes Eric Barrow to spo…
    - 15 Jan 16, 10:29pm -
  • TV Not for Obama's Progressive Critics of Color
    January 13, 2016 Some wish "State of the Union" addressed race issues; Trump rejects white nationalists but embraces "anger"; Al Jazeera America, praised…
    - 13 Jan 16, 11:44pm -
  • Sean Penn Scored on Ethics of "El Chapo" Interview
    January 11, 2016 Sean Penn scored on ethics of "El Chapo" interview; insult to journalists" to give drug lord approval; David Bowie fans span races, gen…
    - 11 Jan 16, 10:20pm -
  • Will the "Spotlights" Shine in Many Colors?
    January 9, 2016   Investigative teams usually a "white male crowd"; N.Y. Muslims win another victory over illegal surveillance; "NABJ baby" says advocac…
    - 9 Jan 16, 10:13pm -
  • Obama Cheered, Mocked Over Gun Moves
    January 6, 2016 AP says measures would not have stopped slaughters; AP nixes "militiamen" term in Oregon, favors "armed men"; Maynard Institute is "recons…
    - 6 Jan 16, 10:44pm -
  • What if Oregon Militants Were Black or Muslim?
    January 4, 2016 Treatment of armed white protesters at issue; how Trump would have delivered the Gettysburg Address; Albor Ruiz column cut from N.Y. Daily…
    - 4 Jan 16, 10:20pm -
  • "Media Throng" Follows Cosby to Court
    December 30, 2015 Daily News cover: "He said-she said" 55 times over; N.Y. Times says a white Tamir Rice would be alive today; . . . media want cameras fo…
    - 30 Dec 15, 10:32pm -
  • Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2015
    December 28, 2015 A year in the quest for news media that look like America: Police violence; gun violence; Donald Trump, seriously; fear of Muslims; the…
    - 28 Dec 15, 10:16pm -
  • Unarmed or Shot in the Back
    December 23, 2015 Atlanta reporters uncover fate of victims of Ga. police; Washington Post pulls cartoon depicting Cruz, daughters; Disney wants out of Fu…
    - 23 Dec 15, 10:52pm -
  • Putin "Creates Climate" for Killing Journalists
    December 21, 2015 Trump accepts Russian's praise, says guilt not proved; Rubio, Cruz not the Latino candidates many expected; Success story: "Why I stoppe…
    - 21 Dec 15, 10:07pm -
  • Journalists Follow Their Passions
    December 18, 2015 Our latest list of nonfiction books by journalists of color or those of special interest to them — the second of two — features jour…
    - 18 Dec 15, 9:58pm -
  • Norris Leaving NPR to "Grow" Race Project
    December 17, 2015 Host says effort might expand beyond journalism (12/17/15); recycled Baltimore images — how true?; Editorial: Despite mistrial, "damag…
    - 17 Dec 15, 10:29pm -
  • Recycled Baltimore Images — How True?
    December 16, 2015 With mistrial, opportunity to repeat prior mistakes; Editorial: Despite mistrial, "damaging" testimony emerged; critics say GOP debaters…
    - 16 Dec 15, 10:48pm -
  • Fallout Over a Dismissal at Poynter
    December 14, 2015 Mentors, mentees follow Kenny Irby to new program; NABJ founders see "back to the future" on diversity; climate agreement falls short of…
    - 14 Dec 15, 11:21pm -
  • Journalists Who Rocked Their World
    December 11, 2015 Our latest list of nonfiction books by journalists of color or those of special interest to them — the first of two — gives us a ch…
    - 11 Dec 15, 10:28pm -
  • Pulley Stepping Down as Hampton J-Dean
    December 11, 2015 Business journalist takes N.Y. public relations job (12/11/15); media turn up heat on Trump; should reporters be packing heat?; HuffPost…
    - 11 Dec 15, 12:57pm -
  • Media Turn Up Heat on Trump
    December 9, 2015 It's policies, not personality, after anti-Muslim comments; should reporters be packing heat?; HuffPost rebuffs NABJ request to correct f…
    - 9 Dec 15, 10:40pm -

