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  • newHow Katrina Changed Journalists' Values
    August 28, 2015 News director: "New level of expectation for myself . . ."; "We can probably screen more," G.M. at WDBJ-TV says; Egypt sentences Al Jazeer…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Aug 15, 11:27pm -
  • A Black "Human Powder Keg" Needed Help
    August 26, 2015 Va. shooting raises issue of race, mental health . . . a live shot is an "exercise in vulnerability"; Sharpton losing daily MSNBC show, mo…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 15, 10:50pm -
  • Connecting Trump With White Supremacists
    August 24, 2015 New Yorker magazine is latest to explore ties; NAHJ knocks "anchor babies" term — Bush says he means Asians; Birmingham News sheds last…
    - 5 days ago 24 Aug 15, 10:05pm -
  • Covering Black Tragedy Takes a Toll
    August 19, 2015 More newsroom diversity would ease the burden; video shows confrontation between Clinton, activists; veteran Rep. Louis Stokes dies, dad…
    - 10 days ago 19 Aug 15, 11:12pm -
  • Bond Urged Journalists to "Slay the Dragon"
    August 17, 2015 Civil rights icon, 75, gravitated toward media; white journalists respond to canards about J-groups; AAJA to join with vote group in Las…
    - 12 days ago 17 Aug 15, 10:50pm -
  • Dutch Paper Uses "N-Word" In Reviewing Coates Book
    August 14, 2015 Atlantic writer has defended term, but not used like that; Asian Americans in "candid convos" on newsroom coping; reporter among 6 killed…
    - 15 days ago 14 Aug 15, 11:53pm -
  • A Pulitzer to "the Voice of White Los Angeles"
    August 12, 2015 In '65 Watts coverage, race complexities eluded L.A. Times; black men account for 40% of unarmed killings by police; Cincinnati outlets w…
    - 17 days ago 13 Aug 15, 1:08am -
  • 2 Reporters Face Charges in Ferguson
    August 10, 2015 NABJ, Unity join media outlets in expressing outrage; Virgil Smith, V.P. for diversity at Gannett, to retire; NABJ likely brought more bla…
    - 19 days ago 11 Aug 15, 12:57am -
  • NABJ Audience Sees Prince — for 2 Minutes
    August 9, 2015 Busloads travel to Paisley Park studio complex (8/9/15); Sarah Glover elected NABJ president; . . . Glover says "setbacks just set you up f…
    - 20 days ago 9 Aug 15, 5:40am -
  • Sarah Glover Elected NABJ President
    August 7, 2015 Association faces prospect of second year in the red; . . . Glover says "setbacks just set you up for a comeback"; Ellison: cover laws allo…
    - 22 days ago 7 Aug 15, 11:35pm -
  • Coverage Deflates Optimism on Race Issues
    August 5, 2015 Six in 10 black men cite bad experience with police; are outlets with scant diversity not coming forward?; NABJ says CNN kept its word, isn…
    - 24 days ago 5 Aug 15, 10:38pm -
  • Journalists in Ferguson Won't Be Charged
    August 3, 2015 Media begin commemorations of portentous shooting; media gear up to assess Katrina's impact 10 years on; NAHJ names Martin, Pérez, Robles…
    - 26 days ago 3 Aug 15, 11:17pm -
  • "Visuals Matter" in Cincinnati Coverage
    July 31, 2015 Were media really out to make black people look bad?; black cop-white driver scenario said to miss the point; for Kenyan radio, an interview…
    - 29 days ago 31 Jul 15, 10:29pm -
  • Body-Camera Footage Fuels Viewers' Outrage
    July 29, 2015 Networks show video of fatal Cincinnati encounter; Houston protesters denounce cartoon on Sandra Bland case; Philly anchor on leave after h…
    - 31 days ago 29 Jul 15, 11:27pm -
  • Another Slight Slide on Newsroom Diversity
    July 28, 2015 From ASNE: "Our industry isn't making progress" (7/28/15); Cosby cover sparks global conversation; Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns…
    - 32 days ago 28 Jul 15, 9:39am -
  • Cosby Cover Sparks Global Conversation
    July 27, 2015 New York magazine features 35 women, empty chair; Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns on press; Washington Post examines human cost of r…
    - 33 days ago 27 Jul 15, 10:55pm -
  • National Enquirer Draws Blood
    July 24, 2015 Hulk Hogan fired after reporters expose racist rant; ESPN drops Colin Cowherd over remarks about Dominicans; Obama urged to address press fr…
    - 36 days ago 24 Jul 15, 10:14pm -
  • Questions, Videos Fuel Sandra Bland Story
    July 22, 2015 Interaction in police stop, past suicide attempt at issue; NAHJ hires nonprofit veteran as executive director; Cosby mounts media campaign t…
    - 38 days ago 22 Jul 15, 11:33pm -
  • To Publisher, Southern White Man Is Real Victim
    July 20, 2015 "It was a ragged, besmirched flag, but it was his"; photo of black cop helping white racist goes viral; little progress, some retrenchment i…
    - 40 days ago 21 Jul 15, 12:05am -
  • Fox News Missing in Uproar Over Jail Death?
    July 17, 2015 Social media elevate tragic case of Sandra Bland; Cornel West blasts Ta-Nehisi Coates; Dyson serves it back; C. Ron Allen, Fred Hamilton:…
    - 43 days ago 17 Jul 15, 10:41pm -
  • "Shocked" by Obama's Answer About Cosby
    July 15, 2015 No timidity in president's condemnation of rape; art critic urges Smithsonian to remove Cosby collection; story on Serena Williams' body reb…
    - 45 days ago 15 Jul 15, 10:27pm -
  • "Time's Been Up for All These Slurs"
    July 13, 2015 Native journalists confident that the R-word will fall; Jason Begay elected to lead Native journalists association; Ta-Nehisi Coates gets th…
    - 47 days ago 13 Jul 15, 9:44am -
  • Emotions on Display as a Flag Comes Down
    July 10, 2015 Networks go live for South Carolina's historic move; New Orleans columnist backs mayor: Remove monuments; 5 bold moves that would make Nativ…
    - 50 days ago 10 Jul 15, 11:18pm -
  • Michel Martin Gets Weekend NPR Host Slot
    July 9, 2015 2 other black journalists rise in behind-the-scenes changes (7/9/15); who's prosecuting? Almost always, he's white and male; Dylann Roof's ra…
    - 51 days ago 9 Jul 15, 10:32am -
  • Who's Prosecuting? Almost Always, He's White and Male
    July 8, 2015 Women of color said to be especially vulnerable; Dylann Roof's racism will be nurtured in prison; "blacks in the South aren't submissive, b…
    - 52 days ago 8 Jul 15, 10:15pm -
  • AP Wins Release of Incriminating Cosby File
    July 6, 2015 "America's dad" admits giving women sedatives for sex; S.C. Senate votes to take down Confederate flag; ESPN moves celebrity tournament from…
    - 54 days ago 6 Jul 15, 10:16pm -
  • More Dump Trump
    July 1, 2015 Columnist sees irony in Univision's defense of Mexicans; another reporter quits — can't afford to live on her salary; Nigerian journalist s…
    - 59 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…
    - 61 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 66 days ago 24 Jun 15, 7:41am -

