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  • 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…
    - 17 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…
    - 19 days ago 10 Aug 14, 1:34am -
  • MSNBC Chief Promises Change for Latinos
    August 8, 2014 Griffin pledges that show hosts will meet with Hispanics; Latinos-as-white stories called damaging as well as wrong; Barnett named executi…
    - 20 days ago 8 Aug 14, 10:50pm -
  • Journalists' Role Reversal: Dining at White House
    August 6, 2014 8 from Fourth Estate join 400 honoring African leaders; . . . "pool" report gives press corps lowdown on the dinner; after corporate split,…
    - 22 days ago 6 Aug 14, 10:33pm -
  • Grio Columnist Makes Plagiarism Accusation; Howard U. Radio Station Apologizes
    August 4, 2014 WHUR-FM removes disputed posting; website spotlights "qualified," savvy journalists of color; . . . consider diversity when deciding on mak…
    - 24 days ago 4 Aug 14, 10:27pm -
  • NABJ Gives "Thumbs Down" Award to NPR
    August 2, 2014 Al Jazeera America praised for "best practices" (8/2/14); Andrew Young, at NABJ, stands by "smart-ass white boys" remarks of 30 years ago;…
    - 26 days ago 3 Aug 14, 12:44am -
  • Right About "Smart-Ass White Boys"
    August 1, 2014 Andrew Young, at NABJ, stands by words of 30 years ago; NABJ members vote to penalize errant board reps (8/1/14); NABJ, NAHJ move toward…
    - 27 days ago 2 Aug 14, 6:41am -
  • NABJ, NAHJ Move Toward Joint Convention
    July 31, 2014 Meeting could assemble most journalists of color since '08 (7/31/14)
    - 28 days ago 31 Jul 14, 3:33pm -
  • Penalized for Diversity!
    July 28, 2014 Study: Advocacy backfires on those who are not white men; . . . . newspaper journalists of color increase by 1 percent; . . . in local radio…
    - 31 days ago 28 Jul 14, 10:14pm -
  • How "Overstated" Is Idea of "Acting White"?
    July 25, 2014 In last 20 years, writer says, theory has been debunked; journalist confronts history of his slave-owning family; Gaza crisis boosts ratings…
    - 34 days ago 25 Jul 14, 10:20pm -
  • Michelle Obama, Top Cover Girl
    July 23, 2014 Unbroken string of successful magazine images; Israelis take out frustration on foreign correspondents; Israel, Hamas jostle to control soci…
    - 36 days ago 23 Jul 14, 10:38pm -
  • Recall of Gaza Reporter Tied to NBC Infighting
    July 21, 2014 Sources cite ratings jitters, not pro-Israel bias; 3 U.S. black journalists covering Gaza Crisis; foreign minister wants Al Jazeera out of I…
    - 39 days ago 21 Jul 14, 5:27am -
  • NBC Reverses, Returns Reporter to Gaza
    July 18, 2014 Network's recall was criticized as pro-Israel bias; Michael Feeney, Enid Alvarez laid off at N.Y. Daily News; Color of Change presses Twitte…
    - 41 days ago 18 Jul 14, 10:31pm -
  • Vargas File Might Never Get to Court
    July 16, 2014 Immigration cases awaiting resolution at all-time high; Detroit Free Press seeks to save high school J-program; reporter quits after commen…
    - 43 days ago 16 Jul 14, 11:09pm -
  • Undocumented Vargas Detained Near Border
    July 14, 2014 For three years, authorities have declined to prosecute; Plain Dealer seeking beat writer for LeBron's Cavaliers; Rhonda Lee, fired in hair…
    - 45 days ago 14 Jul 14, 10:45pm -
  • LeBron "Changes Everything" for Cleveland
    July 11, 2014 "I can't recall any other story comparable," editor says; John Seigenthaler dies at 86, legendary advocate on race; director Links "border c…
    - 48 days ago 11 Jul 14, 2:33pm -
  • Disease From Child Migrants Called Unlikely
    July 9, 2014 Administration disagrees with assertions by columnists; media groups call out Obama on suppression of news; Inquirer promotes Clark, Escobar…
    - 50 days ago 9 Jul 14, 10:19pm -
  • 20th Essence Festival Draws Record 550,000
    July 7, 2014 Event boosts magazine, raises millions for New Orleans; reporter's lament: "Only the white guys get back to me"; NPR stations in a quandary…
    - 52 days ago 7 Jul 14, 10:22pm -
  • Protecting Slavery Is Motive in New July 4 Narrative
    June 30, 2014 Did colonists fear England's moves against black bondage?; C-SPAN3 to cover 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act; judge throws out Zimmerman…
    - 59 days ago 30 Jun 14, 10:49pm -
  • Retorts to "You Spend Too Much Time on Race"
    June 27, 2014 Race-studies scholars share their responses to the haters; people of color own 3% of commercial TV stations; Tamron Hall wears natural hair…
    - 62 days ago 27 Jun 14, 10:31pm -
  • Black Media Aided Nail-Biting Miss. Victory
    June 25, 2014 $20,000 in ads, social media helped GOP senator; Latino group produces camera-ready experts in 12 markets; petition urges Univision, Telem…
    - 64 days ago 25 Jun 14, 11:12pm -
  • Egypt Gives Al Jazeera Journalists 7-10 Years
    June 23, 2014 President el-Sissi declares he won't interfere with ruling; Heart & Soul pays writer, says it hopes to rise again; Mekahlo Medina sole seeke…
    - 67 days ago 23 Jun 14, 6:50am -
  • Who Wants to Buy a TV Station?
    June 20, 2014 Six outlets for sale at "nominal" price to diverse buyers; Omar Tyree, co-writer of Marion Barry memoir, is a believer; no blacks in N.Y. T…
    - 69 days ago 20 Jun 14, 10:16pm -
  • Black Research Treasure Falls on Hard Times
    June 18, 2014 Joint Center's interim president working for free; blows to Redskins from Trademark Office, Seattle Times; Yahoo, LinkedIn disclose tiny fig…
    - 71 days ago 18 Jun 14, 10:21pm -
  • Final Jet Magazine Never Reached Some Shelves
    June 16, 2014 Distributor shuts down, frustrating many on East Coast; "People all over town are wearing . . . our front page"; Baquet undergoes surgery to…
    - 73 days ago 16 Jun 14, 10:35pm -

