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  • newEthiopia: U.S. Deeply Concerned by Sentence of Ethiopian Journalist
    [State Department]Washington, DC -The United States is deeply concerned by the October 27 sentencing of Ethiopian journalist Temesgen Desalegn to three years in prison for “provocation and dissemination of inaccurate information.” Freedom of expr…
    - 5 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 7:19pm -
  • newBurkina Faso: Army Take Over, Compaore's Whereabouts Unknown
    [Deutsche Welle]The chief of Burkina Faso's army has dissolved the government and said that a transitional government will be formed. The announcement came shortly after the president reportedly declared a state of emergency.
    - 5 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 6:29pm -
  • newAfrica: Test of African Democracy - Burkina and Beyond
    [allAfrica]Washington, DC -On Thursday the former soldier who seized power in Burkina Faso 27 years ago agreed to negotiate with opponents. The announcement was a response to massive popular demonstrations against President Blaise Compaore’s intent…
    - 8 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 3:52pm -
  • newAfrica: Obama On U.S. Response to Ebola
    [White House]Washington, DC -Following are excerpts of President Obama's remarks on Ebola October 28 related to U.S. foreign policy and international engagement. The full transcript of the president's remarks is available on the White House website.
    - 11 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 12:37pm -
  • newNigeria: Overcoming Obstacles to Eradicate Polio - Philanthro-Capitalist Sir Emeka Offor Leads the Way
    [Sir Emeka Offor Foundation]Africans in their unique cultural tradition are endowed with rich social capital. Therefore, the welfare of each child in any community is inherently the responsibility of all, which gives credence to the proverb "it takes…
    - 13 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 10:34am -
  • newKenya: Northern Kenyans Adopt Nocturnal Life to Escape Extreme Heat
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation]Atheley -It is 6 pm in Atheley and as the sun sets, bringing with it a cool breeze, this village in northern Kenya breaks out in a flurry of activity.
    - 14 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 9:34am -
  • newSouth Sudan: Back to War - Again
    [ICG]Warring parties in South Sudan's civil war are preparing for major offensives as seasonal rains ease.
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 9:14am -
  • newGambia: 62 Nations Tackle Gambia on Human Rights
    [AI London]The Gambian authorities must heed a warning from the international community about the deteriorating human rights situation in the country, Amnesty International said today.
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 9:02am -
  • newAfrica: Synthetic Biology - Artificial Life Threatens Nature and Society
    [SACSIS]Synthetic food has long been the subject of speculative fiction, from Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator" where poor quality artificial food spawned dissent, to Kurt Vonnegut's "Breakfast of Champions" where food was manufactured from coal…
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:59am -
  • newLibya: Rival Militias Commit War Crimes, Says Group
    [AI London]Lawless militias and armed groups on all sides of the conflict in western Libya are carrying out rampant human rights abuses, including war crimes, according to a new briefing from Amnesty International.
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:55am -
  • newAfrica: Ebola, HIV & Ethics
    [What'sUpHIV]Suppose that a research team of scientists came up with an AIDS vaccine that was 50% effective. What would you recommend that they do with it?
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:53am -
  • newAfrica: Climate Change a 'Threat Multiplier' for Farming-Dependent States
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation]Rome -Climate change and food insecurity are "threat multipliers", and 32 countries dependent on farming face an "extreme risk" of conflict or civil unrest in the next 30 years, a global analytics firm said on Wednesday.
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:51am -
  • newBurkina Faso: Protesters Storm Parliament
    [Deutsche Welle]Following days of street clashes, protesters in Burkina Faso have forced the police to withdraw from the parliament building in Ouagadougou. The state television has also been attacked and has stopped broadcasting.
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:50am -
  • newNigeria: Incumbency and Opportunity - Forecasting Nigeria's 2015 Elections
    [African Arguments]Headline Findings
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:44am -
  • newLiberia: Ebola Infections 'Slowing'
    [Deutsche Welle]The World Health Organization says there could be a decline in the rate of Ebola cases in Liberia. The UN health agency made the announcement during a press conference in Geneva.
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:39am -
  • newBurundi: New Political Killing?
    [Iwacu] Déo Barakekenwa , also known as 'Murundi', the representative of the National Forces of Liberation (FNL) political party at Kiyange 1 (Gatumba area) was shot dead on 13 October. His close companions can identify his murderers. Is Murundi the…
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:37am -
  • newMozambique: U.S., UK Observers' Absence Delays Start of Mozambican Opposition Demilitarization
    [Verdade]The International Observer Military Team for the Cessation of Military Hostilities (EMOCHM), formalized 27 days ago, remains incomplete. The two US and two British military observers have not yet arrived and this is delaying the start of the…
    - 15 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:31am -
  • newLibya: Is Military Intervention the Answer?
    [ISS]Three years after the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi's regime, Libya is far from the democratic state many had envisioned and hoped for. Instead the country finds itself fragmented into an alarming number of armed groups, raising fears of a full-sc…
