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  • 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…
    - 2 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 11 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…
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  • 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…
    - 16 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…
    - 18 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…
    - 21 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…
    - 23 days ago 10 Jun 15, 10:20pm -
  • Warning on McKinney: "This Time We Got Lucky"

    - 25 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…
    - 28 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…
    - 30 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…
    - 32 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…
    - 35 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…
    - 38 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…
    - 41 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,…
    - 42 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,…
    - 43 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…
    - 44 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…
    - 46 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%…
    - 49 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…
    - 52 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…
    - 53 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…
    - 56 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…
    - 58 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…
    - 60 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 "…
    - 63 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…
    - 65 days ago 29 Apr 15, 10:51pm -
  • "Ghettoization" of Latin American News?
    April 27, 2015 Also undercovered, diplomat says: Afro-Latinos, Indians; riots, looting follow efforts to show a peaceful face; 8 blacks, Latinas named Sta…
    - 67 days ago 27 Apr 15, 11:46pm -

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

  • Unretouched Portraits Illustrate 19 Bare, Bold And Beautiful Women
    Alyscia Cunningham was fed up with other photographers suggesting to her that she should photoshop the bodies and skin of her clients. So she created her own photo series featuring unretouched, makeup-free women of all ages to highlight just how stun…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 3:09am -
  • The Charleston Shooting Was At Least The 91st Violent Attack On A Black Church Since 1956
    UPDATE: This piece has been updated to reflect recent church burnings that have occurred in the week since the shooting in Charleston. When Dylann Roof allegedly opened fire at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carol…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 2:54am -
  • Celebrating Missy Elliott’s 44th Birthday With 14 Of Her Flyest Videos
    Not too many musicians can reach the sonically creative, innovative and unprecedented heights Missy Elliott has managed. Although younger generations may have just sampled their first taste of her music at this year’s Super Bowl, she’s been slayi…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 2:51am -
  • It’s Not Black Folks’ Burden To Forgive Racist Killers
    If you want to silence a black person’s pain, ask for forgiveness. We’re accustomed to our screams being hushed in the wake of tragedy. We’re accustomed to our grief being shoved aside in the rush to find mercy for those who have trespassed aga…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 2:45am -
  • Who In God’s Name Could Be Burning Black Churches?
    Six black churches burned. Two weeks. Three blazes that could be arson. Authorities have yet to determine whether the fires that have ripped through the buildings of predominantly black churches in the South in the past weeks were hate crimes — or…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 2:41am -

News One

This Week In Blackness

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Politics 365

  • 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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.…
    - 7 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…
    - 7 days ago 27 Jun 15, 1:52pm -
  • After Racist Comments Prompt Univision Slap, It’s Donald Trump Piñata Time
    Univision has cancelled its airing of the Donald Trump owned Miss USA pageant in protest of Trump’s bigoted remarks about Mexicans last week.  Trump made his comments in New York as he announced a run for the White House that few are taking seriou…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 8:00pm -
  • Black Caucus Moves to Remove #ConfederateFlag from #USCapitol… and Everywhere Else
    Yesterday Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson offered a resolution to remove the Confederate flag, specifically the Mississippi state flag, from the U.S. Capitol.  House Republicans delayed Thompson’s motion today.  Also yesterday, Rep. John Lewis…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 6:58pm -
  • SCOTUS saves Obamacare: subsidies to purchase health insurance will continue
    On Thursday, in a 6-3 ruling the Supreme Court ruled that Americans who receive federal subsidies to purchase health insurance on exchanges will get to keep them. In writing for the majority, Chief Justice John Roberts said, “Congress passed the Af…
    - 9 days ago 25 Jun 15, 2:21pm -