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

  • newLong-Simmering Anger Over Police Violence Erupts At St. Louis Forum
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — It was roughly two hours into the forum on Tuesday night, hosted in a college auditorium by local hip-hop station HOT 104.1, when Cary Ball Sr. decided he had heard enough. Ball, a large man wearing a plain white T-shirt, gray fitt…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 9:17pm -
  • newObama vs. Bush: Who Took More Presidential Vacations?
    Q: Is it true that George W. Bush took more vacation days than Barack Obama? A: Yes. Before his two-week trip to Martha’s Vineyard in August, Obama’s count was 125 full or partial days and Bush’s total at the same point in his presidency was…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 9:14pm -
  • newAlumni Rally Round NYC’s Top Public Schools That Admit Very Few Blacks Or Hispanics
    Even though nearly 70 percent of New York City’s public school students are black or Hispanic, very few will be attending the city’s most elite public schools when the doors open next week. According to some alumni of these specialized high schoo…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 9:12pm -
  • newLifetime Promises To Bring Out The ‘Strong Black Woman’ In White Women
    Lifetime’s new show Girlfriend Intervention is not subtle about its message. Its premise is four black women giving a makeover to a white woman on the theory that, as they put it, “Trapped inside of every white girl is a strong black woman read…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 9:10pm -
  • newAnthony Brown: Can’t play for a racist
    LOS ANGELES – USC senior running back Anthony Brown, who quit the team a week ago, called head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist Thursday. Brown posted on Instagram on Thursday morning, “Sark treated me like a slave in his Office…Can’t play f…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 9:07pm -
  • new5 Reasons Why Black Lives Matter
    Stacia L. Brown wears a lot of hats. The Baltimore-based single mother of a 4-year-old serves as Colorlines’ Community Engagement Fellow, teaches writing at a local college, runs Beyond Baby Mamas and Bellow, and still finds the time and ener…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 9:03pm -
  • newIn Wake Of Ferguson, Police Departments Try To Build Trust With Black Residents
    DALLAS (AP) — In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust — holding public meetings, fielding questions and letting people voice the…
    - 24 hours ago 27 Aug 14, 11:41pm -
  • newJosh Shaw Suspended For Lying About Ankle Injury
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. Shaw has been suspend…
    - 24 hours ago 27 Aug 14, 11:38pm -
  • newLong-Simmering Anger Over Police Violence Erupts At St. Louis Forum
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — It was roughly two hours into the forum on Tuesday night, hosted in a college auditorium by local hip-hop station HOT 104.1, when Cary Ball Sr. decided he had heard enough. Ball, a large man wearing a plain white T-shirt, gray fitt…
    - 24 hours ago 27 Aug 14, 11:34pm -
  • newVictor White’s Family Disputes Claim That Handcuffed Man Killed Himself
    The attorney representing the family of Victor White III — a 22-year-old man who authorities claim shot and killed himself while locked in a patrol car with his hands cuffed behind him — says police are not only responsible for his death but laun…
    - 24 hours ago 27 Aug 14, 11:28pm -