    - 16 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:17am -
  • newWest Africa: Nearly 25 Million Food Insecure in Sahel
    [IRIN]Dakar -Food security and malnutrition rates across the Sahel are deteriorating, due in large part to ongoing conflict and instability in the Central African Republic (CAR), northern Mali, and northeast Nigeria, according to the UN Office for th…
    - 16 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:08am -
  • newZambia: Scott as President 'No Surprise' to Citizens
    [Deutsche Welle]Zambians have welcomed the news that Guy Scott is interim president. His skin color and British heritage -- the facts most Western media picked up on -- isn't an issue for most Zambians, writes DW's Chiponda Chimbelu.
    - 16 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 8:06am -
  • newTanzania: Keeping All Girls in School Is One Way to Curb Child Marriage in Tanzania
    [IPS]Dar es Salaam -"You cannot continue with your education. You have to get married because this man has already paid dowry for you," Matilda H's father told her. Matilda, from Tanzania, was 14 and had just passed her primary school exams and had b…
    - 17 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 7:17am -
  • newSouth Africa: Officials Deny Suspected Ebola Case
    [SAPA]Johannesburg -The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) denied a claim on Thursday that a South African man has contracted Ebola.
    - 17 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 6:31am -
  • newLiberia: Ivorian Airline Resumes Monrovia Route
    [FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -The Ivorian airliner, Air Cote d'Ivoire, has become the first African airline to resume flights to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, a key step which will make it much easier for aid workers to travel to the Ebola-hit natio…
    - 18 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 5:56am -
  • newAfrica: Is Isis Allied to African Groups?
    [African Arguments]In August 2014, Africa's spy chiefs met in Nairobi as part of the African Union's Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA). They expressed deep concern about the growing threat of the Islamic State in Iraq…
    - 18 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 5:35am -
  • newZimbabwe: Malawi Diplomat Calls Mugabe an 'Idiot' - Report
    [New Zimbabwe]"This guy Robert Mugabe; I hope that he lives a very long time, so that one day he can go before an international tribunal. He is a horrible man."
    - 19 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 5:03am -
  • newSouth Africa: 'Massive' HIV Vaccine Trial Possible Soon
    [Health-e]The only HIV vaccine in the world that worked slightly in Thailand also seems to work on South Africans.
    - 19 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 5:02am -
  • newSouth Africa: Meyiwa Died in Khumalo's Arms - Report
    [SAPA]Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa died in his girlfriend Kelly Khumalo's arms, The Star reported on Thursday.
    - 20 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 4:14am -
  • newTunisia: Ennahda Party Concedes Poll Defeat
    [Deutsche Welle]Nida Tunis has won Tunisia's elections. Before the release of the official results, the Islamist Ennahda party had already conceded defeat.
    - 20 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 3:34am -
  • newNigeria: Residents Flee As Boko Haram, Troops Clash
    [Vanguard]Boko Haram fighters on Wednesday clashed with Nigerian troops in the country's remote northeast, forcing thousands to flee, after two other attacks that further undermined claims of a ceasefire.
    - 22 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 2:02am -
  • newUganda: Facing Up to Tough Land Questions
    [Independent (Kampala)]Leaders need to champion radical reforms not play politics to please voters
    - 23 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 1:09am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • Holder Sees End to Journalist's Prosecution
    October 29, 2014 Attorney general repeats, "No reporter's going to jail"; administration refines practice of leaking to news outlets; Zucker ties CNN spon…
    - 1 day ago 29 Oct 14, 10:28pm -
  • Sister2Sister Magazine Files for Bankruptcy
    October 27, 2014 Publisher says she'll focus on online edition; Native school shooter had "foot in each of two worlds"; Stevie Wonder visits FCC to aid vi…
    - 3 days ago 27 Oct 14, 10:16pm -
  • Radio 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…
    - 6 days 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 13 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…
    - 14 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…
    - 15 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…
    - 17 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…
    - 20 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…
    - 22 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…
    - 24 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…
    - 27 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…
    - 27 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…
    - 29 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 38 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…
    - 41 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…
    - 43 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…
    - 45 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…
    - 48 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;…
    - 50 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…
    - 52 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…
    - 56 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…
    - 57 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…
    - 59 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…
    - 69 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…
    - 71 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…
    - 73 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…
    - 76 days ago 16 Aug 14, 12:09am -