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

  • President Obama Mocks GOP Presidential Candidates as Political “Hunger Games”
    President Obama mocked the slate of Republican presidential candidates as political “Hunger Games.” During a speech in LaCrosse, Wisc., Obama joked, “I’ve lost count how many Republicans are running for this job. They’ll have enough for a…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 8:44pm -
  • Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar
    SHOCK:  A father and son were killed in a double homicide in Savanna-La-Mar, Jamaica. The body of Trevor Wynter, 62, who was a supporter of Westmoreland’s Reno Football Club, was found riddled with bullets in his bed. Wynter’s son, Jahboukie Wyn…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 12:19pm -
  • Serta Drops Donald Trump Over Racist Mexican Comments
    Serta drops Donald Trump over racist comments about Mexican immigrants, Democrats relish damage to GOP. Bloomberg reports “Serta, the largest U.S. mattress manufacturer, will end its business relationship with Donald Trump after he made disparagi…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 10:38am -
  • Black Suspect, Vincent Broughton, Arrested for Racist Flyers at Black Church
    Vincent Broughton, who is black, was arrested and charged with a hate crime and disorderly conduct after allegedly leaving racist messages outside a black church in Colorado Springs. CBS Denver reports one of the signs, which were placed outside New…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 8:06am -
  • George Pataki Lone GOP Presidential Candidate to Call Out Donald Trump
    Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the only Republican presidential candidate to call out Donald Trump for his racist comments about Mexican immigrants. It took 15 days and three companies severing ties with the carnival barker before a single Rep…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 10:31pm -

Good Black News

EURweb

  • newDiddy’s Fall, Racist Arsonists, Nene Leakes and More News! | BHL’s This Week
    BHL: This Week — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, DJ Jesse Janedy, and Courtney Stewart discuss news for the week of July 3rd, 2015. This week’s special guest is #TvPersonality #BadBoyRecordsAlum & #FashionIcon Fonzwo…
    - 3 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 1:36am -
  • newWATCH: Deleted Scene from ‘Home’ Starring Rihanna, Jim Parsons
    *DreamWorks/FOX has released a deleted scene from the hit film “Home” (starring Rihanna, Jim Parsons, Steve Martin and Jennifer Lopez) which is available on DVD July 28 and is now available on Digital HD at http://www.foxdigitalhd.com/home Watch…
    - 5 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 11:04pm -
  • newMotorist Sues Bobbi Kristina as Family Prepares for Her Funeral
    *Bobbi Kristina Brown was involved in a car accident in the days leading up to her hospitalization, and now the man involved in the accident is suing her, claiming he suffered serious injures from the crash. According to a lawsuit filed by Russell J.…
    - 7 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 9:06pm -
  • newGoodbye Clippers, Hello Mavericks! DeAndre Bolts from LA to Dallas
    *(Via MSN Spoerts) – DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center. Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press tha…
    - 8 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 7:52pm -
  • newOprah is Hiring – 2015 Jobs Available in L.A. and N.Y.
    *Oprah Winfrey’s OWN television channel has recently posted three new positions on their web site. They are looking to hire a Payroll Administrator, a Health Editor for Oprah.com, and an Executive Assistant for Business and Legal Affairs. Here are…
    - 9 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 7:11pm -
  • newLee England, Jr: You’ve Never Heard Violin Like This! (Covers Bey, Adele and Yeah, Mozart Too!) Photos
    *Let’s keep it real. You’ve got to be pretty outstanding for somebody like Quincy Jones to give you the time of day. I mean c’mon, “Q”? The man who made a pivotal dent in the direction of careers belonging to artists like The King of Pop, T…
    - 9 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • newKim Burrell Returns with ‘Thank You Jesus’
      *The dynamic, instantly recognizable and captivating voice of Kim Burrell is undeniably one of the most powerful voices in music today. USA Today declares, “Nobody stretches a melody like gospel singer Burrell” and The San Francisco Chronic…
    - 11 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 5:27pm -
  • newAva DuVernay WON’T Be Directing Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’
    *Apparently it wasn’t meant to be. Unfortunately Ava DuVernay will NOT be at the helm of the upcoming Marvel film, “Black Panther.” DuVernay  told Essence writer Yolanda Sangweni that in the end after meeting with execs, she passed on the oppo…
    - 11 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 4:46pm -
  • newTamera Mowry-Housley Welcomes Daughter
    *Tamera Mowry-Housley welcomed a second child, a baby girl, with husband Adam Housley on July 1. “The Real” co-host gave birth to daughter Ariah who was born at 2:54 p.m., weighing 10 lbs., 2 oz and measuring 20.5 inches. “We are so blessed and…
    - 12 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 4:03pm -
  • newTMZ Claims Someone is Shopping Bobbi Kristina’s Death Bed Photo
    *UPDATE … Here’s what TMZ is now reporting about this story: Bobby Brown’s sister Leolah just unleashed her rage over news that someone is selling a photo of Bobbi Kristina laying in her death bed. Leolah is reacting to TMZ’s story that someo…
    - 14 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 2:03pm -

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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