News One

This Week In Blackness

#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…
- 2 days ago 26 Aug 14, 2:15pm -
#ABlackShow Episode 6: STEP THE **** UP
#ABlackShow Episode 6: STEP THE **** UPWatch #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:1257…
- 3 days ago 25 Aug 14, 4:07pm -
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Low Quality Video)
#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Low Quality Video)Support Independent Media. http://twib.fm/ferguson I didn't have a better night lens or light kit on me when we got to this area of Ferguson. We were broadca...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews…
- 4 days ago 25 Aug 14, 10:01am -
Dear "Dr." James David Manning... A.K.A. Dr. #HomoDemons | This @WeekInBlackness
Dear "Dr." James David Manning... A.K.A. Dr. #HomoDemons | This @WeekInBlacknesshttp://blackness.tv http://twitter.com/weekinblackness http://twitter.com/elonjames Apparently Youtube beef is what's hot in the streets now. Host Elon James...From:…
- 4 days ago 24 Aug 14, 11:27am -
#ABlackShow Episode 7: The N***** Situation
#ABlackShow Episode 7: The N***** SituationWatch #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:…
- 5 days ago 24 Aug 14, 10:56am -
#FERGUSON Dispatch #1 | #TWIBnation
#FERGUSON Dispatch #1 | #TWIBnationSUPPORT INDEPENDENT MEDIA: http://donate.twib.me SUBSCRIBE: http://twib.me/subscribe http://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/elonjames Dispatch fro...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:284697…
- 5 days ago 24 Aug 14, 10:49am -

Politics 365

  • newAZ Superintendent who pushed ban on Mexican American studies loses GOP primary
    On Tuesday, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal lost in the primary election. This defeat came after Huppenthal admitted to making offensive comments on blogs under a pseudonym saying that welfare recipients were “lazy pigs…
    - 14 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 8:55am -
  • Solarize or Polarize? The Truth About Solar in North Carolina
    In North Carolina the state is getting more and more of its energy from the sun. The Tar Heel State currently ranks fourth in the nation when it comes to solar installations, right alongside states like California and Arizona. But as many are discove…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 14, 9:59am -
  • Raising Black Sons in Light of…
    By: Jolanda Jones As a single mom of a Black man, business owner, lawyer, former city council member, US Track & Field member, and human rights activist, I was asked to be an expert panelist, on our local television affiliate, on raising black sons i…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 14, 2:39pm -
  • Third Insane Incident of Brutality Involving #Ferguson Police Surfaces
    For a small police force of only 53 people, the Ferguson Police Department’s officers appear to have a talent for being involved in alleged incidents of misconduct and brutality that are the catalyst of lawsuits. In three separate incidents brought…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 14, 12:07pm -
  • Police Brutality: National Bar Assoc. to Target 25 Cities for Records
    Next Monday, the National Bar Association will start filing open records requests in cities with a bad history regarding police brutality.   Those cities are: Birmingham, AL, Little Rock, AR, Phoenix, AZ; Los Angeles, CA; San Jose, CA; Washingt…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 14, 8:55am -
  • St. Louis Native Rep. Maxine Waters: Honor Mike Brown But Take Action
    Yesterday at Peacefest in St. Louis, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), who is originally from St. Louis, told the crowd to honor Michael Brown by taking action.   Voter registration has been a major theme in the weeks after the shooting death of Brown, wh…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 14, 8:10am -
  • After Mike Brown and Eric Garner Cases My Brother’s Keeper Critics Go Silent
    A recent criticism of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative is that it doesn’t include girls.  The focus of the program is on Black and Brown men.  Now, with the events surrounding the deaths of Eric Garner in New York in mid-July…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 14, 7:49am -
  • Republicans Seek to Curtail Spectrum Ownership by Small Businesses
    In the weeks following the Federal Communications Commission’s waiver of its Attributable Material Relationship (AMR) rule for Designated Entities (DEs) Republican policymakers are seeking to undermine opportunities for small business owners to be…
    - 6 days ago 22 Aug 14, 6:30pm -
  • #Ferguson: Past is Prologue
    “America, that has been ringing the bells of the world, proclaiming to the nations and the peoples thereof that she has democracy to give to all and sundry…America that has arraigned Turkey at the bar of public opinion and public justice against…
    - 6 days ago 22 Aug 14, 12:41pm -
  • #Ferguson: Kajieme Powell Video Reveals 4 Inaccuracies in Story Told By Police
    Kajieme Powell’s Last 14 Seconds.  On Tuesday, Police in St. Louis responded to a call involving a man who had allegedly stolen two drinks and a doughnut from a store and was “acting erratically.”   That man, Kajieme Powell, 25, was shot dea…
    - 8 days ago 21 Aug 14, 5:47am -
  • In #Ferguson, AG Eric Holder Says He Too Has Experienced Racial Profiling
    Attorney General Eric Holder visited Ferguson, Mo., today regarding the August 9th shooting death of Mike Brown, 18. Brown was shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.  Since the day of the shooting there have been long nights of protest and…
    - 8 days ago 20 Aug 14, 5:39pm -
  • Georgia teens create app to document police encounters
    A group of concerned Georgia high school students decided to channel their energy into creating an app to report police interactions in the aftermath of the police violence in Ferguson, Mo. According to a report at For Harriet: “14-year-old Parkvie…
    - 11 days ago 18 Aug 14, 1:20am -
  • New Solar Financing Model Seeks to Disrupt a Disruptive Technology
    Arizona Public Service (APS) is attempting to revolutionize the rooftop solar market in Arizona. In a recent proposal to state regulators, APS laid out the utility’s planned entrance into the solar leasing sector. APS’s plan has the potential to…
    - 13 days ago 15 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
  • Rep. Hank Johnson to Drop Bill That Would Monitor Military Style Police Tactics
    Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) will drop legislation, the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act, that will analyze and maybe restrict, the practice (started in the 1990s) of the U.S. military sharing military gear with local police departments. Las…
    - 14 days ago 14 Aug 14, 3:49pm -