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This Week In Blackness

#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 27 Oct 14, 10:43am -
#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…
- 9 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…
- 9 days ago 21 Oct 14, 3:49pm -
#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:1558694ratingsTi…
- 12 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…
- 12 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…
- 14 days ago 16 Oct 14, 1:41pm -

Politics 365

  • newRecord Number of African Americans Running Statewide in 2014
    A record number of African Americans are running statewide for the midterm elections.  Below is a chart of the candidates who will be on the ballot on Tuesday.
    - 7 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 5:25pm -
  • newFeds Convict Warren Ballentine: Not One Subprime Banker Prosecuted
    Once again, it’s always interesting to see the cases federal prosecutors pursue and the ones they don’t. Chicago Tribune: “Prosecutors alleged that Ballentine acted as the real estate lawyer at closings involving nearly 30 fraudulent loans. He…
    - 7 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 4:54pm -
  • newMurderer in Political Ad Endorses Republican
    Nikko Jenkins Endorses Lee Terry.  Marjorie Sturgeon of KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska reports that Nikko Jenkins, who appeared at a hearing regarding his mental competency, made a political endorsement. Jenkins, 28, who killed four people in Omaha in 2…
    - 7 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 4:44pm -
  • newProblematic Police Tactics
    It’s been two months since Daniel Pantaleo strangled Eric Garner, 48, to death on a sidewalk in Staten Island, N.Y. Darren Wilson shot 18-year-old Michael Brown to death on August 9. Since then, there has been nothing but silence from Officers Pant…
    - 7 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 4:38pm -
  • newBipartisan Dislike Follows After Willie Horton / Nikko Jenkins Ad Airs
    A political ad aired by the National Republican Congressional Committee is being called out by many as racist. The ad, which has political circles buzzing and has gone viral, with more than 150,000 views on YouTube, has political observers pointing…
    - 7 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 4:29pm -
  • DCCC Begs for Cash Again, Finally Mentions a Black Person Running for Congress
    The Hill, Mike Lillis: ”Democrats have raised $163 million to the GOP’s $125 million. That’s an enormous discrepancy, especially considering that Republicans control 34 more House seats than Democrats … The DCCC let it be known that only 77…
    - 2 days ago 29 Oct 14, 11:39am -
  • Rep. Lacy Clay Asks DoJ to Investigate St. Louis Court System #Ferguson
    Clay Urges Justice Dept. to Expand Federal Probe to Cover Municipal Courts in St. Louis City & County New Data Indicates Low-Income, Minority Residents Serving as ATM Machines for Local Government   Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO) is asking the Department of…
    - 2 days ago 28 Oct 14, 10:38pm -
  • Growing Optimism for South Sudan
    By Raynard Jackson Last month I had the chance to talk with several members of the South Sudanese delegation who attended the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City. Those who follow my writings know that I have…
    - 2 days ago 28 Oct 14, 10:34pm -
  • Will Latina Voices Be Heard on Election Day?
    By Maria Elena Perez, National Institute of Reproductive Health As we come to yet another important election season, in which our basic right to choose hangs in the balance, we must ask: what is at stake for Latinas’ access to reproductive health c…
    - 3 days ago 27 Oct 14, 1:05pm -
  • GOP Ad to Black Voters: Stop Voting for Dems When Nothing Changes
    MD AD: STOP VOTING FOR DEMS. A campaign ad running in Maryland in support of Republican Larry Hogan, the opponent of Democrat Anthony Brown, makes a direct appeal to Black Democrats.  Hogan and Brown are running for Governor and Brown is widely exp…
    - 5 days ago 26 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 8 days ago 23 Oct 14, 10:28am -