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Politics 365

  • DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns; Donna Brazile in as interim DNC Chair
    Amid the release of e-mails from hackers that show the Democratic National Committee playing favorites in the primary electoral process, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has resigned. In a statement to the press, Wasserman Schultz said: “We arriv…
    - 2 days ago 24 Jul 16, 4:53pm -
  • The Virginia GOP is Trying To Disenfranchise 206,000 Ex-Felons
    Today the Virginia Supreme Court heard the GOP’s challenge to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s May 2016 Executive Order, which restored voting rights to an estimated 206,000 Virginians who have completed their sentence for any felony convictions.  The leg…
    - 7 days ago 19 Jul 16, 10:22pm -
  • HUD, Comcast Partner in Expanding Internet Essentials Program
    After successfully connecting more than 600,000 low-income families to high-speed internet, Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative announced a new partnership to expand the Internet Essentia…
    - 7 days ago 19 Jul 16, 7:40pm -
  • Coal Is Making A Comeback At RNC
    The Republican National Convention is in full swing, and as party delegates adopted the 2016 Republican Party Platform on the first day of activities, the GOP showed a renewed embrace of coal. With calls to rebuild America’s aging electric grid in…
    - 7 days ago 19 Jul 16, 6:33pm -
  • Protesting Peacefully is not Enough
    A backlash sometimes can be as powerful as a highly effective, progressive movement. That occurred in the wake of the CIVIL Rights Movement with Nixon’s “Law and Order” and Reagan’s “War Against Drugs.” Now it’s Trump’s “Law and Ord…
    - 7 days ago 19 Jul 16, 2:45pm -
  • When D.L. Hughley Has a Race Cono on Fox and This Is What Happened
    The Justice Department Said It So It Must Be True. Comedian D.L. Hughley went on Fox News last night to engage in the typical dance of propaganda that leaves out half the story that Fox News sometimes defines as “journalism.” Perhaps the most fas…
    - 13 days ago 14 Jul 16, 7:48am -
  • Rep. Alma Adams’ HBCU Capital Financing Bill Passes House
    Legislation sponsored by Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) that would help HBCUs with federal funding passed the House on July 11. The Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Capital Financing Improvements Act (H.R. 5530) was passed by the House on M…
    - 13 days ago 13 Jul 16, 11:08am -
  • Not BET or TVOne: President Obama to Have Race Convo on ABCNews
    Thursday at 8 p.m. In the past when President Obama has wanted to highlight an issue targeted to a specific community, whether it was millennials, Hispanics or African Americans, he has used the media in that community. But Thursday’s conversation…
    - 13 days ago 13 Jul 16, 10:29am -
  • Flashback from 2015: Death in Custody Reporting Law Games
    Flashback post from 2015… Below is a March 13, 2015, letter sent by five members of Congress regarding the Death in Custody reporting bill signed by President Obama on December 18, 2014.  The subject of deaths in police custody comes up again afte…
    - 13 days ago 13 Jul 16, 10:07am -
  • “She Must Become Our Next President” Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton
    The body language was stiff and the choreography was not all that warm, but Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont endorsed Hillary Clinton today in New Hampshire.  There was a hug at the end of it all. And the crowd cheered as Clinton accepted Sanders’ s…
    - 14 days ago 12 Jul 16, 11:48am -
  • Donald “Law and Order” Trump Tweets on “Inner Cities”
    Crime is out of control, and rapidly getting worse. Look what is going on in Chicago and our inner cities. Not good! …….. For too many years, our inner cities have been left behind. I am going to deliver jobs, safety and protection for those in n…
    - 14 days ago 12 Jul 16, 11:32am -
  • It’s the Police Against the Black Community. As It Always Has Been.
    “We also have to have Organized Effort against Gangs. They are “Not just gangs of kids anymore. They are often the kinds of Kids called Super-Predators. No conscious. No empathy. We can talk about why they ended up that way but “First” We hav…
    - 15 days ago 12 Jul 16, 12:35am -
  • Recounting When #AllLivesDidntMatter Underscores False Choice
    Trevor Noah of the Daily Show said it perfectly last week, “You shouldn’t have to choose between the police and the citizens that they are sworn to protect.” Supporting Black Lives Matter, caring about the countless black men and women who have…
    - 15 days ago 11 Jul 16, 10:31pm -
  • Overall Unemployment 4.9%. Black Unemployment 8.6%
    The June unemployment numbers were released last week and data showed that employers added 287,000 jobs.  The unemployment rate is now 4.9% after being 5.0% in April. Black unemployment is at 4.9 percent. The African American unemployment rate of 4…
    - 15 days ago 11 Jul 16, 3:34pm -

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News

EURweb

  • newAnthony David Drops Riveting New CD ‘The Powerful Now’
    *The earthy and always soulful modern day Griot, Anthony David, has garnered a devoted fan base with his poignant anthems of truth that often defy musical boundaries. Rooted in the great R&B tradition, the Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/guitaris…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 3:23pm -
  • newBeyonce, Adele Lead 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees
    *MTV has announced the nominees for its 2016 “Video Music Awards,” and Beyonce leads the pack with a career-high 11, followed by Adele with 8. Both artists are nominated for Video of the Year – Adele for “Hello” and Bey for “Format…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 3:17pm -
  • newChanel Iman and Bebe Rexha Featured at ‘Next Up’ (PHOTOS)
    *W Hotels and Billboard hosted the second concert in emerging artist concert series, Next Up: New Artists, New Music. The event took place at W Seattle with a private performance by on the rise singer and song-writer, Bebe Rexha. An intimate crowd…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 2:59pm -
  • newDiddy’s Son Justin Combs Forms New Company With ‘Two and a Half Men’ Star
    *Sean “Diddy” Combs’ son Justin Combs is looking to follow in his dad’s entrepreneurial footsteps. The 22-year-old recent UCLA grad has partnered with fellow alum Kenechukwu “Kene” Orjioke and former “Two and a Half Men” star Angus…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 2:45pm -
  • newEagle Academy Foundation Scholars to Speak at the DNC Tonight
    *40 Eagle Academy Foundation scholars, along with the Academy’s founding Principal and CEO David C. Banks, have been invited to speak at the Democratic National Convention, Tonight, Tuesday, July 26th between 7:15 – 7:45pm ET. The theme for the…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Jul 16, 2:30pm -

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