The Root

  • newStudy: Whites Have 1 Black Friend; Blacks Have 8 White Friends
    When Beverly Daniel Tatum published Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? back in 2003, she used some statistical evidence to explain why black and white students self-segregate and also relied on anecdotes from her experienc…
    - 14 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 9:01am -
  • newBlack American Fighting for ISIS in Syria Is Killed 
    There was the idea that if the jihadist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, was able “to turn” an American—that is, win over his or her support—it would then use the American to orchestrate a terrorist attack on U.S. soil.
    - 15 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 7:51am -
  • newThe Growing Movement to Make Attacks Against Homeless People a Hate Crime
    Seven states are looking to stop attacks on homeless people who are being targeted because of their race, religion and sexual orientation. Alaska, California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Rhode Island and Washington have all tweaked their hate crime law…
    - 16 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 7:09am -
  • newWatch: Debating ‘Black Female Privilege’
    It struck some people as an oxymoron. They couldn’t wrap their minds around how the words “black women” and “privilege” were being used in the same sentence in this article, let alone how they were being used to describe anything having to…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 3:03am -
  • newHave Faith in Aaron McGruder’s Black Jesus 
    Just about everyone in Black Jesus is selfish. But Black Jesus still has faith.
    - 20 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 3:03am -
  • newIn Ferguson and the Entire Nation, Institutional Racism Extends Far Beyond Law Enforcement
    The tragic events unfolding in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting death of a young African-American man have ignited a national conversation around deeply rooted racial tensions in America. On Monday at Michael Brown’s funeral, where thou…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 3:03am -
  • Attorney: Video Shows John Crawford III Being Shot ‘on Sight’ in Wal-Mart Toy-Gun Case
    John Crawford III did not even have the BB gun pointed in the air. In fact, he wasn’t even facing the officers who shot him.
    - 1 day ago 27 Aug 14, 3:59pm -
  • Handcuffed Man Died After Being Tased 13 Times by Police, Attorney Says
    A Georgia man's family has learned that he died while in police custody after being hit with a Taser some 13 times by two police officers who were involved in a foot chase with the man. At the time he was in handcuffs and had claimed that he was too…
    - 1 day ago 27 Aug 14, 3:36pm -
  • Thieves Vandalize Rosa Parks’ Alabama Home
    Police are looking for thieves who vandalized and ransacked an apartment building in Montgomery, Ala., where renowned civil rights activist Rosa Parks lived at the time of her arrest for refusing to give up her bus seat, Reuters reports. The building…
    - 1 day ago 27 Aug 14, 2:49pm -
  • Don’t Talk About Ferguson or Michael Brown, School District Says
    Superintendent Ed Hightower of Illinois’ Edwardsville School District has told schools not to talk about Michael Brown.
    - 1 day ago 27 Aug 14, 11:23am -
  • USC Football Captain Admits Lying About Heroic Story
    Update 6:56 p.m. USC football captain Josh Captain now says he made it all up, according to ESPN.com. That story about saving his drowning nephew by jumping out a second story window is just that; a story. There's no explanation for what the young ma…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 10:20am -
  • Company Man and Wife: Couple Sells Ad Space to Sponsor Wedding
    Courtney McKenzie and her fiance, Jamil Newell, are under no illusion about the high cost of a destination wedding, so the couple have come up with a creative way to cover the expense: have corporations sponsor it.
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 10:02am -
  • Squatters on the Rise in Cash-Strapped Detroit 
    Water is not the only thing that’s becoming hard to come by in Detroit. With joblessness on the rise in a city that has already claimed bankruptcy, squatting—or staking claim to property that has been abandoned or a former owner can no longer aff…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 8:52am -