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

  • Democrats Confident Iran Deal Will Survive In Congress
    Obama will be able to save the agreement if he can deny opponents in either the Senate or the House of Representatives the two-thirds majority needed to override his expected veto. Senate aides said they expected to reach that threshold before Congre…
    - 1 day ago 28 Aug 15, 7:28am -
  • A Debt Ceiling Showdown Between Republicans Comes Into Focus
    At a certain point during the middle of the summer, Republican operatives began worrying that the party was flirting dangerously with self-immolation, though not for the reasons many suspected. Yes, Donald Trump launched a presidential campaign by ca…
    - 1 day ago 28 Aug 15, 7:21am -
  • Girl, 8, killed after struck by SUV on dead-end street in Brooklyn
    An 8-year-old girl who neighbors knew as a natural and “fearless” athlete was fatally hit by an SUV after darting across a dead-end street in Brooklyn on Wednesday, police said. Jadann Williams was playing with a group of kids on E. 22nd St. near…
    - 1 day ago 28 Aug 15, 7:15am -
  • Inmate who spent 7 years at Rikers Island gets 20 years in prison for manslaughter
    A 32-year-old man who spent awhopping seven years on Rikers Island awaiting trial will get to spend even more time behind bars after getting sentenced Thursday to 20 years in state prison for manslaughter. A Bronx jury found Cadman Williams guilty la…
    - 1 day ago 28 Aug 15, 7:09am -
  • Queens man indicted in road-race crash that led to fiery death of 3 on Long Island highway
    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — A high-speed race along a suburban New York parkway led to a crash that ended in the fiery deaths of a father and his two children, prompting authorities to indict one of the drivers on vehicular homicide, drunken driving and…
    - 1 day ago 28 Aug 15, 6:59am -