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

  • Australia Suspends Visas for Ebola Hot Zones to Keep Out Disease
    Australia is suspending visas for people from Ebola hot zones such as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, in an attempt to keep out the deadly virus. Non-permanent and temporary visas have been canceled for people who are not yet traveling to Australia…
    - 2 days ago 28 Oct 14, 7:36pm -
  • Fulton County Judge Declines to Intervene in Georgia Missing Voters Lawsuit
    GEORGIA VOTER SUPPRESSION:  Fulton County Superior Court Judge Christopher Brasher decided not to intervene on behalf of 40,000 newly registered voters who seemed to be lost in the system. The missing voters lawsuit, which was filed by the national…
    - 2 days ago 28 Oct 14, 6:57pm -
  • Unmanned NASA Antares Rocket Explodes on Launch in Virginia
    A NASA Antares rocket explodes on launch at the Wallops Flight Facility, which is located on the eastern coast of Virginia. The rocket was originally scheduled to take off yesterday but was delayed. The unmanned rocket was taking 5,000 pounds of su…
    - 2 days ago 28 Oct 14, 6:32pm -
  • Exodus Movie: Christian Bale Describes Moses As “Likely Schizophrenic”
    EXODUS MOVIE DRAMA:  Christian Bale, star of the upcoming “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” says the prophet Moses, who he plays, was “likely a schizophrenic” and “one of the most barbaric individuals.” This is bound to irk Christians. “I thi…
    - 3 days ago 28 Oct 14, 9:47am -
  • Darryl Warren Bludgeons Wife to Death in St. Petersburg Home
    JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL:  Darryl Warren was arrested in Jacksonville after bludgeoning his wife to death during a domestic dispute in their St. Petersburg, Fla., home. Warren fled the scene after killing his wife, Barbara, 57, at 3033 Melrose Avenue So…
    - 3 days ago 28 Oct 14, 8:39am -

Good Black News


  • newKatt Williams Says Pap Was Filming Suge’s Child (Watch)
    *Suge Knight was still behind bars at press time, but his camp, along with a free Katt Williams, are denying that they stole a pap’s camera in September. As previously reported, both were arrested Wednesday after being accused of grabbing a camera…
    - 8 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 3:43pm -
  • newMatt Barnes / Gloria Govan Split Not Amicable (Report)
    *Gloria Govan has been saying that her split from Matt Barnes is friendly, but TMZ says it has sources who way otherwise. Our sources tell us … Matt was the one who called things off with the “Basketball Wives” star — and he’s still upset a…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 2:40pm -
  • newMichael Jordan Calls President Obama’s Golf Game ‘Sh**ty’ (Watch)
    *Michael Jordan got comfortable during an interview with Ahmad Rashad and was brutally honest about President Obama’s talent level on the golf course – or lack thereof. The Charlotte Hornets owner and NBA legend was asked, “Who would be in your…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 2:29pm -
  • newQueen Latifah Cancels Bill Cosby Interview Amid Rape Allegations
    *TMZ is reporting that Queen Latifah wants no part of Bill Cosby now that rape allegations against the veteran comedian have resurfaced. As previously reported, comedian Hannibal Buress reminded folks during a stand up set last week that Mr. Cosby ha…
    - 10 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 2:14pm -
  • newActor Nate Parker Directs #AmeriCAN a Short Film on the Systematic Attack of Black Youth (Watch)
    *#AmeriCAN is a short film and public service announcement that comes in response to recent events that have divided the country over racial lines. With the influx of violence against black males in America over the past few years, the piece strives…
    - 10 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 2:13pm -

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…
    - 64 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 -
    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…
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    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…
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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…
- 22 hours ago 30 Oct 14, 1:59am -
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…
- 1 day ago 29 Oct 14, 3:45pm -
NewsOne Now Exclusive: Dr. Ben Carson: I'm Not Anti Obama; Not Excited About His Policies
NewsOne Now Exclusive: Dr. Ben Carson: I'm Not Anti Obama; Not Excited About His PoliciesDr. Ben Carson, sat down with Roland Martin for an exclusive interview on TV One's NewsOne now to discuss an his controversial comments, views and political…
- 3 days ago 28 Oct 14, 9:48am -
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'…
- 3 days ago 28 Oct 14, 9:17am -
The Black Room: Do You Remember Your Wildest Easter Suit?
The Black Room: Do You Remember Your Wildest Easter Suit?Roland Martin chops it up with comedians Antoine Scott, Queen Aishah and Larry Lancaster about the wildest Easter suit that they have ever worn.From:Roland MartinViews:5696ratingsTim…
- 3 days ago 27 Oct 14, 10:54pm -
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…
- 4 days ago 26 Oct 14, 6:46pm -