  • Family Calls Assault in Baltimore a Hate Crime 
    Police have a 19-year-old in custody as the main suspect in two violent incidents last week in the Baltimore neighborhood of Otterbein, WJZ reports.
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 8:34am -
  • My Friends’ Colorism Is Affecting My Baby’s Facebook Likes!
    Dear Race Manners:
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 3:03am -
  • When the World Blows Up, Just Blame Hip-Hop
    It was only a matter of time. A violent convergence of domestic and international events has us all feeling as if the world is falling off its axis. Headlines telling of rioters rocking Ferguson, Mo., are intersected with constant flashes of black-ma…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 3:03am -
  • Picture This: We Don’t All Look Alike
    The idea is this: Once you reach status—legendary-Hollywood-superstar status—the rules change. Somehow you are legitimized, devoid of disrespect, a household name. The tropes should not fit anymore, and slights should fall casually outside your p…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 14, 10:19pm -
  • Belle: A Film That Defied Expectations
    Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who stars in the movie Belle—now out on DVD—grew up in England watching Jane Austen films but never imagined that she would play the lead in a period drama.
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 14, 5:56pm -
  • Chicago Cop Kills Teen, Sparking Protests 
    Protesters congregated on Chicago’s West Side on Monday after the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh, who was gunned down by law enforcement on Sunday, DNAinfo Chicago reports.
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 14, 2:12pm -
  • Rastafarian Teen in Louisiana Turned Away From School Over His Dreadlocks
    A Louisiana teen who is a Rastafarian has missed almost every day of school since the start of the new semester because of the length of his locks, the Raw Story reports. 
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 14, 12:13pm -

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News

EURweb

  • newNick Gordon Arrested for DUI in Georgia after Flipping Car
    *Nick Gordon survived a horrible car crash in Georgia on Thursday, walking away with no major injuries. But he was arrested for DUI. According to TMZ, Bobbi Kristina’s husband lost control of his BMW, hit a curb, took out a fire hydrant and flipped…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • newUSC RB Anthony Brown ‘Couldn’t Play For a Racist’, Quits Team
    *When it rains, it pours with the USC football team. Already dealing with the suspension of a cornerback for lying about saving his nephew from drowning, redshirt senior running back Anthony Brown abruptly quit the team Thursday, then, used Twitter t…
    - 8 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 3:45pm -
  • newKandi Burruss Hoping to Get Pregnant By Year’s End
    *Kandi Burruss is looking to be in a family way before her 39th birthday. The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star revealed she’s ready to make a baby with her new husband Todd Tucker. “I want to get pregnant this year! Knock it out by 39!” sh…
    - 8 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 3:12pm -
  • newLawyer: Video Shows Cops Shooting John Crawford ‘On Sight’ at Walmart
    *An attorney for the family of John Crawford III, the man fatally shot by police in an Ohio Walmart store, says surveillance video contradicts the police department’s version of events, reports Gawker. Officers say Crawford refused to drop the pell…
    - 8 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 2:58pm -
  • newNick Cannon Removes His Wedding Ring
    *Nick Cannon has apparently reached the part of his conscious uncoupling with Mariah Carey where the wedding ring comes off. The “America’s Got Talent” host appeared on the show Tuesday and Wednesday without the bling. Sources tell Page Six Can…
    - 9 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 2:41pm -

Black Voice News

  • newLaid 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…
    - 23 hours 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…
    - 99 days ago 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 -