News One

This Week In Blackness

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Politics 365

  • Is Donald Trump’s Mouth About to Ignite a Wave of Hispanic Voters?
    Playing With Electoral Fire. You would have thought that Republicans learned their lesson on Hispanic voters in 2012. Well, apparently not. Mitt Romney got only 27 percent of the Hispanic vote with his talk of “self deportations.”  Donald Trump…
    - 7 days ago 22 Aug 15, 2:51pm -
  • Bernie Sanders to Offer Bill to Ban Private Prisons
    Sanders to Introduce Bill to End Federal Involvement with Private Prisons. In a major nod to Black Lives Matter activists, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernice Sanders will offer legislation to ban federal government involvement in priv…
    - 8 days ago 21 Aug 15, 8:18pm -
  • Trumped: Scott Walker Suddenly Backtracks on Birthright Citizenship
    Just days after sounding a whole hell of a lot like Donald Trump, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is suddenly pumping the breaks on the birthright citizenship issue. “I’m not taking a position on it one way or the other,” Walker said to CNBC’…
    - 8 days ago 21 Aug 15, 6:59pm -
  • The Agenda: #BlackLIvesMatter Activists Launch Campaign Zero
    Campaign Zero. “You’re going to have to come together as a movement and say, ‘Here’s what we want done about it,’” Clinton said in a meeting with Black Lives Matter activists last week. And here it is. It was here already on websites an…
    - 8 days ago 21 Aug 15, 6:19pm -
  • GOP Black Outreach: Huckabee and Walker Slap #BlackLIvesMatter
    If this is Republican Black outreach I’d hate to see what happens when they’re not trying to connect. As reported by the Daily Mail, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker called ‘ridiculous’ the idea that he would be willing to meet with organizers of…
    - 8 days ago 21 Aug 15, 2:25pm -
  • Is Elijah Cummings About to Rock the Maryland Senate Race?
    Is Elijah Cummings About to Rock the Maryland Senate Race and Run? If Elijah Cummings were to enter the race for Senate to fill the seat of retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), that would be really bad news for Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), who is…
    - 10 days ago 19 Aug 15, 2:14pm -
  • Rep. Chaka Fattah Video: “We’re Going to Prove I’m Innocent”
    “I am innocent of each and every one of these allegations,” Congressman Chaka Fattah said confidently to a group of reporters outside of federal court in Philadelphia today.  He pled “not guilty” today in court. On July 29, the Congressman a…
    - 11 days ago 18 Aug 15, 11:46pm -
  • Full Transcript: Hillary Clinton Convo with #BlackLivesMatter
    The full #BlackLivesMatter convo with Hillary Clinton obtained by Politic365.  This conversation reportedly happened on August 11, 2015 in Keene, New Hampshire.  A portion of the video of this meeting can be seen here.   …………….. 20150811…
    - 11 days ago 18 Aug 15, 5:13am -
  • Cop Indicted for Murder in Fairfax, Va. #JohnGeer
    For the first time in the history of Fairfax County, Virginia, a police officer was indicted for murder. The former Fairfax Police Officer, who was recently fired, Adam Torres, was charged in the murder of John Geer, who was 46.  The killing happen…
    - 12 days ago 18 Aug 15, 1:22am -

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News

EURweb

  • new(The Black Hat) Serena Williams is a Winner, Not a Cover Girl
    *Let’s not get the race card involved in why Serena Williams is offered less endorsement deals than her tennis rival Maria Sharapova. For starters, the latter is a slender, long-legged, blonde-haired, blue-eyed white woman with a penchant for weari…
    - 56 mins ago 29 Aug 15, 3:59pm -
  • new10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson on His Birthday
    *Today is August 29, 2015. OK and … you say, assuming you didn’t read the headline, “what’s so special about today?” Well, we’re glad you asked because the answer is today would have been Michael Jackson‘s 57th birthday. He died June 25…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Aug 15, 3:27pm -
  • new‘The Martian': ‘Love Letter to Science’ — Matt Damon
    *EUR on the scene at “The Martian” Q&A with Matt Damon, Ridley Scott, Andy Weir, Dr. Jim Green and Astronaut Drew Feustel, the new science fiction film from 20th Century Fox, hits theaters October 2. Q: How eager are you to inspire a future gener…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Aug 15, 2:36pm -
  • newThe Film Strip: New York Comic Con Tickets Going Fast
    *Yes, it’s that time time and folks are readying themselves for the biggest party of the year, New York Comic Con. Last year New York attendance numbers trumped the much-ballyhooed San Francisco convention. Tickets for New York Comic Con 2015 are o…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Aug 15, 2:25pm -
  • new‘Django Unchained’ Actress Daniele Watts & Boyfriend Sentenced
    *Geez, hopefully this is the last we’ll hear of this crazy story and equally crazy ass woman and her boyfriend involved in it. Actress Daniele Watts, now forever known for her blink-and-you’ll -miss-it role in “Django Unchained,” has been ord…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Aug 15, 12:54pm -

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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